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Latham Business Donates K-9 Protective Vests

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The Hot Yoga Spot in Latham recently donated $2,000.00 to buy bullet and stab protection vests for some NY K-9 cops in need!

Bili, Lord, and Cer from the Erie County Sheriff’s Office have been awarded ballistic vests thanks to the nonprofit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Donations were also made by the Cannata Family Foundation,

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Coutesy of Jonathan Ferrey, Getty Images
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Glens Falls Soldier Wins Top Honor

Congratulations to Spc. Michael Rowland, a personnel specialist from Glens Falls assigned to the 501st Explosives Ordnance Disposal Battalion based in Glenville -  He was recognized as the New York National Guard's top enlisted Soldier!

He has served in the Army National Guard since July 2013.

Staff Sgt. Chris

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Thousands Of San Francisco Area Restaurants Turn Food Waste Into Fertilizer
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What’s That Smell In Watervliet?

Hey, I don't make this stuff up, folks.  This is straight out of the Times Union.

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Interacting With Law Enforcement At The H.E.R.O. 5K Family Day

Police agencies have very important and many times dangerous jobs.

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Hoffmans Playland sign and Huck Finn's Warehouse Sign (Lou Roberts / Google Street View
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New York State Grant Approved For The New Huck Finn’s Playland

After Hoffman’s Playland in Latham closed last year, the owners of Huck Finn’s Warehouse in Albany stepped up.

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Jack’s Drive In Now Open

There's just something special about Jack's Drive In in Wynantskill!

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Bill Nye the Science Guy to Visit Capital District

I remember waking up early when I was a little girl, grabbing a bowl of cereal, laying down on my tummy in front of the TV right next to my little sister and watching Bill Nye the Science Guy before we went to school.

He was the only perso

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Man Falls Asleep On Top Of Concourse Piano At Empire State Plaza

I thought this was a riot when I first read the story.  But sometimes you have to read further

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7-Year-Old Mason Devine Named This Month’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

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Over or Under? Who Cares, Toilet Paper Was Invented in Albany!

Over or under? Folded or crumpled? The great toilet paper debate has filled our newsfeeds with a bunch of, umm... crap, this week.

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Should Dogs Be Allowed In Outdoor Dining Areas? [POLL]

I am a crazy dog mom. I know it and I fully admit to it. I bring my dog Shadow with me almost everywhere because it gets him out of the house as well as social interaction but mostly because I feel bad he's missing out on all the fun! When I lived in North Carolina, I would take him to outside seating restaurants and he was welcomed with open arms (or paws as it were)

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Mo Pitney Sings ‘Clean Up on Aisle Five’ For NY Farm Bureau

Mo Pitney certainly has a bunch of new farmer friends after the Nashville singer showed up at the NY Farm Bureau offices on Wolf Road to perform during WGNA's Concert in a Cubicle.

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