This is the time of year when you start planning your summer, including somewhere for your kids to go to summer camp. The best summer camp in the country is in Upstate New York. Ask parents in the Capital Region and they already know how great this camp is. Now the whole country knows.
Hoffman's Playland was an amusement park in Latham from 1952 until 2014. Even though many of the rides were relocated to Huck Finn's Playland in Albany, Hoffman's holds a soft spot in many Capital Region families' hearts. Take a look at abandoned Hoffman's Playland.
With approval from the Schenectady City Council, millions have been secured to build the new Central Park pool project. The cost of the original project has nearly doubled but funds have been approved.
The Town of North Hudson, where Frontier Town is located along with Essex County are hoping the state will grant them two million dollars to help preserve and restore some of the structures according to the Times Union.
Under new plans, they are hoping to transform the rodeo arena into a modern one with a grandstand for horse shows, and barrel races, and to hold country music concerts.
There is nothing that could have prepared these elementary school cafeteria workers for what they found in a shipment of bananas at an Upstate New York primary school. One of them discovered a scorpion and it was alive!