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Village Of Colonie Carnival
Its that time of year again where the Town Of Colonie puts on there annual carnival at Cook Park.
Enjoy six days full of fun , games, rides and food. The kids will enjoy this as this is named "the nicest show in the northeast".
They have unlimited ride passes and tickets and wristban…
Capital Region Bear Sightings Are On The Rise
Yesterday there was news of a bear roaming around in the Guilderland area and local police warned it's residents.  This morning, another bear was spotted in the Rotterdam area and residents were put on alert.  As a precaution, the Schalmont Central School District issued a message on their Facebook …
Wheel Of Fortune Coming Here Looking For Contestants
We've had many local many participants in exciting television game show's over the years from The Price is Right to Jeopardy but nothing gets the juices flowing quite like the Wheel.  Wheel of Fortune's 'Wheelmobile' is coming to the are in the next few weeks and they're looking for contestants.  Th…
#SAVEOURSTREETS Telethon At Proctors
William Rivas has come up to Hot 991 numerous times to talk about the various initiatives the #SAVEORUSTREETS movement has participated in this year. This is a live telethon and event. There will be speakers and performances from local talent.
What Do You Admire Most About Mom?
Happy Mothers Day to all the mothers across the Capital Region. We posted the question on our Facebook page on the air and here are some the responses we got about the great Moms of the Capital Region
Albany County Sex Offender Finds Daycare Loophole
Seeing this story made my blood boil and my stomach churn, all because of a law loophole. I thought the rules on where convicted sex offenders could live were pretty strict but apparently, there's a loophole that allowed one to move near an Albany County daycare.
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?
Albany NY Tulip Festival
The Albany Tulip Festival is back this weekend. Saturday, May 12 to Sunday May 13 in Albany's Washington Park. It's a free event and open to the public. Come out and see over 150 different variations of tulips. Organizers estimate more than 90,000 people will attend the two-day festival...
Albany Dogs At Risk with Distemper Outbreak
I saw a post from a woman who had to put her dog down because of being unaware of the risk of distemper. She wanted other Capital Region dog owners to be warned and to know how to protect your pet!

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