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100’s of New Yorkers Flood Cuomo Impeachment Hotline
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 is done, the firm handling the investigation could, in theory, begin the process of attempting to im
Albany to Limit Fan Attendance for Empire Games
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 grown to love.  For us, it's strictly a numbers game, and on Monday it was announced how many fans
Police Say Adirondack Cabin Was Rigged to Explode When Owners Entered
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 the owners of an Adirondack cabin tried get inside.  As a result, one Rotterdam man has been arrested,
Cuomo Hints at Return of State Fairs
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 of vaccinations and the green light from the Gov., we might get back to the things we love; fried fo
Great Escape Announces Opening Date, New Park Guidelines
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 reopening.  Once that happened, Six Flags Great Escape announced their opening dates and safety proto
Sheriff: K9’s Cage Saved Albany Deputy’s Life
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 tractor-trailer. Iachetta was unconscious when emergency personnel arrived and had to be extricated from h
Troopers Bust ‘Willy Wonka of Weed’ in Herkimer County
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 dollars.   Many of the edibles confiscated were of the "Wonka" variety and the man taken int
Escape Cabin Fever at Lake George Winterfest
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 Northway to find some snow-covered hills and maybe do a little outlet shopping.  While we were in Lake Geor

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