Health

New National Guideline on Teen Depression Follows New York Trend
For the first time in over a decade, the American Acedemy of Pediatrics- the governing body of medical guidelines for children and adolescents- has updated its guidelines on teen depression screenings.  According to an article posted by WNYT, the American Academy of Pediatrics is now sayin…
NY Announces New License Plate Design for A Cause
Let me just preface this by saying that I am beyond excited and supportive of the new license plate design announced for New York.  The design is a choice, you don’t have to get it.  The golden and navy plate isn’t going anywhere.
However, now when you head t…
KKK Flyers Found Being Advertised in Saratoga Springs
As reported by News 10 abc, KKK flyers were found left on vehicles over the weekend in Saratoga Springs, with information about the Local White Knights of the KKK.  News 10 abc reports that a caller notified police Sunday morning about a flyer left on their car...
Local Warning Issued For Milk Drinkers
According to News 10 abc, a warning has been issued for Rensselaer County and the surrounding area to avoid drinking raw milk from ‘Breezy Hollow Dairy.’  The warning, issued by the New York Agriculture and Markets Department, is a result of a positive Listeria test..…
Capital Region Police Looking For Armed and Dangerous Man
News 10 abc is reporting that East Greenbush police are searching for a man who is considered armed and dangerous, believed to be involved in a home invasion and robbery this weekend.  The suspect, Charlie Hardt, is a 26 year old male who it is said both robbed Don Cook Jewelry in East Greenbush and…
Possible Plans For Free Feminine Hygiene Products in NY Schools
According to an article posted by newyorkupstate.com, Governor Cuomo is planning on proposing legislation that would make high schools provide free feminine hygiene products for girls grades 6-12. Now whether you like Governor Cuomo or not, that's something to celebrate...
Empire State Winter Games Kicking Off This Week!
One of my FAVORITE sporting events is back!  No, it doesn't have to do with football- I know that game is coming up, and everyone's talking about it.   I'm talking about the Empire State Winter Games!  This is New York's own version of a 'mini-Olympics,' bringing together a plethora of winter sports…
Facebook Photos Get Stolen, Used For Craigslist Swingers Ad
Another day, another crazy story in Facebook news!  News 10 abc has reported that Tikim Robinson of Gloversville was arrested and charged with harassment and obscenity charges.  The reason?  Well, allegedly he used a couple's Facebook photos to create an account, and posted …
Senate Passes Bill Lowering Age to Hunt with a Gun
According to WIVB, the New York Senate has recently passed a bill to allow kids as young as 12 to go deer hunting with a rifle.  Now, that being said- the Senate passed this Bill, but it’s not legal quite yet.  There’s still a pathway of approvals that …

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