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Area Malls Lay Out New Rules and Adjusted Hours
After months of waiting, Crossgates Mall and Colonie Center, the Capital Region's biggest and busiest malls will finally be open for business this weekend.  Under the new COVID-19 safety protocols mapped out by the Governor, the CDC and the malls themselves, things will be different before and after…
Love Cowboy: Gross Habits Die Hard
Vicky in Waterford writes:
I've been dating a guy for about 5 months and I'll be honest with you, at times he's kind of gross.  It's not even stuff like passing gas or burping - we all do that.  It's way worse.   He told me the other day that he pees in the shower.  Not just his, but my shower as wel…
NASCAR Bails On Race at Watkins Glen
Nascar won't be coming to Watkins Glen International in New York this Summer, another event casualty due to COVID-19. The annual event scheduled for mid-August has been moved to Daytona, Florida.
Police Looking for Missing Berkshire Teen
Let's hope we can spread this message enough to help authorities safely find a missing teenager from the Pittsfield/North Adams, Massachusetts area.
A 17-year-old Berkshire teenager has recently been reported missing and police are asking for your help as they try to locate her.
Missing: Local Teen Last Seen At Million Dollar Beach
Let's hope we can spread this message and help authorities safely find a missing teenager from the Capital Region.
Police are searching for a teenage boy who went missing on Monday and they hope someone out there can help by offering any information that could be useful in locating him.  Th…
Coxsackie Residents To Receive Generous Bill Relief
Here's to hoping the second half of 2020 - which started off on July 1st - is a little less chaotic and crazy than the first half of 2020.  Residents who live in the Village of Coxsackie got some good news in the mail to kick it off as it was announced that they'd get relief from thei…
518 List of Firework Extravaganzas on the 4th
The "Summer of Bummer" continues as the bigger and more traditional 4th of July firework shows have been postponed or canceled due to COVID-19, but all is not lost! While some of the massive displays that we're used to seeing in downtown Albany, Clifton Park, and Lake George won't be happe…
Phased and Confused: When Will Rivers Casino Reopen?
It might be easier trying to hit a jackpot on a progressive slot machine than figure out what part of phase 4 Rivers Casino in Schenectady will reopen.  Signs do point to it happening sooner rather than later, but it's still anyone's guess.  Here's what we know so far.
Honor Someone During Our 4th of July Salute to the Troops
Beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, July 3 and continuing all throughout Independence Day on WGNA, Brian and Chrissy will be honoring some of the local men and women in our military who may be away from their families while protecting our freedom back home. Or, maybe you would like to honor the veteran i…
Mom Claims Brown's Beach Infected Daughter with 'Swimmer's Itch'
Summer is here in the Capital Region and people are finding ways to keep cool.  As a result, various beaches in our area have been quite popular during the recent heatwave, a trend that  will continue heading into the holiday weekend.  One local mom is warning parents to be careful if you're heading…

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