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Off the Beaten Path: Birdwatching

“Off the Beaten Path” profiles hidden gems around the Capital Region that are affordable, within driving distance, and most importantly, fun.more

Trio arrested in Middleburgh for making meth

MIDDLEBURGH (NEWS10) – 3 suspects have been arrested in Cobleskill for making meth. Troopers arrested Todd Diamond, 49, Loreen Diamond, 46, and Jeffrey Camp, 55, for the Felonies of Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine in the third degree and Criminal Possession of Precursors of Methamphetamine and the Violation of Trespass. Troopers received a report of individuals…more

Legislative task force on rural health starts work

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A legislative committee is studying what could happen if one or more of Vermont’s rural hospitals shut down. The Rural Health Task Force was created after Springfield Hospital announced it had lost $14 million over the past two years. Vermont Public Radio reports that the committee met for the first time this week,…more

Beware of the Giant Hogweed

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10)–The sap from the Giant Hogweed acts like reverse sunscreen causing bad dermal burns. If you are exposed to the sap from this 8 to 14 foot plant you need to wash it off right away with soap and water, Dr. Cathrine McGlynn of NYS DEC says. Also leave the area covered form…more

A grim border drowning underlines peril facing many migrants

The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl tucked inside. Her arm was draped around his neck suggesting she clung to him in her final moments.more

Westerlo man arrested as fire engulfs his home

WESTERLO, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Just before 9 pm Tuesday night, Deputies with the Albany County Sheriff’s office and multiple volunteer fire departments responded to a report of a home that had become fully engulfed in flames. As fire crews were attempting to fight the fire, 35-year-old William Furman, the owner and resident of the home…more