Politics

Drug Takeback Day This Saturday in the Capital Region
This Saturday, U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency is hosting it's annual Prescription Drug Takeback Day.
For the 16th year in a row, the Drug Takeback Day is being held to help people safely get rid of old, expired, or not-used prescription medications...
Local Ice Cream Truck Driver Accused of Stalking Girls
Talk about the stuff nightmares are made of.
According to News 10 abc, a local ice cream truck man from Whitehall, NY has been accused of stalking young girls.  Seriously, this is the stuff nightmares are made of!  As if ice cream trucks aren't creepy enough with their music just …
If Marijuana Becomes Legal, Should NY Employers Still Test?
Should employers be testing for something if it's legal?
Back in May, I posted about how more employers in New York were dropping drug testing.  The topic has come up again in the news, and the area still seems to be vague as New York seems to be getting closer to the legalization of m…
Adirondack High: Almost 180 Pounds of Pot Seized in NY
Talk about a fresh mountain high!
Almost 180 pounds of pot were seized in the Adirondack Mountains.  What's going to happen with all of that pot?  Who knows.  But we do know, according to News 10 abc, that 178 pounds of marijuana were seized over a five day period by Border P…
Local School Bus Drivers Will Be Randomly Drug Tested
In an effort to crack down on the amount of impaired drivers taking our children to and from school,  Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed off on a bill that will force New York school bus drivers to submit to random drug and alcohol drug testing.
Arrests Made After People Climbed An Albany Landmark
But why would grown adults even want to do this?!
According to News 10 abc, four people were arrested for climbing to the top of a Capital Region landmark.  Two of the four people were charged with criminal trespassing, while two others decided to spray paint some graffiti...
Stewart’s Ice Cream Promotes Peace
I love most, if not all, of the flavors of Stewart's ice cream. Now Stewart's is hoping that their newest flavor will help bridge a political divide in our country.
Police Can Now Use a Smartphone App to Catch a Fake ID
It's getting harder to get away with a fake ID with new technology.
Times have definitely changed since I was under 21.  According to a post on newyorkupstate.com, about a twitter post by the New York State DMV, Governor Cuomo has approved police using new technology to catch fake ID&a…
The Amtrak Toys for Tots Train Won’t be Happening This Year
Unfortunately, it was just announced that Amtrak won't be having the Toys for Tots train this year.
News Channel 13 reported that organizers of the Marine Toys for Tots organization announced that Amtrak will not be having the annual Toys for Tots train this year...

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