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DEC Rescues Cub, Its Head Shackled In Bucket for Weeks
Bear sightings seem to be the norm these days throughout the Capital Region, and while it's always wise to keep a safe distance, our natural curiosity makes it impossible to veer away.   Bears are curious creatures too, and in the hunt for food, they sometimes get themselves into some…
Area Oddities: Why is a Car On Top of this Amsterdam Smokestack?
I was in Amsterdam a few weeks ago for a Make a Wish event and in typical "Brian fashion," I may have gotten a  bit lost trying to find the spot that my girlfriend Samantha and I needed to be.  In fairness, there are literally a thousand detours in the city currently and trying to get to w…
Storm Ravages Parts of Coxsackie, Residents Speculate Tornado
Residents in Greene County have been on high alert after a powerful storm - possibly a tornado - ripped through the Village Coxsackie on Wednesday afternoon.  Power outages along with extensive damage is being reported throughout town as dozens of trees were uprooted and many electrical lines d…
Shen’s Kevin Huerter Dominated Game 7 and Twitter Went Nuts
In the sports world, there are few things more exciting than a Game 7.  It's what kids dream of when shooting hoops in the backyard with friends; it's do or die, win or go home and in this case, where legends are born.
Last night during game 7 of the NBA Eastern Conference semi-finals, 2016 Shen grad…
Albany Cops Assist Man Stranded in Dangerous Heat
It was dangerously hot when the batteries on Stanley Green's motorized wheelchair died last Monday in Albany.  To make maters worse, his oxygen tank was running low and he had neither the strength nor the energy to get himself back home.
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Large Crowd Gathers to Cheer Up Cancer Patient at Albany Med
At around 6pm Thursday evening, a massive crowd of police officers, firefighters, bikers, cheerleaders, friends, family and complete strangers gathered below the foot bridge at Albany Medical Center to lift the spirits of an 11-year-old girl named Anna LaBella...
Bird’s-Eye View of Albany Landmark Not What You’d Eggspect
I've lived in Albany my whole life, and until recently I had never seen a bird's-eye view of The Egg at the Empire State Plaza in downtown Albany.  I honestly have no clue what kind of late-night rabbit hole I dove into, but when I came up for air, I knew more about The Egg's history than I ever nee…

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