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

Homeowner thanks Stuyvesant Fire for saving flag

COLUMBIA, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On July 7, after assessing storm damages, Stuyvesant Fire Company #1 drove by a flag that was on the ground in front of a resident’s home and attempted to rescue it. Man arrested over guns in Chicago lakefront hotel proposes after jail release After seeing this Stuyvesant Fire Company’s own Andrew … Read more

Counties with the most college graduates in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (STACKER) — The American philosopher and psychologist John Dewey once said, “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” Lowest-paying jobs in the Capital Region Dewey advocated for an educational paradigm called pragmatism, which stresses the importance of learning academic concepts by experiencing them firsthand, instead of through lecture and repetition in a … Read more

Early voting information for New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Early voting started across New York on June 12 and will continue until June 20. Primary Day is June 22. Election Protection Hotline available for early voting It’s too late for New York voters to change their party affiliations in time to vote in the primaries, but there are important dates … Read more

Copake divided by Shepherd’s Run solar project

COPAKE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A proposed solar farm project is in jeopardy in Columbia County. On Wednesday, May 12, the Columbia County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed “A Resolution Opposing the Construction of the Shepherd’s Run Solar Project in the Town of Copake.” Some solar advocates, on the other hand, say that the board is trying to undermine … Read more