The Capital Region is a great place to live but sometimes we get stuck in our routines. We see the same places, eat the same food, and you may have missed some of the hidden things the area has to offer.
Our six year old, Ryan, loves to play at the sports complexes in the Capital Region. He plays soccer and indoor flag football. Soon another complex will be built near the Albany Airport offering more places to play.
There is a study out that lists, out of the entire country, which is the best state to be a teacher. The criteria varied between fair pay, teacher turnover and per student teacher ratio. The top state may surprise you.
There are many causes that I get behind. One that I volunteer for year round is the Mechanicville-Stillwater Breast Cancer Walk. There are many events throughout the year, and I try to help out with all of them.
I grew up in Mechanicville, a small town with a ton of pride. Anytime someone does well from Mechanicville, I like to highlight them and hope they get the recognition they deserve. This time, it's a linebacker for the UAlbany Great Danes.