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Man Accused Of Stealing Lottery Tickets & Trying To Leave U.S.

It’s a case of take the (lottery) tickets and run.  

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Why You Should Shop At Liberty Fresh Market

When I was at the Spring Fling in Amsterdam a couple of weeks ago and had an absolute blast!  There are so many great people there!

Some of the amazing people I met were from the Liberty Fresh Market in Amsterdam

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Sand Bags For Residents Near The Normans Kill Creek In Albany

A portion of the Normans Kill Creek in Albany is an area where flooding has almost always been a problem.

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Church In Watervliet Closed For Good

I believe that the last time that I had a story about a church in the Albany area, was when  Price Chopper was going to buy the property of St. Patrick’s Church on 19th Street in Watervliet.

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Did They Really Find A Grenade In Schenectady?

What?  Is this possible?  I heard about this coming home from the Taste Of Country Music Festival but I wondered what ever happened.  Here's the explosive scoop!

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E-Cigarette Ban May Be Coming In Albany County

Because of the Clean Indoor Air Act which banned smoking in several public places, many people that smoke cigarettes have been using e-cigarettes when they’re in a restaurant or bar.

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Ex-Girlfriend Accused Of Hitting New Woman Of Her Former Boyfriend

Someone called the The Rensselaer Police about an accident where someone that was walking got hit by a car.

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Rotterdam Mall Has Been Sold Again

Rotterdam Square Mall has had some troubling issues over the past few years.

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Multiple Stolen Car Incidents Being Investigated

In Rotterdam, five cars have been reported stolen in less than a week.

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25 Best Elementary Schools in New York

Niche.com strikes again. Recently I blogged about a list of New York towns that were great to raise your family in, and the Capital Region didn't fair as well as I would have expected. We all know there are some wonderful communities around here to raise your kids.

Well, just like we were convinced that Niche's list of communities was wrong, I'm sure you'll find this list a lit

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If Dierks Doesn’t Do These 5 Songs at Countryfest I’ll Just Die

#WGNACountryfest is a month away and I'm so excited to see my favorite country singer of life, (and also my biggest celebrity crush) Mr. Dierks Bentley perform live.

Because I'm such a student of his body

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Traffic Stop Leads To More Than A Traffic Ticket

An Albany man that was pulled over by New York State Police during a traffic stop in the Brunswick area, ended up with more than a ticket for speeding or running a red light.

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