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Alcoholic Drinks To Go Can Keep Going
When restaurants were allowed to do take out and delivery during the coronavirus pandemic, they were also allowed to include alcoholic beverages to go. The thinking was that when restaurants were back to service customers inside or out on the patio that the to-go drinks would have to stop. This is n…
Voicemails From Mama: Father's Days Gift Gone Astray
The weekly segment called "Voicemails from Mama" took a very interesting turn on Wednesday morning.  Coming off of Father's Day weekend, I made no bones about the fact that my Dad and I didn't exchange gifts.  I explained to Chrissy on the air that just a few weeks earlier, I hooked Papa C…
Chrissy Obnoxiously Quizzes Little Leaguers on New COVID Rules
We finally got some good news about Little League baseball. It looks like they will have a season after all. But there are some serious safety rules that the boys need to know before they hit the field. Listen as the sometimes obnoxious and overbearing Big League Chooch quizzes the little leaguers.
GNA's July Hometown Hero is Hardworking EMT x 3
We called Beau Dushane to pass along the news that he was GNA's Hometown Hero for the month of July and we were actually lucky to get a hold of him.  Beau is one busy man juggling not one or two, but three different jobs for ambulance companies down in the Catskills. Dushane's cousin Katie felt comp…
Local County Fair Going Virtual for 2020
Summer has been disappointing with all of the festivals and fairs being canceled. Now local fairs are coming up with unique ways to still showcase what they are all about. There is a local county fair that will bring you all that you love about the fair virtually.
Mom Claims Brown's Beach Infected Daughter with 'Swimmer's Itch'
Summer is here in the Capital Region and people are finding ways to keep cool.  As a result, various beaches in our area have been quite popular during the recent heatwave, a trend that  will continue heading into the holiday weekend.  One local mom is warning parents to be careful if you're heading…
Crossgates Continues to Fight 'Unsafe for Business' Label
It goes without saying that the pandemic has been an absolute killer for many local businesses. While some places in the Capital Region have had a chance to begin the slow road to recovery, Crossgates Mall has not. And they're not particularly thrilled with the state's decision to keep the…
NY's Largest Water Theme Park Plans to Open Saturday
Summer is finally here and with more places opening, the largest water theme park in New York state is planning to open this weekend according to their website. There will be protocols in place due to COVID-19 and here's what you need to know before you go.
Albany Isn't The Wild West, It Just Seems Like It
I live in Albany. You know, the city that literally seems to have gun violence daily, sometimes two or three times a day. If you didn't know any better, you'd think it was the Wild Wild West with all the shootouts. 
It's weird.  I don't feel unsafe in the city I live in, I truly don't.  But if I didn…
'Natural Disaster' in Latham Causing Shipping Delays
Anyone else have an issue recently with delays in Amazon items shipped to your house? I know full well that these men and women in the shipping business have their hands - and their trucks - completely full, but as I was anxiously tracking some new golf attire, I couldn't help but notice that my Ama…
Huck Finn's Playland Plans to Reopen Soon
One of the best places to take your kids during the summer is Huck Finn's Playland and we finally know when they will open for the summer. Here are the details of the opening and some guidelines that will be in place.

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