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Five Fun Facts: How Well Do You Know Troy?
The Capital District is full of all kinds of fun history, fun things, and even roadside attractions! It feels like it’s impossible to know everything there is about this area.  Recently, I crashed the Rensselaer County Historical Society for the Work Day Distraction, and it got me thinking about all the fun facts there are about Troy...
Thanksgiving Tradiitions Explained
Thanksgiving is upon us! Well, in a few days at least. And while I learned the origins of Thanksgiving as a young kid in grade school, I was interested as an adult to learn more about some Thanksgiving traditions and why we celebrate them...
Latham’s Cursed Corner
Beff's PWB in Latham closed after 4 months. 471 Troy-Schenectady Rd in Latham is one of the corners that Latham was founded upon, but no business can seem to find a home on 'the corner.'
Remembering Saratoga Winners (Video)
Some of us still remember the little music venue by the river, some of us still remember Saratoga Winners, I can't drive by the old Saratoga Winners lot without turning my head toward where the building used to stand. I don't know what I am expecting to see anymore when I turn my head to look at the old lot, Saratoga Winners is never coming back and I don't need to see where it was to remember bei

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