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Job Fair October 2 (Latham Ny)
Theres never an excuse to not be great. If you have not gotten your dream job yet or still tryna to figure out what career path you are looking to take on, well October 2 there will be another job fair happening right here in the 518.
The will take place at the Hoilday Inn Express in Latham from 9am …
Chris Brown Live At The Times Union Center Tonight
Finally the day has come. Chris Browns highly anticipated Indigoat tour has made its way to the 518. Tonight catch Yella Beezy, Tory Lanes and the one and only Chris Brown hitting the stage and turning up for one night only at that Times Union Center...
Albany Riverfront Jazz Fest This Saturday
A true fan of music will appreciate all the sounds of music, from Rock and Roll to HipHop and R&B to Rhythm and Blues to Gospel and Jazz. Music Is inspired from all over the world.
As we enjoy the last few days of summer in the Capital District ,This Saturday August 7th come out and enjoy The…
CNYS Black Expo
Upstate New York's African-American owned businesses will have an opportunity to showcase their products and services to the public and procurement.
Labor Day Playlist Must Haves
I mean lets cut the story short any cookout , pool party, or holiday get together needs the right tunes to get the party started. I usually have a good playlist for before , during and after the party. Tomorrow is Labor Day which means no work , no school and possibly a few cookouts to attend...
Schenectady Job Fair Sept 4th
Job seekers here is another opportunity to land your dream job. Whether you are looking for work or a change of careers this Wednesday September 4th stop by Proctors Theater for there job fair.
There will be a ton of jobs in the building along with schools...
Albany Fest 2019
This Saturday August 31st , come out to enjoy the vibes at the 2nd annual Albany Fest held at Lincoln Park (lower Eagle street level) in Albany.
From 1-5pm enjoy music, performances, food, check out local vendors and more. There will also be a wing contest a basketball, and kickball game and if you n…
Labor Day Parade Sept 6th
I know Labor is this Monday September 2nd however the actual parade for Labor Day will be celebrated on Friday September 6th at the Corning Preserve in Albany. The parade will start at approximately 6pm. There will be food trucks, music, a rock wall,  game truck and fireworks for after the para…
Bookbag And School Supply GiveAway
The 2019 school year is right around the corner, less than 3 weeks away kids all over the capital region will be back in school. If you are having trouble getting school supplies or food check out the Book Bag and Food giveaway happening this Thursday August 29th in Schenectady at Price RIte on…
Capital Region Job Fair Sept 18th
Another day another job fair. If you are having a hard time finding a job or dont know where to start check out the Capital Region job fair happening September 18th at Crossgates mall.
The fair will include jobs from all over the capital district and schools as well...
Free Movies In The Park
As part of the capital region movie summer series this Wednesday August 28th come out to the Empire plaza and catch a free movie under the stars. This week they will be playing My Fair Lady. Admission is Free. Movie starts at 8pm. Bring your own lawn chairs, blankets and snacks and enjoy a movie und…
New York State Fair Aug 22 - Sept 2nd
Now usually when the New York State fair comes around thats usually a sign that summers almost over and fall is lurking near.
Well you have this week and all next week  to enjoy one of the largest fairs that happen on the east coast, over a million people from all over visit the State fair. Until the…
The Revival of Bellevue Little League Park Clean Up
I think its so dope when you have people who actually care about the community they live and work in. Its time for a few changes to start happening in the cap city .
Sept 8th Robert Dobbs and the community of Schenectady will be coming together to start what will be the first phase of the revival of …
2019 Community Cares Cultural Fest
One thing I enjoy most about summer is all the outdoor events that take place but most importantly all the free events you can attend and enjoy.
There had been over 100 events alone this summer that was dedicated to the community and was free and open to the public...
2019 Washington County Fair Starts Tomorrow
Looks like its another fair happening right here in the cap city. More last minute summer fun for you and family.
Get ready the Washington County Fair is back this week kicking off Monday August 19 until Sunday August 25th enjoy a weeks worth of rides,games, food and entertainment...
Free Book-Bag Giveaway!!
Back to school is in full effect from school shopping for the first day of school looks and getting all the school supplies needed for the new school year. It can be quite expensive depending on the grade and what is needed and if you have a pretty large family the cost can accumulate fast...
Another Successful Community Block Party
Another successful community event in the 518. Shout to the Palace Theater for putting together a great afternoon of fun for the kids and people in the Albany area. Kids could be seem getting there face painted, playing games and enjoying some of the free snacks and hotdogs that was provided...
Salt N Pepper Was Here In Albany NY Lastnight
I said " Salt N Pepper here yall" could be heard all night up into the iconic legendary Slat N Pepper hit the stage.
Salt N Pepper brought in the vibes in Albany last Wednesday night . They played all there classics from “Push It” to What a man&CloseCurly…
Blackout Creative Arts Festival
Celebrate our iteration of Black August, a commemoration of Black resistance movements and the fight for our liberation! Host by; Citizen Action of New York - Capital District Chapter.
2019 Albany Latin Festival
Save the date for the Latin Festival happening at Washington Park in Albany, Saturday August 24th. Come out and celebrate the beauty and diversity of the Hispanic culture.
The Albany LatinFest is a full day of fun. Family oriented festival which includes musical performances, a wide array of food, ar…
Community Block Party August 17th
Saturday August 17th come out for the 2nd annual community block party outside the Palace Theater in Albany Ny presented by the Palace Theater and Price Chopper Market 32.
Its free and open to the public. Come out an enjoy an afternoon of family friendly activities, music by the ILL Funk Ensemble , v…
Hot991 3rd Annual Back to School Skate Party Recap
Yesterday was another successful back to school book bag giveaway. Hot991 and the city of Albany teamed up for our 3rd annual back to school skate party where we also collected school supplies for the up and coming school year.
The community of Albany came out for the vibes as we gave away 99 book ba…
Job Fair September 4th
Having trouble finding a job? Save the date for the next Times Union job fair happening September 4th at the Marriot hotel on Wolf road in Colonie from 2pm until 6pm. There will be over 100 jobs in attendance and also personals there to help with creating your resume...
Altamont Fair is Back Aug 13th- Aug 18th
The annual Altamont Fair is back at the Altamont fair grounds,  August 13th to August 18th. Enjoy all the attractions and fun the Altamont Fair brings, excitement for everyone.
From exciting entertainment to thrilling rides , to sweet treats and fair games, bring the family out and enjoy a day o…
Who's Hot Podcast New Music Every Saturday Night
Each and every Saturday night check out new heat from unsigned artists. Past artists on the podcast have included, Suave The Don, Apollo Rai, Kushie Sunoco, Elba Everlasting and Savage Beauty.
If you are an up and coming artists and want radio play send in clean edited music in a mp3 form to the link…
Mya Live At The Empire Plaza Aug 3rd
Next Saturday August 3rd come join Hot991 and singer and songwriter Mya the Empire Plaza for the Black arts sand Culture Festival.
Come out and enjoy good food, check out vendors , and enjoy a day of music and dancing. There will also be a kid zone with a bouncy house and petting zoo...

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