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Family Can’t Relax Till Hubby Gets the Vax
Ashley in Clifton Park writes:
My husband refuses to get the vaccine and while it never presented itself as a problem before it's becoming one now.  We want to travel and do things as a family, and I really want him to get up to speed with the rest of us. 
I'm fully vaccinated as are our two daughters…
Great Escape Retires Nostalgic 80’s Attraction
Some people who have already been to the Great Escape in Lake George this spring have snapped photos of this nostalgic attraction, hoping to preserve a childhood memory.  Right now it just looks as if it's "temporarily closed," but this oldie but goodie is permanently ret…
Lip Smackin’ Rensselaer Burger Voted Top 4 in New York
This might just be one of the best looking pub burgers I've ever seen.   Check out that cheese as it oozes down those enormous strips of candied bacon, blanketing the sirloin, chuck and porterhouse beef, all the while held together by that toasty, buttery brioche roll.
This local burger made it all t…
Jump Into Clifton Park Pools This June
If you live in the Town of Clifton Park, you will have a community pool to bring your family beginning in June. Last year pools were limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year officials are optimistic that they will be able to have a full season. However, there are some setbacks.
NYS DEC: Kill and Report This Threat to Syrup, Apples and Beer
Maple syrup, apples, and beer - yes beer - could be compromised if an invasive pest finds it way onto more trees and plants throughout New York State, including the Capital Region.
The NYS DEC recently warned New Yorkers about the seasonal return of the Spotted lanternfly (SLF) which is an invasive p…
Saratoga County Cumby’s Sold 60K Take 5 Ticket
The Capital Region has had our fair share of big payout Take 5 winners in recent months, and another jackpot winner popped on Thursday night and it was sold in Saratoga County.   So check your Take 5 lottery ticket, you might be be sitting on some pretty serious money right now, and not even know it…
FGL Drive-In Concert Coming to 5 Area Big Screens
On June 12th,  Encore Drive-In Nights will feature Florida Georgia Line with Special Guests Nelly and Chase Rice in this never-seen-before concert.   The show will be featured for one night only and will play on hundreds of big screens across the country, including 5 ri…

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