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Glens Falls & Cambridge-Salem Cruise In Saturday HS Football
Only 3 football games were on the Section 2 docket for a beautiful fall Saturday afternoon. All three games featured ranked teams. We have the remainder of Friday night's scores, plus a preview of next week's big match-ups.
Shaker, Ballston Spa & Niskayuna Roll In Friday HS Football Recap
It was definitely fall football last night with temperatures at some fields in Section 2 dipping into the 40's as the sun fell on Friday evening. 24 teams suited up for 12 games in the Capital Region. There were a number a blowouts, some excitingly close games and some upsets. Something for everyone.
Upstate NY Ice Cream Named Best in the World! Which Flavors Won Big?
Stewart's Shops, based in Upstate NY, submitted its ice cream flavors to the World Dairy Expo, and a few flavors took home awards on the international stage.
DNA Test Confirms Rare Wolf Killed In Upstate New York
There are a lot of different animals in New York. I use the term "animal" literally and figuratively. However, one species has been missing from the vast terrain of the upper regions since the early 1900's, the wolf. The DEC notes that there are wolves in Wisconsin and Michigan but not in New York. Populations of the species do exist north of the empire state border in Canada.
Beware of Bus Cameras in This Upstate NY Town, or You’ll Pay the Price
South Colonie School District has found a way to catch reckless drivers around their school buses, and those who are caught will have to pay the price.
Forbes: These 12 New York Colleges are Among the Country’s Top 100
School is in-session in New York, and a recent report from Forbes has identified these Empire State universities as some of the best in the country.
Upstate New York College Student Shot & Killed In Tampa
A 19th birthday celebration. A late night mistake of getting into the wrong car. Now, the parents of a young upstate New York college student are trying to put together the pieces after their college student was shot and killed early on Saturday morning.
New Yorkers May Have To Listen To Judge's Historic Home Run
Aaron Judge is on the verge of making history. New York Yankees fans have been enjoying most every minute of his incredible run. Yes Network, the television home of the Bronx Bombers, is enjoying their best Yankees viewership in 11 years. Now, it helps when your team wins almost every game for the first 3 months of the season but having your star outfielder chase legends like Babe Ruth and Roger Maris doesn't hurt either.
The Best State to Be a Teacher? It’s New York, and Now We Know Why
A recent study was published examining the benefits of being a teacher in every state in the country, and this is why New York took first prize.
Chatham Rolls & Greenwhich Wins In Saturday Football Recap
Saturday was a light but important day on the high school gridiron in Section 2. Ten teams suited up for a warm day of football, featuring one ranked battle in Voorheesville. Plus, we have some unreported Friday night scores in the recap.
CBA & Schulyerville Win, Plus Big Upsets In Friday Football Recap
There were 38 teams suiting up in Section 2 for Friday night football this week with some pretty dramatic match-ups for WEEK 2. The biggest game of the evening was #1 CBA visiting #3 Shaker, played in front of a packed house in Latham. There were two big upsets, including one road-team victory in Ravena.
Do You Care If The NFL or New York Mets Scan Your Face?
In the never ending pursuit to get fans in the stadium faster and more efficiently, the New York Mets joined the Cleveland Browns, among others, and began scanning your face, as you enter Citi Field. Beginning at the start of the 2022 season, billionaire owner of the Metropolitans, Steve Cohen expanded an optional, facial-recognition ticketing program at the entrances of Citi Field. The hopes are that you'll get in the gate faster but some fear that there could be other dangers.