Photo of a smoke-filled Albany. NY skyline.

Smoky Upstate

The first photo is overlooking the Hudson River in Albany toward Rensselaer. The second shows The Egg and Corning Tower, also in Albany, obscured by smoke and haze.

Due to the terrible wildfires in Canada, the air quality throughout much of New York (a Canadian neighbor) has plunged. While this limits outdoor activities for many and represents a health risk, our neighbors are struggling much more.

As of last night, there were over four hundred wildfires, with more than two hundred being categorized as out of control ( Thousands have been evacuated and displaced. Please donate to the Canadian Red Cross to support our neighbors in need: