First and foremost, we hope that everyone is okay - and as far as we know there weren't any injuries reported after storms swept through much of New York yesterday, and it's a good thing.

Massive trees and powerlines in Geneseo, NY were leveled, water levels were rising, and some of the damage was chronicled in the video and pics below - and it was one powerful storm!

As of early last evening, more than 4000 people were without power in Livingston County according to TheLCN.com

There was plenty of volatile weather in Upstate and Western NY over the last 12 to 20 hours, with alerts sending out tornado watches and warnings, but did an actual tornado touch down in New York?

At the time we published this story, there was no confirmation of an actual tornado hitting parts of New York, but images of the damage throughout Geneseo in Livingston County show damage consistent with one.

Storm on 6/16/22 - Was this from a Tornado in Upstate New York?

 

The 10 Worst Small Towns In New York [RANKED]

A Capital Region town has topped Roadsnacks 2022 rankings of the worst small towns in the Empire State. Just like any list created by folks not living in New York, these rankings in no way reflect how we feel about these towns and you should take these rankings with a grain of salt. That said, these rankings were formulated based on census data like median income, home values, unemployment rates, crime rates, education, and population density. and more from the state's 466 smallest towns

Celebrate the 4th of July At These Capital Region Fireworks Shows

We are just about a month away from the 4th of July. And the only way to celebrate America's 246th birthday this Independence Day is at one of our great Captial Region fireworks shows. So, we compiled this list of local patriotic displays from for to enjoy the "rockets red glare" and "bombs bursting in air." Check out our complete 4th of July Fireworks guide below to find a great show near you!

Abandoned Hoffman's Playland! Once Beloved Place Now Heartwrenching View

WARNING: Under no circumstances should you enter this property. By doing so you risk bodily harm and/or prosecution for trespassing on private property.
Hoffman's Playland was an amusement park in Latham from 1952 until 2014. Even though many of the rides were relocated to Huck Finn's Playland in Albany, Hoffman's holds a soft spot in many Capital Region families' hearts. Take a look at the now-abandoned Hoffman's Playland.