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2nd Annual Pet-A-Palooza

On Saturday, June 16, Curtis Lumber will be holding their 2nd annual pet adoption day across all 22 of their store located in New York and Vermont.

Hundreds of animals from over 70 shelters and rescue groups will be available for adoption including cats, dogs, rabbits, ferrets, birds, and horses.

All adopters that day will recieve goodie bags filled with , toys, leashes, and food.

For more information, and a list of Curtis Lumber locations, PLEASE VISIT.

Tech Valley student wins award from Elmire College

EAST GREENBUSH - Tech Valley High School Senior Savannah Beers has earned a prestigious award from Elmira College.

Beers received the Key Award after being nominated by TVHS facutly.

The Key Award is an award of merit which is presented to outstanding students in their juniro year of high school. Students eligible for the Key Award are expected to have a minimum cumulative average of 90 and have demonstrated outstanding school and community leadership.

A Key award winner will be eligible to receive $12,000 a year tuition fo rup to four years upon enrolling at Elmira.

 

Congressman Tonko hosts 3rd Annual Mighty Water Conference

Congressman Tonko hosts 3rd Annual Mighty Water Conference

Congressman Paul Tonko hosted the third Annual Mighty Water Conference at Union College on Thursday.

There were over 250 participants who discussed a more effective regional vision for waterfront development, job creation and historic preservation throughout the Capital Region.

The conference brought together stakeholders representing diverse sectors of the community that include small businesses, recreational groups, federal and state government agencies, municipalities, colleges, heritage organizations and community members.

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ELLA, the critically acclaimed musical coming to Capital Rep

ALBANY - Begining Tuesday, July, 24, the acclaimed musical ELLA will be presented at the Capital Repertory Thatre.

Starring Broadway veteran Tina Fabrique as Ella Fitzgerald.

The musical centers around Ella as she works to bring one of her most important concerts of career to fruition.

Full of soulfull songs, swinging scat, and hits like 'How High the Moon.'

Tickets are $20-$75, and can be purchased by visitng the Capital Rep box office located Proctors.

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NYRA holds job fair

SARATOGA SPRINGS - If you're looking for a job, you may be able to find one at the Saratoga Race Track.

The New York Racing Association is hiring for the upcoming Saratoga meet. The track season begins July 20 and runs through Labor Day.

The job fair will be held during the next three days. Interviews will be held at the carousel near the East Avenue gate at the Saratoga Race Course.

To apply, you must be 16 years of age or older and be sure to bring a photo ID.

National Grid urges people to be careful when doing house projects

With the warmer weather, many people are starting all those projects they’ve been putting off.

When working around the house, National Grid is urging everyone to work safely. They held an electrical safety demonstration Thursday morning.

Line workers showed how dangerous it is to be near live wires and, say there are a few safety tips to keep in mind.

“Stay away from the wires that are down, call 911, call National Grid, get the right people out there to identify what's there,” said Stephen Blydenburgh, a line foreman. “It may look harmless, it may be a cable wire whatever it is. It could be wrapped up. You recall what to take your time and stay away from it."

For more safety tips click here.