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Albany Trash-Talker Goes Viral on TikTok [VIDEO]
If there's one thing I learned it's that when it comes to the Capital Region, people are going to  have their jokes.  It personally doesn't offend me. I grew up in this area and I live and love it, and if you have something funny to say about my hometown, life's too short - let's have a laugh. That'…
New York Reservoir Wipes Out Entire Town
Well, when the city of Manhattan is growing so fast that they need more water, the state invokes their "rights" and literally takes a town away from the 3000 people that lived there. That town was called Bittersweet and today it lies under 175 feet of water known as the Neversink Reservoir…
Haters Will Say I Imagined Seeing a UFO Over Schenectady
While driving into the radio station on Friday morning April 2nd, at approximately 4:55 AM, I saw something in the sky over the Schenectady County Pine Bush. There were two bright lights,  one in the upper east and and another upper west quadrant of the trapezoid-shaped object.
Do Sneakers on Wires in Albany Have a Secret Meaning?
Last week while searching for a parking spot near Washington Park in Albany, I approached a light and it was red.  Naturally, I came to a stop and looked up  while waiting for it for change colors.  In doing so, I noticed a pair of sneakers, tied together by the laces had been flung over the wire.  …
Man Blows Off Fireworks Inside Wilton Walmart
A Connecticut man was arrested over the weekend after police say he blew up fireworks inside a local Walmart on Saturday.  Once he was apprehended inside the store, police questioned him about the incident, and what he told them might blow you away.
Area Residents Report Seeing Fireball in Vermont Sky
Loud booms and a massive fireball created quite the light and sound show on Sunday evening.  Witnessed by thousands of residents throughout the Northeast, on Tuesday it was confirmed that the Earth-shaking eruption was indeed a meteor. Experts say it was no bigger than a 10 pound bowling ball, but p…
10 Things Capital Region Residents Learned During Covid [PICS]
We're coming up on one year since the universe threw us the biggest curveball anyone could have ever imagined.  We locked down, social distanced, tried to "not be stupid," wore our masks, watched daily press conferences, explored the Adirondacks, worked from home, taught our children, did …
Sheriff’s Find Lost Horse on Canajoharie Old Town Road
Montgomery County Sheriff's are looking for the owner of a horse they say was found near Canajoharie on Thursday morning.  The mustang was meandering like he (or she) was wild, but clearly that's not the case.   The horse in the photo most certainly belongs to someone as evident by the coat its wear…
Police Seize Guns, Drugs and Monkey in Austerlitz Home
I know what this looks like, but trust me it's not something from a "Hangover" movie. This particular State Police raid didn't happen in Hollywood, it happened in Austerlitz.  Dozens of firearms, cocaine, cash and yes, an illegally possessed monkey were seized on Thu…
If You See This ‘Hairy Rope’ Don’t Be a Dope
Call me a dope, but I had zero clue about the dangers of the "hairy rope" you may see on trees during the Winter.
At the risk of sounding like a city boy who isn't very outdoorsy, I'm about to be totally honest with you: I have never seen this "hairy rope" looking thing on a tree,…

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