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Not Much Left of Colonie's Tobin's First Prize Building! Look!
Not Much Left of Colonie's Tobin's First Prize Building! Look!
Tobin's First Prize operated from 1924 until 1981 in the Colonie building as a meat packing plant. They also manufactured fertilizers, glue, and animal hides, and it became a meat packing operation according to Spotlight News. There were offices, a boiler room, freezers, coolers, a machine shop, two incinerators, a hog pen, and a laboratory. There was a scare recently where demolition had to be halted to deal with a possible ammonia leak. Now all that stands is the 200-foot smokestack. There is no word of when that will be coming down.
Safe Ideas For Halloween 2020 in Capital Region [Gallery]
Safe Ideas For Halloween 2020 in Capital Region [Gallery]
This Halloween is going to be different in many ways. There will be a blue full moon and because of COVID-19, it will look a bit different too. This interactive map was released by the Halloween and Costume Organization. It shows the risk levels of trick-or-treating in the Capital Region. Here are some fun alternative Halloween ideas you can do according to the risk levels in our area.
My Tire Blew Out On the Highway, This Man Helped Me [PHOTOS]
My Tire Blew Out On the Highway, This Man Helped Me [PHOTOS]
Just a normal, beautiful Thursday afternoon...during rush hour. I was going about my regular day. Actually, it was a rare event that I was simply heading home after work without having something to get to last night. Alas, I still take the same route: Central Avenue to I-87 to Alternate Rt 7 to 787 and beyond. My commute came to a rough, smokey halt by the Boght Rd overpass on alternate Rt7. Read

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