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DEC Releases Top 10 New York Counties for Deer Hunting in 2017
Only six or seven months until deer season rolls around again, but it's never too early to prepare!  At least that's what I learned growing up with a dad that hunts, and after all the years of going to hang out in the woods with him scoping out tracks and trails...
New Law Allows for Gun Removal from Domestic Violence Abusers
As reported by News Channel 13, a new law passed this weekend allows for the removal of guns from abusers in domestic violence cases.  According to News Channel 13, the law was announced with heavy dialogue from Governor Cuomo about the murder rate of women by domestic violence, and a…
Over 100 Million Effected by MyFitnessPal Data Breach
As reported by News 10 abc, Under Armour has just announced this week a data breach to 'MyFitnessPal' affecting about 150 million users.  For those who aren't familiar, MyFitnessPal is a smartphone App and website aimed at health.  From calorie-counting to exercise…
MCMR: Love, Simon, Clerks, and Mallrats
It’s a new ‘Middle Class Movie Review’! And in this episode, Tatiana and Dan America review not just a new movie (Love, Simon) but also some Kevin Smith classics.  They even do their best “T and Silent Dan” in tribute to “J…
Excelsior Scholarship Application Cycle Now Open
While searching through my own financial aid stuff for graduate school, I noticed on News 10 abc that the application cycle for the Excelsior Scholarship is now open!  Now, this doesn't apply to me as I am a graduate student.  However, for undergraduates going to SUNY and CUNY sc…
The Work Day Distraction Reaches Gloversville!
A huge congratulations to John and the crew at Glove City Taxi for winning this week's Work Day Distraction!  While Gloversville was a trek from Albany, it was TOTALLY worth it!  It's so great to meet Q103 fans, and people who work hard and rock...
Forest-Destroying Beetle Found for First Time in Albany
The Southern Pine Beetle, an extremely destructive beetle that kills trees and forests, has been found for the first time in Albany according to the Times Union.  The beetle was trapped in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve near Rapp Road, and the Times Union reports that this is the farth…
Health Organization Warns of New Wave of Flu Virus
News 10 abc has reported about a warning by the CDC of a new wave of the flu virus happening now.  For people who aren't aware (as some aren't), the flu virus has multiple different strains.  As reported by News 10 abc, the A-strain had been more dominant in the beginni…
Capital Region Residents Sent Warnings on Water Contaminants
Water contamination alert! (Yes, Again. Because this is not the first water alert that I've written about and I'm sure it won't be the last). Levels of the contaminate Haloacetic Acid (a byproduct of the disinfectant process) have been found at average levels in public water supply th…
Here’s Our List, But What’s Your Favorite 80s Movie Classic?
It's a tough question, I know!  But it's the weekend, and what's better on the weekend aside from listening to good rock tunes than molding out and enjoying a good throwback movie.  AND it just so happens that on 34 years ago today, March 24th, the Breakfast Club met for the…
Law Passed By NY Senate To Charge Drug Dealers with Homicide
It's no secret that drug addiction is an issue, and a pervasive one at that.  Overdoses and opiates are constantly in the news, and to me this epidemic doesn't seem to be slowing down.  New York is working to try to bring some accountability to the dealers however, with the New York Senate passing a…
Capital Region Roadside Attractions!
Who needs to travel across the country when you can travel across the Capital Region for roadside attractions!  It's about the time of year where winter needs to end, I start to go stir crazy, and I start to get wanderlust wishing I was traveling somewhere away from the remaining snow, mud…

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