We all were thrown for a loop when longtime News Channel 13 anchor Benita Zahn announced that she was leaving the news station at the end of May. The local TV legend was gracious enough to talk to Brian and Chrissy on Wednesday morning about the news she was making, not the news she was breaking.
Benita Zahn has been a wonderful mainstay at News Channel 13 for many years. I don't know how many to be exact, but I'm old enough to go way back to the days of Ed Dague, Chris Kapostasy, Norm Sebastian, and Bob McNamara "with sports!" News Channel 13 has evolved their look over the years - and many anchors have come and gone - but one thing had always been a constant; Benita Zahn.
The 'Cohoes Bear' is still on the loose and one local reporter has been tracking it's whereabouts all morning. A Facebook video posted a pretty clear shot of the animal making it's way through a wooded bike path, relatively close to oncoming traffic in Cohoes.
Former News Channel 13 anchor Jessica Layton was reporting on Hurricane Irma over the weekend and a man appeared in her video for literally a split second, but as we know, the internet catches everything! Layton, the consummate professional, was doing a "live shot" about Floridians evacuating in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, when this happened…