New ice skating rink coming to Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A new ice skating rink is coming to Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady. Discover Schenectady said the Schenectady River Rink will launch in December and run through February.  The ice skating rink will be open to the public and will be located next to Druthers at Mohawk Harbor. The new rink will … Read more

Scorpions found in package delivered to Joywave drummer in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A shocking afternoon for a Rochester man who received scorpions—real, live scorpions—in a package that arrived days ago. And the plot thickens: That man is the drummer for the nationally-known and locally-based rock band Joywave. A package sat quietly on Paul Brenner’s floor all weekend. When he got back home Monday … Read more

PHOTOS: State landmarks lit up pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Several state landmarks were lit up pink on October 25 to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month. New York State Governor Kathy Hochul made the announcement earlier that day. (Office of Kathy Hochul) (Office of Kathy Hochul) (Office of Kathy Hochul) (Office of Kathy Hochul) (Office of Kathy Hochul) (Office of Kathy … Read more

Consignment costuming a popular alternative to big-box Halloween options

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – It’s that time of year again. Children are clamoring to get costumed up. Adults are donning costumes for some COVID-safe holiday partying. But where to go to get a costume together? In the Glens Falls region, options may at first appear slim. A Spirit Halloween in the nearby Aviation Mall … Read more

Volunteers needed for 2021 Troy Turkey Trot

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Troy Turkey Trot event organizers are looking for volunteers to help out with this year’s event. A variety of positions are available for race day and the week leading up to it. Individuals and small groups are needed to affix labels to runners’ bibs on November 19 from 2 p.m. to … Read more

Fire department warns: Sky lanterns are illegal in Massachusetts

TURNERS FALLS, Mass. (WWLP) — The Turners Falls Fire Department is reminding residents that sky lanterns are illegal in Massachusetts. USDA wants you to kill this bug on sight Crews on detail at the Great Falls Harvest Fest Saturday night when they noticed a sky lantern was seen taking flight from the direction of Seventh … Read more

New pavement preservation program to protect Albany streets

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The City of Albany has announced a new pavement preservation program to protect Albany streets. The project includes using Brine instead of salt to melt ice and snow, and micro-surfacing to extend street life. The Department of General Services (DGS) will be using a program called RoadBotics to complete an assessment … Read more

Warren County COVID update for Oct. 25

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Warren County Health Services confirmed 26 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, as well as 36 recoveries. As of Monday, the county was tracking 286 active coronavirus cases. Those cases include 270 that are considered mild. 12 cases are hospitalized, up by two from Sunday. Two of those cases are in … Read more

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, here are 5 tips to stay safe online

BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details. What are the tips to stay safe online? October is the NISA’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Now’s the perfect time to learn how to keep yourself safe online and avoid falling victim to scams that run rife on the net. With individuals spending more time than ever in … Read more

Anti-vaccination mandate protesters try to storm doors at Barclays Center in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN — Anti-vaccination mandate protestors tried to storm the doors at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Sunday. 200+ GE employees, union members stage walk-out in Schenectady Friday protesting vaccine mandate The protestors at Barclays Center were there in support of Kyrie Irving. The Nets player has refused to get vaccinated. The team said Irving would … Read more