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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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Area Oddities: Why is a Car On Top of this Amsterdam Smokestack?
I was in Amsterdam a few weeks ago for a Make a Wish event and in typical "Brian fashion," I may have gotten a  bit lost trying to find the spot that my girlfriend Samantha and I needed to be.  In fairness, there are literally a thousand detours in the city currently and trying to get to w…
We’ve Had So Much Rain in The Capital Region…
Many people in our area have said that the weather has been making them depressed lately and I believe it.  There's not much better than summer in the Capital Region and because of Covid, we didn’t really have one last year. The season is short enough and when days feel lik…
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 …

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