Police, ranger free trucks mired in state forest

DUANESBURG, N.Y. (NEWS10) — On Sunday, a forest ranger worked with state police to free two pickup trucks that got stuck in the mud on a snowmobile trail on state land in Schenectady County. Ultimately, the trail was damaged. DEC forest rangers rescue injured ice climber The off-road law enforcement detail took place at Featherstonhaugh … Read more

SEFCU, CAP COM donate over $350K to local food pantries

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — SEFCU and CAP COM, two local credit unions, have donated over $350,000 to nearly 50 food pantries and rescue missions in the Capital Region, Binghamton, Buffalo, and Syracuse areas. “Food insecurity is such a crisis and sometimes we forget about the choices that people have to make. People have to choose … Read more

Local boy returning home after nearly 6 years in nursing and rehabilitation center

NISKAYUNA, N.Y. (NEWS10) — After spending nearly six years at Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Niskayuna, 6-year-old Christian is finally returning home. Admitted on December 23, 2015, Christian is being discharged Tuesday. Program gifts new, technologically-advanced hearing aids to Greene County resident Christian has been at Pathways since he was two months old. As … Read more

Feeling powerless, families bring elderly home in pandemic

ROTTERDAM JUNCTION, N.Y. (AP) — Pushed up to the breakfast table, Betty Bednarowski folds and refolds her napkin with studied intensity, softly singing “Winter Wonderland” without the words, the same as she did in March and July and September. Greenwich girl returns home from hospital stay after story airs on NEWS10 Susan Ryder pauses to … Read more

MVP offering at-home COVID testing, bloodwork, other lab tests

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — MVP Health Care is offering in-home medically necessary COVID-19 PCR testing, bloodwork and other diagnostic tests to MVP members. MVP is offering the service through Scarlet Health, BioReference’s digital platform, to provide specimen collection conducted by a Scarlet Health professional in a patient’s home or office. MVP donates $10,000 to healthy … Read more

Albany, Troy, Schenectady mayors want to be kept in one congressional district

CAPITAL REGION, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The mayors of Albany, Schenectady, and Troy are banding together in an effort to keep their cities in the same congressional district. The three city leaders met at Schenectady City Hall for a press conference Wednesday. “We collaborate often on common issues that impact our communities. As mayors, we’re constantly … Read more

Ribbon cutting at Indian Kill Preserve opens new access point

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Schenectady County has announced the opening of a new access point at the Indian Kill Preserve which will include a parking area. The Preserve follows a 100-acre of banks and bluffs which is home to a number of diverse habitats including native hardwood forests and wetlands. DEC urges hunters, hikers to … Read more

PHOTOS: NYS Thruway before and after cashless tolling

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The New York State Thruway Authority has released a photo gallery of interchange locations along the Thruway before and after cashless tolling. In 2019, crews began constructing gantries to replace the toll plazas. Cashless tolling now in effect for Rip Van Winkle Bridge Removal of the toll plazas began in November … Read more

Cross-country canoer stops in Capital Region before heading down Hudson

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — After close to two years and about 7,300 miles, one Oregon man stopped in the Capital Region this week as he nears the end of his cross-country canoe journey. Neal Moore started his expedition in Astoria, Oregon in pre-pandemic February 2020. Truck crashes into Delmar storefront after driver loses control On … Read more

Schenectady unveils Jaylen’s Park in Vale neighborhood

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Schenectady Foundation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sunday to unveil updates to a Vale neighborhood park. Located off Eastern Avenue at the corner of Windsor and Landon Terraces, the once-rundown city park has transformed into the vibrant and welcoming Jaylen’s Park. Behind the Gates: The true story behind the haunted reputation … Read more