Having grown up in the city of Mechanicville and now living there with my family, Family Day in Talmadge Park was always a big deal. Although the past two years the day-long event had to be canceled because of COVID-19, it's making a strong return this year.
I have always said that we should leave the fireworks up to the professionals. Now many Warren County residents are hoping that officials will feel the same way. They are hoping to ban the sale of personal fireworks throughout the county.
Major League Baseball is finally back this week and we also found out that our local Minor League team will be back in June. The Tri-City Valley Cats announced that their season will begin on June 4th. They also said that fireworks will be part of some of the home games after parties.
With the Fourth of July fast approaching, there are a ton of fireworks shows to choose from in the Albany area. Never fear, however, because we're here to put together a list of the very best ones so that you can get ready for the one closest to you, or start a new tradition and head to another show in the area.