Brian and Chrissy

Probing the Purple Pumpkin's Purpose
We've all heard of the Purple Heart, The Color Purple (great movie starring Oprah), Purple Rain, The Purple People Eaters, and even the less popular (and quite painful) purple nurple.  But this Halloween, if you see a purple pumpkin on someone's porch, it doesn't mean they've had it out so long that…
140,000 Plus in Capital Region Without Power
The powerful storm that swept through the Capital Region yesterday afternoon came fast and furious catching many of us by surprise.  Trees were uprooted, power lines came down and sadly, at least two lives were lost yesterday afternoon as a result.  This morning, as many people in the Capital Region…
Cuomo Craps Out On Latest Casino Mandate
I can't possibly be the only one annoyed at Governor Cuomo's latest mandate saying that local casinos can only operate at 25 percent capacity.
Turning Stone, Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun, and many other casinos in the Northeast have been operating for a while and they've been doing it quite w…
Police Investigate Suicide at Thacher Park
Police are asking for help as they are currently investigating a death at Thacher Park that has been ruled a suicide.   A body was found on Thursday morning and while there are still many unanswered questions, there is some new information surrounding this unfortunate situation.
Cuomo Keeps Crapping Out on Casinos
At this point of the pandemic I think it's fair to ask the Governor - or anyone willing to listen-  why haven't our two local casinos, Rivers and Saratoga Casino, reopened?  Other casinos in New York and throughout the Northeast have been open for over a month and we all know som…
Star-Studded TV Series to Shoot in Schenectady
Tina Fey, Anne Hathaway, and Andy Garcia shooting a television series in Schenectady?  The Electric City is no stranger to big crews, big production and big stars, and a star laced Amazon Prime Video series appears to have chosen Schenectady as their main shooting location.
Trooper & Nurse Duo Save Man's Life in Backyard
On off-duty New York State Trooper and his ER nurse wife, helped save a man's life at their New York home last month.  The story, shared over a thousand times on the New York State Trooper's Facebook page has become somewhat viral, and for good reason.  It's just another example of how our first res…
Albany's Oktoberbest Falls Victim to Covid
At this point in 2020 it sure would be a lot more fun to write about what is still happening and not what isn't happening due to the pandemic, but to be frank, that wouldn't leave us with a whole lot to write about.  It was announced early on Monday that the Albany beer festival which…
Albany's LarkFest Latest Covid Casualty
The hits keep coming in 2020 and while this one doesn't come as surprise to anyone, a long running tradition for one of Albany's most interesting and colorful streets has been canceled.
Fire Burns Down Schoharie County Summer Camp
A Summer camp in Schoharie County suffered a massive structure fire on Wednesday afternoon resulting in 17 fire departments being called to the scene. Thankfully, no one was injured, but officials say it's a total loss.  The camp had made news recently after claims were made that it was operating un…

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