Category Archives: Local Stuff

Albany I Love The 90’s Tour Prices Are Anything But From The 90’s


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Facebook User I Love The 90’s

The I Love the 90’s Tour is headed to Albany and ticket prices are anything but from the 90’s!  If you’re a fan of 1990’s music,  you’ll be all about seeing Coolio, Vanilla Ice, Salt N Peppa, and more.  Would you be willing to drop $100 per ticket to see either, though?   Check out the ticket prices to see your favorite acts from High School. Read the rest of this entry

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NY. Senate May Vote St. Patrick’s Day As School Holiday


St. Patrick’s Day may become an official school holiday.  New York schools could all have March 17th off according to a new vote from the New York State Senate. Read the rest of this entry

Rashad Barksdale Brings Charity Celebrity Basketball Game To Hudson


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Twitter User RB25HUD

Celebrities and NFL stars are set to take the basketball court at Hudson High this weekend, raising money for charity.  Hudson native and pro football player, Rashad Barksdale, hosts the sixth annual Run This Town charity basketball game in which you’ll see some famous faces. Read the rest of this entry

Columbia Idol Performers Shine at School Competition


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Columbia Idol 3

Amazing talent was on display, blowing the crowd away at Columbia High School’s annual Columbia Idol singing competition.   See which performers stole the spotlight with their renditions of today’s biggest songs! Read the rest of this entry

East Greenbush Walmart Fires Employee After Redeeming $5.10 in Bottles Left in the Parking Lot


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A local man has lost his job just before the holidays for doing nothing more than his job, it appears.  Walmart in East Greenbush fired Thomas Smith, hired to collect shopping carts from the parking lot, for redeeming $5.10 in discarded bottles and cans he found while cleaning trash. Read the rest of this entry

Who Will Be The First Albany Radio Station To Go All Christmas? [POLL]


Halloween is done and now our collective attention moves to Thanksgiving and the Christmas holiday. We’re already seeing stores like Macy’s and JC Penny’s with decorations and products out for Christmas. But the question we all want to know is: “Which Radio Station will flip to all Christmas Music first?” Read the rest of this entry

Santa Ships Gifts to Albany Using FedEx?


Yep, it appears jolly old Saint Nick is outsourcing some of his work. But who can blame him? I mean the reindeer have to be getting tired and what not. And the cost for hay for them has got to be getting really high! So it makes sense.

But I also like the fact they mentioned Albany by name in this commercial.

Watch Student Driver Ignore Train Barrier [VIDEO]


Darrin Scott

Darrin Scott

Ignoring the train barrier levels while down, flashing red and signaling that a massive locomotive is barreling towards you is probably a poor decision.  Not for a student driver in Menands, NY., apparently.  Do they not advise against this action in the NYS DMV handbook?  Watch the brave souls whom elect to create their own rules of the road. Read the rest of this entry

Field of Horrors in Brunswick is the Best Haunted Hayride in the Capital Region


Halloween is creeping up quickly and there is no better way to spend a chilly, Fall evening this time of year than at a haunted hayride. While there are many great, local options to choose from – only one stands out as the best.  Field of Horrors in Brunswick is hands-down going to make your night. Read the rest of this entry

Stewart’s Offering Free Coffee For National Coffee Day September 29th


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Twitter User StewartsShops

Stewart’s shops will be offering FREE Coffee on National Coffee Day next week.  Check out when and where you can sip on a cup, ANY SIZE! Read the rest of this entry