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Schenectady Officers Sent to Hospital Following Arrest
While most of us wake up for our regular 9 to 5 jobs and head into the office for a day in front of a computer or otherwise, our men and women in blue are leading a dangerous every day. The average car stop could lead to a deathly ending. Every moment, every decision is a risky one that they're…
Congratulations is in Order for Cohoes!
Over the last decade, plus, Cohoes has been in the process of reviving their little city. What had become a run down, in spots, fairly abandoned area has had a lot of hard work put into changing its reputation.
Local Kid is Helping His Mom with Cancer and He Could Use YOUR Help
This story hits home for me because I 'get it.'
I was in a similar situation as Natal; an only child dealing with a mother figure fighting the battle of her life. For me it was my Grandmother when I was 8 years-old. For Natal it is his Mother, Angelica, a single mom who has given all of her time to w…
Which 2 Of Our Upstate NY Towns Are Considered Safest?
We live in such a beautiful area, but crime happens. Because of that crime some of our beautiful towns aren't as safe as the others. It turns out two of our towns are in the Top 20 of the "Safest Places In Upstate New York," according to FBI crime data.
Missing Dog FOUND After Fires Strike Albany Last Night
As I was driving home from trivia last night in downtown Albany, it was hard not to notice the billowing smoke in the dark evening sky. That's how I knew just how bad it truly was. You can typically see just anything in a sky that dark. But, last night, that smoke couldn't be missed as fir…
Is Schenectady Making a Comeback?
With the opening of the highly anticipated Rivers Casino, the addition of Uber & Lyft to the Capital Region, along with new bars, restaurants and breweries in the area it should come as no shock that more people are finding their way to Schenectady these days.
Barrel Saloon in Albany to Close
Before you jump to conclusions, business is good. In fact, co-owners Chris Pratt and Alessio Depoli have said they've made money on the establishment. So, why sell?
Lost Diamond Found by TSA Officers at Albany International Airport
The feelings you have going through the TSA check points on your travels are mutual to your fellow travelers. Take the shoes off, sweatshirt/jacket, take the lap top out, let them know about the medication you have (yes, I promise that's just my inhaler), take off all of your jewelry and hope that i…

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