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What is Bocce and Why is My Kid Heckling Me While I Play?
My family has been playing bocce for as long as I can remember. My grandfather is actually one of the founders of the Italian Fraternal Society in Mechanicville where they built several bocce courts under a pavilion. My mom is now the president of the league. Bocce is a great game that anyone at any…
Listen as I Obnoxiously Cheer on my Mechanicville Bocce Team
I usually mic myself up at my son's baseball games but since last weekend was a washout, I thought I would change things up. I joined the women's bocce league in Mechanicville and our first match was Tuesday night. Take a listen to how I obnoxiously tried to cheer on our team as I turned i…
Moved Into New Neighborhood - Feels Like The '80s Again
We just moved into a new house in Mechanicville and it's strange enough to move back to my hometown. But I didn't realize how much nostalgia I would feel moving into a new neighborhood. Ryan is able to be a kid just like I was growing up. Even though he is riding his bike until it gets dar…
Mechanicville's Chad Brown to Run Horse in Kentucky Derby
It's the Running of the Roses. The most coveted horse race in America and Mechanicville native, Chad Brown has a horse in the race. He is one of the most successful horse trainers in the game and happens to be from my hometown. It's a given that we will all be rooting for him on Saturday i…
Nostalgic Moment - My Son Playing at my Home Base [PIC]
This past weekend was very nostalgic for me and my family. My son, Ryan, embarked on something that was part of my childhood and now it's part of his. Ryan starting playing in the Mechanicville Stillwater Little League. It wasn't only nostalgic, it was amazing.
Mechanicville Will go to Prom This June With Protocols
In a year like no other, high school seniors have missed out on a lot but it's nice to see that they will be able to celebrate at prom this June. My alma mater, Mechanicville High School is leading the way in ensuring that the seniors will have a night to remember.
Check Out This Creative Mechanicville ‘McPromposal’
When you live in a small town like Mechanicville and want to make a statement, or in this case, a promposal, you use the one main sign in the heart of the city. That's what Jason Carron Jr. (JJ) used the Mechanicville McDonald's sign to do the asking for him. The thing is, his girlfriend a…
$35K Take 5 Winner at Mechanicville-Halfmoon Stewart's
There has been a lot of activity for me in Mechanicville in the last few weeks but this one, unfortunately, has nothing to do with me or my family this time. Someone has won nearly thirty-five thousand dollars on a Take 5 New York Lottery ticket at the Stewart's on Vosburgh Road in the Mechanic…
Unknown Good Samaritan Saves Mom's Mechanicville Home From Fire
Over the weekend my mom had a fire at her house. She wasn't even aware that her porch was on fire until a couple of good samaritans rushed in to help. They all played a part in getting her and my sister out safely and ultimately saving her house. There was one selfless good samaritan in particu…
Mechanicville Forced to Cut Out Spectators But Still Fill Stands
The Mechanicville School District is doing something amazing for their athletes during basketball season. Because there are no spectators allowed, local businesses and a local printer have come together and had cutouts made of students, family members, faculty, and past legends to fill the otherwise…

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