Chrissy was born and raised in Mechanicville, NY and has worked in radio for nearly 24 years. She lived and worked on Long Island, NY, West Palm Beach, FL, Buffalo, NY and Portland, ME. She currently resides in Cohoes with her girlfriend Jenn, her amazing 6 year old son Ryan and their dog Freddie. She loves living in the capital region and being close to her family and high school friends. Chrissy is excited to be part of the powerhouse that is WGNA and looks forward to waking you up each morning. E-Mail: email@example.com
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.
Ford Recalling Over 250,000 Cars
There is another major recall coming from the Ford Motor Company. Now it's for over two hundred fifty thousand cars that have a gearshift problem.
Give Gift Of Life, Get Gift Card
There is a critical shortage of blood throughout the country. The American Red Cross is giving out gift card incentives to raise blood donations.
Madison’s Reaction During Hometown Idol Visit [VIDEO]
Tuesday our American Idol, Madison Vandenburg, came home to an amazing celebration as she is one of the final three to win the show. There was a pep rally at her high school and she put on a free concert at the Crossings. Her reaction to it all was priceless.
Idol’s Madison Home For Free Concert Tomorrow
Our hometown American Idol returns to the Capital Region tomorrow in anticipation for the show's finale on Sunday. You can catch a glimpse and hear her sing. Here are the details.
Former Toys ‘R’ Us Building Getting A New Tenant
There seems to be a bunch of empty and vacant buildings around the Capital Region that used to have beloved Toys 'R' Us stores. Little by little they are starting have new stores occupy them.
New Spiked Cider May Be Here For Summer [PIC]
We are holding out hope that these variety packs of spiked cider will be here in time of our summer fun of drinking.
How To Get A Free Air Conditioner
It seems as if it is taking spring forever to get here, but before we know it, it will be the hot days of summer. The Governor's Office announced that it is offering millions of dollars in assistance for those in need of air conditioning.
Millions Of Frozen Chicken Strips Recalled [PIC]
A popular brand of frozen chicken strips are being recalled. Millions of these chicken strips are affected so check your freezer.
Get Paid To Stay In Bed – A Sweet “Dream” Job
This may be the best summer internship that was ever created. Not only will you get paid, you will get paid to be comfy and even catch some "Z"s in bed. Here's how to become a Snoozetern.
Madison Shouts Out Her Favorite Teacher On Idol [Audio]
Madison Vandenberg did not disappoint when she belted out Queen's "The Show Must Go On". After her performance, Ryan Seacrest asked her about her high school friends and her favorite teacher. Here's what she said.