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NYS Auctioning High End Collectibles, Sneakers from Drug Busts [G
'Tis the Seizing....
It's not even Black Friday yet and it looks like some of the biggest deals (and steals) of the season may be  coming from a rather unlikely place.  If you're into high end sports collectibles and retro sneakers -  or know someone who is - the New York State Office of General Serv…
Rocky the Christmas Owl Released Into the Wild [Video]
The super cute saw-whet owl that was found perched inside the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree has become a bit of a cult hero over the last week a so.  While most didn't give a hoot about the actual tree, 'owl' be willing to bet you fell hard for the furry little fella seen in photos peering out o…
Area Farmer Shares Incredible Story on Kelly Clarkson Show
Matthew Baumgartner, owner of multiple establishments throughout the Capital Region (Wolff's Biergarten and The Old English Pub to name a few) may appear a bit shy and reserved if you were to ever meet him.  He is, however, quite visible and vociferous on his various social media platforms and not a…
Well Known Area Businessman Tragically Killed
According to a report by News Channel 13, a well known Latham businessman (as well as father and grandfather) was tragically struck and killed by an oncoming car while pushing a leaf blower near his business on Troy Schenectady Road on Sunday.
Creepin' Cuomo Window Sticker is Now a Thing
We've all seen the joke photos going around the internet and all of social media that shows Governor Andrew Cuomo peeping and creeping through your window to make sure you're following his Thanksgiving COVID mandates. A company in western New York that specializes in custom art, banners, signs and s…
Only in Coxsackie: Mythological Beast Crossing Next 3 Miles
Deer-crossing signs might be the norm when traveling on State Route 385 in Coxsackie, but this sign has people looking out for a creature far more unique and a lot less common. I guess it's time to add this road to the list of 'Must-Drive Roads in America.'
Besmirched Bumpy's Bought, Owners to Reopen in Spring
Bumpy's Polar Freeze, a long-serving ice cream parlor in Schenectady is now under new ownership and the local couple who purchased it plan to relaunch and reboot in the Spring.  Excited about the opportunity that awaits, the buyers are doing all they can to distance themselves from the pre…
Local Deli Dishing Out Free Holiday Meal 'No Questions Asked'
This is what the holidays are all about.  A restaurant and deli in Saratoga Springs - realizing that people are struggling mightily this year - is giving away free, hot meals for the holidays out of the kindness of their heart.  They've made it quite easy too. You don't to show any proof that you're…
Country Star from Saugerties To Battle Monday Night on 'The Voice
In an interview that you'll be able to hear Monday morning right around 7:10AM, the country/ bluegrass style singer that Blake Shelton referred to as a "once in a lifetime" vocalist told Brian and Chrissy on GNA that he'll make his return to NBC's The Voice on Monday night at 8PM.  These a…

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