Tips from UPS: beat supply chain delays to win the holidays

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The busiest time of year for post and package carriers is here and the UPS has some tips to help you get your gifts there on time. Between now and Christmas Eve UPS expects to deliver millions of holiday packages. They have been hiring and adding to their capabilities since January … Read more

Diabetic Alert Dogs: How one dog changed a girl’s life forever

LEYDEN, Mass. (WWLP) – After a two year waiting process, a young college student now has a special four-legged sidekick with a mutual love of Hallmark movies and the outdoors to keep her company, but most importantly keep her safe. In October Julia Duprey was introduced to a new best friend named Pretzel. Pretzel is … Read more

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade returns, with all the trimmings

NEW YORK (AP) — Crimped by the coronavirus pandemic last year, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is returning Thursday in full, albeit with precautions. Phones at the table? 71% plan to use theirs during Thanksgiving dinner Balloons, floats, marching bands, clowns, and performers—and, of course, Santa Claus—will once again wend through two-and-a-half miles of Manhattan … Read more

Albany County bloodhound K9’s impact lasts beyond his watch

ALBANY COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — An Albany County K9 who died of cancer continues to have a lasting impact on his handler and the community. K9 Baxter saved dozens of missing and distressed people, and his life’s work is honored by his best human friend who worked by his side for four years. NEWS10 first … Read more

Empire State Weekly: How New York Will Benefit from the Federal Infrastructure Bill

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — This week on Empire State Weekly, now that the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is signed into law, billions of dollars are heading to New York State to make long-lasting changes that will improve how New Yorkers travel, communicate, as well as enhance the overall health of the state from … Read more

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade prep ahead of triumphant return

NEW YORK (PIX11) — The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will return to its pre-pandemic form on Thursday, with its route restored through Manhattan, high-flying helium balloons once again pulled by handlers and crowds welcomed back to cheer them on. Photos: A sneak peek at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade floats Rehearsals were in full swing … Read more

The Two Degree Difference: Warming winters and changing snowfall trends

(WFFF) — After a warm summer and fall, the first freeze and snowfall came much later than usual. Low temperatures are a must for ample snowfall during the winter season, especially for the winter recreation industry, which contributes billions of dollars to the national economy each year. New York HEAP: Income requirements and how to … Read more

Assembly releases ‘disturbing’ misconduct report on ex-governor Cuomo

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The New York State Assembly Judiciary Committee released a report on its investigation into alleged misconduct by former Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday morning. Committee Chair Charles Lavine describes Cuomo’s conduct outlined in the findings as “disturbing.” Steck: NYS Assembly report on Cuomo ‘validates’ findings of AG investigation In March 2021, … Read more

WATCH: What not to do when frying a turkey

LINCOLN COUNTY, Tenn. (WHNT) — Deep-frying that holiday turkey calls for a delicate balance. Fire and rescue squads in Tennessee recently conducted a demonstration to warn anyone planning to fry their bird this Thanksgiving to take the proper precautions. When should I thaw my turkey? “One of the things we really have to be concerned … Read more

11/21/21: Turning Windy & Cooler Monday

Troy police investigate Hoosick Street shooting Latest Forecast Update from Meteorologist Rob Lindenmuth: ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – We remained mostly cloudy to end the weekend, but we did stay dry and seasonably “mild” with highs in the upper 40s. Rain and rain showers move in overnight tonight with a compact little system that will sweep … Read more