Politics

Voicemails From Mama: Co-Pays and Politics (AUDIO)
The ongoing political saga between Mama and Papa Codes and continues. The latest voicemail from my mom was to enlighten me about the latest heated argument they got into when simply getting a prescription filled at CVS proving once again that everything, and I mean everything, can spawn a war of wor…
Voicemails From Mama: Television Political Warfare
It's no secret that my mom and dad are diametrically opposed politically.  It's not uncommon in most households for a couple to co-exist despite these differences, and my mom and dad are living proof of that.  However, as the political landscape continues to grow more and more co…
Albany's Newest Bachelor: Cuomo & Sandra Lee Have Split
It's unlikely that you'll be seeing Governor Cuomo's face circulating on Tinder or Match.com in the near future but it is official; Andrew Cuomo is now a single man.   After 14 years with his longtime girlfriend Sandra Lee, the couple made it official today and told reporter…
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…

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