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Woman Promoted As First Female Deputy Chief in Albany Fire Department

Just in time for Women's Equality Day (which is August 26th, by the way) Albany's Fire Department gets their first female deputy chief!

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Free Car Seat Inspections Wednesday, August 31st in Latham

How many times have you looked back at your little one and wondered if you were doing all you could to protect them in that moment? Coming up, August 31st in

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Fecal Levels Close Million Dollar Beach in Lake George

You've heard the term, "party pooper," right?

Well, I'm not sure how that term originated, but it may have been because of something like this.

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A Crazy Man Is Stealing Women’s Bathing Suits in Troy

Security cameras in a South Troy backyard have captured a man stealing more than a dozen women's bathing suits!

I'm sorry, what???

Here's the post from the homeowner's video -

It's not the first time this has happened, either...

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Schenectady Central Park Playground Gutted

Everything but the swing set has been removed from one of the playgrounds at Schenectady's Central Park, including the 3-decade's old triangle slide...

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This Crystal Clear Lake is Just a Short Drive from the Capital Region

In the tiny town of Manilus, near Syracuse, is a small, kind of hidden, crystal clear lake.

The Green Lake State Park covers just under 2,000 acres of land and features beautiful forests and two stunning glacial lakes that you have to see in person to believe, and beaches that you can sit on all day...

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Mechanicville Native To Run 3-Horses In Travers

Chad Brown, a Mechanicville native currently has 30 wins under his belt, or um, should I say saddle? Now he's striving for a Travers win - could it happen this weekend at the Saratoga Race Course?

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The Largest Tugboat Festival Is Coming Back to the Capital Region

The junction of Hudson River and the Erie Canal is getting ready for their annual festival September 9th-11th - will you be there?

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When Making Fake Money – Do Not Pass Go, Do Go Directly to Jail

We all wish that the Monopoly money was real. We could just go and spend those little orange $500 bills like it was nothing. But, alas, the game itself would cost more than the money it include. Maybe that's why this Albany man seemingly took it into

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UK Scottish Soldiers Making Canoe Trip Through Capital Region – So Cool!

After their military ancestors fought and died during two North American wars in the 18th century, soldiers of the British army's Scottish regiment are preparing for something amazing that'll take them right through our Capital Region.

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Dan + Shay Are Coming to the Capital Region

Country music's fasted rising duo, Dan + Shay are coming to the Capital Region!

WHEN: Tuesday, December 13; 7 p.m. doors, show starts at 8 p...

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Scam Alert: Bogus Tax Department Calls Hit Albany Area

No one likes a telemarketer call. But, what about a call that seems to be from the New York State tax department saying you owe money?

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