Hometown Hero

June's Hometown Hero Is Simply Amazing (Audio)
Every month it's such an honor to learn about everyday people doing simply amazing things and Chrissy and I get to experience that with our Hometown Heroes. May's recipient is a woman named Robin Wickham-Drobner from Coxsackie. What she does every single day is nothing short of remark…
Teen Leader of Suicide Prevention and Cyberbullying Task Force
Alexander Kovarovic, from Guilderland, is a nineteen year old motivational speaker, suicide prevention advocate, crisis prevention counselor, drug and alcohol intervention counselor, and an in training firefighter. He has been an advocate for teens across the country and around the world.
February Hometown Hero Is A True Life Saver
Blaine Neary is a volunteer firefighter with the town of Melrose and a paid EMT in Hoosick Valley. It was his quick thinking, however, at is own home that saved the life of a woman that means more to him than any other person on the planet.  His own mother.  After listening to his incredible story a…
Compassionate Clifton Park Mom Is January's Hometown Hero
County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.
We'd been trying to get in touch with Grace Janikas for a few days to congratulate her on being WGNA's January's Hometown Hero.  We finally caught her at a time when she wasn't busy, and understand…
October Heroes
When friends and high school students Ben Olsen and Gerard Rhatigan from Latham realized that a girl with special needs was missing, they were relentless in their attempt to try to find her.
September Hero
County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference. This month we salute Gloversville soldier, Brandon Hermance.
August Hero
County Waste has partnered with WGNA to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.
May Hero
May’s Hometown Hero story is a true must listen and it comes just in time for Memorial Day Weekend.  In the month that we honor and pay tribute to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, we are so proud to award WGNA’s May Hometown Hero…
April Hero
When we received this month's "Hometown Hero" nomination from Liz about her incredible friend, it was obvious that she wrote from the heart and with admiration.
February Hero
County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.
All throughout 2017, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors, and everyday passion...

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