Great news for fans of the Nets, Knicks, Islanders, Rangers, and Albany Empire. In today's coronavirus press briefing, Governor Andrew Cuomo said the current 10% capacity limit set on all indoor sports arenas in New York state will increase to 25% on Wednesday, May 19th. This is great news for teams like the Nets, Knicks, and Islanders who all appear to be headed to postseason play. The Rangers are far from a lock for the postseason but still alive thanks to a four-game sweep over the New Jersey Devils. This also confirms the reports that the Albany Empire would be able to host 25% of the Times Union Center for their home opener now scheduled for Saturday, May 29th.
We keep hearing the news and updates about self-driving cars but it seems as if they weren't actually real, just something futuristic that you see in movies. Now, not only are these cars a reality but they're coming to Albany.
Just a few hours after his oldest son Andrew was sworn in to his second term as New York State Governor, Mario Cuomo died at age 82.
Andrew said in his address,
"He couldn't be here physically today ... but my father is in this room...
He's in the heart and mind of every person who is here. His...
This has been a question for many of us in Albany - Is Governor Andrew Cuomo content to stay in the area, or does he have bigger plans? I decided to take this issue on musically, with apologies to Blake Shelton and Michael Buble.