The Daytona 500 is just over a month away but NASCAR fans got to see many of their favorite drivers take to the high banks in mostly primer colored race cars at Daytona International Speedway in Florida duri
NASCAR driver Carl Edwards had to settle for second place in the Sprint Cup Series championship in 2011 and now will start the new year off still somewhat in second place as he serves as a second banana to Kelly Ripa this Tuesday on "Live! With Kelly."
Once again this year New York State will be offering free coffee and hot tea for travelers on the state Thruway for New Year's Eve. Also there will be free taxi rides home available on New Year's Eve in Schenectady, Albany, Rensselaer Counties as well.
The goods news for fans of pro basketball is the NBA lockout that lasted over five months was resolved. The goods for area fans is that Glen Falls High School basketball star Jimmer Fredette has finalized his contract as a rookie with the Sacramento Kings. Fredette is expected to play as a point guard for the Kings.
I'm sure it's no surprise. With the NASCAR racing season over for another year, one of the longest streaks of dominance has continued regarding the sport's most popular driver. Dale Earnhardt Jr. was once again named NASCAR's most popular driver. This is the ninth year in a row that Junior has won this award.
The Saratoga Automobile Museum has announced that its new NASCAR exhibit will feature a "Car of Tomorrow" from Penske Racing formerly driven by NASCAR star Kurt Busch. Some of us have seen cars from the Sprint Cup Series up close before. Known as show cars, these are cars that have been retired from active racing. The cool part here is that the museum's plans call for making a "cutaway" of the this Penske Dodge to illustrate the state of the art technology being used in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series.
NASCAR held its season ending awards banquet at the plush Wynn Resort as Champion's Week came to a conclusion in Las Vegas Friday night. Tony Stewart and his entire Stewart-Haas race team were honored for winning the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title.
With the Christmas holiday season upon us, it's time to start thinking about where you're going to get your tree this year. Many Americans buy artificial (i.e. fake) trees, but there are significant advantages
to both the environment and the economy to buy a real tree in our own area.
"Tis the season for giving. With unprecented wild weather in our area this year that included hurricane force winds, torrential rain and flooding as well as a couple of tornadoes, the need for help has been greater than ever too. Your generosity can help.
I read an article on CNN the other day that said that a Long Island couple is trying to trademark the "Occupy Wall Street" slogan so that they can sell T-shirts, sweatshirts, bumper stickers, etc. with that lettered on them. What do you think about that?
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