I love the power of social media. It can be the not-so-nicest place to hang out but usually, if someone nearby needs help, the internet is there. On the other hand, people also blindly share things and then old news starts trending.
The Capital Region is a great place to live but sometimes we get stuck in our routines. We see the same places, eat the same food, and you may have missed some of the hidden things the area has to offer.
With the devastation from Hurricane Harvey and the tropical storm still hitting Texas, the American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to head to the affected areas to help. Our local chapter, the American Red Cross of Eastern NY, is willing to train you.
The New York Times has grabbed data from YouTube and compiled a list of the most popular songs for each area of Upstate New York. As I'm sure you can predict, it isn't all country music. In fact, most of our area seems to be loving them some hip hop and rhythmic tracks, however, country di…