From the plans for the “garden city” in Seneca Heights to brothers brought together half a world away from home, from crowning Miss New York to a great send-off for the Great Wellsville Balloon Rally, here’s a look back on the week that was 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago on this edition of Tur…

CARROLLTON — The Town of Carrollton will flush fire hydrants throughout the hamlet of Limestone on Wednesday, beginning at 7 a.m. until 2 p.m.

ALBANY (TNS) — Educators, parents and advocates will be closely watching today’s Board of Regents meeting when state education officials are expected to outline how New York schools can safely reopen in the fall amid the ongoing threat of COVID-19.

ALBANY (TNS) — Judges of color from across the state have signed a letter saying that there is much work to be done to ensure racial equity in the courts, and they are committed to just treatment for all.

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Travelers from certain states landing at New York airports starting Tuesday could face a $2,000 fine for failing to fill out a form that state officials will use to track travelers and ensure they're following quarantine restrictions.

Thinking about taking some personal time off this summer? It might look and feel a bit different this year in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic. But that doesn’t mean that plans to unwind, de-stress and detach from work-related responsibilities have to be canceled altogether. Learn ways to decompress and avoid stress while taking PTO.

Although takeout has long been a convenience enjoyed by people around the world, in recent months takeout became a key way for many restaurants to stay afloat when the novel coronavirus COVID-19 forced many to close their facilities to customers.

Families are spending more time at home than ever before. Stay-at-home guidelines have led many parents to expand their culinary horizons, and time in the kitchen can be made more enjoyable by getting the whole family involved.

Summer is back, and while the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the cancellation of festivals, concerts and other large gatherings, people who enjoy being among nature are enjoying the outdoors. Given social distancing and other public health safety measures that are still in place across much of the country —particularly large, urban areas — hiking, camping and fishing can be great ways to pass the time and still be safe.

(The Center Square) – The push to bring more economic development to western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio – referred to as the shale crescent region – has encountered a major glitch after an $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline plan was cancelled in Appalachia and other projects have been slowed or halted. Cancellations come after state regulations and environmental opposition increased.

BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday it will impose sanctions on three U.S. lawmakers and one ambassador in response to similar actions taken by the U.S. last week against Chinese officials over alleged human rights abuses against Muslims in the Xinjiang region.