Anti-Semitic graffiti found at Grafton State Park

New York State Police are investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti, as well as the initials ‘N+S,’ were spray painted on a tree in Grafton State Park. (NYSP) GRAFTON, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York State Police are investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti was found at Grafton Lakes State Park. Woman charged with NYC hate crime for accusing Black … Read more

Troy man to compete in 2022 Special Olympics

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A local powerlifting athlete will be representing the Capital Region at next year’s Special Olympics USA games. Hundreds of cyclists complete their 400-mile statewide journey in Albany this weekend Tom Mooney, who lives in Troy, will be traveling to Disneyworld for the games next June. He said it was a dream … Read more

Troy PD seize three handguns in three separate incidents

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Troy Police Department seized three handguns in three separate incidents over the July 4 holiday weekend. Cuomo declares disaster emergency on gun violence in New York On Friday, July 2, police attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the area of 8th Street and Peoples Avenue. The driver failed to … 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

Troy police chief retiring after 23 years with department

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Troy police chief is retiring after over 20 years of service. His last day will be July 14. Chief Brian Owens is a 23-year veteran of the Troy Police Department. He previously served as Patrol Sergeant, Patrol Captain, Detective Sergeant, Technology and Grants Captain and Assistant Chief of Patrol. In addition, … Read more

47 indicted in hefty Capital Region drug bust led by Attorney General

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Forty-seven people were arrested and indicted after a massive, yearlong investigation into two major drug and firearm distribution networks in the Capital Region. TIMELINE: 2021 gun violence in Albany “Dangerous drugs and weapons have no place in our communities,” said Albany Police Chief Eric Hawkins at a press conference on Thursday. “We … Read more

Niskayuna Man Makes An Impression On Troy

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Growing up in Niskayuna, Kevin Clark always knew he wanted to be an artist. “I also wanted to be a superhero and a football player, ” he said, “but I was always, realistically, a good artist, I knew that’s what I wanted to be.” As he studied art in college, he … Read more

Truck crashes into Schodack house

SCHODACK, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Schodack Valley Fire Department and the Schodack Police Department were on the scene of a crash on Schodack Valley Road Sunday night. A truck collided with a house and knocked out the power. The extensive and dramatic damage to the building is clear. National Grid also were on-site for a time … Read more

Lowest-paying jobs in the Capital Region

ALBANY, N.Y. (STACKER) — Stacker collected information on the lowest-paying jobs in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metro area using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by average annual salary with information up to date as of May 2020. Job descriptions are from O*NET. McDonald’s manager quits midshift, posts ‘I hate this job’ … Read more

Troy completes Geneva Pompey Park

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Renovations on a park in Troy are complete as of Saturday, just in time for the summer. Miners spoil ValleyCats’ homecoming Seventh Avenue park in Troy’s North Central neighborhood now has several new additions: two basketball courts, a splash pad, playground equipment, bathroom facilities, a pavilion, and new fencing. Officials dedicated … Read more