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Adorable Area Seniors Looking for Pen Pals
The mailbox at the Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing of Guilderland has "exploded" with letters arriving daily, much to the delight of the senior residents who live there.
Recently, activity directors featured photos of 11 residents and behind them on a dry-erase board was information about …
Love Cowboy Lays Into Lovesick "Moron"
Peter in Ravena writes:
Please help...I can't get over my ex and it's been 5 years. I know guys- it's ridiculous but I can't.  It's just as much her fault as it is mine because we remain friends.  So she keeps me hanging around and that certainly doesn't help. And she knows how I feel, because I've t…
Area Malls Lay Out New Rules and Adjusted Hours
After months of waiting, Crossgates Mall and Colonie Center, the Capital Region's biggest and busiest malls will finally be open for business this weekend.  Under the new COVID-19 safety protocols mapped out by the Governor, the CDC and the malls themselves, things will be different before and after…
Some Clifton Park Town Pools Open This Week
Summer is in full swing but with the coronavirus pandemic, there have been many things that remain closed. The Town of Clifton Park has announced that they will be opening a couple of their pools later this week and in time for the 4th of July holiday weekend.
Ford Allowing Vehicle Return If You Lose Job
If you've been wanting or needing a new vehicle but are fearful of taking on an added payment, the Ford Motor Company wants to help you buy without fear.  On Monday it was announced that they're launching a new program called the "Ford Promise" designed for anyone af…
'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…
FDA Warns About 9 Potentially Fatal Hand Sanitizers
In an effort to get our hands on as much sanitizer as possible due to all things COVID-19, consumers are scooping up what is readily available.  The FDA recently announced that there are 9 specific types of hand sanitizers that you should avoid immediately due to the toxic ingredient found in t…
Love Cowboy on Phase 3: "We've Tamed The Beast!"
Love Cowboy rolled into the GNA studios on Wednesday happier than a pig in mud about the opening of Phase 3 here in the Capital Region.  In fact, he was so overjoyed that asked us if he could not even do relationship advice so that he could share with us what he was most excited about. As always, LC…
CDC: Pandemic Creating Bolder, More Aggressive Rats
As many Capital Region restaurants have been forced to provide hungry customers with mostly take-out service, a certain scavenging scoundrel has been under served and according to the CDC, might be getting more and more aggressive.  This underserved population: rats.  The CDC is warning people that …
Love Cowboy Tries to Reboot Tech Moron
Kay in Glens Falls writes:
My husband has been working from home and it's amazing how much he relies on me to help him out with technology so he can stay plugged in. As the demands of his job have changed, I'm like his personal IT person. I help him launch Zoom and other things that pertain to Power …
Watch Chrissy's Mom Make The Crusher Drink
In order to stay busy during the coronavirus lockdown, my mom has become quite the bartender. She is mixing up different drinks and showing you how to make them. It all started as a paint and sip without painting and now she has made over a dozen drinks.
Love Cowboy Helps Couple's Political Discourse
Tyra in Niskayuna writes:
My husband has always been someone who keeps an eye in politics, and certainly has his opinions.  Until now, it's never got in the way of our relationship.  I have my views and he has his, but during the pandemic things have changed.  I feel like many of our discussions abou…

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