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Got Game? The Albany Empire To Hold Open Tryout
After a disappointing end to their inaugural season last year, The Albany Empire have some unfinished business to take care of this off-season.  As they look to bolster their roster with some fresh talent, the player who may take them to the next level next year might be you or someone you know.  Bu…
Watch Adorable Baby Turn Super Cranky Without His GNA
Leah from Green Island sent us a video featuring her adorable 8 month old, Noah jamming out to some WGNA music.  She told us that her little 'Noah Bear' starts to growl when playfully, she turns off his favorite song.  She wasn't kidding. Watch the video for yourself and see…
Amsterdam Newlyweds Among Those In Tragic Limo Crash
Information is trickling in about those whose were killed in the horrible Schoharie crash that took place yesterday afternoon.  Among the 20 who lost their lives yesterday, it's being reported that two of the couples inside the limo were newlyweds from Amsterdam headed to a birthday party.
State Police Confirm 20 Dead In Horrific Schoharie Crash
Just awful.  My heart breaks for the families, the community, and anybody involved in the horrific crash that happened yesterday in front of the Apple Barrel Country Store + Cafe in the town of Schoharie.  State Police are confirming that 20 are dead but have yet to release the names of th…
Hunting Dinosaurs In Albany’s Washington Park
Wait, there are real dinosaurs and dinosaur fossils in Albany's Washington Park? Actually, no there aren't - but please don't tell that to my three year old.  Brody and I go dinosaur hunting in the park pretty much every chance we get.  All you need is a little free tim…
Kind Man In Supermarket Becomes Superhero For My Son
It seems rare to find someone these days who not only loves their job, but also excels at it.  Perhaps that's the reason why this moment stood out to me so much. The other day while doing a little grocery shopping with my 3 year old son Brody, a man who worked in the produce section of a l…
Rare ‘Upside Down’ Rainbow Hangs Over Saratoga (PIC)
If you happened to be looking up into the Saratoga sky yesterday afternoon around 4:40 pm, you may have witnessed a pretty rare occurrence.  A Circumzenithal arc or an 'upside down rainbow' appeared in parts of Saratoga creating the illusion that the sky was smiling down on you.

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