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10 Things Capital Region Residents Learned During Covid [PICS]
We're coming up on one year since the universe threw us the biggest curveball anyone could have ever imagined.  We locked down, social distanced, tried to "not be stupid," wore our masks, watched daily press conferences, explored the Adirondacks, worked from home, taught our children, did …
Albany Landlord Allegedly Kidnaps Tenants
Late on rent? Do the neighbors bang on the ceiling trying to get you and your unruly kids to pipe down?  Well, let's hope you have an understanding landlord!
This has to be the most bizarre story to come out of the Capital Region in some time.  I literally thought this was something that you would se…
Despite Uncertainty, Schaghticoke Fair Announces 2021 Dates
While many Capital Region outdoor venues are planning to reopen with limited capacity in the next month or so, Governor Cuomo has been non-committal on the reopening of state and county fairs.  In fact, the Governor recently expressed his love for the Great New York State Fair in hopes of having a d…
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…
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 acc…
Injured Albany Deputy’s Pregnant Wife Due in Weeks
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and the local law enforcement family of Joe Iachetta today after hearing that the 30-year-old K9 Sergeant with the Albany County Sheriff's Department was involved in a serious crash on Monday morning.
Iachetta, unconscious when emergency personn…
Forecast for Capital Region X-Mas Could be ‘Hazardous’
The National Weather Service issues what they call a 'Hazardous Weather Outlook' several days before a storms arrival. They do it so that residents can be mindful of the dangerous conditions that could impact within the next seven days.  The latest outlook from the NWS indicates that a storm system …
Ex Cohoes Baseball Star Dies in Tragic Shooting
Derek Becker was a standout baseball player for Cohoes High School just a few short years ago.  He was honored with multiple postseason awards handed out by local media, and even earned a scholarship to play baseball at Iona College before transferring to Keiser University in Florida.  Tragically, t…
140,000 Plus in Capital Region Without Power
The powerful storm that swept through the Capital Region yesterday afternoon came fast and furious catching many of us by surprise.  Trees were uprooted, power lines came down and sadly, at least two lives were lost yesterday afternoon as a result.  This morning, as many people in the Capital Region…
Best Bills Bars in The Capital Region [Ranked]
It must be frustrating for Capital Region Bills fans to have to wonder if their football team is going to be on TV week in and week out.  Especially considering how terrible the Jets and Giants are this year, and how good the Bills are. Once again, Bills fans will get the shaft on Sunday as it appea…

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