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NYS Auctioning High End Collectibles, Sneakers from Drug Busts [G
'Tis the Seizing....
It's not even Black Friday yet and it looks like some of the biggest deals (and steals) of the season may be  coming from a rather unlikely place.  If you're into high end sports collectibles and retro sneakers -  or know someone who is - the New York State Office of General Serv…
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…
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…
Legendary Albany Tavern Up For Sale
A popular tavern near Lark Street in Albany known for its great burgers, wings, and friendly neighborhood vibe, has been closed down due to the pandemic for months.  Once a bustling nightspot in an area supported by college students, locals, and visitors to the city of Albany, The Lark Tavern s…
Regardless of Who Wins The Election...
The election is important, it's also very stressful.  It doesn't make things easier not knowing who the winner is and that we may not know for a while.  Part of me wishes we could just rip the damn band-aid off and announce a winner.  Whether it's Trump or Biden, I just want to know...the waiting su…

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