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5 Crazy Ideas That Would Improve Albany
It seems like everyone is paying attention to politics and the general operation of our country and city.  From Donald Trump signing an executive order every other day, to Mayor Sheehan and Gov. Cuomo going back and forth about Albany's budget, we had to take it to the street and ask: &…
New Club Houses For Teens Battling Addiction
Fundraising for young teens, adults battling addiction: So there’s a going to be grant funding these are going to be called clubhouses and this is really going to be a great thing that we need because there’s a LOT of young people in the throes of addiction...
Secrets of Successful Women Entrepreneurs @ SUNY
Ladies its never to late to become a boss. Owning your own business and becoming an entrepreneur is one of the goals that a lot of women want to achieve. In a male dominated business world it is often hard for women to get that first business off the ground...
Weirdest Street Names In The Capital district?
The Capital District has some interesting names, some of them are very funny. A lot of the roads in the Capital Region come from Dutch and Native American backgrounds.  The following don't come from any Dutch or Native American origin.  These are some the random names of streets in th…
UAlbany Students Clean Up Pine Hills
When young people do something wrong everyone wants to give the negative all the attention in the world. Unfortunately, when young people are doing the right things people seldom take the time to recognize the people who are doing positive things in our community.
50 Ducks Invade CVS In Saratoga Springs [VIDEO]
Living in downtown Saratoga, my daily commute to and from work requires me to drive past the entrance to Congress Park each day. On a weekly basis, some of the park’s residents, ducks, will dictate traffic by crossing the road. The thought of, “Where are they headed?” has never really crossed my min…
New Equipment Will Help Cohoes Firefighters Save Pets
Fireman Cory Kalanick became a viral sensation when his GoPro camera showcased his heroic effort to save a kitten. The video shows Kalanick walking around a home when he came across the lifeless body of a tiny kitten. An oxygen mask and a few splashes of water did the trick and a thankful owner now …
Seafood Stuffed in Man’s Pants Leads Police on Car + Foot Chase
A fishy smell is never a good smell unless you’re at a Seafood restaurant – especially when the smell is coming from your pants.
A 41-year-old man from Troy was arrested by police after leaving the Price Chopper on Second Avenue with a three-course meal in his drawers.
Schenectady Movie Theater Assailants Indicted
I’m not sure how I managed to miss this story, but a nasty incident occurred at Bow Tie Cinemas Movieland 6 in Schenectady nearly three months ago. Theaters do their best to prevent moviegoers from distracting others during the showing of their films. But as is evident from this incident, there will…
Hot 99.1 Presents READ To SUCCEED! We Want To Visit Your Classroom!
Hot 99.1 proudly presents our brand new, “Read to Succeed” initiative. Throughout the fall and winter we want to visit as many Capital Region elementary classrooms as possible. Hot 99.1’s Tanch will come in to read to the kids and speak to them about how important it is to read, help others and trea…
Gun Threat Made at Concert Workers by Elderly Queensbury Man
“All you damn kids with your loud music!” said every old person ever. But one AARP card-holder took out his frustrations in an extreme way last week. The Freedom of Expression Music and Arts Festival took place in Queensbury over the weekend, and a 75-year-old man who liv…
Shooting Incidents In Troy Are Said To Be Related
Police believe a recent string of shootings are related. The most recent incident occurred around 8pm on Monday night on Fifth Avenue in Troy. Several shots penetrated the building and missed two small children, 6 and 7-years-old, by inches.
FREE Hot College Door Hangers
If you're a college kid shacked up in a dorm room or sharing an apartment with other students, privacy is limited.  Hot 99.1 to the rescue!  If you're trying to "study" or get freaky, these door hangers are guarenteed to keep unwanted visitors away fro…
UAlbany Football Home Opener Is This Saturday!
Are you ready for some UAlbany Football??? The Great Danes’ home opener at their new stadium named after their coach (who’s in his final season), Bob Ford, is on Saturday at 7pm under the lights.
Green Island In Deep Shih Tzu – 3 Pet Limit Per Household?
There’s a bunch of crap (literally) in Green Island, and officials are looking to flush it down the toilet. A hearing will be held to discuss a movement to limit the Green Island households to 3 pets. The proposal is in response to a number of dog poo complaints.

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