Chrissy was born and raised in Mechanicville, NY and has worked in radio for nearly 24 years. She lived and worked on Long Island, NY, West Palm Beach, FL, Buffalo, NY and Portland, ME. She currently resides in Cohoes with her girlfriend Jenn, her amazing 6 year old son Ryan and their dog Freddie. She loves living in the capital region and being close to her family and high school friends. Chrissy is excited to be part of the powerhouse that is WGNA and looks forward to waking you up each morning. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stewart’s Ice Cream Promotes Peace
I love most, if not all, of the flavors of Stewart's ice cream. Now Stewart's is hoping that their newest flavor will help bridge a political divide in our country.
Albany Anti-Violence Gets A $2 Million Boost
With an uptick of violence in Albany recently, the governor announced additional funds that would help various programs throughout the city. The goal is to curb violence in return.
Local Sports Store Closes Suddenly
A local sports store that has been doing business in the Capital Region since 1896 has suddenly closed its doors.
2 Capital Region Towns Safest In New York State
A study was done recently that listed the top 50 safest cities in New York state. Two Capital Region cities were in the top 50 and one landed in the top 5.
Baby Shops Opening Near Closed Babies R Us Stores
A major department store is trying to capitalize on the closing of Babies R Us. The store has locations in and around the areas of where Babies R Us stores have closed so they are banking on the customers from those shuttered stores.
Albany Airport Getting Millions To Upgrade
I love that the Albany International Airport is small enough to be convenient and big enough to fly to many destinations that I love. But the roadway getting to the airport and has always been a major concern. Well help is on the way in the form of millions of dollars.
New Non-Stop Flights To Florida
A newer airline to Albany International Airport has added more planes and more non-stop flights. This time it's another popular destination in Florida.
New Phone Scam Hitting The Capital Region
Heads-up! There is another phone scam that is making its way around the Capital Region. This time it has to do with people posing as law enforcement.
Dream Job Alert – Chief Grilling Officer
If you have dreamed of taking your barbecue skills on the road and get paid a hefty amount to do so, there is a company that is looking to hire you.
Amazon Hiring Work From Home Employees
This may be your dream job. Stay at home and get paid from a major online company. Here's what you need to know about working for Amazon from home, plus all the perks that come with it.
Hundreds Of Layoffs In Schenectady
A couple of hundred workers are receiving their pink slips in Schenectady. But there is a silver lining. There are a few companies that are going to try and hire those workers.
Dangerous Stretch Of 787 Conversion To Begin
There is a stretch of road at the end of 787 that has always been dangerous. Plans have been talked about to make this road safer and this month the conversion will begin.
Dannemora Prison Movie Will Premier At Film Festival
We were all captivated by the prison escape that was close to our area back in 2015. Now that the mini series movie is complete, the premier will be at a very prestigious film festival.
Raw Sewage Pours Into Local Lake
There are so many beautiful lakes for us to enjoy in and around the Capital Region. But there is one you are going to want to avoid because raw sewage has been leaking into it for hours.
First Children’s ER In Northeast NY Opens
If you have children and had to bring them to the emergency room, you know it can be a scary place for them. Well now a brand new emergency room has opened that is specifically for kids and it's right here in the Capital Region.
Doughboys To Be Mass Produced In The Capital Region
I have to admit, I am not a huge fan of the famous Esperanto's Doughboys in Saratoga, but I am all for businesses growing and jobs being created. Now Esperanto's is talking about building a manufacturing plant and mass producing the delicious treats.
Eyesore Off Everett Road Getting An Overhaul
Every time I bring Ryan to the Little League fields, we pass this huge building that is run down and dilapidated. We always talk about how they should knock it down and rebuild something there. Well now, that is just what is planned.
Local Father’s Day Freebies and Deals
Father's Day is this Sunday (June 17th) and I found a few freebies and deals to make Dad's day special and saving you some money in return. Dad would be proud you did.
Freeze Pops For Adults Exist [Photo]
If you want to cool off on a hot summer day, but don't want to drink a beer by the pool, there is a frozen treat that is perfect for you.
Final Steps For New Sonic Drive-In Restaurant
There are only a few more approvals needed for the brand new Sonic Drive-In to open in Saratoga County. The planning board must approve the final details for the new fast food restaurant.
Delicious And Easy Dip For Memorial Day Cookout [PICS]
I am not a good cook so when I am asked to bring something to a holiday gathering, this dip is my go to. It is not only easy, but there are just a few ingredients needed and it's quick to make
Kids Will Be Safer On the School Bus
It always surprised me that school buses only had lap seat belts or some, none at all. Well it may be mandatory soon to have safer measures on school buses including better seat belts.
iPhone Users Could Get A $50 Refund
Did you buy a brand new battery for your iPhone? Well you could be getting some money back.
Free Reese’s And 10 Grand? Yes Please!
Reese's has come up with a brand new candy bar and to help promote it, they want to find the biggest fan who loves their brand. Express your love for Reese's, win all the candy and ten grand. Here's how.
Free Air Conditioners For Those In Need This Summer
We are supposed to have a very hot and humid summer this year and the Governor has allotted millions of dollars to help New Yorkers stay cool. You may qualify to get a free air conditioner.
Why Is There A Long Black Tube Across The Road?
I know this has happened to you. You are driving down the road and all of a sudden you see this black long tube all the way across it. You drive over it with no problem but then you wonder, what the heck is that black tube used for and why on this road?
Thieves Targeting Little League And Daytime Events
Make sure you are paying attention at your kids' next daytime sporting event, police are warning Capital Region residents of a smash and grab gang hitting the areas.
Inmates Train To Be Firefighters
There is a shortage of volunteer firefighters so a local county has launched a program to train inmates to become firefighters.
Sunset Pictures Could Earn You $10,000
There is a dream job out there that could pay you ten grand. A hotel chain is looking for someone to travel the country and take sunset pictures. Here's how to apply for this amazing gig.
Teen Leader of Suicide Prevention and Cyberbullying Task Force March Hometown Hero
Alexander Kovarovic, from Guilderland, is a nineteen year old motivational speaker, suicide prevention advocate, crisis prevention counselor, drug and alcohol intervention counselor, and an in training firefighter. He has been an advocate for teens across the country and around the world.