‘Ice Thickness Guide’: Facts on frozen lakes & what to do in cold water

(WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) — Whether it be for ice fishing, ice skating, or just out of curiosity, venturing out on a frozen lake or body of water can quickly become a dangerous activity. Knowing the thickness of that top layer of ice is crucial to determining whether or not a lake is safe to venture out on.  … Read more

Whitehall CSD gets $20K to restock flooded library

WHITEHALL, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A year and a half ago, Whitehall High School went through some damage. An August 2020 rainstorm flooded the building, tearing through floors and inflicting $16 million in damages to the building. Although students are back in the building now, there are still things that need to be replaced. On Tuesday, … Read more

Doane Stuart students celebrate diversity with ‘thunder chicken eggs’

RENSSELAER, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Students at Doane Stuart School are hatching a new idea to celebrate diversity in the classroom. They hope their creative “Operation Rainbow” craft project becomes a new tradition. Each student filled a balloon with water then added food coloring, leaving the balloons—thunder chicken eggs—in the rooftop garden to freeze. When the … Read more

‘We disagree 100%’: Hochul encourages masks for kids after legal ruling

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR) — While visiting the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, Governor Kathy Hochul slammed Judge Thomas Rademaker of Nassau County’s ruling that she, nor the Department of Health, have the authority to mandate mask-wearing. “We disagree 100% with the conclusion of the Judge, that in his opinion, though the Department of Health … Read more

Forest rangers assist hypothermic hiker in Greene County

WINDHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Forest Rangers assisted a hypothermic hiker in Windham on January 22. Forest rangers provided resources to help him warm up while on the trail. Hiker falls to his death in Fort Ann On January 22 around 2:30 p.m., forest rangers were contacted about … Read more

How is debt-to-income ratio calculated?

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10)- Ever tried to apply for a loan or credit card at your bank and been told your debt-to-income ratio is too high? It’s easy to calculate but what’s the optimal debt-to-income ratio? Turbo Tax opts out of IRS’s Free File program Knowing your debt-to-income ratio can help prevent surprises before applying for … Read more

Warren County COVID update for Jan. 25

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Warren County’s new COVID-19 case count dipped under 100 on Tuesday, with 80 new cases reported in cooperation with New York State health staff. The county reported 17 hospitalizations, up by one from Monday. Ten of those cases are among residents fully vaccinated for coronavirus. Over the last 5 days, … Read more

Rensselaer man arrested in connection with shooting that injured woman

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A Rensselaer man has been arrested in connection with a December 2021 shooting that happened on Grand Street in Albany. The Albany Police Department said Jeffrey Everett, 33, was arrested on January 24. On December 19, 2021, officers responded to the area of Grand Street and Madison Avenue for reports of … Read more

Warren County COVID update for Jan. 24

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Monday, Warren County Health Services reported 96 new COVID-19 cases. Over the previous 5 days, the county saw 677 new cases. Recoveries are no longer reported by the county, as New York State health officials now track cases, and do not report recoveries. The county saw 16 hospitalized cases, … Read more

Disaster avoided after train derails in Springfield

SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — A train derailed south of Springfield Friday morning. The accident shut down southbound tracks for hours, but, officials said, the accident could have been much worse. CN Railroad Company: Tracks are now open for train traffic after derailment Officials stated the accident happened around 8 AM. The train was mostly … Read more