Producer of the GNA Morning Show/middays. I've lived in Schenectady my whole life and even bought a house there recently with my boyfriend Jim. I'm adventurous, outdoorsy, travelled (Can you tell I don't like to sit still for very long?) but I also like sitting on the couch writing my local blog while watching Investigation Discovery and binge-watching Netflix. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Capital Region Businesses Looking for Employment
If you're one of those people who may have been laid off temporarily or permanently, here are some businesses still looking for help.
Coronavirus: Local Updates
The coronavirus has finally made its presence known here in the Capital Region and in response, many events are getting canceled.
These Places in The Capital Region Have Take-Out/Delivery
With the coronavirus closing a bunch of local restaurants and bars for dine-in eating, we still want to support where we can and you can help!
Cuomo Restricting Gatherings of More Than 500 People
Governor Cuomo went live to not only update the state on the status of the spread of the coronavirus as well as further restrictions we will have to follow.
UAlbany Has First Positive Coronavirus Case
Whether you're shrugging it off as nothing or you're in full-blown panic, we can't deny that it's a pandemic, it's spreading, and it's here.
Seat Belt Law Passed in New York State Senate
We were waiting to see the outcome of the bill and it looks as if there will soon be a new law in place in regards to your car.
School Delays and Closings 1/16
Did it seem as if this snow came out of nowhere or is it just me?
Schenectady a Clue on Tuesday Night’s Jeopardy Game
You think you're just watching Jeopardy to find out if you know any of the random answers. Did you know the answer to this Capital Region clue from Jeopardy tonight?
School Closings and Delays 12/2
Weather forecasts are predicting that we're going to be getting up to 12 inches overnight. That means that a lot of schools and workplaces will be closed or at the very least, delayed. We'll keep you updated as we can with the various closings as they are announced.
School Closings and Delays 11/19
Be careful on your drive in this morning, big flakes and slippery roads are in your future. According the The Weather Channel, Rain and snow this morning until about 9:00am then remaining overcast for the afternoon. High 41F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 100%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
School Closings 11/12/19
According to the Weather Channel: Snow this morning will give way to partly cloudy conditions this afternoon. Some mixed winter precipitation possible. High 33F. Winds WNW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 100%. About one inch of snow expected.
Schenectady Storm’s Downtown Destruction [VIDEO]
Was anyone else in Schenectady when we got that storm a few hours ago? Rivers Casino flooded, Mike's Hot Dogs wrecked, power outages- was I the only one that had damage?
Local Farm Offering Paint & Pizza with Llamas!
Do you have a strange obsession with llamas too or is that just me? Well, a local farm is giving you a chance to get up close and personal in a few weeks.
Netflix Show Looking to Upstate NY for Ideas
If you're one to scroll through Netflix looking for a show to watch, the next one you pick may feature somewhere to recognize!
Confessions of a First-Time Bridesmaid- HELP!
I'm honored that my friend asked me to stand with her on one of the most important days of her life, but it's my first time doing this and I have some concerns.
World’s Shortest IQ Test – Can You Pass It?
Apparently 83% of people who took this test failed, how well do you think you'll do? Are you in the top 17%?
Local Waitress Receives $1000 Tip on Recent Bill [PHOTO]
A great local story about someone who just did a little extra for a complete stranger.
Albany Makes List of Most Educated Cities in US [LIST]
Maybe it's because of all of the colleges we have, or maybe in Albany, we're just smart, but a new list came out and apparently, Albany wouldn't do too poorly on Jeopardy against the rest of the country.
Upstate NY Farm Now Offering Cow Cuddle Sessions
Have you ever looked at a cow and thought about how snuggly they look? Well, an Upstate NY is giving you a chance to make your dreams come true and snuggle one.
Best Dive Bars in the Capital Region [LIST]
Garth Brooks announced that he'll be playing some dive bars on an upcoming tour starting at the end of the year but hasn't announced where yet. I figured, in case he was looking to come back to the Capital Region, maybe we should help him out!
Six Flags Adds New Record-Breaking Thrill Ride [VIDEO]
If you're the type of thrill seeker that likes their rides bigger and faster, Six Flags finally completed their recent record-breaking thrill ride and you need to try it out!
Graney’s Stout to Close in Albany, New Plans Announced
A longtime staple in Downtown Albany hasn't been without some issues. Now, after being one of the first bars in the Warehouse District, Graney's Stout as we know it is closing.
Harry Potter Cafe Opens in New York City [PHOTO]
I don't hide that I'm a Harry Potter fan (couldn't if I tried). So, when I heard about this new Harry Potter-themed cafe opening up in New York City, it was obviously my first stop!
Voorheesville Parents Surprise Students with Flash Mob [VIDEO]
It's graduation season and usually, the ceremonies are pretty structured and you know what to expect. Well, something happened to the 5th graders in Voorheesville they never saw coming.
Parents! Company Offers to Pay Lemonade Stand Permits This Summer
When you were a kid, chances are you had a lemonade stand at some point, right? Little did you know as a 7-year-old, you broke the law. Now, a company has decided to make sure no kid has to worry this summer.
What To Do If You Don’t Have a Bottle Opener This Summer [LIST]
You know it's happened to you. You get to a party, Countryfest tailgate, camping, etc and bring bottles of the beverage of your choosing and find out that no one brought a bottle opener! It's okay, never fear, I can help!
TSA Changing Rules About Who’s Allowed Through Security
Since 9/11, the TSA has made airport security stricter than we've ever seen - for good reason. Now, a few airports are going back to the way things used to be and changing who's allowed through security.
Naked in New York: Where to Go in 2019 [LIST]
If you're a nudist or always wanted to give it a try, I have good news for you! These are a few places where nudity isn't just allowed, it's encouraged and they're not far from where you live!
Your Old Disney VHS Tapes Could Be Worth Big Money
You know when every Disney movie came out on VHS, you had to buy it, but then, we moved on to DVDs and then streaming. Now, you have a ton of Disney VHS tapes and don't know what to do with them, right? I have good news for you!
Did You Know The House from “Hocus Pocus” is in Massachusetts?
Growing up in the 90s, "Hocus Pocus" was (still is) one of my favorite movies. Apparently, the movie wasn't filmed too far from here and you can visit!