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Washington County Rival Schools Merging Two Sports
There are rival schools in Washington County that are merging their football and boys soccer teams. It was the decision of the Whitehall school board to team up and merge with long-time rival Granville. They are tackling an issue that has enrollment dwindling so in order for the sports to continue, …
Police Seize Guns, Drugs and Monkey in Austerlitz Home
I know what this looks like, but trust me it's not something from a "Hangover" movie. This particular State Police raid didn't happen in Hollywood, it happened in Austerlitz.  Dozens of firearms, cocaine, cash and yes, an illegally possessed monkey were seized on Thu…
If You See This ‘Hairy Rope’ Don’t Be a Dope
Call me a dope, but I had zero clue about the dangers of the "hairy rope" you may see on trees during the Winter.
At the risk of sounding like a city boy who isn't very outdoorsy, I'm about to be totally honest with you: I have never seen this "hairy rope" looking thing on a tree,…
It's Official -Trader Joe's Coming to Halfmoon
It is finally official. There will be a second Trader Joe's location in the Capital Region in Halfmoon. We have been speculating that one would be built in Saratoga County and we have now got confirmation that the construction that is going on in the area off of Route 9 behind the Red Robin is …
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…
Albany Landlord Allegedly Kidnaps Tenants
Late on rent? Do the neighbors bang on the ceiling trying to get you and your unruly kids to pipe down?  Well, let's hope you have an understanding landlord!
This has to be the most bizarre story to come out of the Capital Region in some time.  I literally thought this was something that you would se…
Despite Uncertainty, Schaghticoke Fair Announces 2021 Dates
While many Capital Region outdoor venues are planning to reopen with limited capacity in the next month or so, Governor Cuomo has been non-committal on the reopening of state and county fairs.  In fact, the Governor recently expressed his love for the Great New York State Fair in hopes of having a d…
Cuomo Hints at Return of State Fairs
The sites, the sounds, the smells, the demolition derby;  anyone else longing for the return of state and county fairs?  Well, you're not alone.
We know how much people in the Capital Region love state and county fairs - it's part of our DNA.  Hopefully with a little good fortune, a few more months o…

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