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Empty Kayak Found Pinned in Rock on Intense Upstate New York River
A stranded kayak was discovered lodged between rocks and a log on an intense Upstate New York river and a search for the kayaker by Forest Rangers turned up nothing. Forest Rangers from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) were called to the north branch of the Boquet River in Essex County for reports of an empty kayak on October 31...
Confused About the NYS Plastic Bag Ban?
The plastic bag ban in New York State went into effect on March 1st. And then the cornonavirus pandemic came calling, lawmakers to put a temporary halt on the use of plastic bags for businesses in the state.