Gov. Hochul announces ‘Winter Plan 2.0’, bolsters New York’s response efforts to COVID-19 pandemic

ALBANY, N.Y. (WROC) — Gov. Kathy Hochul hosted a coronavirus briefing Friday morning to update New Yorkers on the state’s ongoing pandemic response efforts. In aim to further strengthen the state’s defence to the coronavirus, the governor announced ‘Winter Plan 2.0’ which outlines additions to safety guidelines for New York through a five-step recommendation. The … Read more

Most popular Christmas movies from the 90s

(NEWS10)- The most searched 90s Christmas movies tell stories about kids left home alone and Halloween characters kidnapping Santa in order to take over Christmas, albeit unsuccessfully. It comes down to a handful of movies that have been cemented in pop culture. A kingdom of ice castles is coming to Lake George this winter Home … Read more

Free entry to Wintertime Wonderland in Latham for health care workers

LATHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10)- Health care workers will be able to go to Wintertime Wonderland Wednesday, December 1 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. for free with identification. The indoor event features an ice maze, lights display, pictures with Santa, and vendors. Indoor Holiday Market & Artisan Fair in Warrensburg Dec. 4 The event also has crafts for kids … Read more

New York’s favorite Halloween stuff

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — It’s Halloween! Check out the favorites across the state and across the country. ‘Tis the season! Halloween costumes All Home Connections say they found the most popular costume in each state, sifting through hundreds of costumes to find which ones are searched for the most. In 2020, the top costume for … Read more

Dashboard tracking spending of federal recovery aid and COVID relief programs launches in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced the launch of a new online tool to monitor spending of federal recovery aid and COVID-19 relief programs in the state. This includes funds for excluded workers, childcare providers, emergency rental and homeowner assistance, and small business recovery. “My office is committed to full transparency in … Read more

Scam Alert: DMV warning New Yorkers of phishing scheme

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is warning New Yorkers about a text message phishing scam. The text messages ask to verify your driver’s license information and to validate your COVID-19 status. Shenendehowa CSD warns local businesses of phone scam DMV said anyone who received such a text message … Read more

Erie Canalway photo contest winners announced

WATERFORD, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The 2021 Erie Canalway photo contest winners have been announced. Judges selected 12 winners out of more than 300 entries. The winning photos can be viewed online and will be featured in the 2022 Erie Canalway calendar. The calendar will be available for free at libraries, visitor centers, and by request beginning in … Read more

NY Dept. of Ag celebrates National Cheese Day, kicks off dairy month scavenger hunt

HUDSON FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Friday, National Cheese Day, New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball kicked off Dairy Month with a visit to Ideal Dairy Farms and Argyle Cheese Farmer in Hudson Falls. Ball and state elected officials first visited Argyle Cheese Farmer, a NYS Grown and Certified farm, which purchased and opened … Read more