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UAlbany Goes Smoke Free Starting Today
The University of Albany has implanted some new rules around campus as of today the campus will be complete smoke free even including e-cig products. Since the new laws on vaping and cigarette products are being prohibited the school had since added smoking areas around the campus, however today tho…
Capital Region Jobs Hiring
Looking for a job within the capital region , check out the Times Union Job fair happening tomorrow Monday January 20th at the Albany Marriot on Wolf  Road. From 10-4pm bring your resume and dress for the job.
However if you don’t have time to stop by the job fair here our a few …
Sweetheart Candies May be Limited This Valentines Day
Looks like the popular Valentine’s Day sweet heart candy will be making an appearance back on store shelves this Valentine’s Day, after missing a year off due to new ownership. According to news channel 13 the popular conversational candy will be back however the…
Ben and Jerry’s has A New Ice-cream
Ben and Jerry’s is one of my favorite ice cream brands and I love how they are always creative in creating new flavors. This month Ben & Jerry's rolled out a new ice cream flavor inspired by the video streaming service Netflix. What do you know its called "…
Popcorn Can Carry Health Benefits
Most of us love popcorn and especially love eating popcorn when we are watching a movie or having a late night snack. Well according to News 13 eating popcorn may not be so bad after all. In fact there is some health benefits that come from eating popcorn, however it does come down to how the p…
Do You Love Chowder ? Chowderfest Is Feburary 1st
Get ready for the 22 annual Chowder Fest taken over Saratoga Springs NY, Saturday February 1st. There will be over 80 chowder vendors to try from all for 1$ each. If you love chowder just as much as me then you probably are a little excited...
Capital Region Jobs -Looking For Employment
It’s 2020 so if your still looking for a job or in search of a new career well check out the Times Union Job fair happening Monday January 20th at the Albany Marriott on Wolf Road from 10-4pm.
However there are always a ton of jobs hiring in the capital region from all types of career…
Biggest Step Show In The 518 Is Coming Soon
The annual Black History Month step show is right around the corner. Every year Price Chopper and the Palace Theater team up to put on an epic step show, showcasing dope steppers and dancers all over the Capital Region. Kids and young adults all battle it out head to head in a step/dance competition…
Be aware Of Strangers Approaching Kids
According to News 13 there have been three or more incidents reported of unknown person approaching kids and students in the Schenectady Central Park area.  Police are urging parents to remind there kids to be extra careful when out in the community and if they see anything strange to report to…
R&B Sensation Joe Live At Rivers
Get ready for R&B sensation Joe to invade Rivers Casino January 19th. Joe is a singer song writer know for his hit songs “Stutter” I don’t wanna Know” and “Don’t wanna be a player”. …
SUNY Schenectady Will Offer New Programs
Thinking about going back to school this year. Schenectady Community College is having open enrollment this week. Stop in anytime this week and meet with admissions advisors . Bring your high school transcript or equivalency diploma and you may be accepted on the spot...
U-Haul Will Not Hire Nicotine Users
Starting February 1st U-Haul international will stop hiring nicotine users to drive for the company. They will also ban e-cigs and vaping use red as well. According to News Channel 13 U-Haul International approved the nicotine-free policy set to go into effect Feb...
Book Signing With Capital Regions NFL Star
Meet Capital Regions local legend and NFL Star Leroy Collins this Saturday January 11th at the Rensselaer Town library for his book signing . Leroys book The Running Back (From the wheelchair to the NFL) will be available for purchase and signing...
Skate With Players From Adirondack Thunder At The Empire Plaza
The Adirondack Thunder kicked off the new year with four consecutive out of town games and will return back to the Capital Region at the Cool Insuring Arena in downtown Glens Falls to take on the Maine Mariners on Wednesday, January 15. Players from the Adirondack Thunder however will make a special…
Celebrate 2020 with First Night In Saratoga
First Night Out in Saratoga is happening this Tuesday, December 31 to ring in the New Year. It is said to be the largest event happening outside the Big Apple on New Year’s Eve.
If you're looking for something fun, festive and family-friendly check out First Night in Saratoga...
Minimum Wage Going Up New Years Day
Looks like New York State is getting another raise which means minimum wage all across New York State will increase 70 cents.
According to News Channel 6 this is the fourth consecutive year minimum wage is going up in the state of New York...
Taxi Companies Going out of Business
Taxi and cab companies all over the world have been suffering from lack of business and are in constant competition with newer/ more modern cab companies such as Uber and Lyft.
This past Friday the longest running taxi company in Troy, Black and White Taxi, has gone out of business...
Radio Exposure For Artists in 2020
Up and coming artists that are looking for radio exposure in the new year send your music to Hot991. You could get your song featured on The Who’s Hot podcast that is hosted by Keisharenee every Saturday at midnight. Catch new music and  new artist on the show and exclusive inte…
Save The Date: Next Job Fair Jan. 20
If looking for a job or going back to school is in the future forecast then save the date: Monday, January 20 there will be a job fair taking place at the Albany Marriott on Wolf Road.
The job fair will host jobs from all over the Capital region who are looking for new possible hiring candidates...
Keisharenee’s Favorite Christmas Songs
You know you gotta have a fire playlist for the holidays and having the best Christmas music is a plus as well. I mean listening to "Santa’s Coming to Town" by the Jackson 5 or "This Christmas" sung by Chris Brown always puts me in the Christmas Sp…
More Pictures Hot991’s Award Show
Once again shoutout to everyone that came out to make our 3rd annual Hot Awards show a success. It was a lot of fun and such an honor to gift awards to some pretty dope people in the 518. Dont miss the vibes next year but until then enjoy these pictures...
2019 Hot Awards Recap
First off thank you to each and everyone of our listeners that continuously listens to the station and everyone who came out to be apart and enjoy our 3rd Annual Hot Award show that took place this past Thursday December 19th at Skyloft .
This year we celebrated everyone who is doing music in the 518…
Free Cab Rides New Years Eve
New Years Eve is considered another big party night in the world, which means there will be a lot of people partying and most likely drinking. Whatever it is that you plan on doing that night or wherever you plan on going just make sure you do it responsibly...
Madison Theater Opening Block Party
Madison Ave Theater is reopening this Thursday December 19th and will be celebrating the big day with a block party from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and then with the movie premier of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker."
If you plan on traveling that route during that time be cautious Madison A…
The Livest Dance Battle Show Dec.21
Lets face it we all love to dance or at least try too. Even if your just dancing for fun or doing a challenge from social media , we all got are favorite 1-2 step or Diddy bop.
However there are a few people who take dancing pretty serious and can probably out dance you in there sleep...

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