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Bald Eagle Shot Dead in NY, Reward Sits at $5K
It's so tragic to think that some sicko would take aim at a beautiful and innocent animal and actually have it in their heart to pull the trigger of a large-caliber rifle to shoot it dead.  Just one week ago, GNA was invited out to Cobleskill, NY for the launch of the Schoharie County Eagle Trail and it was truly a special day for all of us involved.  As the bald eagle population in the area and t
Cuomo: ‘The Great New York State Fair Will Go On!’
The sites, the sounds, the smells, the food, the demolition derby; anyone else longing for the return of state and county fairs?  Well, you're not alone.  A few months ago, Governor Cuomo hinted that the return of state fairs was something that he was prioritizing. “I personally love the fair. I love what we’ve done with the fair,” the Governor said during a February news conference. He added “If
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
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 the owners of an Adirondack cabin tried get inside.  As a result, one Rotterdam man has been arrested,
FBI: One of ‘America’s Most Wanted’ Could be Hiding Out in Adirondacks
Eugene Palmer is one of America's most sought after fugitives.  This alleged cold-blooded killer has been on the run for nearly a decade, disappearing shortly after the murder of his daughter-in-law in 2012.  Palmer, accused of killing Tammy Palmer,  is believed to have fled the scene of the crime never to be heard from or seen again. Now at age 81, he was recently featured on the season premiere
William Shatner Making ‘Trek’ to Ticonderoga for Cosmic Celebration
A couple of major Star Trek milestones will be reached in 2021 and to honor it, a cosmic celebration been planned for later this Summer in Ft. Ticonderoga.  The event hopes to boldly take Star Trek fans to a place they have never gone before promising two days of tours, autographs, photo-ops, dinners, and other events that are sure to leave Trekkies tickled.
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
Triggered Activists Shoot Down Columbia County Squirrel Hunt
An annual event in Columbia County where participants team up to shoot, kill and bag squirrels is still going on as planned despite desperate attempts to end the tradition.  The 7th Annual Germantown Sportsman Club  "Squirrel Scramble" is slated for February 27th, but according to reports, some powerful entities are trying to squash the scramble.
Upstate Man Wins $1Million Super Bowl Contest
I honestly don't remember seeing this particular Mountain Dew commercial during the first half of the Super Bowl a few weeks back, but apparently there were a million reasons to watch it.  In case you did miss it, Mountain Dew's Super Bowl spot was used to promote their newest flavor Major Melon...

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