PODCAST: On the Story with Trishna Begam: A bad tick season ahead

Episode 8: Get ready for a bad tick season (NEWS10) –  It’s tick season and it’s going to be a bad one according to one local expert. Joellen Lampman, with the Cornell Cooperative, works for the State’s Integrated Pest Management program. She tells us how she saw it all coming two years ago. A blacklegged tick a … Read more

Warren County COVID update for May 11

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Warren County Health Services confirmed five new COVID-19 cases and two recoveries on Tuesday. As of Tuesday, the county was monitoring 82 active coronavirus cases among residents, including one hospitalized case. Tracking coronavirus cases by county Two of Tuesday’s new cases were people who had been quarantined after previously documented … Read more

Warren County COVID update for May 10

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Warren County Health Services confirmed one new COVID-19 case and five recoveries on Monday. The county was monitoring 79 active coronavirus cases as of Monday, including one hospitalized case. Tracking coronavirus cases by county The last day when the county only confirmed one coronavirus case or fewer was Nov. 23, … Read more

Congregate meal sites for seniors begin reopening in Albany County

ALBANY COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A congregate meal site for seniors reopened in Watervliet on Monday. To start, it is open at 75% capacity. The congregate meal site at 1501 Broadway in Watervliet reopened Monday for a pilot program. Deb Riitano, Commissioner of the county’s Department for Aging said seniors have suffered a lot from … Read more

Schenectady Greenmarket/CDTA announce launch of free trolley service

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Schenectady Greenmarket announced Thursday the launch of a free trolley service in partnership with CDTA. The service will start Sunday, May 16 for this year’s outdoor market season outside Schenectady City Hall. The trolley will provide transportation for residents to and from the market in the Hamilton Hill, Mont Pleasant, and … Read more

Warren County COVID update for May 6

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Warren County Health Services confirmed 14 new COVID-19 cases and four recoveries on Thursday. The county is monitoring 65 active coronavirus cases, including one hospitalized, unchanged from Wednesday. Tracking coronavirus cases by county Four of Thursday’s new cases were quarantined prior to testing positive, due to exposures documented before results … Read more

Adirondack park group wins 11-year fight against state snowmobile plan

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – It’s taken 11 years, the efforts of two groups, miles of felled logs and a dispute over the definition of a tree, but this week everything has come to a head. On Tuesday, the New York State Court of Appeals deemed a state plan to create 300 miles of new snowmobile … Read more

10-digit dialing in the 845 area code

ALBANY, N.Y. (WETM) — Anyone making a local call using the Hudson Valley’s 845 area code will soon be required to include it when dialing. According to the Federal Communications Commission and the North American Numbering Plan Administrator, this is due to the creation of the 988 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Mental health initiatives being … Read more

Doctors donate trees to schools for Arbor Day and Teacher Appreciation Day

CAPITOL REGION, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Doctors of Albany Braces donated and planted trees at Bethlehem Middle School, Tesago Elementary School, Loudonville Elementary School, and Genet Elementary School. Check out the slideshow! Arbor Day: New York awards $1.18M urban and community forestry grants Bethlehem Middle School; Bethlehem Central School District, Dr Marianne DiCerbo of Albany Braces, … Read more

Warren County COVID update for May 4

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Warren County Health Services confirmed 10 new COVID-19 cases and six recoveries on Tuesday. The county was monitoring 58 active coronavirus cases as of Tuesday. Tracking coronavirus cases by county One case was hospitalized, unchanged from the day before. That case is still considered critical. None of Tuesday’s cases involved … Read more