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Howe Caverns
Howe Caverns Google Street View
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Closed Section Of Howe Caverns To Reopen

Howe Caverns is one of those places that I think almost everyone in the Albany area has gone to at one time or another.

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Mazzone Hospitality Facebook Page
Mazzone Hospitality Facebook Page
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Angelo Mazzone Announces Deal To Honor Local Police For Blue Friday

As you know 11 years ago we started a campaign called "Blue Friday" , it was to honor the men and women who risk their lives daily to protect the lives of others, and to raise money for the families of those who have lost their lives in the line of duty. Each year it has grown bigger and bigger and more and more of our great community leaders are getting involved.

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Richie Philips
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Helping Kids With Big Brothers Big Sisters Of The Capital Region

Big Brothers Big Sisters is an organization that’s been around for more than one hundred years, helping children all over the United States.

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Burlington Coat Factory Returning To Latham
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Burlington Returns To Former Latham Site

When I found out about Burlington Coat Factory coming to the Latham Circle Mall, I thought that someone was either playing a late April Fool’s joke or somehow someone  was posting an old story from their archives.

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Police Car (Bro.Lou Roberts Collection)
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Blue Friday Of N.Y. Guest On Capital Region Sunday

On Friday, April 24, WGNA will be honoring those who protect and serve at the eleventh annual Blue Friday Of New York.

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Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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Brantley Gilbert Is Coming to SPAC This Summer

Nothing says summer like a beer in your hand while you're swaying to some sweet country music at SPAC!

The biggest party in Saratoga this summer will be the Brantley Gilbert concert at Saratoga Performing

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Wanna Fly To Florida For $16.86 Each Way? JetBlue Can Make That Happen (UPDATE)

UPDATE: This post was written earlier today and the "ticket deal" was stated to be good Tomorrow (Tuesday). The original news source that was used to get the information has since changed and updated their information and I have leaned that the deal was indeed for TODAY (Monday) only. While many got the deal , and others who tried did not, as their seemed to be a bit of mass confusion on EVERYONE'S part, I have been informed by JetBlue that the deal is indeed Sold Out as of this moment. 

 

 

Earlier in the year I told you that JetBlue would be coming to Albany and offering low cost flights out of our very own airport. Well, today they announced that they would be starting on December 10, 2015 and flying to both Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale Florida.

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Happy Dyngus Day!

Dyngus Day, the annual Polish-American, post-Lenten bash, attracts tens of thousands to Buffalo, New York to celebrate spring, show Polish pride, flirt with pussy willows and listen to the best polka bands in the nation!  Dyngus Day always falls on the Monday after Easter

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Capital District Y.M.C.A. Sign
Capital District Y.M.C.A. Sign (Bro.Lou Roberts Collection)
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Y.M.C.A. Continues To Serve People Of The Albany Area And Beyond

When people think about the Y.M.C.A., a lot of times they associate it with swimming or playing basketball.

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Walter Fosdick and Bro. Lou Roberts
Walter Fosdick and Bro. Lou Roberts (Photo - Flounder/WGNA)
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Meals On Wheels Can Help Our Senior Relatives

If you have a family member that may be reaching an age where they are living by them self or with only their spouse.

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Stock Photo, Getty Images
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Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza Is Coming To Mohawk Commons

This is fun! According to the Albany Business Review , Mohawk Commons in Niskayuna. It's called, Blaze Pizza and it has been quite successful since its first franchise opened in 2012, a few years later they are close to over 100 and growing faster than it takes them to make the pizza.

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Sheepdog (Getty)
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Latham Business Donates K-9 Protective Vests

Ready for your good news story of the day?

The Hot Yoga Spot in Latham recently donated $2,000.00 to buy bullet and stab protection vests for some NY K-9 cops in need!

Bili, Lord, and Cer from the Erie County Sheriff’s Office have been awarded ballistic vests thanks to the nonprofit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Donations were also made by the Cannata Family Foundation,

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