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Feliz Covidad: Schenectady Nixes Annual Holiday Parade
Not even the magic of the season could prevent city officials from canceling the popular Schenectady Holiday Parade which would have celebrated it's 52nd year.  Instead, Schenectady's Mayor announced on Monday that the celebration of all things St. Nick had officially been scrapped.
Wolff's Owner Airs Frustration After Liquor Suspension
Matt Baumgartner, the owner of multiple bars and establishments in the Capital Region, was active - and clearly very frustrated - on Twitter over the weekend.  On Friday, it was learned that one of his places got popped for not practicing proper COVID protocol and lost it's liquor license as a resul…
Rivers To Reopen Today with Limitations
Yesterday, a press release sent out by Rivers Casino in Schenectady was very specific about NOT opening today despite the green light from Governor Cuomo.  Today, the information is quite different and an announcement this morning states that they in fact will be opening today for the first tim…
Explosive Boom Rattles and Confuses Capital Region
What exactly was that tremendously loud boom heard throughout parts of the Capital Region on Monday night? It's a mystery to the thousands of people who heard it, and local authorities are asking anyone with information to help out the Fulton County, Washington County and Saratoga County Sherif…
Rock Climbing Gym Opening Up in Halfmoon
Gyms have started to reopen here in the Capital Region, but this week, you can add some rock climbing in there as well.
The Edge in Halfmoon is re-opening as of today, and offering day passes.  There are restrictions, just like anywhere to accommodate for COVID-19 requirements...
Schaghticoke Fair Food Weekend Happening for the Holiday
Get your fair food fix this weekend!  Labor Day is upon you, and so is the Schaghticoke Fair Food Take Out Week.
Starting yesterday through the holiday on the 7th, you can head to the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds and get your fried dough, cotton candy, apple cider donut fix...

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