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Shen’s Kevin Huerter Dominated Game 7 and Twitter Went Nuts
In the sports world, there are few things more exciting than a Game 7.  It's what kids dream of when shooting hoops in the backyard with friends; it's do or die, win or go home and in this case, where legends are born.
Last night during game 7 of the NBA Eastern Conference semi-finals, 2016 Shen grad…
Police: Schenectady Bear Has Retreated Back Into Woods
According to the Schenectady Police Department, the black bear seen galivanting throughout various neighborhoods in the Electric City appears to have headed back into the forest.  For a few hours, it was at the very least a mild concern to those in the Woodlawn neighborhood of the city.  &…
Albany Cops Assist Man Stranded in Dangerous Heat
It was dangerously hot when the batteries on Stanley Green's motorized wheelchair died last Monday in Albany.  To make maters worse, his oxygen tank was running low and he had neither the strength nor the energy to get himself back home.
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Great Escape Retires Nostalgic 80’s Attraction
Some people who have already been to the Great Escape in Lake George this spring have snapped photos of this nostalgic attraction, hoping to preserve a childhood memory.  Right now it just looks as if it's "temporarily closed," but this oldie but goodie is permanently ret…
Bird’s-Eye View of Albany Landmark Not What You’d Eggspect
I've lived in Albany my whole life, and until recently I had never seen a bird's-eye view of The Egg at the Empire State Plaza in downtown Albany.  I honestly have no clue what kind of late-night rabbit hole I dove into, but when I came up for air, I knew more about The Egg's history than I ever nee…
Albany Restaurant Removes Rare Lobster From Menu
Jack's Oyster House is one of the great, historic restaurants in downtown Albany, known for their outstanding food and impeccable service.  But today, people aren't talking about a delicious dish they served, they're talking about one they didn't.  According to News 10 ABC, a super-rare blue lobster…
Local Icon Benita Zahn Announces She’s Leaving Channel 13
Benita Zahn has been a wonderful mainstay at News Channel 13 for many years.  I don't know how many to be exact, but I'm old enough to go way back to the days of Ed Dague, Chris Kapostasy, Norm Sebastian, and Bob McNamara "with sports!"   News Channel 13 has evolved their look over the yea…

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