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Twisters Possible In Albany Area Today
Thunderstorms expected to reach the area this afternoon could be the most severe we’ve seen in a while. There is also a slight risk of tornadoes forming according to the National Weather Service.
Retired Trooper Shoots Himself At Colonie Center
A retired New York State Police investigator accidentally shot himself in the leg on Tuesday night. The man’s gun went off while trying on clothes in the changing room of Sears at Colonie Center Mall. I guess skinny jeans really are dangerous to your health.
Montel Williams Will Be In Town Saturday
Montel Williams will be in the 518 this Saturday! The Emmy award-winning TV personality will participate in a march to support the Arthritis Foundation of Northeastern, NY.
Tan Ban For Under 17
Sorry kids, Governor Cuomo signed a law banning the use of artificial tanning beds by those younger than 17. Like, OMG, that means, like, I’m going to be so pale at my junior prom!!! #getoverit
Albany Area Fair Season
The aroma of animal dung, fried food, rickety-looking rides and a plethora of jeans cut into shorts – yes sir, county fair season has arrived.
Albany Man Arrested For Pleasuring Himself In Public
A 23 year old man from Arbor Hill was busted for yanking his crank in public. Police charged Jayshawn Owens with public lewdness for masturbating in two city alleys this past June. Have you seen the alleyways this time of year? Very romantic.
Chocolate Mess Causes Traffic Delays
Route 11 in the town of Stockholm experienced three hours of traffic this morning. A tractor trailer loaded with 20 tons of Hershey’s chocolate rolled over.
Saratoga Race Track Giveaways 2012
Opening Day at Saratoga Race Course is July 20th. Gates open at 11am to kick off another year in Toga Town. The giveaways for this year’s season include some new additions.
National HIV Testing Day
National HIV Testing Day is Wednesday June 27th.  Hot 99.1 welcomes you to get tested for FREE!  It's always better to be safe than sorry.
How To Bet Horse Races In Saratoga
I’ve lived in Saratoga for most of my life. Being a Saratogian, you can’t help but appreciate the excitement the Saratoga Race Track brings to the area each year. Opening day is just over a month away – July 20th. If you’re new to the area or nev…
New Alive @ Five Rain Location For 2012
The Alive @ Five concert series begins this week. The free concerts take place each Thursday at 5pm at the Corning Preserve in Albany Riverfront Park. We’ve had our fair share of rain so far this season but weather will not affect the shows.
Albany Inmate Stashes Drugs In Her…
Andrea Amanatides isn’t as sneaky as she thought.  The 38 year old was being held at Albany County Correctional Facility Tuesday when a bunch of drugs spilled out of her vagina.  Wait.  Say what?  Yes, her vagina.
Random Acts Of Hotness 2012!
Free stuff. I have your attention now, don’t I? This summer, Hot 99.1 is coming to a hood near you! We’ll be performing “Random Acts Of Hotness” throughout the Albany area. Ya never know when the Hot Lexus could be rollin’ t…
Severe Thunderstorms Headed To The Albany Area Today
Mother Nature cut us some slack on Memorial Day weekend. Two of the three days were calling for rain that never arrived. We’re back to reality, however, as severe thunderstorms are expected to soak the Capital Region this afternoon.
Hot 99.1 Mixorial Day Winners
Monday is our first ever Mixorial Day!  Thank you to the THOUSANDS who supported our local talent with your votes yesterday.  The following DJ's will be throwin' it down from 3pm-7pm on Hot 99.1 this upcoming Monday.
Albany Area Memorial Day Parades
Memorial Day was originated to commemorate our fallen soldiers. We pay tribute each year with acts of patriotism, parades, bbq’s and day-drinking. Here’s a list of parades to check out on your unofficial summer kick off weekend.
Who’s The Hottest Local TV Commercial Star?
When it comes to business, I don’t think there’s a more accurate phrase than “sex sells”. Maybe not when it comes to conducting day to day operations but an appealing visual definitely makes a brand stand out.
Mixorial Day Voting – Get Your Favorite Local DJ On-Air
Hot 99.1's 1st annual Mixorial Day is right around the corner!  Time to choose the talent you want to listen to while you're partying on Monday.  Make sure you share the link and spread the word - you can vote as many times as you'd like.
How To Prevent Violence And Shootings In Albany Area
The Times Union wrote a story about 26 year old Elijah Thomas who was shot Sunday afternoon near a West Hill playground. He was shot in the neck and both arms around 1pm outside Swinburne Park. This is the 4th shooting in 8 days around the Albany area. Local organizations like “SNUG&CloseCurly…
Couple From Albany Area Pull A Scam At Target
A couple out of Montgomery County got arrested for pulling a scam at a local Target store on April 30th. Carley Goguen used more than $1200 in fake money to buy items from her cashier boyfriend before returning the merch for cash.
Albany Area High School Commencements
Another school year is almost in the books! High school graduation season is right around the corner. Here is a list of commencement ceremonies around the area.

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