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Walt Disney World reopens as coronavirus cases surge in Florida

Walt Disney World reopens as coronavirus cases surge in Florida

“The Most Magical Place on Earth” is reopening after nearly four months with new rules in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom are reopening Saturday, while Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios will follow four days later. The reopening comes as a huge surge of Floridians have tested positive…more

Albany Police investigating Second Street shooting

Albany Police investigating Second Street shooting

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Albany Police are currently investigating a shooting that reportedly happened on Second Street Saturday afternoon. Police say around 12:40 p.m., officers responded to the 300 block of Second Street between North Lake Avenue and Judson Street for reports of a shooting. Once on scene, officers found an 18-year-old man with a…more

Schenectady road closures, Seneca St. & Van Vranken Ave. starting July 13

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — On Monday, July 13, Seneca Street between ErieBlvd. and Foster Avenue will be closed to all traffic between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. An additional closure on July 16 and 17 is also expected. “During these days, Carver Construction, Inc. of Altamont, New York will continue to install…more

Coronavirus hospitalizations drop below 800 for first time since March in NYS

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Governor Cuomo Saturday updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Hospitalizations reportedly dropped below 800 for the first time since March 18, and the three-day average death toll—7—is the lowest since March 16. Throughout this pandemic, we’ve made progress by recognizing that state and local governments…more

Albany County coronavirus update

ALBANY COUNTY (NEWS10) — Albany County Executive Dan McCoy announced Saturday that as of this morning, there have now been 1,982 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Albany County to date, an increase of nine since Friday. Additionally, there are now 325 people reportedly under mandatory quarantine. The five-day average for new daily positive cases…more

National Mojito Day

(CNN) — Every July 11, Americans raise a glass to National Mojito Day. The mojito is a traditional Cuban highball and is perhaps the most famous of rum-based highballs. A highball is a drink with more mixer than alcohol. The classic cocktail consists of just five ingredients white rum, sugar, lime juice, sparkling water, and…more

It’s All-American Pet Photo Day!

(CNN) — Pet photos, we know you got ’em. They are probably taking up most of the space on your 128-gig phone. Well, Saturday is your day to share them. It is National All-American Pet Photo Day! It is a day to celebrate those cute pet pics and share them for the world to see.…more

Study finds working past the age of 62 improves retirement

(CNN) — A recent study has found that people who gradually retire with part-time jobs have greater retirement security. The paper was published by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. It looked at people older than 62 and their financial preparedness for retirement. The study found that while nontraditional jobs, defined as those…more