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Area Farmer Shares Incredible Story on Kelly Clarkson Show
Matthew Baumgartner, owner of multiple establishments throughout the Capital Region (Wolff's Biergarten and The Old English Pub to name a few) may appear a bit shy and reserved if you were to ever meet him.  He is, however, quite visible and vociferous on his various social media platforms and not a…
Saugerties Country Star Advances on 'The Voice'
We felt that going in to the Knockout Rounds on NBC's The Voice, Ian Flanigan from Saugerties made the right song choice to continue deliver the knockout blow to fellow Team Blake contestant Ian Pyle.  Pyle sang 'In My Blood' by Shawn Mendes while  Flanigan, 30, selected 'Beautiful Crazy' by Luke Co…
Creepin' Cuomo Window Sticker is Now a Thing
We've all seen the joke photos going around the internet and all of social media that shows Governor Andrew Cuomo peeping and creeping through your window to make sure you're following his Thanksgiving COVID mandates. A company in western New York that specializes in custom art, banners, signs and s…
The Cute Little Owl in the Big Old Ugly Tree
While the Christmas tree on display at NYC's Rockefeller Center has been met with criticism for it's less than stellar looks, the cute furry little owl that was recently found living inside the tree has been cherished and adored.  Ever since we saw his head poking up at us from inside the box they p…
Local Deli Dishing Out Free Holiday Meal 'No Questions Asked'
This is what the holidays are all about.  A restaurant and deli in Saratoga Springs - realizing that people are struggling mightily this year - is giving away free, hot meals for the holidays out of the kindness of their heart.  They've made it quite easy too. You don't to show any proof that you're…
Rivers Announces New Hours Effective This Weekend
New mandates, new laws, new hours, new adjustments...New York.
It's just another day in the life of a an Empire Stater trying to figure out what we can and can't do as well as when we can and can't do it.   Pardon me if I'm coming off as less newsy and more editorial, I'll get off my soapbox now.  Th…
Woman Claims Barnsider Manager Slapped Her
In her rather contentious Facebook post, a Colonie woman "doesn't recommend the Barnsider Restaurant" in Colonie.  According to the post, what started off as a Sunday night out celebrating her mom's birthday at the popular Colonie restaurant, turned heated and violen…
Malta Man Claims $95 MIllion Dollar Powerball Jackpot
Back in mid September, anyone who bought a New York Lottery Powerball ticket in Saratoga County feverishly checked their numbers - and then double-checked their numbers - to see if they were the 94.8 million dollar jackpot winner. The drawing was held on September 16th and the very next day, lottery…
Police: Missing Pittsfield Teen Spotted in Schenectady
A teenage girl from the Berkshire's was last seen on Saturday night in Pittsfield and police are asking for the public's help as they attempt to locate her.  An Amber Alert has not been issued at this time but according to sources, police considered it.  While the girl went missi…

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