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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 …
Bald Eagle Shot Dead in NY, Reward Sits at $5K
It's so tragic to think that some sicko would take aim at a beautiful and innocent animal and actually have it in their heart to pull the trigger of a large-caliber rifle to shoot it dead.  Just one week ago, GNA was invited out to Cobleskill, NY for the launch of the Schoharie County Eagle Trail an…
Cuomo: ‘The Great New York State Fair Will Go On!’
The sites, the sounds, the smells, the food, the demolition derby; anyone else longing for the return of state and county fairs?  Well, you're not alone.  A few months ago, Governor Cuomo hinted that the return of state fairs was something that he was prioritizing.
“I personally love the fair. I love…
The (Unconfirmed) Dirty Secret of the ‘Red Seat’ on the USS Slater
A vital and historic piece of World War II history sits in her glory, restored and anchored in the waters of Albany's Hudson River.  The USS Slater DE 766 in fact, is the only ship of its kind to remain afloat in the entire USA.  But until recently, nobody talked about why one of the seats inside th…
$30K Take 5 Ticket Sold in Schenectady County
Check your Take 5 ticket from the New York Lottery. Someone purchased a ticket from a a convenient store in Rotterdam Junction for last night's drawing and whoever won is sitting on some pretty serious money right now and they may not even know it.
Albany Sheriffs Looking for Person Who Shot Dog in Head
The Albany County Sheriff's Office released information on Wednesday about a dog they say was found in Berne and left for dead.  According to the authorities, the dog was left in a ditch to die after it had apparently been shot multiple times, including one to the head.
It's as heartbreaking as it it…
Capital Region Residents Make Extraordinary UFO Claims
A few weeks ago, while driving into the radio station on Friday morning April 2nd, at approximately 4:55 AM, I saw something in the sky over the Schenectady County Pine Bush. There were two bright lights, one in the upper east and and another upper west quadrant of the trapezoid-shaped object.  As I…

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