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Local Albany Area Grammy Winners
The Albany Symphony Orchestra picked up a Grammy Award last night!  It's the first such nomination and win in the orchestra's 84-year history.
The ASO was awarded best classical instrumental solo for its recording of composerJohn Corigliano's "Conjurer — Concerto For Percussionist & String O…
Two Quick Area Day Trips To Beat The Winter Blues
Do you tend to go a little stir crazy this time of the year?  The weather has kept a lot of us inside all bundled up.  Well especially with the kids off of school on Monday, you might want to gather the family and sneak out of the house for the day...
Craigslist Missed Connections – Let’s Help These Local Folks Out
Craigslist offers us a variety of different, free, services... job postings, free stuff for pick-up, apartments to rent, garage sale listings, etc... My favorite feature on Craigslist is the missed connections section!
I was reading a story in the news today about a young lady who shared a special NY…
Jimmy Fallon Hosts and Justin Timberlake Sings on SNL in December
NBC announced yesterday that Jimmy Fallon will host it's December 21 episode with special musical guest Justin Timberlake!
As if that's not exciting enough, Paul Rudd will host on December 7 with musical guest One Direction, and John Goodman will take a turn hosting on December 14 with King…
Photo Colorization – The Best New Art Form
One of my friends just shared this link on his Facebook page and I was literally in shock as I scrolled through the photos on the site!  I don't know where I've been lately, I guess under a rock, but there is this thing called Colorization, where folks take old, black and white photos…
Fill the Bus for Catholic Charities this Christmas
The holiday season brings out the best in people, and here's a perfect example!  This morning I noticed on 'GNA's Facebook page there was a message from one of our listeners about a great gift drive happening in the Capital Region!
The Folmbsee's Transportation employees have been making Christmas dr…
Oprah Sighting? She Allegedly Dined in Saratoga Springs
Did anyone see Miss O in Saratoga last night! I nearly lost my brain when I found out that she could have been within miles of me! I knew I could sense her greatness!
Two of Oprah's leadership academy students are now attending Skidmore College and the media mogul was allegedly in town visiting.…

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