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Sending Care Packages To The Troops [PICS]
As the holidays approach, and Veteran's Day is celebrated, I can't help but think about all the the men and women that are serving our country and away from their families. We are trying to do our part to help them feel love from home.
Area Navy Veteran Surprised By Roofer’s Act Of Kindness
A local Navy veteran says he called Next Generation Roofing simply to get a price quote about some work that needed to be done on his home.  Disappointed that he could only afford about half of the work that needed to be done, the patriotic owners of the company decided to take care of the 8 ye…
GNA’s Brian and Chrissy To ‘Salute Our Vets’ Monday Morning
If you or someone you know is retired or currently an active serviceman or woman in the military, GNA's Brian and Chrissy want your message to the heard, loud and clear Monday morning on the show. We appreciate our veterans, and we know you do too.   It's a chance to show some love, appreciation, an…
My Hardest Election Night Choice Was What To Tell My Son
I picked up my three year old son Brody from daycare Tuesday afternoon and headed to the polls before dinner.  On the ride home, I explained to him that before we go in the house, that he and Daddy were going to stop and vote.  Easy for me, the polling place is literally a tenth of mile from where I…
Hometown Hero Leaves Area To Pursue FDNY Dream
John Bradke is originally from Niskayuna where he served as a volunteer firefighter for 12 years, but in his heart, he knew he needed to be doing what he loves down in New York City. So 5 years ago he chased his dream of becoming a firefighter in the Bronx, leaving behind a loving girlfriend, family…
‘MAGA’ Millions: It’s What Makes America Great
You ever want something so badly, but knew in your heart of hearts that it was never ever going to happen?  But you went for it anyway. You tried with all your might to go against everything that your intuition and your brain knew wasn't possible.  Yet when it didn't happen the way you wanted it to,…
Yanks Honor Schoharie With Touching Scoreboard Tribute
Most baseball fans in attendance, and watching on TV, will remember last nights Yankee game for the heartbreaking way the season came to an end at the expense of the Red Sox. For many other fans, especially here in the Capital Region, we will remember the heartwarming way the game began: w…
The Sun Will Shine Again In Schoharie
The village of Schoharie is known for its tight-knit community, small -own charm, hard-nosed blue-collar work ethic, beautiful landscapes, peaceful farms, friendly neighbors, and quaint little shops and restaurants.  Not exactly the kind of place you'd expect to be the epicenter of the nat…
September’s Hometown Hero: A Kind Neighbor We Could All Use
Heroes come in all walks of life, lines of duty, and nooks and crannies. They are first responders, mentors, leaders, military personnel, and teachers.  And sometimes, they are simply a kind neighbor. September’s County Waste Hometown Hero is Ashley Carmichael from Potter Hollow…
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…

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