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Storm Ravages Parts of Coxsackie, Residents Speculate Tornado
Residents in Greene County have been on high alert after a powerful storm - possibly a tornado - ripped through the Village Coxsackie on Wednesday afternoon.  Power outages along with extensive damage is being reported throughout town as dozens of trees were uprooted and many electrical lines d…
Saratoga Police Release Video Following Accusations of Brutality
Surveillance video in downtown Saratoga captured the horrifying moment when a motorcycle smashed into an unsuspecting vehicle in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 24th.  In the :21 second video clip shared by the Saratoga Springs Police Department, it appears as though the man on the motorcy…
Bigger and Hairier Than Ever, Whitehall’s Sasquatch Fest is Back
I love that Whitehall, New York is the self-proclaimed "Bigfoot Capital of the Northeast."  I love even more that the small town in Washington County officially adopted the hairy mythological beast as their official animal.  Residents have embraced it and so have out-of-towners who come to…
Is Donald J. Trump State Park in New York an Actual Place?
Summer is finally here and families all over the Capital Region have either planned their summer trips or soon will be. If an upcoming trip has you traveling through New York State, you may see road signs or your GPS alerting that you're nearing a place called Donald J...
Troopers in Albany Rescue Ducklings Trapped in Drain
Perhaps we oughta call these men the real Duck Dynasty or how about, wait for it..... Duck, Duck Sleuths?
A family of ducks trying to cross a portion of I-87 in Albany ended up in a storm drain, stranded without their mom and probably had little chance for survival had it not been for the heroic…
Great Escape Retires Nostalgic 80’s Attraction
Some people who have already been to the Great Escape in Lake George this spring have snapped photos of this nostalgic attraction, hoping to preserve a childhood memory.  Right now it just looks as if it's "temporarily closed," but this oldie but goodie is permanently ret…
Albany Restaurant Removes Rare Lobster From Menu
Jack's Oyster House is one of the great, historic restaurants in downtown Albany, known for their outstanding food and impeccable service.  But today, people aren't talking about a delicious dish they served, they're talking about one they didn't.  According to News 10 ABC, a super-rare blue lobster…
WWE Star Visits Albany 20 Years After Life-Changing Title Win
Back in October of 2000, a packed house at the Pepsi Arena in Albany (and a massive PPV audience) watched WWF superstars The Rock, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Rikishi, Triple H and Kurt Angle in the third and final event in the "No Mercy" trilogy.
That night, many memories were made and those …

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