Water main break disrupts service across Gloversville

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An aging water main ruptured in Gloversville, causing many residents to go without water and forcing the city to issue a city-wide boil water advisory. “By the time we woke up Tuesday morning, it was a lot more than a little river,” Kingsboro Avenue resident Stephanie Wilkinson said. City officials say a more than 100-year-old…

Air travelers take precautions to protect from delta variant

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As COVID-19 cases rise nationwide, some travelers are taking extra precautions to protect themselves. Federal guidelines require masks be worn at all airports. Some are taking it one step further, making sure to use plenty of hand sanitizer, wash their hands and opting to keep extra distance once they reach their destination. While data shows…

The challenge of filling a lengthy stage roster at the

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The New York State Fair prides itself in the entertainment for all who attend. A big part of that is the concerts, and that’s been a tall order this year. Add it to the list of things that have been more challenging, filling 18 whole days of concerts between several stages, and primarily at the…

Examining the psychology of wanting to feel scared

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It's that time of the year, and when Halloween rolls around, many people can't get enough of frightening movies and attractions. Dr. Tyson Kreiger, an associate professor of psychology at Utica College, discussed the emotion of fear and explained why some seek it out. “I love horror movies, but I’m not a fan of haunted…

Fort Drum soldier finds healing through writing, comedy

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Chief Warrant Officer Edwin Anderson - call him Win - has been in the Army for 18 years. He’s been a pilot for the last dozen, flying $30 million Chinooks into war zones. It’s critical he and his team understand every single aspect of these choppers, because while the machines are critical, the team is…

Adirondack Council hopes Hochul will soon sign boat inspection bill

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The Adirondack Council is expected to release its annual “State of the Park” report on Tuesday, September 7.  Capital Tonight got a sneak peek of the report from the council’s director of communications, John Sheehan, who said that former Gov. Andrew Cuomo left behind some unfinished business when he resigned his office.  “There are a…

Utica support group hosts inclusive event for disabled community

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A trip to the mall or a community event is something some of us may take for granted. Parents of kids who have disabilities say those simple visits are not so simple for their families. Now, there are efforts in the Mohawk Vallet to give people of all ages who have disabilities a fun, judgement-free place…
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State News: Gov. Hochul Recommends Justin E. Driscoll to Serve as President and CEO...

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Governor Kathy Hochul today recommended Justin E. Driscoll to serve as President and CEO of the New York Power Authority. Upon appointment by the NYPA Board of Trustees and subject to confirmation by the...

STATEMENT FROM GOVERNOR KATHY HOCHUL ON BLACK HISTORY MONTH

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"Today marks the beginning of Black History Month, a time for all New Yorkers to reflect on the many contributions of the Black community and the ongoing struggle for equity. As we recognize and...

Liverpool’s Ash could be next big thing to come out

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The high school basketball season is underway, and one player isn’t just making a splash for Liverpool, he’s going to make waves throughout Section III. The next big thing has very big feet. Andreo Ash wears a size 17 shoe. That’s a size you can’t find in any store. “I got to order all my…