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Kohl’s to start accepting Amazon returns

Kohl’s to start accepting Amazon returns

Attention, Amazon shoppers! Returning your purchases is about to become a whole lot easier, and we have a fellow retailer to thank for this. Kohl’s announcing ealier this week that they will start accepting returns from Amazon customers for free. This service will be avaible at all Kohl’s stores beginning in July. All the shopper has…more

Dozens protest proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes

Dozens protest proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes

Dozens of people showed up to protest a proposed ban on flavored e-cigarette products in Albany County Tuesday evening. Some fear this will push them back towards tobacco cigarettes, while others believe it doesn’t go far enough.  Over 60 people signed up to speak about this issue Tuesday night at the legislature meeting. Those for…more

Survey finds people are lying about their vacations

Survey finds people are lying about their vacations

A study by Jet Cost found that people are lying about their vacations. The study surveyed over 4,000 Americans and found that two-thirds exaggerated the details of their experience away. The top three reasons were the weather, 34 percent, quality of accommodations, 29 percent, and the amount of sightseeing they did, 27 percent. Other reasons included the…more

Schenectady looking at proposed plastic straw ban

Schenectady looking at proposed plastic straw ban

Schenectady joins at least a dozen cities across the country banning, limiting or considering limiting plastic straws. The plastic straw ban to require businesses to have bio-degradable straws and only allow plastic straws for customers with disabilities. The Plastic Pollution Coalition estimates that 500 million plastic straws are used per day. Starbucks already plans to eliminate plastic straws…more

Report names Capital Region Boy Scout leaders in sex abuse files

Report names Capital Region Boy Scout leaders in sex abuse files

NEW YORK (NEWS10) – A New York attorney is claiming the Boy Scouts of America has files documenting allegations of sexual abuse by thousands of scout leaders, dating back to the 1940s. Attorney Jeff Anderson held a press conference this morning and during the conference, he stated the files kept by the Boy Scouts of…more

Psychedelicatessen in downtown Troy is closing shop

Psychedelicatessen in downtown Troy is closing shop

In June, downtown Troy is saying goodbye to one of its neighborhood staples: Psychedelicatessen. Known for their bagels, the beloved shop is closing on Friday, June 14th due to financial struggles.  Owner Laura Kerrone opened Psychedelicatessen 5 years ago and says despite its popularity, faulty repairs are to blame. Getting emotional off camera, telling News10 that her employees…more

Blighted houses in Schenectady are set for demolition

Blighted houses in Schenectady are set for demolition

SCHENECTADY N.Y. (NEWS10)—A New York State Attorney General grant helps fund Capital Region Land Bank as they get set to tear down blighted homes in Schenectady’s Mont Pleasant and Eastern Ave. Neighborhoods.  The first home scheduled to be torn down is on Francis Ave.The plan is to send for bit clusters of homes on the…more

Woman arrested for getting involved in teen fight

Woman arrested for getting involved in teen fight

MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A Mechanicville teen is speaking out after being involved in a fight that sent her to the hospital last week.  According to Mechanicville Police the fight happened at Park Avenue Park and Playground. Following the incident, 34-year-old Jessica Stockwell was arrested and charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child. The Mechanicville teen claims that Stockwell is her aunt, and…more

Near drowning at Collins Park in Scotia

Near drowning at Collins Park in Scotia

SCOTIA, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Crews responded to a near drowning at Collins Park in Scotia Tuesday afternoon.The Scotia Fire Department says a man in his 30s swam out about 150 feet and couldn’t make it back. A female family jumped in to try and rescue the man.Once the man was brought back to shore, CPR…more