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Local Deli Dishing Out Free Holiday Meal 'No Questions Asked'
This is what the holidays are all about.  A restaurant and deli in Saratoga Springs - realizing that people are struggling mightily this year - is giving away free, hot meals for the holidays out of the kindness of their heart.  They've made it quite easy too. You don't to show any proof that you're…
Onlookers Marvel at Possible UFO in Utica [Video]
Video of some bright objects moving through the sky in Deerfield, NY (8 miles northeast of Utica) has onlookers baffled, and and a UFO website wondering what exactly it was.  In the 3 minute video filmed on October 29th, the group of onlookers marvel at the their night time discovery with "oohs…
Upstate NY Bids Hard for NBA Team
Could the NBA's Toronto Raptors be coming to Upstate New York for the upcoming season?  If city officials have their way (and they're pushing hard)  it's a strong possibility.
Probing the Purple Pumpkin's Purpose
We've all heard of the Purple Heart, The Color Purple (great movie starring Oprah), Purple Rain, The Purple People Eaters, and even the less popular (and quite painful) purple nurple.  But this Halloween, if you see a purple pumpkin on someone's porch, it doesn't mean they've had it out so long that…
Survey: Albany 16th Best Place to Live in America
A website that dedicates itself to helping people determine the best cities in America gave incredibly high praise to our very own Albany.  In fact, in their most recent rankings of the "Top 100 Places to Live in America" Albany doesn't just make the cut, it was ranked in…
'Get Up Here Girl!' - Lee Brice Stuns Local Singer
Country star Lee Brice paid a visit to the Capital Region a little over a week ago, but this show, this event was a little different.  Unlike previous performances in our area, this one came with very little hype and hardly any fanfare, yet made an indelible mark on the few Capital Region resid…
Nostalgic Lake George Haunt Gets Morbid Makeover [GALLERY]
Every year, we ask GNA listeners to tell us what their favorite haunted attraction is. For the last few years, the Capital Region's most popular haunted attraction is Field of Horrors in Troy.  They constantly update their attractions, rides, and characters and really do a good job deliver…
Local Orchard Grows Long List of Prohibited Pickers
I remember last September writing about a local orchard that wasn't messing around when it came to people jacking their apples, pilfering their fruit and mooching their macs.  Jake Samascott is a 4th generation farmer at Samascott Orchards in Kinderhook and  according to the repo…
Feliz Covidad: Schenectady Nixes Annual Holiday Parade
Not even the magic of the season could prevent city officials from canceling the popular Schenectady Holiday Parade which would have celebrated it's 52nd year.  Instead, Schenectady's Mayor announced on Monday that the celebration of all things St. Nick had officially been scrapped.
Hungry Coyote Follows Brian Around Golf Course [VIDEO]
No big deal, just a coyote hanging out following us around the golf course yesterday.
This happened while some buddies of mine as we were playing at a golf course located about an hour south of Albany on Sunday. At around the 14th hole on the Poughkeepsie course, we spotted a deer hanging out behind …

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