violence

Lake George Marine Patrol Will Be Armed For First Time In 50 Year
If you're headed up to Lake George anytime soon, you may or may not notice some of the changes to the men and women who make up the Lake George Marine Patrol. For the first time in 50 years, they'll be carrying pistols in an attempt to better secure the safety of those enoying the lake as …
Can You Imagine A World Without Such Divide?
Whether it's Charlottesville, VA or Troy, NY racial tension, anger, political outrage and violence appear to be dominating the headlines and on everyone's mind. It's unavoidable even if you try to avoid it.  Heck, I'm writing about it now even as I should be asleep.  It's frustrating, it's depressin…
Do You Feel Unsafe In Albany?
Crime is on the rise in Albany and business owners and some residents will tell you that safety is becoming a big problem in our capital city.  I've lived in Albany the majority of my life and I rarely, if ever, feel threatened.  Clearly though, I'm in the minority. Does Alb…
Pumpkin Barricade in Greenbush?
Let me repeat.  Really? Really?  Is there anyone in America, young or old who thinks this is funny?  I'm steaming right now even thinking about it.  (Oh - I haven't explained what happened yet.  Sorry)