You thought being an allergy sufferer was bad enough in Upstate New York, grab your tissues. Two Upstate New York cities just ranked some of the worst places in the country to experience spring allergies.

If you're someone who suffers from seasonal allergies, you dread the days where pollen counts are extreme. Allergy season will be here before you know it all across New York State. How do we rank compared to living in other places?

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation has released their list of most challenging places to live with spring allergies in 2021. Even though Upstate New York didn't make the  Top 10, we had two cities check in for the Top 30.

Allergic conditions are among the most common medical conditions affecting people in
the United States. People with allergies need to know what allergens trigger their symptoms, find ways to reduce their exposure to those allergens, and have access to the right treatments for their needs"

 

Based on our seasonal pollen scores, over-the-counter medication use for allergies and number of allergy specialist, Albany ranked #14 on a list of the 100 most populated cities in the contiguous United States, and Syracuse ranked #26 for Spring allergies. For Fall Allergies, Albany ranked #10, while Syracuse ranked much higher at #17. #1 for Spring nationwide was Richmond VA, and #1for Fall nationwide was Scranton PA.

Honestly, New York doesn't show up all that often on this list. Buffalo ranked #17 for spring and #6 for fall, Rochester #81 for spring #47 for fall, Poughkeepsie #37 for spring #59 for fall, and New York City #45 for spring, #66 for fall.

Remember, spring allergy season begins with pollen released by trees. Grass pollen appears later in the spring, while weeds release pollen in the late summer and through the fall. Lucky in the world we live in, there are apps that track local pollen counts to help people manage their exposure.

25 Lowest Paying Jobs In The Utica/Rome New York Area and What They Pay

Depending on your current employment goals, these may be jobs to avoid in the Utica and Rome area of New York State. They are in order from the highest paying of the group, to the absolute lowest.

Utica and Rome Residents Are Abandoning Central New York for These 15 Appealing Cities

When people from the Utica and Rome area move, where are they moving to?

Stacker recently dug into U.S. Census Bureau data to piece that puzzle together and provide some answers. Here's a glimpse of what we learned about the cities that residents are moving to the most.

5 Best Selling Vehicles In New York State

What are some of the best selling vehicles in all of New York State?

GOBankingRates pulled together a list titled "The Bestselling Cars in Every State — and Your Cost To Own Them."

According to their data, here's what they found for New York State and the price points you would generally pay for those vehicles:

4 Of America's Oldest Bakeries Are Here In New York State

Bakeries are an essential part of our communities, especially across New York State. Which bakeries have been around the longest? Which bakeries are the oldest?

New York State has the honor of holding the title for the oldest bakery in America. One bakery has been baking incredible baked goods since 1892. Learn that delicious history, and more, below on New York States oldest bakeries: