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Captain Mom-Erica: February's Hometown Hero
When we talked to Lieutenant Erica Debie from the Ballston Lake Fire Department to inform her that she'd been nominated to be February's Hometown Hero she immediately corrected us. "I'm the Captain now, guys" she quickly informed us.  The promotion happened recently and we were thrilled to…
Hometown Superhero Helps Friend In Need
Nichole Naccarato from Latham is January's Hometown Hero after an enlightening email submission from her friend Stephanie Joslin.  Stephanie wrote to tell about this amazing woman who went from being a workout buddy to so much more, especially when times got tough.
December's Hometown Hero: House Full of Love
Please take a few  minutes out of your busy day to listen to the call Chrissy and I made to Sally Benoit telling her that she was the December Hometown Hero.  Sally and her amazing husband live about 90 minutes west of Albany but their story could inspire those nationwide.  It's literally like a mov…
Proud Marine Mom Honors August Hometown Hero
Penny Bartlett from Colonie is the proud Marine Mom of 26-year-old Ian and she wrote to us hoping we'd honor him as August's Hometown Hero.  Mom also told us that her son may be slightly uncomfortable with the 'fanfare' that comes along with it and decided to spend a few min…
16-Year-Old Becomes Millionaire Playing Fortnite
Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf  won 3 million dollars by taking home first place in the 'Fortnite World Cup' in NYC last Sunday. Kyle is 16-years-old and his life is basically set after dominating a game that many parents (and perhaps siblings) think of as a nuisance.  The truth is, it doesn't matter what i…
TOP REJECTED STEWART'S VEGAN ICE CREAM FLAVORS
As someone who devours my share of Stewart's Ice Cream, anytime they make an announcement regarding their delicious frozen creamy delights, my ears perk right up. Many of you may have heard by now that by the end of July, they'll be introducing a new 'vegan ice cream'.  Stewart's is easing in a dair…
Local "Pet Detective" June's Hometown Hero
County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference and Josh Grassi from Clifton Park is truly one-of-a-kind.  He loves animals so much, his spends countless hours (and his own resources) tracking down and locating lost pets.
P-Nut of 311 Talks With Alt1057 on What’s Next, Warped, & Ween
Ahead of their Capital Region show on July 16th at the Cool Insuring Arena, Alt1057Albany’s Tatiana got the chance to speak with P-Nut of 311.  The band has a huge summer tour going on with the Dirty Heads, and 311 will be making a stop in Glens Falls along with The Interrupters…

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