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Sandy to Bring More Wind Than Irene + Less Water
For Albany area residents there is a touch of a silver lining with Sandy as the National Weather Service in Albany has stated that we should see more wind rather than rain when Sandy hits late Monday and early Tuesday. Irene dumped around six inches of rain on the area but Sandy is expected to…
List of Albany Area + Capital Region Shelters for Sandy
With Sandy headed toward the Albany area, the Red Cross will be opening eleven shelters throughout the Albany area starting Monday, October 29, 2012. We have the list of shelters that has been announced thus far and some instructions for those seeking shelter.
Track Hurricane Sandy in Real Time
Wondering where Sandy is? For some folks they only need to look out the window to find her. If you're looking for some maps and up to the minute information, we have several resources for you to find that information.
How to Prepare for Hurricane Sandy
As we well know from Irene, a hurricane (or it’s remnants) can be a very damaging and dangerous weather situation. We’ve been through this recently and as a community learned plenty of lessons. Here are some tips for being prepared for Sandy as she approaches the Alba…
Amtrak, Megabus, and Other Delays + Cancelations Due to Sandy
If you were planning on taking the Amtrak or Megabus to New York City from the Albany area, you'll have to cancel your plans. Both have suspended service at least through Tuesday the 30th of October and perhaps longer depending on what Sandy leaves behind.
Albany + Capital Region Road and Bridge Closing Information
During and after Sandy hits the Albany area and the Capital Region, roads may close for various reasons including flooding, downed wires, and other emergencies. Bridges may also be closed due to high wings, flooding, large debris in the water, and other hazards. We have a map from 511 NY which has o…
Who to Follow on Twitter for Sandy Coverage
As Sandy approaches, we'll be keeping our Twitter account updated and we will also be closely following several other key people and organizations on Twitter. Here's a list of who you should also follow along with.
Why Does Turkey Make You Sleepy? The Truth About Tryptophan
Tryptophan, turkey, and Thanksgiving have become synonymous with one another but does anyone really know exactly what tryptophan actually is and if if actually makes you as sleepy as it's fabled to do? The truth is shocking: the levels of tryptophan in turkey is no different than any other poul…
Frankenstorm for Halloween? Could the Albany Area See a Hurricane?
We reported yesterday that we could see a hurricane hit a cold front and merge with a Nor'easter thus producing a snowy hurricane. Good news - doesn't look like we'll be getting any snow. Bad news - it looks like we could see a great deal of rain and wind. We have the updated details …
Albany Police Searching For Missing 15 Year Old Christopher Hunt [UPDATE]
Good news from Albany PD: the missing 15 year old from who was reported missing yesterday has returned home. Christopher Hunt returned this morning and is safe. Thank you all for your help.
Who Has the Best Chicken Wings in the Albany Area? Here’s the Wing Wars Results
Thanks to everyone who joined us for Wing Wars at the Washington Ave Armory. We wanted to crown the very best wings in the Albany, NY area and we succeed! We had a blast - and how could you not with all those awesome wings to try out. It was up to you to chose the very best, and you did...
Register to Vote in the Albany Area
Wondering where you can register to vote or how to do so? Perhaps you need to change your registration, your address, your party, or other information? Here's where to register to vote, and how!