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5 Halloween-Style Things to Do This Weekend in the Capital Region
You're already halfway through October so it's time to get in the Halloween mood!  Looking for something fun to do this weekend?  Well, there's a TON of options in the Capital Region.  Here's 5 I picked, from my own experience, and from the amazing calendar of even…
Hell Fest and a Thriller on The New ‘Middle Class Movie Review’
You work hard! Movies are a fun way to have a night out to escape all of your hard work. But- they're expensive! So let Q103's Dan and Tatiana waste their money to let you know what's worth seeing. From in-theater movies, to 'downloadables,' we've got new recommendation…
Troy Man Gives Away $50,000 to Strangers to ‘Do Good’
Talk about doing good!  A Capital Region man has given away $50,000 over the course of a year to strangers for the sake of doing good.
According to newyorkupstate.com, a Troy real estate developer spent a year giving away $100 a day to random people just to do some good...
New Yorkers are High Stress! In the Top 10 Nationally, In Fact
Chill out!  Or not- it's up to you.
Either way, New York landed on a list of the most stressed out states nationally.  Newyorkupstate.com posted a list of the most stressed states based on census data.  Shocker! New York was Number 5 (our neighbor New Jersey was the number one mos…
If Marijuana Becomes Legal, Should NY Employers Still Test?
Should employers be testing for something if it's legal?
Back in May, I posted about how more employers in New York were dropping drug testing.  The topic has come up again in the news, and the area still seems to be vague as New York seems to be getting closer to the legalization of m…
Skull Shaped 'Death Comet' Asteroid to Pass Earth After Halloween
Well, if this isn't fitting for Halloween, I don't know what is.
In true Halloween fashion, according to the Miami Herald, a skull shaped asteroid is supposed to fly by the Earth after the holiday.  I mean, this may be the 90s movie fan in me, or the rock girl, but I feel like thi…
Troublemakers!Capital Region Lands on List for School Suspensions
Looks like there's some troublemakers in the Capital Region.
We landed on a "Top-50" list for schools in Upstate New York- and not a great one.  Apparently, some Capital Region schools are among the Top 50 in Upstate New York for suspension rates...
Q103 Work Day Distraction Reaches Schenectady!
Congratulations to this week's winners of the Q103 Work Day Distraction!
Andy and his crew at Mirabito Energy Products won the Work Day Distraction this week!  I got to stop by and drop off some prizes, including tickets to go see Australian Pink Floyd tonight at the Palace Theatre...
Give Thanks! Up to 100 Stores Are Closing for Thanksgiving
Retail workers rejoice! Last year, amidst the growing retail madness in recent years, some more stores were actually closing for the Thanksgiving holiday this year.  This year, the number has gone up from 70 stores to about 100! I caught site of a post by News 10 abc about a…
Albany's About to Spend $10 Million to Revitalize Downtown
Albany is getting ready to spend some big bucks on downtown.
$10 Million dollars to be exact.  And it looks like it's going to be spend on revitalizing the Clinton Square area.  According to the Times Union, a state revitalization grant in the amount of $10 million dollars is goin…
Large Fires in Albany Overnight Impact 12 Buildings
We're wishing our best to everyone impacted by this.
According to News 10 abc, two large fires happened overnight in Albany, impacting twelve buildings.  The fires happened on Sheridan Ave. and on Quail Street, but according to the report, they're not believed to be related...
No Thanks! Bedbugs and Mice at North Pearl St Location
If you think your work conditions are bad, try having to complain about bedbugs and mice.  Thanks no thanks!
According to the Times Union, state employees located at 40 North Pearl St have had to actually make complaints about their work conditions to the Office of General Services...
Myles Kennedy Tickets Reach Clifton Park with WorkDay Distraction
Congratulations to this week's winners of the Q103 Work Day Distraction!!
Matt and his crew at SiteOne Landscape Supply in Clifton Park got a chance to have their work day crashed with some awesome prizes!  Thanks to Matt, who nominated the job site...
5 Rock Songs to Get You in the Mood For Fall
It's officially Fall! I don't know about you, but there's certain songs that just really stick out each season to me.  Particularly for the Fall, my favorite season full of everything spooky, dreary, and morose.  So of course it's necessary to have a rock soundtrack to …
Win Tickets to see Myles Kennedy With the Work Day Distraction
Myles Kennedy and Co. are coming to Upstate Concert Hall on November 21st and we want to hook you up with some tickets to the show!  More specifically, we want to hook up your job site.  It's part of Q103's Work Day Distraction.  You might be familiar with Myles Kennedy solely as a rock fan, or mayb…
5 Frustrating Things About Fall in New York
Autumn is great and all in New York.  But, not everything about it is.  Sure it's my favorite season, and I kind of wish it could be Fall all year long.  But nonetheless, there's still some things that majorly tick me off.  Here's my top 5...
Panza's Restaurant to Expand and Add Hotel in New Building
Changes are coming to Saratoga!
According to the Times Union, Panza's Restaurant is going to demolishing the original restaurant structure to build something new.  The new project?  It looks like it's going to include a space on the first floor for Panza's Restaurant, bu…
Adirondack High: Almost 180 Pounds of Pot Seized in NY
Talk about a fresh mountain high!
Almost 180 pounds of pot were seized in the Adirondack Mountains.  What's going to happen with all of that pot?  Who knows.  But we do know, according to News 10 abc, that 178 pounds of marijuana were seized over a five day period by Border P…
The Predator, Trainwreck or Both? On The New ‘MCMR’
Movies are expensive! We know! And while we’re not movie experts, we are Middle Class and we can help tell you what’s worth spending your hard earned money on. Let us waste our money, and give you a verdict- from being worth rental prices to matinee to prime time...
Free Australian Pink Floyd Tickets Reach New Karner Road!
The Work Day Disatraction, and Free Australian Pink Floyd tickets, reached New Karner Road!
A huge congratulations to Kerri and her work place for winning the Q103 Work Day Distraction!  Prizes included tickets to see Australian Pink Floyd, coming October 5th to the Palace Theatre...