518 List of Firework Extravaganzas on the 4th
The "Summer of Bummer" continues as the bigger and more traditional 4th of July firework shows have been postponed or canceled due to COVID-19, but all is not lost! While some of the massive displays that we're used to seeing in downtown Albany, Clifton Park, and Lake George won't be happe…
Department of Public Safety Wants You To 'Be Bear Aware'
There have been more and more wildlife sightings in the Capital Region lately. There have also been more bears seen in both rural and city areas in recent weeks. One county is putting out an alert and giving tips on how to deal with black bears in the area.
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.
Phased and Confused: When Will Rivers Casino Reopen?
It might be easier trying to hit a jackpot on a progressive slot machine than figure out what part of phase 4 Rivers Casino in Schenectady will reopen. Signs do point to it happening sooner rather than later, but it's still anyone's guess. Here's what we know so far.
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…
Honor Someone During Our 4th of July Salute to the Troops
Beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, July 3 and continuing all throughout Independence Day on WGNA, Brian and Chrissy will be honoring some of the local men and women in our military who may be away from their families while protecting our freedom back home. Or, maybe you would like to honor the veteran i…
Rensselaer Cumby's Looking For $63,000 Lottery Winner
Check your tickets if you play the Take-5 game from the New York State Lottery. There was a huge payout that someone can claim if you bought the ticket at a certain Cumberland Farms convenience store in Rensselaer County.
Alcoholic Drinks To Go Can Keep Going
When restaurants were allowed to do take out and delivery during the coronavirus pandemic, they were also allowed to include alcoholic beverages to go. The thinking was that when restaurants were back to service customers inside or out on the patio that the to-go drinks would have to stop. This is n…