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New York State Ranks One of The Top for Psychopaths
Halloween movies and thrillers may be based on the idea of a psychopath, but it turns out you don’t even need to turn to the movies.
I stumbled across an article about the U.S. states with he most psychopaths.  New York ranked pretty high on the list...
New Romantic Comedy Filming in Capital Region Town
The Capital Region streak as a setting for movies and television continues on!
It looks like a new romantic comedy was filming in Troy- an area that has seen a number of films and tv film there in the past year or so.  The Times Union reports the movie name as "Silent Retreat&q…
Get Paid $1000 Just For Watching 'Friends'
'Friends' super-fans, your time has come!
You can get paid $1000 just for watching 'Friends' to help celebrate the show's 25th Anniversary.  I mean, sure there's more to it than just sitting down and watching an episode, but still, you can get paid to watch TV...
Marijuana Decriminalized in New York After Legalization Fails
Well that's a political work-around.  Turns out, since the legalization of marijuana apparently didn't work out, New York State instead decided to decriminalize marijuana in certain amounts.
Newyorkupstate.com posted that the New York State Senate voted yesterday to pass a bill de…
Local Resident to Compete This Week on 'MasterChef'
Will a Troy chef and pub-worker be the next Capital Region girl to become a top finalist in a national competition?
The 10th season of 'MasterChef', airing Wednesday 6/5/19 at 8 pm on Fox, is going to be including a competitor from the Capital Region...
Alex Trebek Nearing Remission with Cancer
Only a few months ago, in March, "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek had announced that he was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.  As a pop culture staple in the world of TV, there was a lot of reaction to this in the news and on social media...
In Time For Mother's Day, The Top Baby Names of 2018
Happy Mother's Day to all of the mom's out there!  Just in time for a day that celebrates how amazing moms really are, I figured it would be fun to check out a list of the top baby names of 2018 (since I'm sure there are many soon-to-be moms out there too)...
Comedian Calls Albany the Biggest Dump of his Tour
OK- so sure, Albany isn’t a perfectly picturesque scenic tourist destination like Fiji or something.  But we’re not exactly living in a piling heap of trash.  However, one famous comedian recently called Albany the ‘biggest dump’ of the…
Albany Empire Now Have Their Own Deli
The Albany Empire's arena football season hasn't started quite yet, but you can already enjoy the Albany Empire... at lunch.
'The Empire Deli', dedicated to the Albany Empire is a new addition to the Albany International Airport.  News 10 abc reported that the deli planned for an opening this weekend…
Road Closures and Traffic Changes for Filming in Troy
Traffic patterns in Troy are changing starting tomorrow.
As if traffic isn't tough enough during the work week in Troy, according to News 10 abc, there's a multi-day film production happening that's causing some road closures, parking restrictions, and more...

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