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Local field becomes an eyesore

Local field becomes an eyesore

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Residents are hoping the city will step up to the plate when it comes to one field in Schenectady.  Hillhurst Park is currently well kept and maintained by the city, but the little league field off of 4th street is a different story.   With trash everywhere, mold, and even leftover prescription drug bottles, the deserted field has been a…more

NY lawmakers debate farm regulation bills

NY lawmakers debate farm regulation bills

FEURA BUSH, N.Y. (NEXSTAR) – A pair of bills in the New York state legislature would put new regulations in place when it comes to the farming industry. Assembly Republicans say the legislation would adversely affect farmers and laborers alike. Tim Stanton employs 10 to 20 workers at his farm in Feura Bush and says…more

Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico, Canada, delays auto tariffs

Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico, Canada, delays auto tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) – Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to ease tensions with America’s allies – lifting import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum and delaying auto tariffs that would have hurt Japan and Europe.By removing the metals tariffs on Canada and…more

Dog rescued from ravine by first responders

Dog rescued from ravine by first responders

CANAJOHARIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A dog that somehow found itself stuck at the bottom of a steep ravine in Montgomery County is now safe at a local shelter thanks to first responders who sprung into action to pull the animal out.Lt. Eric Logan of the Canajoharie Volunteer Fire Department says someone spotted the dog late Wednesday…more

Lactation pod unveiled on the Empire State Plaza concourse

Lactation pod unveiled on the Empire State Plaza concourse

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The New York Office of General Services announced the installation of a private lactation pod on the Empire State Plaza on Friday.The 60-square-foot, ADA-compliant pod has bench seating, electrical outlets, and can be accessed through the Mamava mobile app.“Mothers who are nursing will now have access to a clean, private, and…more

NY bill would bar facial recognition programs for landlords

NY bill would bar facial recognition programs for landlords

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New legislation introduced in New York state would ban the use of facial recognition software by landlords in residential buildings.The bill, announced Thursday, comes after officials in San Francisco voted to prohibit police and other city agencies from using facial recognition systems.The lawmakers behind the New York legislation cited tenant complaints…more

Grumpy Cat, who entertained millions online, dies at age 7

Grumpy Cat, who entertained millions online, dies at age 7

MORRISTOWN, Ariz. (AP) – Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss expression entertained millions on the internet and spawned hundreds of memes, national television commercials and even a movie, died at age 7.Her owners posted on social media that she experienced complications from a urinary tract infection. “She passed away peacefully on the morning of Tuesday, May 14,…more