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
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!
Proctors Announces Hamilton Tickets On Sale Date
Until now, the only people that had tickets to Hamilton at Proctors in Schenectady were subscription holders. Finally, we know when we can buy tickets to this Tony-award winning musical.
Website Warns You If Dog Dies in Movie, Television Show
Have you ever watched a movie with a dog in it and then, when you see it, you find out the dog in the movie dies? I can't handle it. Thankfully, there's a website that gives you warning!
Local College Named Best in New York to Score Job After Graduation
Well, if you're looking at colleges in New York State, then you're in luck! The college most likely to score you a job in this state happens to be right here in the Capital Region.
Plans Announced for Hoffman’s Playland Property
We each have plenty of memories at that space and finally, after sitting empty for a couple of years, we finally know what we can expect there.
New York Yankee Great Mariano Rivera Coming to Saratoga
I'll admit, I don't follow the Yankees very closely but they are my team, I do have a favorite player of all time, and he's coming to Saratoga this summer.
April the Giraffe’s YouTube Baby-Watch Future is Over
It's so crazy how a giraffe can get us glued to our screens. Both times April the Giraffe was pregnant, we couldn't get enough. Well, that fun has stopped because there's some new news about April's future.
Opening Update on Troy’s Upcoming Cat Cafe
Have you ever wanted to meet a friend at a cafe and be surrounded by fluffy kitties? Well, you're in luck because we have an update on when we can expect the cafe to be opening here in the Capital Region.
The Great Mystery of the Palace Theatre Window [PHOTO]
You've probably walked passed it a ton of times going to a ton of shows in Downtown Albany but had no idea what it meant or what it was. Guess what? Mystery solved!
Crossgates Mall Venue Announces Venue Prices to Lower
A place you may have already eaten at inside Crossgates Mall is lowering their prices. After the recent announcement of Lucky Strike Social closing, this doesn't sound like a terrible idea.
The Most Wikipedia’d People in the Capital Region [LIST]
Let's be honest, when you're trying to find quick information about something or someone, where do you go first? Wikipedia. You're not alone.
Strange Things Found at Schenectady Garage Sale [PICTURES]
Whenever you go to garage sales, do you find it interesting to see what people had? It's never the good stuff, or else they'd keep it.