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