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Vandals Destroy Saratoga County Playground
A children's playground area inside a popular Saratoga County park was virtually destroyed on Monday. Authorities say that vandals ripped down fence posts, spray painted vulgarities and damaged whatever they could get their hands on.  Police are asking for the public's help in ascertaining the indiv…
We Made Quite a Discovery Discussing DNA Kits [AUDIO]
Antoinette in Lake George writes:
My husband and I have been married for 9 years and lately he's been obsessing over finding out about his families lineage using those DNA/Ancestry kits.  I'm not sure what he's looking to find, but it's been the only thing he's talking about. He's hosting all these f…
From Country to Comedy, Clifton Park Announces Summer Concert Series
Last summer was one to forget as just about anything and everything we were looking forward to was canceled or postponed due to the pandemic.  While it may be awhile before we're ever back to life as we knew it, announcements like the one we received today represent a sure sign of good things to com…
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…
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 …
New Albany LAX Team Wants You To Choose Name
George Manias, the newly hired team president for Albany's new professional indoor lacrosse team has been down this road before.  Three years ago, he was one of the main cogs behind the resurrection of Arena Football here in the Capital Region.  With Manias at the helm, the Albany Empire had tremend…
Wife of Injured Sergeant Gives Hopeful Update
A colleague of mine told me she was inside one of the many Capital Region businesses supporting K9 Sergeant Joe Iachetta and the place, a marketing and sign business in Clifton Park, was mobbed.
Iachetta, the 30-year-old husband and father was severely injured on Monday morning when his car collided …
Survey: Albany is King of Upstate Cities
I grew up in Albany.  I live in Albany.  I love Albany.  So I may be a bit biased here and I write this knowing full well that haters will say there's no way it's possible.  But I'm here to not only report it, but I believe it.
Back in October, a survey listed Albany as the 16th best "small city…
Injured Albany Deputy’s Pregnant Wife Due in Weeks
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and the local law enforcement family of Joe Iachetta today after hearing that the 30-year-old K9 Sergeant with the Albany County Sheriff's Department was involved in a serious crash on Monday morning.
Iachetta, unconscious when emergency personn…
A ‘Mystery Shopper’ is Leaving Free Groceries Around Albany
I saw some people discussing this on Albany Reddit today and it made me feel pretty good about our fellow brothers and sisters here in the Capital Region.  A generous and thoughtful "mystery shopper" has been leaving free food at local bus stops throughout Albany and Troy and …
Local Dopes Return Rental Filled with Drugs
This one Hertz and it's probably safe to say that these guys weren't too Thrifty. 
Two local men were arrested at Albany International Airport on Wednesday after it was discovered that the rental car they returned had drugs in it.  That's when Albany County Sheriff's were called to the scene, and a s…
Lake George Plans Socially Distanced ‘WinterFest’
Since 1962,The Lake George Winter Carnival was an annual tradition that many in the North Country looked forward to for all things ski, snow, food, drink and fun.  This year's pandemic  may have put that event on ice, but businesses in the North Country rallied and created their own version of the c…

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