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Schenectady Woman Creates Memorial Bears from Personal Items

Schenectady Woman Creates Memorial Bears from Personal Items

Losing a person you’re close to is never easy but one woman in Schenectady has found a way to hopefully make it easier.

Albany Streets Closed for St Patrick’s Day Parade [LIST]

Albany Streets Closed for St Patrick’s Day Parade [LIST]

If you’re planning on going to the parade or just live in Albany, keep an eye out for these road closures.

Report Potholes to Albany, Schenectady With App

Report Potholes to Albany, Schenectady With App

It’s a touchy subject for me after hitting a pothole in Rotterdam and ending up with a flat tire but now, there’s an app we can use to report them so it doesn’t happen to anyone else!

Shaker High School Community Honors Student Who Passed Away

Shaker High School Community Honors Student Who Passed Away

19-year-old Farhan Afzal passed away last week after a long battle with a brain tumor. His Shaker community had a beautiful tribute to honor his memory.

Rusty Anchor Scrapped After Accident

Rusty Anchor Scrapped After Accident

In January, both the Captain JP and the Rusty Anchor took an unexpected trip down the Hudson and apparently only one survived to tell about it.

Knitting Group Helps Cancer Patients at Albany Med

Knitting Group Helps Cancer Patients at Albany Med

With all of the negative news in the world, I love seeing not only good news but good local news. I have to share it!

Own Upstate New York Farm with an Essay and $150

Own Upstate New York Farm with an Essay and $150

Always dreamed of owning a farm? You may be able to just by writing an essay and paying $150.

American Pickers Coming to New York in May

American Pickers Coming to New York in May

Have antiques laying around your house that you keep meaning to sell? The American Pickers are coming back in May and your stuff could get you on TV!

American Red Cross Giving Away Trip to Game of Thrones

American Red Cross Giving Away Trip to Game of Thrones

I’ll be honest, this isn’t even a little bit local but I find this cool and I’m going to use this as a way to talk about where you can donate blood locally.

Popular Summer Beer Fest Cancelled

Popular Summer Beer Fest Cancelled

Nothing is better in summer weather than a great beer fest, except one of the most popular ones in the area is cancelling this year’s festivities.