Highest-rated museums in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (STACKER) — Museums are one of the most important institutions in any country. They don’t just show us our past, they contextualize it—allowing visitors to better understand cultures and ourselves. Good museum displays lead to reflection, generate ideas, and create a sense of appreciation for who has come before. In many towns and … Read more

Where Albany residents are moving to most

ALBANY, N.Y. (STACKER) — Stacker compiled a list of where people in Albany are moving to the most using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Metros are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to the metro from Albany between 2014 and 2018. Ties were broken by gross migration. BDS2006 // Wikimedia 25. Los Angeles-Long … Read more

NYS trooper indicted on murder charge after fatal Thruway crash

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York Attorney General Letitia James announced the indictment of Christopher Baldner, a member of the New York State Police, on murder charges. The indictment alleges that Baldner, while on patrol on the New York State Thruway, used his police vehicle to ram a car, resulting in the death of an 11-year-old. … Read more

Dog trapped in rocky Hudson Valley crevice rescued after 5 days

KERHONSKON, N.Y. (WSYR/AP) — A dog has been successfully rescued after being trapped in a narrow crevice for five days without any food or water. The dog was trapped near Gertrude’s Nose Trail at a state park in Ulster County, just west of New Paltz. Man and dog who saved his life by biting off … 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

‘It lessens my bills’: $500 payments tested in upstate NY

ELLENVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Five-hundred-dollar payments were recently sent out to 100 residents in the small towns, rural corners, and city blocks of Ulster County, which covers parts of the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson River Valley. Recipients can use the extra monthly payments for whatever they need, from rent to food to car payments. … Read more

NY AG James holds gun buyback in Kingston

KINGSTON, N.Y. (NEWS10) — On Saturday, New York Attorney General Letitia James held a gun buyback event in Kingston. “Our neighborhoods are safer when we take dangerous firearms out of our communities and ensure that they do not fall into the wrong hands,” James said in a written statement after the event. Kingston gun buy back … Read more

10-digit dialing in the 845 area code

ALBANY, N.Y. (WETM) — Anyone making a local call using the Hudson Valley’s 845 area code will soon be required to include it when dialing. According to the Federal Communications Commission and the North American Numbering Plan Administrator, this is due to the creation of the 988 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Mental health initiatives being … Read more