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Schenectady To Hold Free Active Shooter Training for Public
Schenectady Police have scheduled two upcoming active shooter trainings for the public to attend.  News 10 abc reports that after numerous requests from the community, Schenectady Police have arranged to hold two training classes which will cover strategies and survival plans in the e…
Vermont Considers Bill To Make Marijuana Odor an Offense
Apparently, according to News Channel 13, Vermont lawmakers are considering a proposed bill that would allow towns to classify marijuana odor as a public nuisance. That would then make it a legal offense for which you could receive a ticket...
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…
And The Funniest Olympic Moment Goes To…
The 2018 Winter Olympics were filled with moments of triumph, moments of disaster, moments of celebration, and moments of heartbreak.  From Mikaela Shiffrin winning a giant slalom gold in Alpine Skiing, to the upset of her losing a podium spot in her celebrated event- slalom, just one sport had…
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...
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...
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 …

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