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NYSP Put Bullseye on Capital Region ‘Target Thief’
It was only a matter of time before the man accused of stealing from Target stores around the Capital Region is now being targeted by the New York State Police.  On Wednesday morning, the NYSP posted two pretty identifiable photos of his face as well as his black getaway car in hopes that someo…
Sheriff: K9’s Cage Saved Albany Deputy’s Life
Our hearts continue to be heavy while we wait for what is hopefully some good news regarding Joe Iachetta. The 30-year-old K9 Sergeant with the Albany County Sheriffs Office was involved in a tragic collision on Monday morning causing his vehicle to be trapped for over 30 minutes underneath a tracto…
Enter to Win GNA’s Valen-Rhymes Romance Package
Brian and Chrissy in the Morning on GNA want to help plan something special for you and your significant other this Valentine's Day. The package includes food, frillies and a special customized song written specifically for you and your Valentine. Here's how you can enter to win Brian and …
Love Cowboy: Fed Up with Freeloading Boyfriend [Audio]
Leanne in Rotterdam writes:
My boyfriend stays at my place as many as 5 days a week but doesn't contribute financially or help out because he has his own place. On top of that, he's constantly unhappy with my apartment and complains about me buying not enough food, but refuses to help me out.  Am I b…
Cuomo Callously Jokes About Lifting 10pm Curfew
Ask any restaurant owner in the Capital Region their thoughts on the Governor's mandate insisting that all bars and restaurants close at 10PM sharp, and you'll be sure to get a serious answer.  Local businesses are seriously in jeopardy of not surviving the pandemic, and bar and restaurant owners ar…
The Children of St. Jude Needs You This Much
On Wednesday afternoon, the nerves started kicking in.  We were making last minute preparations in anticipation for WGNA's 16th Annual Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon presented by Dom's Pizza, Subs and Wings.  Full disclosure, I get anxious in the hours leading up to the St. Jude Radiothon…
Troopers Bust ‘Willy Wonka of Weed’ in Herkimer County
According to sources, State Police say they arrested a Hudson man in Herkimer County on Wednesday afternoon after he was caught with 400 pounds of THC and marijuana edibles.  The quantity alone is astonishing and the street value of such a large amount could be upwards of hundreds of thousands of do…
Capital Region Schools Put The ‘NO’ in Snow Days
Far be it from me to criticize any school district's decision, but I do think that kids are missing something without having the pure joy of the snow day.
I remember watching weather on the local news when I was kid whenever we might get snow in hopes that Albany would cancel school the next day.  It…
Escape Cabin Fever at Lake George Winterfest
Over the weekend me and my girlfriend Samantha decide to take my son Brody on a little day trip up to Lake George.  We didn't have much of plan, we just needed to get out of the dang house.  So we packed up Brody's sled, grabbed a few snacks for the road, jumped in the Jeep and headed up the Northwa…
What if the $900 Million Winner Came from Gilboa, NY
Imagine for a second if the person who won tonight's $900 million dollar Mega Millions jackpot was from a place the size of let's say Gilboa, New York.
The thought only popped into my head because with a population of roughly 1,200 people, it's comparable in size to Lonaconing, Ma…

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