With the long Memorial Day Weekend here, we're pretty lucky. Nature lovers in Upstate New York are surrounded by thousands of acres of pristine beauty that can't be found anywhere else in the country. And whether you plan on hiking the Adirondacks, camping in the Berkshires, or settling in the Catskills, the NYS DEC wants you to know there's a proper way to "handle your business" when
It's one one our favorite things to do every year as we celebrate America's birthday and we can't do it without you and your stroies of the brave men and women in the Armed Forces.
Beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, July 2nd and continuing all through 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 p
For the second straight summer, Jumpin' Jack's Drive-In had to make a hard decision about their annual 4th of July Fireworks.
Jumpin' Jacks in Scotia is mostly known for its tasty burgers, fries and shakes served on the banks of the Mohawk River...
A year ago at this time we pretty much held our collective breath waiting for the next cancellation hammer to drop. And it was depressing. All the things we loved to do - and probably took for granted - simply stopped happening. Sporting events, concerts, outdoor gatherings, indoor gatherings, heck even family time was put on pause while we slowed the curve and waited for the vaccine. And whil
Canceled. Rescheduled. Canceled again. Is 2020 ever going to end?
On Tuesday, the Town of Clifton Park hit residents with the ol' double whammy by canceling fireworks that were rescheduled for Labor Day weekend. These were the fireworks originally canceled for the 4th of July.
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 happening, that's not stopping fireworks in many places in our area. Here's a list of area places that w
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 in your life! We'll be airing special shout-outs, messages and personal stories from family members w
The coronavirus has canceled many festivals, gatherings, and parades, The pandemic isn't going to stop this one town in Saratoga County They are making plans to hold a Fourth of July parade with guidelines.
A little over a week ago I heard loud, nearly professional grade fireworks booming throughout Center Square, Albany around 8pm. Anyone who lives within an earshot of Washington Park has almost certainly heard them too.
There were plenty of musical performance highlights at WGNA's Countryfest 2019 this past Saturday but none, in my opinion, topped what our hometown American Idol Madison VanDenburg did to kick off the show. In case you missed it in person, watch her rendition of The Star Spangled Banner and tell me the hairs on the back of your neck are not standing at full-on God Bless America attention!