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Colonie and Rotterdam Little League to Battle in NYS Championship
Ever since I was a kid, I had a fascination with the Little League World Series.  I remember being around 11 or 12-years-old and playing for the National Little League All-Star team thinking that maybe we had a chance to play in Williamsport, PA in front of 30,000 fans and a national TV audienc…
Selkirk Animal Caught on Trail Cam Too Big to be a Bobcat?
A video of what appears to be a rather large cat,  marking its territory in the backyard of a residential neighborhood, was caught on a trail cam and shared by a Selkirk man recently.  This thing is enormous and caught my attention because it was re-shared by News Channel 13 meteorologist …
K9 Amber Sniffs Out Cocaine and Handgun During Albany Arrest
How can you not love that happy doggo look on her face?  This highly trained, very good girl was instrumental in helping the New York State Police in a drug and gun bust on Friday that resulted in the confiscation of cocaine and an illegally possesed handgun.  He...
DEC Rescues Cub, Its Head Shackled In Bucket for Weeks
Bear sightings seem to be the norm these days throughout the Capital Region, and while it's always wise to keep a safe distance, our natural curiosity makes it impossible to veer away.   Bears are curious creatures too, and in the hunt for food, they sometimes get themselves into some…
Police: Cohoes Man Stalked, Harrassed Teen in Walmart Parking Lot
Police say a 15-year-old girl was in the parking lot of the Walmart on Hoosick Street when a man started following her while yelling sexually explicit things in her direction.  The underrage girl was uncomfortable and unnerved, and told him multiple times to stop, but he wouldn't relent.
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Cock-a-Doodle New: Malta’s Ugly Rooster is Now Open
The Ugly Rooster; Mechanicville's cozy, comfortable, cafe has finally opened their second location.  I guess they needed to expand after feeling a bit...cooped up with just one spot.
Nestled in the heart of Mechanicville, The Ugly Rooster Cafe is beloved by locals and out-of-town travelers …
Fulton County Man Goes On Day-Long, $13K Stealing Spree
Police say a Fulton County man was arrested on Tuesday afternoon following a nearly 24 hour stealing spree in which the man accused is responsible for robbing at least two places, bagging a total of $13,000 in the process.
The first of the two thefts according to police happened at a Gloversville lau…
After 50 Years, Legendary Albany Restaurant Has Tearful Goodbye
A legendary Italian restaurant closed its doors for good after 50 plus years of serving up pasta, parm, pizza, and other delicious Italian comfort foods in Albany. The restaurant's success was fueled by Italian immigrants who came to the United States with a few dollars, a tremendous work ethic…
Colonial Troy Home Lists for Jaw-Droppingly Low Price
People in the real estate industry will tell you that homes are selling so quickly - and at such inflated prices -  that your purchasing dollar may not stretch as far as it used to.  For example, a home you may purchase for $200,000 in 2021, is a far cry from what you could have had in 201…

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