New York state is known for its many breweries and we have a good amount of them here in the Capital Region. The New York State Craft Beer Competition and the Governors Craft Beer Cup crowned the best craft beers in the state and the Capital Region was well represented and honored. Check out the winners.
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor puts together a calendar every year. They take submissions from amateur photographers from across the state. They asked for photos of the Erie Canalway. The 2021 photo contest winners have been announced. The pictures depict the beauty, history, and diversity of the New York State Canal System. The judges selected twelve winning photographs in four categories.
Calling all Capital Region photographers. If you just like to take pictures for fun or you do it professionally, you have a chance to have your pictures highlighted as part of the Erie Canalway 2022 calendar. Here are the details and how to submit them.
There has been a lot of activity for me in Mechanicville in the last few weeks but this one, unfortunately, has nothing to do with me or my family this time. Someone has won nearly thirty-five thousand dollars on a Take 5 New York Lottery ticket at the Stewart's on Vosburgh Road in the Mechanicville-Halfmoon area.
There is a special buzz around the Mechanicville High School girls' basketball team. They have just accomplished something that hasn't been done in thirty years. I know this because I was part of that original team.
3 years ago I had a crazy idea to take local high schools and pin them against each other to see which school could collect the most non perishable food items. Because of the frenzy around the Hunger Games movies, we'd call it WGNA's High School Hunger Games...
Are there really men behind those masks? I wondered, along with all of America last night, who is under there? Why do they have masks on? Why aren't they even talking to make an acceptance speech?
Well, turns out, they are real men, they are from France, and they simply prefer to let their music speak for itself...