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100’s of New Yorkers Flood Cuomo Impeachment Hotline
The firm handling complaint messages and emails left by vexed New Yorkers say they've been inundated with claims against the much maligned Governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo.  The voicemails and emails - estimated to be in the hundreds - will take months to listen to and read.  Once that work …
Albany to Limit Fan Attendance for Empire Games
Many people in the Capital Region - myself included - can't wait for the Empire to make their return to Albany first time since their 2019 Arena Bowl Championship.  And while it may not be quite as loud as we remember it, it's not because of a lack of fan support for the indoor football league we've…
Man Blows Off Fireworks Inside Walmart
A Connecticut man was arrested over the weekend after police say he blew up fireworks inside a local Walmart on Saturday.  Once he was apprehended inside the store, police questioned him about the incident, and what he told them might blow you away.
Police Say Adirondack Cabin Was Rigged to Explode When Owners Entered
Imagine trying to get in the front door to your home, car, or in this case a hunting cabin, only to learn that someone had rigged it to explode upon opening.  Something like this would be terrifying at the least, catastrophic - or perhaps even deadly - at the worst.  But that's what happened when th…
Cuomo Hints at Return of State Fairs
The sites, the sounds, the smells, the demolition derby;  anyone else longing for the return of state and county fairs?  Well, you're not alone.
We know how much people in the Capital Region love state and county fairs - it's part of our DNA.  Hopefully with a little good fortune, a few more months o…
Great Escape Announces Opening Date, New Park Guidelines
It's taken nearly a year, but things do appear to be (sort of) getting back to normal. Talks of concerts, sporting events and theme parks reopening are the glimmer of hope we need to get to the other side  Just last week, we learned that the Governor announced that certain outdoor venues may begin r…
NYSP Put Bullseye on Capital Region ‘Target Thief’
It was only a matter of time before the man accused of stealing from Target stores around the Capital Region is now being targeted by the New York State Police.  On Wednesday morning, the NYSP posted two pretty identifiable photos of his face as well as his black getaway car in hopes that someo…
Sheriff: K9’s Cage Saved Albany Deputy’s Life
Our hearts continue to be heavy while we wait for what is hopefully some good news regarding Joe Iachetta. The 30-year-old K9 Sergeant with the Albany County Sheriffs Office was involved in a tragic collision on Monday morning causing his vehicle to be trapped for over 30 minutes underneath a tracto…
Troopers Bust ‘Willy Wonka of Weed’ in Herkimer County
According to sources, State Police say they arrested a Hudson man in Herkimer County on Wednesday afternoon after he was caught with 400 pounds of THC and marijuana edibles.  The quantity alone is astonishing and the street value of such a large amount could be upwards of hundreds of thousands of do…
Escape Cabin Fever at Lake George Winterfest
Over the weekend me and my girlfriend Samantha decide to take my son Brody on a little day trip up to Lake George.  We didn't have much of plan, we just needed to get out of the dang house.  So we packed up Brody's sled, grabbed a few snacks for the road, jumped in the Jeep and headed up the Northwa…

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