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Area ‘Savages’ Join Forces to Spread Joy and Big Tips
A group of area women who met one another in a female empowerment group found so much kindness, support, and strength in each other, that they decided to join forces and  "pay it forward," leaving massive tips at local restaurants.  They call themselves "The Swee…
South Glens Falls Marathon Dance Gets New Location After 44 Yrs
One of the coolest and most successful fundraisers in the Capital Region is getting a new location to adhere to COVID protocols. Last year, the South High Marathon Dance was one of the last events held before everything shut down. The students were able to raise over $800,000. They weren't sure…
Iachetta Strong: Capital Region Stands Tall for Injured Sergeant
The Capital Region has proven once again that when times get tough, when someone is struggling or when a community is in need, we pull together.  There is no greater example of this than the outpouring of love and support for injured K9 Sergeant Joe Iachetta of the Albany County Sheriff's …
The ABCs of Cancer-A Child's View [PICS]
There are many things that are amazing about St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The hospital itself is a place of hope and love. Not only does the medical staff do everything possible to help kids and their families battle cancer, but they give them promise. A promise to do everything it ta…
My Son Tells Us How St. Jude Helps Parents Worry Less [AUDIO]
Ryan is a very compassionate kid and each year I talk to him about how important St. Jude Radiothon is and what they do. I asked him about cancer, St. Jude, and how he thinks we can all help the parents of the sick children worry less. When you listen to the words and innocence of a child talking ab…
Glens Falls Theater Hopes to Raise $100,000 to Save it
There is no doubt that the arts have been financially hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. Many theaters have been closed for nearly a full year. Now they are trying to get creative to save their venues and the arts in their cities. Glens Falls has come up with a unique way to save their beloved theate…
Check Out This Wizardly Wild Guilderland Home [Gallery]
Many families throughout the Capital Region have done some incredible Halloween decorating on their homes this year. As rough as the pandemic has been at times, it also seems to have inspired many people as well.  More and more of us are giving back, spreading some joy, acting in a kinder gentler wa…
NYRA Saratoga Face Masks to Help Non-Profits
There are many options for people to cover their faces during the coronavirus pandemic. There are also a ton of different designs and types of face masks. Now NYRA and Saratoga are producing their own to raise money for non-profits in Saratoga Springs.

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