Politics

Country Icon Doesn't Fiddle When Talking To WGNA
Charlie Daniels is the 82-year-old country, bluegrass, Southern rock, old-school fiddlin' icon who hasn't lost a step when it comes to entertaining his fans, or entertaining his thoughts.  It's hard to believe that his country-crossover smash 'Devil Went Down To Georgia' is forty years old! We had t…
Simpsons Make Fun of Upstate New York, Cuomo Responds
In case you somehow missed it (though it was all over the news and social media), the 'Simpsons' recently had an episode where it made fun of Upstate New York.  It even hit close to home, with Niskayuna making an appearance as part of the episode...
Embattled Cohoes Mayor Arrested By The Feds
Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse has been no stranger to our local newspapers since being elected back in 2015. While he's denied the allegations lobbied against during his term as a public official, things reached a boiling point this morning.  It's being reported that the Cohoes mayor was a…
New York is Number One for Population Loss in the Country
It looks like people are leaving New York. In fact, more people are leaving than any other state nationally, to be accurate.
Apparently, New York tops the states for population loss, with the highest rate nationally.  According to cbs 6 Albany, 48,510 people left New York from July, 2017 to…
Local College Campuses Are Going Smoke-Free in 2019
While there's a push to make recreational marijuana legal in 2019, some local colleges are getting more strict and going completely smoke-free in the new year.
Cigarettes, vaping, marijuana, Ecigarettes, hookahs- doesn't matter if it's legal or not,  it's all not allowed on t…
My Hardest Election Night Choice Was What To Tell My Son
I picked up my three year old son Brody from daycare Tuesday afternoon and headed to the polls before dinner.  On the ride home, I explained to him that before we go in the house, that he and Daddy were going to stop and vote.  Easy for me, the polling place is literally a tenth of mile from where I…
I Had To Block Politicians Who Were Relentlessly Texting Me
I get it.  It costs money to win political elections.  But since last Wednesday, I was getting text messages on the daily practically begging me to make a donation.  I realize that our local elections will be over tomorrow, but as we get set for general, primary, and special elections on a national …
Ending The Daylight Savings Time Debate
Whatever side you're on, you're probably pretty passionate about it.  When it comes 'springing ahead' and 'falling back' we, as Americans, are certainly not without an opinion.  And a strong one at that.
Company Offers Free Rides To Vote
Getting out and voting is not only a right, but it is important for you to be counted. With midterm elections right around the corner, a company is making it even easier to get to the polls.

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