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Brian Cody
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“Humble and Brave” Frank Curtis From Waterford Is July’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with WGNA to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference. All throughout 2017, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors, and everyday passion.  Time to meet July's "Hometown Hero": Frank Curtis from Waterford

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Angela Waye
Angela Waye
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Heroes Week At The Great Escape

Celebrate our local heroes at the Great Escape all week. I think this is a great way to highlight our local men and women who always go above and beyond. The Great Escape is offering discounts and family packages for first responders, military and their families.

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photo courtesy of James Alverson facebook
photo courtesy of James Alverson facebook
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Albany County Sheriff James Alverson June’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference. All throughout 2017, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors, and everyday passion.

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Soldier salutes fallen comrades
Credit: Michelle Malven Source: ThinkStock
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We Remember America’s Heroes

Never forget those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our Freedom.

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Cohoes Firefighter Russell Coonradt Is May’s Hometown Hero

May’s Hometown Hero story is a true must listen and it comes just in time for Memorial Day Weekend.  In the month that we honor and pay tribute to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, we are so proud to award WGNA’s May Hometown Hero to Russell Coonradt from Cohoes.

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April Hometown Hero
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Mayfield EMT, Naval Officer, Family Man Joe Tourville April’s Hometown Hero

When we received this month's "Hometown Hero" nomination from Liz about her incredible friend, it was obvious that she wrote from the heart and with admiration. 

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Local Heroes Lift Car Off Amsterdam Woman After Crash

It's stories like this that help me keep my faith in humanity and appreciate living with such great people in the Capital Region.

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Courtesy of Davia Montie
Courtesy of Davia Montie
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EMT Erika Bain is March Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference. All throughout 2017, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors, and everyday passion.

This month's Hometown Hero is a real "life saver" and is every bit as humble as she is courageous.

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Credit: Jennifer Garcia
Credit: Jennifer Garcia
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East Greenbush CO/Volunteer Firefighter Chris Racine October’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

All throughout 2016, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors, and everyday passion...

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Tiffani Scrom, Photo Courtesy of Shane Murray
Tiffani Scrom, Photo Courtesy of Shane Murray
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Stillwater Teacher/Volunteer Firefighter Tiffani Scrom September’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

All throughout 2016, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors, and everyday passion...

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