Department of Environmental Conservation

GUILDERLAND — Laura Shore of Guilderland found out the hard way that the beautiful ornamental plant growing in her yard was toxic giant hogweed: by trying to prune it.

Humans must honor the contract that protects deer.

People are always concerned about health and safety and damage but they continue to enjoy and value the presence of deer," says a Cornell researcher who helps develop a process for setting limits on deer.

Flooding from a collapsed beaver’s dam closed Route 443 near Route 85 on Wednesday, but public safety and public works teams cleared the road soon after.

In order to get toilet water from the Berne hamlet into the Fox Creek below, it has to be cleaned through the sewer district’s treatment facility, which recently started flowing wastewater through its tanks and coarse sand filter.

An out-of-town property owner claims Tim Lippert is obstructing improvements to his Beaver Road property for possible personal interests.

In the wake of a motorcycle plunging through Thompson's Lake in a Friday night drag race, the county sheriff is stressing the importance of wearing a life vest when venturing on ice.

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