CDC: Albany, Saratoga, 4 more local counties have ‘substantial’ level of COVID community transmission

CAPITAL REGION, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The CDC considers six counties local to the Capital Region to have a substantial level of community transmission of COVID-19. Health officials say even fully vaccinated people should mask up indoors in these areas that are reporting more than 50 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people over the last seven days. … Read more

DOT finishes Albany County bike trail upgrades

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York’s Department of Transportation (DOT) announced on Friday that repaving on the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail in Albany County is complete. WATCH: Spectator at Tour de France causes massive crash after holding sign in path of oncoming cyclists “The resurfacing of the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail along the Hudson River between the Albany and Watervliet has been completed at a perfect time … Read more

07/29/2021: The final rounds of July rain

The latest Storm Tracker Forecast from Meteorologist Jill Szwed. Happy Thursday! July 2021 will be remembered for all of the rain that fell. And we aren’t done just yet. A complex of showers and storms over the Midwest and western Great Lakes this morning will continue diving to the southeast. The strongest storms will stay … Read more

07/28/2021: Showers and the “muggies” take a break

The latest Storm Tracker Forecast from Meteorologist Jill Szwed. Happy Wednesday! Yesterday’s torrential rain and storms added to our already historic July rainfall. July 2021 now stands alone in the fourth spot for the wettest Julys in Albany. Interesting to note that three out of the top five stats are from the 1800s. Showers, the … Read more

Schenectady man arrested following traffic stop

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Albany County Sheriff’s Office arrested Roy King, 25, of Schenectady Monday for Criminal Possession of a Weapon following a traffic stop in the City of Albany. Police say just before 6:30 p.m., Sheriff’s Deputies saw a white Honda Accord traveling on Clinton Avenue missing a front license plate, violating New … Read more

Child seat safety check in Watervliet Thursday, July 29

WATERVLIET, N.Y. (NEWS10)-The City of Watervliet is partnering with the Albany County Sheriff’s Traffic Safety Division to hold a child car seat safety check. The event will take place Thursday, July 29, from 3-6 p.m. at the Watervliet Elementary parking lot. This is the fifth year the city said it has teamed up with the … Read more

07/26/2021: Hazy sunshine and a bit of humidity to start the week

The latest Storm Tracker Forecast from Meteorologist Jill Szwed. Happy Monday! And it is a muggy Monday at that. Conditions were just right overnight for areas of locally dense fog to develop. Keep an eye out for reduced visibility during your morning commute. Conditions will improve by 8 AM. The muggy conditions will stick around … Read more

Construction underway at Beaver Creek Clean River Project

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The city of Albany is working on the Beaver Creek Clean River Project, slated to significantly improve water quality in the Hudson. Officials are calling it the most environmentally impactful project from the city’s water department in decades. Study: NY shoreline communities to spend $101M to combat environmental damages “The environmental … Read more

07/23/2021: A mainly dry start to the weekend

The latest Storm Tracker Forecast from Meteorologist Jill Szwed. Happy Friday! There haven’t been many days like yesterday so far this July. In fact it was only the third completely dry day of the month. Today will be a near-repeat performance. Temperatures will return to the mid 70s under a mix of sunshine and clouds. … Read more

07/22/2021: Finally a completely dry day

The latest Storm Tracker Forecast from Meteorologist Jill Szwed. Happy Thursday! We are currently in the midst of Albany’s sixth wettest July. Rain has been recorded 19 out of the last 21 days. We haven’t gone more than a day without at least a trace amount of rainfall. That could all change over the next … Read more