Jay Petrequin, NEWS10 ABC

Jay Petrequin

NEWS10 ABC

Glens Falls, NY, United States

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  • News 8 - WROC-TV
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Recent articles by Jay:

Hudson Falls police chief retires

On Friday, the village of Hudson Falls said goodbye to its police chief. Hudson Falls Police Department Chief Scott Gillis retired effective Friday, Aug. 12, after several decades of service. → Read More

DEC calls for pool owners to watch out for beetles

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is making a call out to anyone with a pool. Next time you go out to take a dip, keep an eye out for an invasive insect that could cause significant harm to New York’s natural ecosystem. → Read More

Gloversville ‘field of dreams’ gets a boost

A historic baseball field is one step closer to restoration this week after a large donation from the family behind Stewart’s Shops. The Dake Family has donated $100,000 this week to the Parkhurst Field Development Project. → Read More

Some get free Albany museum admission this weekend

Want to learn about 19th-century American sculpture? How about illustrations curated by the Norman Rockwell collection? This weekend, there’s a way to get in to see all that and much more at the Albany Institute of History & Art. → Read More

Quilt competition coming to Lake Luzerne

Anything can be a competition. This weekend, an event at Hadley-Luzerne Central School District will make an example of that, with a fierce fight among an array of 75 hand-stitched works of art. → Read More

Registration open for Electric City Fall Classic

The Colonie-based Electric City Bombers, a girls’ softball organization, has opened registration for the Upstate Fall Classic. The upcoming games are set for the weekend of Sept. 9-11. → Read More

Hudson River Fish Count kicks off next weekend

Whether you live in Albany, New York City, or somewhere in between, it’s a great time of year to head to the Hudson River. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has put out the word: The annual Great Hudson River Fish Count is coming. → Read More

Skidmore raises $150K+ for students of tomorrow

Skidmore College members and neighbors in the local community came together last week for a cause. The college’s 43rd annual Palamountain Benefit raised over $150,000 in support of students whose ability to attend Skidmore relies entirely upon student aid. → Read More

Man suffers medical condition, drowns in Lake George

A 61-year-old man has died after officials say he experienced a medical condition and drowned in Lake George. → Read More

Albany spray pads extending hours this weekend

Four days does a heat wave make, and the city of Albany knows it. On Friday, City Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced that city spray pads would keep the cool water coming for two additional hours this weekend, giving residents another way to beat heat that’s stayed in the 90s through much of the week. → Read More

Saratoga Casino hosting blood drive on Monday

On Monday, the Saratoga Casino Hotel is hosting the American Red Cross for a blood drive. Dozens of hotel staff will be onsite to accept donations from noon to 6 p.m. inside the casino hotel on Monday, July 25. → Read More

Lake George’s Krantz Cottage doubles size

On Thursday, a big one-year mark was hit in the village of Lake George. It’s been one year since a family-owned house and office was reopened as the new Krantz Cottage, providing a vacation home to families with children living with forms of cancer and other severe illnesses. → Read More

Washington County COVID update for week of July 15

On Friday, Washington County Public Health released its weekly COVID-19 case update. The county confirmed 50 new cases over the last week, including both lab and at-home test results. → Read More

Schenectady County designated for high drug rates

On Thursday, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer announced that Schenectady County had been officially designated as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area. The county requested the designation after experiencing record opioid overdose death rates for two years running, in 2020 and 2021. → Read More

Aegis Sciences starts monkeypox lab testing

Commercial laboratory Aegis Sciences announced on Thursday that it would begin testing for monkeypox. It is the second laboratory to announce testing this week, after Quest Diagnostics announced testing on Wednesday. → Read More

Ballston Spa CSD offering free meals this summer

On Wednesday, Ballston Spa Central School District announced that it will offer free breakfast and lunch meals to current school district students over the summer break. Students K-12 will be eligible starting on Monday, July 18. → Read More

Two new license plates out now for Vermont veterans

On Wednesday, Vermont state Governor Phil Scott announced two new Vermont license places honoring veterans. The governor joined the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles and the Vermont Office of Veterans Affairs in announcing plates specific to veterans who earned an Air Medal or a Bronze Star during their time in military service. → Read More

Stuyvesant Plaza sidewalk sale is back this weekend

A sidewalk sale at the New York State Capital returns to its normal dates this weekend. The Stuyvesant Plaza June Sidewalk Sale returns Saturday-Sunday, June 25-26. → Read More

Free carousel rides at Saratoga ceremony next week

Next week, Saratoga Springs is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the city carousel at Congress Park. The celebration comes with a free ride on the iconic feature for anyone who visits the park that day. → Read More

Judge: Deadline stays on Cambridge school mascot

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Tuesday, a New York State Supreme Court judge ruled in favor of the New York State Department of Education regarding the mascot of Cambridge Central School District. The ultimatum: Intervention by the state Education Commissioner was sound, and the mascot will have to come down. → Read More