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Capital Region Parents, These Sunscreens Won’t Protect Your Kids [PICTURE]

We all love the summer in the Capital Region and we try to enjoy every minute in the sun because the season is so short. Whether you and your family are enjoying Lake George, Saratoga, the various parks and playgrounds or just a backyard pool this summer, make sure you're kids are protected. We learned the hard way.

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It’s That Time of the Year: Motorcycle Awareness

It's that time of the year again. The birds are chirping, the sun is shining (on some days) and the temperatures are slowly (very slowly) creeping back up. This is the season of motorcycles.

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Ryan’s Gizmo

Ryan got a pretty cool wrist phone for his birthday. Yes a phone that he wears on his wrist. If you told me even two years ago that my six year old would have a phone that he could wear as a watch, I would have said you were nuts.

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New Law Could Force You To Clean Snow Off Your Car

What happens when we get a big snow fall and you've got to somewhere fast? Do you clean it thoroughly or do you just give your windshield a quick dusting? Well, there's about to be some new regulations.

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Gloversville PD Will Now Have Body Cameras

With all of the tension between citizens and police officers, It's been something that's been debated for several years. Should the police be forced to wear body cameras?

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The Local Story That Left Me Frightened in 2016

Every year there are local stories that make you laugh, shake your head, leave you happy or sad.

This one left me frightened

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The Capital Region’s Safest Towns According To Crime Data

The Times Union published a great article about the safest New York towns and cities. In the article they used recently published F.B.I. crime statistics to find the areas in the Capital Region with the lowest violent crime. You might find some of the results surprising.

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Should Your Town Cancel Trick Or Treating?

Today on the show Bethany and I talked about the idea of canceling trick-or-treating on Halloween. It's a sentiment that seems to be gaining in popularity in some communities especially this year because, well...

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$15M to Make It Safer for Pedestrians in Cohoes

A press conference was held Tuesday afternoon to discuss the upcoming changes in safety for pedestrians crossways at the Cohoes portion of 787.

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Safety Changes to be Made on I-787 in Cohoes – Press Conference Happening NOW

After three deaths over the course of fifteen years, a press conference is being held in which propose changes for safety in Cohoes. 

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It Takes a Tragedy to Create Change for Pedestrian Safety

On May 24, Borziloke Zakolli was struck by a car and killed while crossing Central Avenue in Colonie. On June 16, Brittany Knight was struck by a car and killed while crossing intersection of Bridge Avenue on 787. With tragedy comes change. 

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photo by Richie Phillips
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Charlton Elementary’s Safe Halloween Song – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

What a class!  What a school!  What a teacher! What a great time! (I get excited when it goes as well as it did during my visit to Mrs. Brooks' class.)

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