Conall Smith, NEWS10 ABC

Conall Smith

NEWS10 ABC

Albany, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Conall:

Did you know you have to be 21 to buy whipped cream cans in NYS?

You have to show ID to buy alcohol, cigarettes, and even a can of whipped cream in New York State. → Read More

2 pedestrians struck, killed on Columbia Turnpike

Two people have died after a serious crash in East Greenbush Tuesday night, according to the fire chief. The crash took place in the area of Columbia Turnpike at Phillips Road. → Read More

Saratoga Sites relocation plan approved by HUD

COHOES, N.Y. (NEWS10) — When Saratoga Sites in Cohoes closes and demolition begins, 70 families will be relocated due to their proximity to the Norlite Facility. Joe Ritchie, who was born and raised at the housing complex and has been advocating for residents, recently moved from the site. He says this is a “needed process” but […] → Read More

1 injured in Saratoga Springs apartment fire

An apartment fire is under investigation in Saratoga Springs. One person was injured, officials confirmed. → Read More

Tribute to Fallen Soldiers makes it way to Capital Region

SARATOGA COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — From Eugene, Oregon to Arlington National Cemetery, riders over the course of a month will travel through 18 states and make 68 home visits to Gold Star families. All while keeping an eternal flame constantly lit. Two tributes happened Wednesday in the Capital Region. The first was for Aviation Boatswain […] → Read More

Dozens of animals seized from Fulton County property

MAYFIELD, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Investigators in Fulton County spent much of the day Tuesday removing dozens of animals from a home in Mayfield. According to Sheriff Richard Giardino, what started as a call for a dog on the loose ended up turning into much more. Instead of finding one dog, a Fulton County Sheriff’s Office deputy […] → Read More

How golf courses maintain their grounds during oppressive summer heat

ALBANY COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Maintaining a golf course during the summer is more than just hooking up a hose and spraying water. As temperatures continue into the 90s and much of the Capital Region enters a heatwave without significant rainfall, these courses need all the water they can get to stay in tip top […] → Read More

How golf courses maintain their grounds during oppressive summer heat

Maintaining a golf course during the summer is more than just hooking up a hose and spraying water. As temperatures continue into the 90s and much of the Capital Region enters a heatwave without significant rainfall, these courses need all the water they can get to stay in tip-top condition. → Read More

Getting bikes to kids in need in the Capital Region

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — After walking the streets of Albany, Pastor Charlie Muller noticed one thing a lot of kids do not have: bikes. So, he bought nearly 150 to give away. “We’re always looking for the greater needs kids might have and one of those greater needs is transportation. If a kid in the […] → Read More

Saratoga businesses excited for start of track season

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – With doors wide open, businesses in downtown Saratoga Springs are ready for another season at the track. “I’ve been at it the last two weeks and it’s been pretty steady but even over the last couple of days, people have been coming into town,” says Shane Zanetti whose sister owns […] → Read More

NYSSA rolling out new mental health program for first responders

COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — “It’s OK not to be OK”. That’s the message from the New York State Sheriff’s Association as it rolls out a new mental health awareness program. First responders are trained to help people on their worst days. But, what about helping themselves when it is their mental health on the line? […] → Read More

Picking up the pieces after losing everything in Halfmoon fire

HALFMOON, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Jeff Pauly and his 12-year old son Drew are huge Yankees fans. Since he was around the same age as his son, Jeff has collected baseball memorabilia including rare cards and autographed balls from some of his favorite players. “Derek Jeter autograph there. A Derek Jeter autograph for the Inaugural Season […] → Read More

Cohoes fire union and city continue debate over staffing

COHOES, N.Y. (NEWS10) – To address the latest staffing concerns raised by the Uniform Firefighters of Cohoes, the city proposed authorizing the Green Island Fire Department to provide mutual aid. The union rejected the proposal Wednesday night saying the city would rather pass the buck to someone else rather than add another firefighter. “That’s not […] → Read More

Warren County reviewing potential bikeway safety improvements

Last month’s fatal motorcycle accident on the Warren County Bikeway is prompting county officials to consider different measures to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists. → Read More

Schenectady Republicans call for removal of Black Lives Matter mural

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — In 2020, the city of Schenectady joined other municipalities across the state and country by painting the phrase “Black Lives Matter” outside of city hall on Jay Street. Albany painted similar mural on Lark Street. The city spent around $13,000 according to a FOIL request by the Schenectady Republican Committee. Now, that […] → Read More

Schenectady Republicans call for removal of Black Lives Matter mural

In 2020, the city of Schenectady joined other municipalities across the state and country by painting the phrase “Black Lives Matter” outside of city hall on Jay Street. → Read More

Albany Diocese proposes new victim compensation plan

Bishop Edward Scharfenberger of Albany is offering a new plan for victims and survivors of clergy sexual abuse in the Diocese. → Read More

Adirondack Wine and Food Festival back in action Saturday

Saturday’s heat did not keep people away from the Adirondack Wine and Food Festival. Owner of the festival and co-owner of the Adirondack Winery, Sasha Pardy, said, “well we had about 4,000 people today. We expect about 3,000 tomorrow. It’s a beautiful day in Lake George and people are here sampling from 120 different vendors from all over New York State.” → Read More

DEC hosts hiring event amid lifeguard shortage

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Summer is here and the time is right, especially with Friday and the coming weekend’s weather, to take a swim. But because of a lifeguard shortage, state beaches like Million Dollar Beach in Lake George are posting signs prohibiting swimming in certain sections due to a lack of coverage. “Right […] → Read More

What changes are coming to New York’s concealed carry

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Prior to Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling, anyone applying for a concealed carry handgun permit in New York State had to demonstrate a “proper cause” which courts interpret as a “specific need for self defense” for carrying a handgun outside of the home. Otherwise, applicants could only receive restricted licenses. Meaning a person […] → Read More