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Veterans Day Discounts/Freebies in Capital Region
There are some deals that carry throughout the month of November and others that are good for Veterans Day only. Our veterans put their lives on the line to protect us and fight for the freedoms that we all continue to enjoy.
Trooper & Nurse Duo Save Man's Life in Backyard
On off-duty New York State Trooper and his ER nurse wife, helped save a man's life at their New York home last month.  The story, shared over a thousand times on the New York State Trooper's Facebook page has become somewhat viral, and for good reason.  It's just another example of how our first res…
Cape Never Comes Off For September Hometown Hero
Maureen White-Schock of Ballston Spa is not only on the front lines at Albany Medical Center dealing with the high stress, high demand job of the health care world during the pandemic, but continues her job when she gets home.  While she certainly is grateful to be blessed with a wonderful husband a…
Schenectady's Bravest Battle 4 Fires in One Day
As always, we thank all of the first responders in the city of Schenectady and hope they remain safe while taking action when duty calls.  Wednesday has been especially challenging as a string of fires broke out in the city of Schenectady, one of them proved fatal.
Choose Human Rating Over Uber Rating
Something ridiculously unnerving was brought to my attention by a GNA listener who called into the morning show on Friday.  After spending over an hour discussing the potentially tragic news of the Albany man missing at Thacher Park since New Years Eve, I came to the conclusion that as an Uber drive…
Proud Marine Mom Honors August Hometown Hero
Penny Bartlett from Colonie is the proud Marine Mom of 26-year-old Ian and she wrote to GNA hoping we'd honor him as August's Hometown Hero.  Mom also told us that her son may be slightly uncomfortable with the 'fanfare' that comes along with it and decided to spend a few mi…

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