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Love Cowboy: All the Fall Things
One of our favorite things to do with Love Cowboy is to listen to his various redneck interpretations of standard, normal everyday things.  So every few months, we allow him to spout off on topics that have nothing to do with relationships. He's done this before with COVID terms, political terms, an…
Albany Student Shares X-Rated Images During Virtual Class
Students at a middle school in Albany were in the midst of an at-home virtual lesson, when an intruder popped into the classroom and hijacked the lesson.  For a brief time - estimated to be between 10 and 15 seconds - students saw pornographic images that were shared by a fellow student.  As a resul…
Love Cowboy's Guide For First Date Nerves
Erica in Fonda writes:
About 2 years ago I got out of a pretty bad marriage and have been single ever since but have done zero dating.  I'm only 25 years old and I met my ex-husband when I was in high school so as far as experience with men, my ex has been it.  Next weekend I'm going out on pretty mu…
Paul Rudd & "Homie" Cuomo Create Viral Mask Video
Paul Rudd is funny, but this PSA style video of him pretending to be a super hip, young person urging college-aged kids to wear a mask, kind of isn't.   Maybe it's because I'm slighty older than the target demographic it's attempting to reach and had to Google search some of the terms Rudd uses to m…
Feliz Covidad: Schenectady Nixes Annual Holiday Parade
Not even the magic of the season could prevent city officials from canceling the popular Schenectady Holiday Parade which would have celebrated it's 52nd year.  Instead, Schenectady's Mayor announced on Monday that the celebration of all things St. Nick had officially been scrapped.
Wolff's Owner Airs Frustration After Liquor Suspension
Matt Baumgartner, the owner of multiple bars and establishments in the Capital Region, was active - and clearly very frustrated - on Twitter over the weekend.  On Friday, it was learned that one of his places got popped for not practicing proper COVID protocol and lost it's liquor license as a resul…
Local Superfans Initiate Newborn Into Bills Mafia [Watch]
A newborn baby girl was initiated into Bills Mafia in Saratoga Springs on Sunday in one of the cutest things you'll ever see.  Family and friends appear to be gathered at the home of Katee Mcmaster, while her husband performs the adorable honors...
Rivers To Reopen Today with Limitations
Yesterday, a press release sent out by Rivers Casino in Schenectady was very specific about NOT opening today despite the green light from Governor Cuomo.  Today, the information is quite different and an announcement this morning states that they in fact will be opening today for the first tim…
Rivers Says They're Opening 'Very Soon'
A press release on Tuesday by Rivers Casino and resort in Schenectady says they're ready to roll and will be opening up "very soon."  It's been months single Capital Region residents have had a chance to stay local and get their gamble on, but it appears as if the wa…
Explosive Boom Rattles and Confuses Capital Region
What exactly was that tremendously loud boom heard throughout parts of the Capital Region on Monday night? It's a mystery to the thousands of people who heard it, and local authorities are asking anyone with information to help out the Fulton County, Washington County and Saratoga County Sherif…
Cuomo Craps Out On Latest Casino Mandate
I can't possibly be the only one annoyed at Governor Cuomo's latest mandate saying that local casinos can only operate at 25 percent capacity.
Turning Stone, Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun, and many other casinos in the Northeast have been operating for a while and they've been doing it quite w…

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