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Local Landmark Celebrating 175 Years

I have fond memories of this landmark in the Capital Region. It started with several field trips during school and when I went and visited on other occasions as an adult, I am still fascinated that this exists in the 518.

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Homeless Veterans Get Medical Care And Supplies At "Stand Down Event"
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Banners to Be Hung in Troy for Veterans [PHOTO]

Troy is now doing even more to support the veterans who fought for our freedoms. A Troy Military Banner kickoff program was on Sunday and since then, you're going to see something different lining the streets.

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Chrissy, Townsquare Media
Chrissy, Townsquare Media
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My Favorite Childhood Place Opens This Weekend [PICTURE]

I love this time of year, the weather is turning warmer, and even though I can't enjoy this place anymore as an adult, it's one of my favorites to visit.

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InStyle Magazine Picks Local Drink as Official Drink of Summer [LIST]

Summer means all of my favorite things: beautiful weather, more time in the sun & sitting outside on a patio or a beach somewhere with a cool light beverage. You know the feeling, though, you're out with friends and you want a cool drink on a hot day but can't decide. No worries, a national magazine has picked the drink of the summer and it's local.

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How Many Of Our High Schools Made the Top 25 List In Upstate?

I'll be honest, I expected more. I expected better. Maybe I think too highly of our area and our local schools? I'm not sure, but when this list of Top 25 high schools of upstate new york came out on newyorkupstate.com I was left scratching my head.

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What Candy Will You Be Scarfing on Easter? Your Favorites Exposed [POLL RESULTS]

Any time a holiday of any sort comes around there is one thing we can be certain about: candy. Lots and lots of candy.

It doesn't matter what we're celebrating: Birthdays, Christmas, Halloween, Mothers or Fathers Days, Easter...candy is always involved.

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Jessica Sims, Townsquare Media
Jessica Sims, Townsquare Media
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Ice Cream Favorite Opens

Snow is coming to the Capital Region tomorrow so though it may not feel like Spring, it is, which means Summer is right there behind it. You know what gives me hope for warmer weather? Ice cream and one of my favorites opens today.

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Michael Nagle/Getty Images
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The Best Thing In All of New York

New York is a huge state. Granted, not as big as California or Texas but we're still a pretty big state. If you were to ask me what the best thing in this entire state is, I don't know if I could tell you. Luckily, I found an article that did it for me.

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Longfellows Facebook Page
Longfellows Facebook Page
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10 Great Local Restaurants For A Romantic Valentine’s Dinner

The other day I asked my friends on Facebook for their opinion on romantic places to eat on Valentine's Day. As usual there were no shortage of suggestions and while there were more than 40 comments I tried to narrow the field down to 10...

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Pioneer Bank Facebook Page
Pioneer Bank Facebook Page
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Albany Business Review Announces 2016 “Best Places To Work” Winners

I think one of the things any business should be most proud of is having employees that really feel that they work for a great company that values their efforts...

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Seussical the Musical: Kids in FREE with GE Kids Days This Weekend

The lazy days of summer are here and as we begin August avoid hearing the words "I'm bored!"

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Pokémon Go “Walk” in Albany This Saturday

It's officially taken over more than just social media and the internet, it's taken over the Capital Region!

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