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Sheriff’s Find Lost Horse on Canajoharie Old Town Road
Montgomery County Sheriff's are looking for the owner of a horse they say was found near Canajoharie on Thursday morning.  The mustang was meandering like he (or she) was wild, but clearly that's not the case.   The horse in the photo most certainly belongs to someone as evident by the coat its wear…
Toga County Tavern Bouncing Back From Covid Closure
This is the kind of thing in the midst of a pandemic and multiple shutdowns that you like to see.  A popular Saratoga County tavern that posted a very heartfelt "goodbye" in November just announced to their loyal patrons on their Facebook page that they're coming back nex…
$60K Take 5 Ticket Sold in Albany County
Check your Take 5 lottery ticket. Somebody in Albany County may be sitting on some pretty serious money right now and they may not even know it.
If you played Take 5 from the New York State Lottery on Tuesday night, your winning ticket could be worth over 60 thousand dollars; $61,559 to be exact.
One Year Ago: When a ‘Coverall’ Wasn’t for Your Face
One year ago this week, my family got together for a surprisingly different night out; we went to a Bingo Hall in Albany.  I'm pretty sure my sister suggested it as a bit of joke, but it was one of those things that we all unanimously agreed would be a fun thing to do...
Make It Count With Jack Daniels Contest Rules
“MAKE IT COUNT WITH JACK DANIELS” Contest RULES AND REGULATIONS
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER: The contest is open to any person 21 years of age and older, who has a valid ID. Anyone who enters or participates in this contest is subject to and agrees to abide by the of…
Latham Seafood Co. Hooks New Location
Based upon my travels, I haven't had tremendous success finding consistently great, fresh seafood in the Capital Region.  On a few different occasions, however,  I went to Hooked Seafood Co. to grab as many raw steamers or oysters as I could get my hands on, and I was never disappointed.  I thought …
The Wedding Zinger: Cuomo Wants Distance on the Dancefloor
In a few weeks, those weddings that have been put on hold for the last year or so will be happening at venues throughout the Capital Region and with it comes some new guidelines.  Some might call Governor Cuomo The Wedding Zinger after a series of new Covid "wedding rules" were recently la…
Police Seize Guns, Drugs and Monkey in Austerlitz Home
I know what this looks like, but trust me it's not something from a "Hangover" movie. This particular State Police raid didn't happen in Hollywood, it happened in Austerlitz.  Dozens of firearms, cocaine, cash and yes, an illegally possessed monkey were seized on Thu…

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