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Police Seize Guns, Drugs and Monkey in Austerlitz Home
I know what this looks like, but trust me it's not something from a "Hangover" movie. This particular State Police raid didn't happen in Hollywood, it happened in Austerlitz.  Dozens of firearms, cocaine, cash and yes, an illegally possessed monkey were seized on Thu…
New Albany LAX Team Wants You To Choose Name
George Manias, the newly hired team president for Albany's new professional indoor lacrosse team has been down this road before.  Three years ago, he was one of the main cogs behind the resurrection of Arena Football here in the Capital Region.  With Manias at the helm, the Albany Empire had tremend…
Cuomo Hints at Return of State Fairs
The sites, the sounds, the smells, the demolition derby;  anyone else longing for the return of state and county fairs?  Well, you're not alone.
We know how much people in the Capital Region love state and county fairs - it's part of our DNA.  Hopefully with a little good fortune, a few more months o…
Escape Albany With Your Digital Passport To Hawaii
What the heck is a digital passport and will it get us out of this Capital Region winter for a while? According to Travel and Leisure Hawaii is working on a potential vaccine passport or digital passport that would provide an electronic code that would grant fully vaccinated travelers access to trav…
Saratoga Man Assaults Elderly Walmart Worker
Short tempers and quick fuzes seem to be the norm these days, but even so, this isn't exactly the type of greeting anyone should have to deal with inside a Walmart, especially when you're just doing your job.
Police say a local Walmart employee has a fractured wrist after he was pushed to the ground …

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