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DEC finishes safety improvements at Kaaterskill Falls following deaths

Capital Region ski resorts kick-off their season

Schumer on new role as Senate Minority Leader

Progress being made on restoration of Thomas Cole wall paintings

Senator Chuck Schumer visited the Thomas Cole Historic Site on Wednesday to see the progress made in uncovering wall paintings done by Cole himself.  The 1830s artwork was discovered under layers of wall paint.


Schumer to reveal lost 19th century art at NY historic site

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer will be at a New York historic site to reveal long-lost artwork painted by the artist who's considered the father of the Hudson River School art movement.


Syracuse area man accused of trying to record boy in New Baltimore bathroom

A Syracuse area man is under arrest, accused of trying to record a young boy in a Thruway rest stop bathroom.


Person hit by car in Cairo

A person was hit by a car on State Route 32 in Cairo Wednesday morning.


Newly elected members of Congress pose for photo

Newly elected members of Congress had their picture taken Tuesday on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.


Newburgh hiker dead after falling in Greene County

A hiker from Newburgh is dead after fall off of Kaaterskill Falls in Greene County. Police say they found Anthony Miele, dead at the base of the Upper Falls Saturday afternoon.


Without New York City, Trump would be ahead in New York

Hillary Clinton took New York easily in the presidential election last night, but it was neck and neck outside of New York City.


Republicans retain 19th Congressional seat

Faso intends to model his time in Washington after Chris Gibson's three terms.


Lots of commercials, lots of money in tight 19th Congressional District

Sunday's Time Warner Cable News Siena Poll has Teachout down six points to John Faso.  Last week's NewsChannel 13 Survey USA poll had Teachout up by three points.


Witnesses sought in Greene County bar shooting

State police want to hear from anyone who was at a sports bar in New Baltimore early Sunday morning. About 100 people attended a party at the 21B that night.


Cairo-Durham High School principal arrested

The principal of Cairo-Durham High School is under arrest, after police say he drunkenly refused to leave a Latham Diner.


Three wounded in Coxsackie shooting

Three people have been wounded in a shooting early Sunday morning in Coxsackie.


State Police investigating early morning shooting in Coxsackie

State police are investigating a shooting that happened in near a truck stop in Coxsackie early this morning.


Greene County convenience stores robbed

Two robberies in Greene County are under investigation. Police say the Cumberland Farms in Hunter was robbed early in the morning of October 28, and the Cumberland Farms in Greenville was robbed early Tuesday morning.


Windham Mountain hopes snow is a good sign after last winter

The snow can never come early enough at Windham Mountain.


FBI: Greene County man formed militia to attack Albany federal buildings

The FBI says a man forming a militia in Greene County wanted to attack federal buildings in Albany. Robert Twiss is being held without bail.


Man accused of trying to meet boy for sex in Colonie

COLONIE -- "He did believe that he was coming here to meet what he thought to be a 14 year old boy for oral sex,"


Saratoga county man arrested for robbery in Catskill

State Police have arrested a Saratoga County man, accused of robbing a Stewart's Shop in the village of Athens on Thursday afternoon.


Cairo woman gets children out of burning car

Cairo police say a woman did everything right when she got her daughters out of a burning car, just before it was engulfed in flames.
 


Fire damages Greene County home

A fire in Greene County is under investigation. The fire at 2628 Route 67 broke out at 4:50 a.m. Tuesday.


Contract enables 300 NY electric vehicle charging stations

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A New York Power Authority contract will allow 300 electric vehicle charging stations to be installed at public locations around the state.


Cairo woman rescues kids from car fire

Cairo police say a mother’s instinct saved three kids from a car fire. It happened around 9 a.m. Monday on route 41 while the woman was taking her daughters, ages 3, 6 and 7, to school.


Marchione, Francis battling for 43rd Senate District seat

More than 1,200 seniors descended on Columbia-Greene Community College on Saturday. The occasion was the 24th annual Golden Gathering, a free community health and wellness fair for seniors sponsored by Republican state Sen. Kathy Marchione.


Coxsackie man charged after domestic assault

A Coxsackie man is facing charges after a domestic assault. Joshua Connolly, 29, is charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, unlawful imprisonment and second degree assault.


Green Party seeing red over November ballot

What do New York State Senator George Amedore and Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein have in common?  Not a lot.  But they can both be found on the Green Party line of the November ballot.


19th Congressional District race heats up after a candidate forum

John Faso and Zephyr Teachout met for a candidate forum this morning. It comes just two days after polls show 19th Congressional district race in a virtual tie.


Man arrested in Coxsackie drug bust

A drug bust lands a Coxsackie man behind bars. Police raided 10 Stacy Road on Monday morning.


Albany Diocese Priest recalls miracle trip to Rome for Canonization

Rev. Sylvaster Sarihaddula met  Mother Teresa three times during his career before witnessing, and participating in, her Canonization at the Vatican earlier this month.


Man visiting all 413 National Park sites passes through Kinderhook

When Mikah Meyer completes his three year trek in May 2019, he will be the youngest person to visit all the National Park sites and the only person to do it in one trip.  


Sound of rain still sparks fear: 5 years after Tropical Storm Irene

The National Guard said the damage in one small Greene County town was at a 10 immediately after Tropical Storm Irene blew through the Capital Region. For many people who live in Prattsville, the sound of rain still scares them.


