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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…
The William Deuel Band Join Alt1057 In the Studio
The William Deuel Band, based out of Saratoga Springs, stopped by the Alt1057Albany studios for an interview and some performances.  With influences from Rolling Stones to Nirvana, the band talked about everything from their own unique sound to what it's been like making music for dec…
May Hometown Hero Gives Us A Chance To Thank, Hank
This month's Hometown Hero, Henrietta "Hank" Dunn from Duanesburg, was nominated by her friend Betsey.  Betsey explained to us all the terrific, selfless work that Hank does in the community and we were blown away.  Hank goes out of her way to make sure that women battling breast cancer ge…
Brian and Chrissy Sing Shallow Parody To Madison and Moriah
Look, we're well aware of the fact that we cannot sing (although Chrissy killed her part if you ask me!!) but we needed to do something to express our heartache when Moriah Formica and Madison VanDenburg got eliminated prematurely on their respective TV reality singing shows...
Madison Talks To GNA About Emotional Idol Elimination (LISTEN)
It's been less than a week since our hometown girl Madison VanDenburg was voted off first on American Idol en route to a third place finish on the show, but it's still fresh in everyone's mind. We all know that she'll be just fine but it is truly hard to believe that this young girl just turned 17, …
VanDenburg Not Favored In Latest American Idol Odds
Madison VanDenburg may be the favorite in our hearts to win American Idol Sunday night, but the latest 'betting odds' out of Vegas tell a different tale. Just last week, she was the betting favorite to win the show but Vegas oddsmakers have changed their prognostication.

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