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Album Review : Rick Ross – Rather You Than Me

Album Review: Rather You Than Me by Rick Ross: So Rozay came with it a little extra on his new album. His lyrical skills are on full display for sure on this album he spoke his mind on this project...

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Dr. Martin Luther King JR Job Fair Today

So you know I'm all about helping you find the right job and career for you, and of course putting some extra money in your pockets. Today there is a huge job fair going on at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany...

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New Orleans High School Holds First Prom Since Katrina

Hot 99.1 Is Crashing a Prom: Nominate Your School Now!

Hot 99.1 is taking over a high school prom this year. We are going to bring the HOTTEST DJs and even a special celebrity guest.

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Donkey Of The Day : Kevin Garnett

Kevin Garnett is famous for his basketball playing abilities and obviously not their spelling abilities. Kevin Garnett made an appearance on a sports show when he was asked to NFL equivalent, to some of his NBA peers...

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Last Night Spring Break Concert Was Lit

Once again Hot991 turnt Proctors Theatre up again. Last night the Spring Break 2017 concert quickly got turnt up with August Alsina, PNB Rock and Aboogie in the building...

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Fan Photos From #SPRINGBREAK2017

Last night Hot 991 had Schenectady on fire! Last night we welcomed #SpringBreak2017, Hip Hop and R&B's beast at Proctors. For this year's Spring Break Concert, featured August Alsina, PNB Rock, and A-Boogie. Th...

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Credit: Becca Daly, Susquehanna Animal Shelter
Credit: Becca Daly, Susquehanna Animal Shelter

Here’s How You Can Help a Capital Region Puppy on National Puppy Day

There are plenty of ways to help out local puppies on National Puppy Day! 

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Courtesy of Davia Montie
Courtesy of Davia Montie

EMT Erika Bain is March Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference. All throughout 2017, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors, and everyday passion.

This month's Hometown Hero is a real "life saver" and is every bit as humble as she is courageous.

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Tonight Hot 991’s Spring Break 2017 Starring August Alsina, A Boogie, PNB Rock

Its going down tonight Spring Break 2017. This is your chance to take a break from school or work and just turn up!

We are bringing you August Alsina,


PNB Rock

All three will be at Proctors on March 23rd...

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Hot991 ‘s Drome Sound DJ Battle Was Lit

Last night was a pretty good turn out for the second Hot991 and Drome Sounds Dj battle. I was very impressed and quickly learned it is much more to djing than just playing music...

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KeishaRenee Jobs: HVCC Is Hiring For Mulitiple Jobs

Oh how I miss my HVCC days.That school was everything I met some really cool people and I got my degree as well. Great staff and great school...

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The Drome Sound DJ Battle 2017 !

The Wait is Finally Over !

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There is talent in the 518, and lots of it.The competition to be the best and to make it big is at a all time high. The grind is real and the talent is here...

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Tis The Season To Be Curvy! Curvention 2017

2017 Curvention was amazing.I enjoyed myself and the show. This was the 5th Annual Curvention event and it was even bigger and better than last year...

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Its All Good In The 518

Yesterday the Albany Police Department held there first annual community basket ball tournament. It was a great turnout and nothing but good vibes...

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1st Annual Community Basket Ball Tournament Today

People are always raving about how the 518 lacks this and dose not have that, and could change this or do that differently but fail to realize there is a lot of positive people and positive things that do go on right before there eyes...

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#SAVEOURSTREETS Youth Forum In Schenectady

Schenectady's Save Our Streets youth program is a program dedicated to changing the lives of our youth. The program helps to guide youth with mentorship, activities, trips and, most importantly, love...

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Stewarts in Halfmoon credit: Marissa
Stewarts in Halfmoon credit: Marissa

5 Things You’ll Understand If You Live in the Capital Region

Every Region has its things.

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Empire State Plaza in Albany, NY
Lisa Svara

What Is The Coolest Thing That Ever Happened To You In Albany ?

What is the coolest thing that has ever happened to you in Albany? Was it some random meeting of a celebrity at an odd place? Was it an accident that ended up in meeting someone really cool...

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Colin Archer, Getty Images.
Colin Archer, Getty Images.

Have You Ever Heard of the Lake George Monster?

Beneath this serene water lies a mythical beast.

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Category: Around Albany, Articles

Donkey Of The Day : Ivanka Trump

Another day another donkey, and Donald Trump and his crew have dominated the Donkey Of The Day. Ever since swearing in as President, Donald Trump and his team have found their way into The Donkey Of The Day several times...

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school bus in snow
Roger Mcclean

Snow Emergency Plan Goes Into Effect Tonight

After last night's massive snow storm, the officials from the City Of Albany have declared a snow emergency. What that means is park on the correct side of the street or you will towed...

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Last Time It Snowed Like This, Was 1993

If your from the Capital District then your more than likely used to the forever changing weather.One day its nice the next day the polar express...

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Donkey Of The Day : Robert Blake’s New Fiance

If you are not familiar with Robert Blake, he was an actor that starred in Berretta who had a huge scandal. In 2005, Blake was tried and acquitted of the 2001 murder of his second wife, Bonnie Lee Bakley...

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Snow Storm Suspends Mail From Albany Zip Codes

We are expecting between 18-24 inches of snow before Wednesday morning at 4am. All over the Cap District, more and more things are being closed and suspended because of the snow storm The affected zip codes are Zip codes that begin with 120, 121, 122, 123, will not receive mail services...

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Irina Igumnova

Best Places To Go Sledding In The Capital District

The 518 is being bombarded with snow today school is closed a lot of business's are closed and mostly everyone is indoors. It made realize I haven't participated in a great American past time which is sledding...

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school bus in snow
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Storm Closings

If you found your way to this page, please find an up-to-date list of storm closings here.

Category: Around Albany
Couple relaxing on beach
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KeishaRenee Jobs: Travel Agent

I dont know about you but I personally love to travel and take vacations all year long. Living upstate, our winters can be pretty brutal and last what seems like forever, so hitting the beach in the middle of December don't seem so bad after all...

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girls raising there hands in classroom while boys are not paying attention

KeishaRenee Jobs: Teacher Assistant

Ever thought about being a teacher for a room full of toddlers on they way up to big league.Still trying to find the right career for you? Well dont let that degree go to waste...

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5 Things To Know About KeishaRenee

Its been officially 1 year for me working at Hot991. I feel like my listeners know me for the most part because I try to keep it 100 with them, but there is still a lot more to Keisha Renee than just what you get on the radio...

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