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Popular North Country Ski Mountain Expanding to Slopeside Resort
West Mountain has been part of the North Country in Queensbury since 1961 and there are big plans to expand it into a slopeside resort. There are a few things that need to be done first through town officials and the approval of the Town Board later this month. But the Planned Unit Development needs…
Great Escape Going 'Desperado Plunge' For Workers-Offering Bonus
The Great Escape is such a fun place to visit but they have been having a tough time getting people to work. They even had to reduce their hours because of a lack of employees. They are now closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Now they are offering higher wages and bonus incentives in hopes of attract…
Warren County Has $1Million Scratch-Off Winner
There have been many Capital Region New York State Lottery winners recently. It seems most of them have been Take5 winners, but this time there is a new millionaire in Warren County from a scratch-off ticket well sort of.
8 More Hoffman Locations Coming Including Cohoes
Get ready to be able to get your car cleaned inside and out in more locations all over Upstate New York. It won't be easy, however, because costs of construction have gone up and business hasn't completely bounced back because of the pandemic. But when they are finished there will be more …
You May See Local Ski Lifts Running This Summer-Here's Why
There are plenty of local ski mountains in and around the Capital Region and this summer they are remaining open to offer different activities to help recoup what was lost during the pandemic. If you are traveling the Northway or out toward Queensbury, you may see the ski lift running full-time.
Queensbury Outback Out-Family Restaurant Moving in
When chain restaurants close it seems that they stay vacant forever. It's nice to know that in Queensbury the old Outback Steakhouse is being taken over by a local business and restaurant owner who will bring in a family restaurant.
Great Escape and NY Amusement Parks Get OK to Reopen
I am getting a severe case of cabin fever and I know I'm not alone. But we got some good news about amusement parks and summer camps reopening soon in New York state. Finally, we heard from Governor Cuomo who is slowly allowing more things to open.
Get 'Snowed Inn' at Great Escape Lodge
It's nice to get away when it's close to home. We would go to the Great Escape Lodge a lot to just have a long weekend or for a change of scenery. Now the Great Escape Lodge wants you to come back and enjoy their "Snowed Inn" packages. The cool thing is that they are also offerin…
Select Capital Region CVS Pharmacies Will Have Vaccine
Getting a vaccine in the Capital Region is hard to do. If you or a loved one are in the groups that are allowed to schedule a shot, it has been almost impossible to schedule an appointment. If you are lucky to get one, chances are you are waiting weeks to get the vaccine. In fact, my mom is travelin…

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