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Columbia County Has $45,000 Take 5 Lottery Winner
Columbia County is boasting the latest Take 5 winner in the New York Lottery. This time someone won the top prize of forty-five thousand dollars. The winning ticket was sold for Saturday night's (July 31st) drawing at a busy convenience store.
Surprise Tax Refund Coming to Some New Yorkers This Week
Chances are if you got your tax refund from the IRS it is already gone. But there is some hope to see a surprise tax refund that could be deposited in your bank account starting this week. This is because some taxpayers overpaid taxes on their unemployment compensation in 2020.
$21K 'Take 5' Winner Sold in Rensselaer County
I love playing the lottery but lately, I think I'm playing the wrong games. It seems that more and more winners in the Capital Region of twenty thousand dollars or more are coming from the New York Lottery's Take 5 Drawing. This time a winner cashed in on a twenty-one thousand Take 5 lotte…
Pay For Live Sports on TV During COVID? Refund Coming
Last year around this time, everything started to get canceled. The majority of those were live sports. If you paid for a specific channel or a live sporting event, you have some money coming to you. A deal has been reached with seven cable providers to give New Yorkers the refund they deserve for s…
Screen Detox for 24 Hours = $2400 - Sounds Too Easy
There is a contest that I think is right up my alley. But it's not for everyone. It's called a screen detox which means that you have to give up all screens for twenty-four hours. Not only does this mean cell phones but it's laptops, television, gaming, all computers, smartwatches, an…
Capital Region Essential Workers Eligible for Grant Money
If you were deemed a Capital Region essential worker during the pandemic, there is a twenty-nine million-dollar grant program that could reimburse you to help with many sacrifices you have made. There are some requirements but you could be getting much-needed reimbursements for out-of-pocket expense…
$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…
Hospitality Help For Albany County Businesses
No industry has been feeling the effects of the pandemic quite like the tourism and hospitality industry. Now there are grants set up to help those who have been affected. Here's how you can apply and receive up to five thousand dollars in grants from Albany County.
Free Tax Help For Capital Region Residents
It's almost time to file your taxes. It has been quite the year so if you need help, there is some great news. Capital Region residents can utilize a free tax assistance program. Here are the details.
Don't Throw it Out - That May Be Your Stimulus
Many Americans have received their second stimulus, but for some still looking for it, you may have mistakenly thrown it away. There are a few things you need to look for even if your last payment was through direct deposit.
Wanna Dog For Christmas? - Beware of Scams
If you are looking to add a dog to your family this holiday season, beware of the many puppy scams that are circulating. Be especially aware if you are looking to purchase a puppy online. Here's what to look for.

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