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Colonie Police: Man in 20’s Shot Dead Before Crashing Into Motel
Several sources are reporting that a male in his 20's was shot and killed while driving  during the overnight into Tuesday morning.  Colonie Police are ruling the death a homicide and believe the man inside the car attempted to flee the scene but lost control of the vehicle and crashe…
Albany Restaurant Removes Rare Lobster From Menu
Jack's Oyster House is one of the great, historic restaurants in downtown Albany, known for their outstanding food and impeccable service.  But today, people aren't talking about a delicious dish they served, they're talking about one they didn't.  According to News 10 ABC, a super-rare blue lobster…
Local Icon Benita Zahn Announces She’s Leaving Channel 13
Benita Zahn has been a wonderful mainstay at News Channel 13 for many years.  I don't know how many to be exact, but I'm old enough to go way back to the days of Ed Dague, Chris Kapostasy, Norm Sebastian, and Bob McNamara "with sports!"   News Channel 13 has evolved their look over the yea…
WWE Star Visits Albany 20 Years After Life-Changing Title Win
Back in October of 2000, a packed house at the Pepsi Arena in Albany (and a massive PPV audience) watched WWF superstars The Rock, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Rikishi, Triple H and Kurt Angle in the third and final event in the "No Mercy" trilogy.
That night, many memories were made and those …
Heavy Winds Cause Tree to Smash Glenville Home
A Glenville family is lucky that no one was hurt when high winds caused a tree to fall on their home Friday afternoon, smashing their garage to bits, burying their vehicle, and leaving the homeowners with little options without a place to stay or a car to drive.
Bald Eagle Shot Dead in NY, Reward Sits at $5K
It's so tragic to think that some sicko would take aim at a beautiful and innocent animal and actually have it in their heart to pull the trigger of a large-caliber rifle to shoot it dead.  Just one week ago, GNA was invited out to Cobleskill, NY for the launch of the Schoharie County Eagle Trail an…
11 Epic Ways to Makeover this Old Waterford Firehouse
Want to buy a firehouse? Multiple Waterford Firehouses were put up for sale recently on 518 Online Garage Sale.  The three made available by the Village of Waterford are the Knickerbocker Seamer Co Firehouse, Kavanaugh Hook and Ladder Co Firehouse and the JW Ford Co Hose Firehouse.  It's unclear jus…
Small-Batch Bagel Shop Coming to Albany
Ask anyone in the Capital Region who makes the best bagel in town, and you're sure to get a variety of answers.  Some may say its Bruegger's with their few remaining places in the Capital Region, while other people will tell you that Price Chopper/Market 32 has some of the best bagels in town.  Or m…
Albany Sheriffs Looking for Person Who Shot Dog in Head
The Albany County Sheriff's Office released information on Wednesday about a dog they say was found in Berne and left for dead.  According to the authorities, the dog was left in a ditch to die after it had apparently been shot multiple times, including one to the head.
It's as heartbreaking as it it…

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