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New Year’s Eve Safe Ride Program In Effect
If you plan on drinking tonight to celebrate the new year, Albany County is implementing its annual Safe Ride program for New Year's Eve. There are free rides and discounted rides for all who have had too much to drink tonight. Here are the details.
Full Hunter’s Moon This Weekend
October brings Halloween and a full harvest moon this weekend. Plus it will look bigger and brighter than normal. Here are the details on the best time to see the full harvest moon this weekend.
Northway Construction Ahead Of Schedule
If you have traveled the Northway at all in the past few months, you know that the construction is a nuisance. But you may have also noticed that they have made significant progress. Officials say they are ahead of schedule.
Millions Of GM Vehicles Recalled
There is another major vehicle recall and it affects three point four million General Motors vehicles. Here's what you need to know.
Pizza Hut Closing Hundreds Of Restaurants
In an effort to downsize and focus on delivery, Pizza Hut will close hundreds of its restaurants across the country.
College Tuition Offered For Volunteer Firefighters
A statewide program is being offered for volunteer firefighters to help pay for tuition. It's an effort to attract more volunteers to firefighting. Here's how it works.
You Probably Won’t Get That Equifax Money
Recently there was a major settlement due to a breach from Equifax. You could choose from up to one hundred twenty-five dollars or three years of credit monitoring. Now they are saying you should have chosen the monitoring because you may never see that money.
Will You Accept This Rose? Bachelor Coming To Albany
For the first time ever, the popular ABC reality romance show is coming to the Capital Region with your chance to find love. Here are the details.
“Friends” Collection Coming To Pottery Barn
Twenty-five years ago we met new "Friends" and now to celebrate, Pottery Barn is coming out with housewares inspired by the iconic TV sitcom. Plus you have a chance to win a "Friends" themed trip.
Major Upgrades Coming To Regal Crossgates
An overhaul is coming for the Crossgates Mall Regal Cinema. The changes will be extreme to make the movie experience a much better one. Here are the changes that are coming.
Extreme Heat = Cooling Stations And Extended Pool Hours
We are experiencing an extremely dangerous heat index this weekend and to make sure communities can keep cool, a lot of cities and towns are extending pool hours and adding cooling stations.
Check Your Pantry Before Your Cookout – Recall Alert
Before you have that cookout this weekend, make sure you check your cabinets and your pantry. There is a major recall of one of the essentials.
Billions In Unclaimed Funds – Money May Be Yours
We could all use a little extra cash. It's always fun when you don't even know it's out there. You can check to see if there are billions in unclaimed funds in New York state with your name on it. Here's how.
Sonic #3 Coming To The Capital Region
There was a ton of buzz when the first two Sonic Restaurants came to the Capital Region. Now we are getting a third.
City Selling Old Street Signs To Boost Projects
There is a Capital Region city that has a unique way of funding some programs. They are selling old signage from all around the city at auction.
Baby Formula Recall [PIC]
If you purchased baby formula from Walmart, there is a massive recall of a certain brand exclusively sold there. Here are the details.
Pool Opening In Troy Has Been Delayed
Originally, after many renovations, the Troy pool was supposed to open on July 1st for the summer. But now there is a delay.
“Pay Your Age” Back At Build-A-Bear With New Rules
Last year, Build-A-Bear Workshop did their "Pay Your Age" promotion that caused the store to shut down at Crossgates. They are bringing it back this month but they are implementing new rules. Here's what you need to know.
Summer Relief For Troy Residents Coming Soon
Troy residents have been hoping that this is the summer they will get some relief from the heat. Good news! They will have relief coming in July.
Don’t Fill Up Yet – Gas Prices To Plummet
We all travel a ton in the summer and this year it may be a little bit cheaper to take that trip. If you can wait a little bit, don't fill up your gas tank just yet. Gas is going to get cheaper just in time for summer travel.
Bad Mosquito Season Predicted This Summer
It looks like the Capital Region is in store for a bad mosquito season this summer. With the higher number of mosquitoes comes a higher risk of mosquito-borne illnesses.
Lucky Strike Closing At Crossgates
Lucky Strike Social inside Crossgates Mall is closing. This spacious venue won't be empty long, another entertainment complex will occupy the space soon. Here's what we know.
Thousands Of USB Chargers Recalled Due To Fire Hazard
Check your USB charger, there is one retailer that is recalling one of the ones they sell due to a fire and shock hazard.
Could Third Time Be Charm For Joyce Mitchell?
Joyce Mitchell will be in front of the parole board once again this week. Will she be granted parole this time?
Free Chipotle For Nurses Today
Spread the good news to all nurses. Chipotle is giving free food to nurses all day today. Here are the details.
Two Capital Region Towns Fastest Growing In State
There seems to be a surge in population north of the Twin Bridges. Saratoga County has boasted most of the growth in population in the last eight years. Two towns specifically had the most in New York state.
Grocery Store Selling Sangria Kits – No More Prep
Making homemade sangria is delicious but it's time-consuming and very messy. Now there is a grocery store that is going to be selling frozen sangria kits to save you time and energy.
Stores We’ll Say Goodbye To In 2019
With more and more people doing their retail shopping online, many of the brick and mortar stores are closing their doors. Here are a few that will be closing in 2019.
Bill Makes School Buses Safer
New York state is one step closer to making our children safer on the school bus. Legislation has passed to ensure more safety both on and off the bus.
Vote Madison American Idol Winner – Here’s How
It's all come down to this! Tonight we find out who wins American Idol. Make sure you vote thirty times for our hometown girl, Madison Vandenburg, and let's hope she wins tonight! Here's how to vote.