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: email@example.com
Overdue Upgrades To Northway Exit Approved
It looks as if millions has been secured for upgrades on a Northway exit that will lead to easier access to the Albany International Airport.
Lego Sets For Adults Coming Soon
Lego sets have always been fun for kids and adults. Now the makers of Lego are creating specific sets for adults with a special purpose.
Amazon Scam Alert
It's the holiday season and everywhere we look there's another scam to be aware of. This one has to do with Amazon. Here's what to look for so you don't fall for it.
Winter Hacks Using Household Items
Like it or not, winter has come early. With the first snowfall upon us, here are a few winter hacks that you can do with household items to make your car ready for the cold and snow.
70 State Jobs Available In The Capital Region
New York state is now hiring nearly five hundred jobs across the state. They are hoping to hire seventy of those here in the Capital Region. Here's what they are looking for.
Capital Region Ski Destination Opens This Saturday
Skiers the wait is over! A popular Capital Region ski destination is opening for the season this weekend. It's the earliest opening in over fifty years.
Train Station Completion Is On Track
There have been many delays but it looks like this Capital Region city is finally getting a new and improved train station.
Six Flags Season Pass Sale This Weekend Only
Want to save a ton of money on next season's pass at Six Flags Great Escape, Darien Lake and New England? There is an amazing sale going on this weekend. Here's how to get them.
Iconic Toy Store To Reopen
It seems as if all of the toy stores that we shopped at when we were kids are closing their doors. There is one very famous toy store that will reopen for good in just a few months.
New Restaurant Coming To Crossgates
As Crossgates Mall continues to change into an entertainment destination, a new "local craft" restaurant will be moving into the mall.
New Direct Flights From Albany To 3 Florida Cities
It was just announced that Albany International Airport is getting over two million dollars in upgrades. Now another airline will call Albany home offering direct flights to three popular Florida vacation cities.
Track Your Kid’s School Bus
Soon the kids will be going back to school and you will worry when they get on and off the bus. Now there is an app so you can track where they are when they are on the bus to and from school.
2 Million Cell Phone Customers’ Personal Data Hacked
We trust that our personal information will be protected with our cell phone provider. It was just announced that a major carrier had two million of its customers' personal information hacked.
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.
New Tiny Tick Species Found In NY [PHOTO]
As the summer winds down, there is still a significant threat of ticks. Now a new species has been discovered in eight states and is harder to detect. It has been found here in New York.
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.