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What happened in the Tops Supermarket in Buffalo on May 14th is an unthinkable tragedy brought on by hate. Fast forward 10 days later, another unthinkable tragedy in Uvalde, Texas. Mass murder in the United States is becoming routine. On Thursday, the first-place New York Yankees teamed-up on the issue with the second place Tampa Bay Rays prior to the first game of their four game series.
Caught! Former NY Resident Arrested for $25M Sports Betting Scheme
61-year old Cory Zeidman, a former Long Island, New York resident, has been arrested on fraud charges in relation to a $25 million sports betting scheme.
Banned For Life! Russia Just Blocked These New Yorkers Forever
This week, Russia began a weird new front in their unjust Ukrainian offensive: forever banning 963 Americans from the country. That includes these New York notables.
15 New York Pro Athletes Who We Honor This Memorial Day Weekend
A number of the most famous athletes of the 20th century served our country for a period of time, including these New York stars, who we honor this Memorial Day.
Celebrate Memorial Day ’22 in the Capital Region at These Events!
Memorial Day 2022 is this weekend, and you and your family can enjoy a day out in the Capital Region, remembering those who served our country, at these events.
New Yorkers Can Brace For More Powerful Hurricanes This Season
The official start of "hurricane season" season begins June 1st and goes through November. If you think the giant storms are becoming more frequent, well, they are. And according to Tuesday's release by NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, they expect the trend to continue in 2022.
Lessons From His Late Father Propel New York Yankees Hero
Tuesday night was a tough time to focus for anyone with the unthinkable horror in Texas, especially if you are from within 100 miles of the tragedy. Then add in that it is your late father's birthday and you play Major League baseball for his favorite team. Top it all off with your first place team has lost 4 out of 5 of their last games, which is irrelevant in comparison to the nightmare in the first sentence.
Remembering This Albany, NY WWI Hero Ahead of Memorial Day
Henry Johnson grew up in Albany, New York, and went on to be a hero in World War I, named by a U.S. President as "one of the five bravest Americans" in the war.
Done Deal! What is The New Name for Syracuse, NY’s Carrier Dome?
After months of negotiations, Syracuse University's Carrier Dome officially has a new name. It's the end of an era for this legendary Upstate NY sports venue.
See Sunday's Bethlehem Baseball Community #BatsOutForLazar Clinic
It's difficult to take a tragic situation and turn it into a positive. On Sunday, the baseball community in Bethlehem, New York tried to do just that. In honor of Lazar LaPenna, the 10-year-old boy that lost his life while playing Little League at the end of April due to seizure, Tri Village Little League hosted a #BatsOutForLazar baseball clinic open to all Capital Region boys and girls 5-12 years-old for only $5.
This Guilderland, NY Woman is Guilty; Stole $1.6M in COVID Loans
A native of Guilderland, NY has pled guilty, after it was discovered that she fraudulently obtained 32 government COVID loans, and her story is very troubling.
Double-Blown Sunday Highlight's New York Yankees Troubles
Aaron Boone and the New York Yankees would rather forget this past weekend. Yes, losing two of three to a team that you handled at their place last weekend stinks. But, that certainly wasn't the worst of it for the Yankees manager. When your weekend is filled with questions about your team involving Tommy John surgery, struggling closer, blown saves and a racial comment, it's easy to forget that you have a 5 game lead in the American League East.