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This Story Out of Schenectady Reminds Me of Bates Motel/Psycho

I'll admit, I watch a lot of crime shows and "Psycho" related type of stuff, but this story out of Schenectady is just plain creeeeeeeeepy!

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Imran Yousuf, Facebook Page
Imran Yousuf, Facebook Page
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Niskayuna Graduate Called A Hero For His Actions During The Attack In Orlando

A war veteran with ties to the Capital Region jumped to action Saturday night during the Orlando night club shooting saving many lives.

Imran Yousuf, a proud graduate of Niskayuna High School class of 2010 was the bouncer at the Pulse nightclub that Saturday night...

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Vote for Saratoga for USA Today’s Best Main Street

USA Today is having a contest to see which Main Street is America's favorite!  And I don't know about you, but I'd love it if a local town won...

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AIDS Conference Holds Candlelight Vigil For Victims Of MH17
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Vigils to Be Held Tonight in Albany and Schenectady for Orlando Victims

People all across the country are banding together to lend support and mourn those lost in the recent Orlando shooting, and the Capital Region is no exception.

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Photo by Sean Gallup,Getty Images
Photo by Sean Gallup,Getty Images
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Brand New Aldi Open Now on Central in Colonie

I've been driving by it for a few weeks now patiently waiting for it to open!  And now the brand new Aldi store opened Thursday morning on Central Avenue...

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Lucky Strike Social is AWESOME

Thursday night was the VIP Black Carpet Party Event for the all new, place to be at Crossgates Mall: Lucky Strike Social!

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Beff’s is Coming to Latham

Last month Bob & Ron's Fish Fry in Latham closed on the corner of Route 2 and Old Louden Road and now, that building is ready for new tenants!

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WHO Urges Smokers To Quit
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Want a Pack of Cigs in Albany County? You’ll Have to be 21

Cigarettes, e-cigs, liquid nicotine, non-tobacco Shisha, rolling papers and pipes, if you're going to buy any of 'em in Albany county soon you'll have to be 21+.

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Wait – Saratoga Has a Balloon Festival? Where Have I Been?!

I've seen these in other areas and never realized we had one right here in the Capital Region, until now.

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A New Place to Eat & Be Tipsy Opens in Latham

185 Old Loudon Road is the new home for Tipsy

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One Capital Region Town Was Just Ranked One of NY’s Most Redneck Towns

In a new video by YouTuber Nick Johnson, Johnstown made the list because of all the trailer parks you can live in there and all the places where you can buy "smokes" and because of the great hunting...

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How Did I Miss This On My Drive In???

Maybe it was the lack of caffeine in my system, but I somehow didn't even notice that a car had driven into Bruegger's Bagel Shop! And just so we're clear, I'm not referring to the drive-thru because I don't even think they have one.

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