Tips to stay safe and smart while bearing the elements

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — With the brutal temperatures affecting the Capital Region, Albany Fire Department shared some things to keep in mind to stay safe in the cold. Whether you’re stuck outside or thinking of starting a fire, here are a few things to keep in mind. Fire safety tips to stay warm and safe … Read more

Biden says he gave the order for Chinese balloon shootdown – Boston News, Weather, Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said on Saturday that he ordered U.S. officials to shoot down the suspected Chinese spy balloon earlier this week and that national security leaders decided the best time for the operation was when the it got over water. “They successfully took it down and I want to complement our … Read more

US military has shot down the Chinese surveillance balloon off US

Prior to the balloon being shot down, the Federal Aviation Administration had issued a ground stop for airports in Wilmington, North Carolina, and Charleston and Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. The FAA also restricted airspace near Myrtle Beach “to support the Defence Department in a national security effort.” Top military officials had advised against shooting … Read more

Fire safety tips to stay warm and safe

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — As temperatures dropped, calls for fire assistance increased. Since Friday night, there have been several house fires in Troy and Albany alone. Troy Fire Chief Eric McMahon said that these fires have created harsh working conditions for firefighters.  “It’s brutally cold and makes the fire incredibly difficult. Everything freezes up, the equipment … Read more

Biden says US ‘going to take care of’ Chinese balloon

Correction: A previous version of this article misidentified the location of airports where ground stops had been ordered on Saturday afternoon. (NewsNation) — President Joe Biden said Saturday that officials are “going to take care” of a suspected Chinese “spy” balloon that’s been floating above the U.S. for days now. Biden didn’t go into detail. … Read more

What are the best grooming products for cats and dogs?

BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details. SPRUCE UP YOUR CAT AND DOG AT HOME WITH THESE 12 GROOMING PRODUCTS Regular grooming is not only helpful in keeping your pet looking dapper, but it’s actually necessary for maintaining your furry friend’s health, including ear care and oral care. With their de-shedding treatments … Read more

Ballston Spa appoints new superintendent

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Board of Education announced Dr. Gianleo Duca as the next superintendent of schools. This appointment comes after Dr. Duca began as the interim superintendent in September 2022. “All Quiet on the Western Front,” a stark look at war The board expresses Dr. Duca has not only been successful in … Read more

Teens charged after multiple vehicles stolen

WHEATFIELD, N.Y. (WIVB) — Two teens are facing charges after multiple vehicles were stolen early Saturday morning, according to the Niagara County Sheriff. At approximately 3:56 a.m. Saturday, a deputy located two vehicles operating on Deborah Lane without lights on. According to authorities, both vehicles fled from the deputy as he attempted to investigate the … Read more