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Schenectady Lottery Player Cashes 70K Ticket
There's been a lot of hype and talk surrounding lottery drawings recently.  Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots have soared and these gigantic grand prizes are trending up towards a billion dollars as a result of nobody winning in recent weeks.
On Wednesday, a lottery ticket was sold to a local play…
Popular Saratoga Pub Saved By Barstool Fund
Local businesses and Mom-and-Pop's have been some of the hardest hit during the pandemic and it breaks our hearts to see them struggling and in some cases, simply closing.  81-year-old Joan Desadora has owned the Parting Glass in Saratoga Springs for 40 years and it's the kind of place that booms in…
Love Cowboy: He's Always Cheating in My Dreams
Stephanie in Lansingburgh writes:
My boyfriend and I have been dating for about two years now, and something started happening about 6 months ago, and has been happening pretty regularly every since.  About once every week or two, I have dreams that he's cheating on me with random women.  They're pre…
Northville Man Builds His Frozen Field of Dreams [PICTURES]
Christian Klueg from Northville is the District Manager for Howard Hannah Realty and in his "spare time" has been building hockey rinks in backyards for 27 years, and his latest creation has been around for three years.  It's hard work, but the payoff is immeasurable.  And while he admits …
Local Dopes Return Rental Filled with Drugs
This one Hertz and it's probably safe to say that these guys weren't too Thrifty. 
Two local men were arrested at Albany International Airport on Wednesday after it was discovered that the rental car they returned had drugs in it.  That's when Albany County Sheriff's were called to the scene, and a s…
Love Cowboy: My Neighbor is a Little Creepy
Francine in Latham writes:
My husband and I recently moved to Latham after we fell in love with the cutest house that is a perfect starter home.   It's been about 4 months since we moved in, and while we seem to really like our neighbors, there's one guy on our street that gives me the creeps.  I can…
Cuomo: Concerts Will Return in February
Governor Cuomo's message on Tuesday was heard loud and clear by the entire state of New York, and we agree: It's time to bring back the arts.  Whether it be live music, the arts or a comedy show, the Governor announced on Tuesday what many had been speculating for days in regards to their return.   …
Malta Diner, Troy Pub Forced to Close
Two well-established and very popular Capital Region restaurants announced on Sunday that amidst the pandemic, they've been forced to close their doors.  While the hope in both cases is that they'll reopen in the Spring, much will need to change before that happens.
Love Cowboy Settles Fast-Food Family Feud
Mark in East Greenbush writes:
I just want to start this message off by telling you all that I'm super thankful that my mother-in-law is in my two kids lives- she's a blessing especially with this pandemic.
During the day, she watches our 3 and 5 year-old before we get home from work.  We always pack …
Mayfield Super Trooper Swoops In For Owl Rescue
A State Trooper and a local good Samaritan helped rescue and save this adorable and strikingly beautiful owl over the weekend.  The majestic creature was found injured on the side of the road in Johnstown on Friday, and that's when the kind humans took flight and did what was necessary to …
Lake George Plans Socially Distanced 'WinterFest'
Since 1962,The Lake George Winter Carnival was an annual tradition that many in the North Country looked forward to for all things ski, snow, food, drink and fun.  This year's pandemic  may have put that event on ice, but businesses in the North Country rallied and created their own version of the c…
New York Grandparents Fall Victim to 'Pandemic' Scam
There aren't many things worse than people who specifically look to target and take advantage of the elderly.  As time goes on, we've become much more hip to these scams through information and alerts, but swindlers are relentless and tend to find new ways to get grandma and grandpa's money.  The la…

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