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Beware of New Email Scam
News 10 abc has posted about a new FedEx warning regarding e-mail scams.  Specifically, e-mails are being sent to people with the subject "FedEx: Delivery Problems Notification."  The e-mail however leads those who click to a virus that infects their computer...
Basketball Coach Behind Bars For Secretly Recording Kids
As reported by News 10 abc, a basketball coach from Hagaman, NY is now behind bars for secretly filming kids.  John Salisbury, a volunteer girls basketball coach at St. Mary's Institute in Amsterdam, secretly set bathroom cameras to capture video of kids...
A Possible Change Coming for All Those Who Work for Tips
A new change could be coming for all of you hard workers out there who work in a field where you get tips.  According to the Times Union, Governor Cuomo announced this weekend that he will be holding a series of hearings in 2018 regarding the pay for those who work for tips...
Son of Sam Serial Killer in Albany for Emergency Treatment
The notorious ‘Son of Sam’ killer, David Berkowitz, who both murdered and taunted police from 1976-1977, is reportedly currently in Albany receiving treatment for a heart condition. As reported by the Times Union, he was transferred from Shawagunk Correctional Facility in Wallk…
New York’s Top Christmas Candy
Spoiler alert- it's NOT actually a lollipop with a scorpion in it.  According to a post by Candystore.com, New Yorkers love Skittles the most!  A huge survey of over 50,000 consumers was done by Candystore.com to figure out just what each state loves the most...
Rock and Roll and World AIDS Day
Each year, on December 1st, since 1988, the world has celebrated World Aids Day.  That day is today.  The history of World AIDS Day can be found at the official website, but it's pretty remarkable and noteworthy that this was the first ever global health day...
Scheduling Mixup Leaves Thousands of Flights Without A Pilot
Talk about a mix-up!  I get it- everyone wants time off around a holiday.  And yes, hard workers deserve time off.  But in some fields, you just can't ALL take off.  I for one always seem to work holidays in healthcare.  It is what it is as a nurse...
Save Big For The Holidays at This Capital Region Store
Thanksgiving is creeping closer and closer, which means of course that Black Friday and shopping madness are ALSO creeping closer and closer.  Some areas of New York (including my home town) have already had the first snowfall of the season, and a whole lot of stores already have seasonal displ…
Enjoying Thanksgiving: Stores Close for the 2017 Holiday
Retail workers rejoice!  It seems that amidst the growing retail madness in recent years, some more stores are actually closing for the Thanksgiving holiday this year.  I caught site of a post by News 10 abc about a number of retailers announcing that they will in fact be closed on Th…

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