This morning Interstate 90 and Everett Road had to be closed in both directions when a man was found threatening to jump off the overpass onto the highway below, and shouting obscenities. The road was closed for about an hour between 8am and 9am while police negotiated with the man.
Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York knows that those making minimum wage would love to get a raise, but according to him if it is going to happen this year then it will be up their employers to actually give them a raise. It won't be by passing a law this year.
I know there have been a lot of red flag warnings due to the earlier lack of rain we had this season, so at first I thought it may have been Smokey The Bear. Nope! A real black bear was spotted in the back yard of a Albany residential neighborhood.