Woman dies in fall near Kaaterskill Creek

The victim of a fatal fall in Greene County has been identified as 56-year-old Marcy Yates of New Jersey.


Catskill man faces weapons possession charges

A Catskill man is under arrest, accused of having a number of illegal weapons. State police first responded to Shawn Butterworth's home for a domestic incident. Once inside, they discovered the weapons.


Money released for water infrastructure improvements

New York State is giving Amsterdam $5 million to help after a sewage spill; money also to Troy, Watervliet, Cohoes, Schenectady, among others.


Hillary speech inspires girls, regardless of politics

Hillary Clinton's nomination acceptance speech wasn't just a routine part of the process.  It was a defining moment for many girls and women across the country and right here in the Capital Region.  


Teen killed in Greene County hiking fall

A 17-year-old from New Jersey has died after falling off Kaaterskill Falls in Greene County.


Greenville home destroyed by fire

The Greene County Sheriff's Office says five crews are battling a structure fire at 104 Maple Ave. in Greenville.


Cairo woman killed while crossing Maine Turnpike

Maine State Police say they think Kelly Genito of Cairo was on her cell phone when she was hit while crossing six lanes of traffic on the Maine Turnpike.


One dead and nine hospitalized in Greene County crash

One person is dead and nine others are injured after a crash in Greene County.


Three people hospitalized in Rip Van Winkle Bridge accident

State police say three people are hospitalized following a two car accident on the Rip Van Winkle Bridge.


Woman creates obstacle course to challenge all 'Vikings'

Forget those intense physical challenge shows on television. A local woman has an obstacle course she would love for you to try. It's the Viking Obstacle Course, located about 45 minutes outside of Albany at Sunny Hill Golf Course and Resort in Greenville.


Alyssa Christiana to be remembered Thursday

A Capital Region high school student killed in a car crash on the morning of her graduation will be remembered Thursday.


Cairo 7-year-old saves girl's life with pool skimmer

A 7-year old Greene County boy is a hero. Lewek Reynolds's quick thinking at a pool party in Round Top saved a girl from drowning.


Mega theme park eyes Upstate New York

Families in the Capital Region might soon be able to visit Lego Land without hopping a plane.   And if all goes as Lego Land hopes, the park just two hours south of Albany could be operational in 2019.  


Four arrested in Catskill burglary

Four people have been arrested on burglary charges after allegedly running through private property near Becks Rd. and Joel Austin Rd.


Multiple crews battle fire in Athens

The Greene County Sheriff's Office says multiple crews are battling a fire at 8821 State Route 9W in the Town of Athens.


Coxsackie man accused of assaulting child

A Coxsackie man is due in court on charges he assaulted a 6-year-old child. John Jenkins, 34, was arrested May 20 for assault and child endangerment, after someone called state police over the child’s injuries.


Catskill man charged with decade old criminal sex act

A Catskill man is facing charges for a criminal sex act from 10 years ago. Alquran Feldman, 34, is accused of having sex with a girl under 11 while in Newburgh.


Search in 2002 disappearance comes up empty-handed

It was a disappointing end to the day for investigators working on the Audrey May Herron case, after an extensive search in Catskill turned up nothing.
 


PETA calls for investigation into zebra's death

PETA, People for The Ethical Treatment of Animals, is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate the death of a zebra in Greene County. As NewsChannel 13 reported on Tuesday, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation confirmed the five-month old zebra, named Zula, was found dead in the Kaaterskill Wild Forest Preserve.


Missing zebra found dead in Catskill

A zebra that escaped from a Catskill farm has been found dead. The Department of Environmental Conservation says it appears the five-month old, 200 pound zebra, named “Zula” fell off a cliff in the Kaaterskill Wild Forest Preserve near Rt. 23A between Palenville and Haines Falls.


Golf course reopens for first time since Tropical Storms Irene, Lee

From a sea of mud to a field of green, the Windham Country Club, battered by Tropical Storms Irene and Lee, is once again open for business. The golf course celebrated its grand reopening Monday.


Zula the zebra on the loose

Zula the zebra is still on the loose in Catskill. Zula is a five-month-old zebra. She escaped from her owner on Friday.


Live response drill in Athens to cause traffic delays

The Athens Volunteer Fire Department is holding a live response drill Sunday morning.


Traffic delays in Athens during live response drill

The Athens Volunteer Fire Department is holding a live response drill Sunday morning.


Catskill man offering cash reward for missing pet zebra

A Catskill man is looking for his pet zebra. New York State Police say Richard Myer's five-month-old zebra has been missing for more than a day now.


Family hopeful after new leads in 2002 disappearance

The cold case of Audrey May Herron may be getting warmer by the day. As NewsChannel 13 first reported Thursday night, multiple sources say this case could end soon with the naming of a suspect.


Man whose license had been suspended 37 times arrested in Coxsackie

A New York City man whose driver's license had been suspended 37 times has been arrested in Greene County.


State Police: New leads in Herron disappearance case

The search for a missing Greene County mom has come to the Cauterskill Creek. Audrey May Herron of Freehold went missing on August 29, 2002.


"Ask A Muslim" table aims to become new Tulip Festival tradition

Local Muslims want to demystify their religion and that's why they're setting up shop to answer any and all questions at one of the area's most well attended events.


Catskill Game Farm to be revived as tribute to old venue

The Catskill Game Farm operated from 1933 to 2006. Now, new owners are planning to revive it as a campground, bed and breakfast, and museum dedicated to the history of the property.


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