Couple arrested for the second time in a month, found with 450 bags of heroin

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office said two people were arrested for the second time within a month after executing a search warrant. Jacen E. Blair, 43, and Rebecca L. Gorman, 30, were arrested on October 8 in Hoosick. 10 people arrested after shooting that left 1 dead, 6 others injured in … Read more

Water transmission line project to begin in North Greenbush

NORTH GREENBUSH, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Wednesday, September 22, crews will begin work on the Municipal Water Transmission Line Project on Geiser Road. The road will be impacted from the Town Beach to Route 43. Crews will begin clearing along the road shoulder to allow for a water pipe to be installed. Work is expected … Read more

Police: 2 arrested after 800 bags of heroin found at Hoosick residence

HOOSICK, N.Y (NEWS10) — The Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office says two people have been arrested after a search warrant was executed at a residence in Hoosick. The search warrant was a result of a three month investigation into anonymous complaints of drug activity. Police say Jacen E. Blair, 43, and Rebecca L. Gorman, 30, were … Read more

La Salle Institute welcomes 1st coed class in history

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The private, catholic, traditionally all-boys La Salle Institute enrolled female students for the first time since its founding in 1850. Its inaugural year as a coeducational school also boasted a significant enrollment increase among the incoming class, which is reportedly the third-largest since 2001. La Salle Institute to go coed in … Read more

Green Island teacher turns classroom into a castle

GREEN ISLAND, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Green Island Union Free School District teacher Emily Gabrielsen turned her classroom into a castle for her incoming fourth grade students. Gabrielsen, a new teacher to the Heatly School, said she was excited to have a Harry Potter theme in her classroom. “This is the first year I will have … Read more

Police: Avoid Palladino Lane in North Greenbush

NORTH GREENBUSH, N.Y. (NEWS10) — North Greenbush police are asking people to avoid the area of Palladino Lane after receiving a report of a subject with a gun inside a residence and is believed to be a threat to himself or others. Colonie Police and Troy Police are also on the scene. This is a … Read more

‘You’re Gonna Need Milk For That:’ Annual Butter Sculpture unveiled at NY State Fair

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WWTI) — A “legen-DAIRY” sculptor was unveiled at the New York State Fairgrounds on Thursday morning. Rivers Casino & Resort hiring event in Schenectady The American Dairy Association North East unveiled its 53rd Annual Butter Sculptor on the eve of the New York State Fair opening day. The theme for this year’s sculpture … 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

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