Another death reported in Warren County COVID update for Sept. 24

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Another death stemming from COVID-19 infection was confirmed and reported by Warren County Health Services on Friday. The resident was in their 50s, lived at home and died while hospitalized. They had been vaccinated. Tracking coronavirus cases by county “We know it may feel frustrating to hear about cases increasing … Read more

North Country Weekend Calendar: Balloons, Bikes, and a visit to the U.S.S. Enterprise

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Despite come rain finishing up on Friday morning, the Adirondack Balloon Festival has a nice weekend ahead of it, with around 50 balloons from around the northeast set to fill the sky over Queensbury and Glens Falls this weekend. The Americade Motorcycle Rally is also in full swing in Lake … Read more

Groups turn up pressure on Biden, Democrats to end deportations and make good on immigration reform

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Activists took to the streets of Downtown El Paso on Thursday to demand an end to deportation flights to Haiti and the Title 42 public health policy used to remove other migrants on public health grounds. The so-called “March for our Dignity” was one of at least two dozen … Read more

Race, gender major factors in COVID job recovery in Massachusetts

(WWLP) — Race and gender have been identified as substantial barriers of inequality in the recovery from COVID-19 according to Pioneer Valley Data Dashboard. Why are people hesitant to get the COVID vaccine? As pandemic shut-downs took effect, the unemployment rate in Massachusetts went from among the lowest in the country before the pandemic—2.7%—to ninth-highest—16.4%. … Read more

Collierville, TN Kroger shooting kills 2, including shooter, injures 12 more

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (WREG) — Multiple people were injured Thursday in a shooting inside the Kroger on Byhalia and Poplar Avenue in Collierville, a Memphis suburb, after an active shooter incident. Collierville Police Chief Dale Lane confirmed 13 people were shot, and one person killed. The suspected shooter also is dead, possibly from a self-inflicted gunshot, … Read more

Carthage community honors football player who died from head injury

CARTHAGE, N.Y. (WSYR) — It’s been a tough week full of shock and sorrow over the loss of 14-year-old Tyler Christman, a Carthage junior varsity football player. Upstate communities mourn the loss of 14-year-old footballer The Carthage Central School District announced it has canceled both the varsity and junior varsity football games against Indian River … Read more

Veterans at Saratoga Revolutionary battlefield dig find camaraderie

STILLWATER, N.Y. (AP) — Military veterans who carefully dug and sifted through clumps of dirt this month at a Revolutionary War battlefield in Saratoga County did more than uncover artifacts fired from muskets and cannons. The meticulous fieldwork gave the veterans—some dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder and physical injuries—a familiar sense of camaraderie and mission. … Read more

Black, Hispanic lawmakers call for halt to Haitian deportation flights

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – A group of Democratic lawmakers and advocacy organizations are calling for an immediate end to deportation flights of Haitian migrants encamped near Del Rio, Texas. And they’re demanding accountability from U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback allegedly “effecting violence” on migrants of color along the banks of the Rio … Read more

New York Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker resigns

(WETM) – New York Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker has resigned from his position, according to Governor Kathy Hochul. The Governor confirmed Dr. Zucker’s resignation during her Thursday morning COVID-19 briefing where she thanked him for his service to the state throughout the pandemic. “He has been a dedicated public servant for over seven and … Read more

Love classic cars? The Saratoga Motorcar Auction is this weekend

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The fifth annual Saratoga Motorcar Auction returns this weekend. The auction will be Friday, September 24 from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday, September 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC). Ferrari sets record for most expensive car ever sold online “We are excited … Read more