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Stewart's Shoppe
Lou Roberts
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Voorheesville Residents Take Action to Block a New Stewarts Store from Replacing Smith’s Tavern

Smith's Tavern has been a beloved eatery in the village of Voorheesville since 1946!  And now some residents of the town have started a petition to block a brand new Stewart's Shop from being built in place of the local landmark...

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Jim Tedisco, Facebook Page
Jim Tedisco, Facebook Page
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Sean McMaster Announces He Will NOT Seek Election For New York Senator – “Jim Tedisco Has MY Vote”

I am, and have always been a fan of Senator Hugh Farley. When he announced that he will not be seeking re-election this year in New York's 49th Senate District I was saddened to say the least...

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Albany Devil Suspended for 10 Games for Hit [VIDEO]

Hockey is one sport that I'm still trying to figure out if people truly enjoy, or just the brutal beat downs that are inevitable.

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Al Bello, Getty Images
Al Bello, Getty Images
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Victoria Acres 2nd Annual Barn Dance

It's a ton of fun for a good cause!

Victoria Acres Equine Facility on Route 20 in Guilderland is having a barn dance on Saturday, May 21 at the Altamont Fairgrounds...

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You Need A Permit to Sing the National Anthem?

Believe it or not, in some New York cities you used to need a permit to show your patriotism. Thankfully, the New York Senate has fixed this problem.

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Americade is Coming Back This June to Lake George

Over 100,000 people will head to Lake George with engines revving in an event that was one of my Aunt's favorite to attend, Americade.

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Crossgates Mall
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Crossgates Mall ADDS Even More Entertainment to Their Establishment

In a world that has gravitated towards online shopping, what is a shopping mall supposed to do? Well, it goes with the trend and instead of being a shopping center it becomes a destination.

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Schoharie NY
Richie
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New York’s Worst Small Towns

You might be surprised to find out that there aren't very many Capital Region Towns on the list of New York's worst small towns from our friends at Roadsnacks...

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Courtesy of Tasos Katopodis, Getty Images.
Courtesy of Tasos Katopodis, Getty Images.
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Sure, America Loves the Cheesecake Factory, But What is the Capital Region’s Favorite Chain Restaurant?

A new study found the Cheesecake Factory is now America's favorite chain restaurant!  But I'm not sure I agree... with the #1 restaurant, and actually with quite a few options on the top 10 list...

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Australia Tobacco Tax Increase To Raise AUD$5bn Over Four Years
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You Must Now Be 21 To Buy Tobacco Products in Albany County

90% of smokers start smoking before they turn 21, but only about 2% of tobacco sales come from people under 21. So, why did Albany county legislators pass Local Law C, requiring people to be 21 years old in order to buy tobacco related products...

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Trace Adkins
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Trace Adkins Releases New Video Just Before His Show in Troy

Trace Adkins has a great new single called "Jesus and Jones" and today brings news that his video is ready for your viewing pleasure!

The video features a super relatable story about a group of friends who are trying to recover after an all-out rager...

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Saratoga Springs (Credit: deaddrops.com)
Saratoga Springs (Credit: deaddrops.com)
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Saratoga Springs Tops List of Highest Housing Value in Upstate, NY

The list includes 50 Upstate, New York cities/towns, with at least 1,000 owned and occupied homes. The Capital Region made the top 10, five times!

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