CGHS/SPCA double down to honor #BettyWhiteChallenge to animal shelters

HUDSON, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A new challenge has trended on social media in honor of beloved late actress Betty White and her love for animals. According to Bloomberg, White served as a board member of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association and trustee of the Morris Animal Foundation since the ’70s. TSA’s suggestions getting through checkpoints … Read more

NYS Parks honors projects, people for efforts in historic preservation

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Nine projects and one person are being honored with a 2021 New York State Preservation Award for their efforts to preserve the state’s history. These include four projects in the Capital Region. “The 2021 New York State Historic Preservation Awards are an opportunity to highlight projects and people who contribute to … Read more

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office K9 Apollo passes away

HUDSON, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office has announced the passing of K9 Apollo. Apollo served Columbia County for almost 10 years. Columbia County Sheriff’s Office announces passing of K9 Kira Apollo passed away with his partner and handler Sergeant Heath Benansky at his side. The Sheriff’s Office said he was laid to … Read more

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office locate missing person

CLAVERACK, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office have located a Chatham, who was reported missing. Search for missing Cohoes man continues as deputies use drones to locate Ronnie Chaput Martin Schmitt, 20, was last seen in Claverack on November 24. He was located Thursday. Martin Schmitt (Columbia County Sheriff’s Office) Martin Schmitt (Columbia … Read more

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office announces passing of K9 Kira

HUDSON, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Columbia County Sheriff David Bartlett announced with great sadness Monday the passing of K9 Kira who served county residents and visitors alike before retiring. The Sheriff’s Office said during the early morning on October 5, Kira had passed away from natural causes at her home with her loved ones. Garbage truck … Read more

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