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Thin Ice Takes Life of South Burlington Man
A 22-year-old South Burlington, VT man may have thought the Lake Champlain ice surface he stood atop was thick enough to support him.  Unfortunately, it wasn't.  Trapped underneath a sheet of ice in freezing cold water for 10 minutes, at least a dozen Burlington firefighters rushed to the scene in a…
WellNow Bringing Healthcare Jobs to Albany Area
WellNow Urgent Care locations are open throughout the Capital Region. In fact, this is where I got my COVID-19 test. They are clean and very accommodating. The doctors and nurses who worked at the one in Clifton Park where I went were awesome. WellNow Urgent Care announced that they will be hiring m…
More New Yorkers Can Get Vaccinated February 15th
My two sisters and my brothers-in-law have gotten both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. They fell into the first groups of those who were eligible to get the vaccine. Little by little Governor Andrew Cuomo is announcing more groups of people who are eligible.
Schenectady County Woman Saves Abandoned Gentle Giant
Folks in Pattersonville told News 10 ABC that for years there were reports of a large animal making the rounds around town, appearing in backyards and barns, but never staying long enough for anyone to get a real good look.  What was this sly animal that had become a mystery in Pattersonville?
Some t…
Glens Falls Hospital Nurse Fatally Struck By Snow Plow
The Glens Falls Hospital and community is in mourning today after it was learned that a nurse who works for the hospital was tragically struck and killed by a snow plow on Tuesday afternoon. The Glens Falls Police Department haven't released the name of the frontline hero yet, but some of her collea…
Saratoga Reports State’s First Covid ‘Variant’ Case
As if the news in regards to Covid-19 couldn't be concerning to some, a new and potentially more powerful version of the virus has officially been linked to at least one person in the Capital Region and potentially three more.  This new Covid variant is believed to be more "transmissible" …
Open Letter To My Son About Life and Times in 2020
Dear Brody,
You were a bit too young to remember what life was like during the coronavirus pandemic that swept through the world in 2020, some 13 plus years ago.  Hard to believe it's been that long. Thankfully, we survived these very uneasy and uncertain times and and you are a grown-up now.  Soon e…
Rivers EMT’s Heroically Save Man’s Life
Two members of the Security EMT Staff at Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady were honored by the Mayor on Thursday after their heroic efforts literally saved a man's life back on November 14th.
Blood and Plasma Donors in Dire Need
The holidays are right around the corner and there is a dire need for blood donations and now plasma donations due to the coronavirus. There are many places across the Capital Region that are holding blood drives every day.

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