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Selkirk Animal Caught on Trail Cam Too Big to be a Bobcat?
A video of what appears to be a rather large cat,  marking its territory in the backyard of a residential neighborhood, was caught on a trail cam and shared by a Selkirk man recently.  This thing is enormous and caught my attention because it was re-shared by News Channel 13 meteorologist …
DEC Rescues Cub, Its Head Shackled In Bucket for Weeks
Bear sightings seem to be the norm these days throughout the Capital Region, and while it's always wise to keep a safe distance, our natural curiosity makes it impossible to veer away.   Bears are curious creatures too, and in the hunt for food, they sometimes get themselves into some…
Cock-a-Doodle New: Malta’s Ugly Rooster is Now Open
The Ugly Rooster; Mechanicville's cozy, comfortable, cafe has finally opened their second location.  I guess they needed to expand after feeling a bit...cooped up with just one spot.
Nestled in the heart of Mechanicville, The Ugly Rooster Cafe is beloved by locals and out-of-town travelers …
Voorheesville Man Goes Hog Wild When Wayward Piggy Returns Home
Please allow me first and foremost to bring to your attention that the gentleman who owns this miniature pig who went missing is named Carl Burnham.  Burn-ham!  You can't make this stuff up.  Anyway, I digress.  This isn't a story about swine irony, it's a story about a man who was feeling quite 'so…
Much Respect: Stuyvesant Firefighters Save Flag Downed By Storm
Firefighters from the Stuyvesant Fire Department were quite busy on Wednesday afternoon surveying damage in their community following the intense storm that ravaged parts of Columbia and Greene County.  Undeterred by the storm, two of the Capital Region's bravest did something quite honorable when t…
Sergeant Saves Toddler Drowning in Warren County Pool
If you're a parent with a pool, this has to be your worst nightmare.  It only takes a split second for an adult to lose track of a kid, only to realize there's a chance they may have slipped into the pool.
That's what happened recently in Warren County, but thankfully, a fast acting Sergeant with the…

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