Officials warn of tick-borne diseases in eastern Rensselaer County

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Rensselaer County Health Department is reporting a significant increase in the number of cases of Anaplasmosis, transmitted by the bite of an infected tick, in the Hoosick Falls and Petersburg area. Officials are urging residents to take precautions to prevent exposure to tick-borne diseases including Lyme and Babesiosis. Anaplasmosis is […]
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Police investigating motorcycle accident in Schenectady

UPDATE: Police now confirm that both motorcycle riders have died. SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (WTEN) – Police are investigating a motorcycle accident that happened Saturday just after 6 p.m. on Erie Boulevard. According to Schenectady Police Sgt. Matt Dearing, several calls came in for the crash at the intersection of State Street and Erie. Two passengers were […]
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NY lawmakers add to call for more upper-Hudson dredging

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York state legislators from both houses are asking General Electric to perform additional dredging of the upper-Hudson River. GE this year expects to finish dredging more than 2.6 million cubic yards of sediment contaminated with poly-chlorinated biphenyls as part of a Superfund project. Before 1977, GE discharged into the river […]
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Springfield reacts to local Marine killed in Tenn.

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (NEWS10) – One of the Marines gunned down in Tennessee is from Western Massachusetts. Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Sullivan grew up in Springfield, Mass. The community is now grieving the senseless loss and remembering a man of honor. The veteran served multiple tours overseas and was a two-time Purple Heart recipient. Those who knew […]
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Military bases increase security following Tenn. shooting

LATHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Military bases have stepped up security after four Marines were shot and killed in Tennessee on Thursday. Marine Corporal Dan Wargo is a Latham native currently stationed in North Carolina. He said he is extremely concerned following the deaths of his military brothers but also because security was stepped up at […]
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Propeller falls through roof in Montgomery County

HAGAMAN, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A propeller went through the roof of a Hagaman home on Thursday. The Federal Aviation Administration said a Homebuilt Meyers OTW lost part of its propeller on Thursday. The incident occurred around 2 p.m., according to the New York State Police. Police said the small, single engine plane developed mechanical problems, […]
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