My life changed 20 years ago when my son was born. It doesn't matter if he is 2 or 20 or 45, if he ever needed anything I'd be there for him. I'm certain that you feel the same about your children. Now imagine one day you don't know where they are. Gone! What would you do?
Once a sprawling facility, the Rockland Psychiatric Hospital in Orangeburg, NY still operates today, but on a much smaller scale. The campus exists with a number of buildings that closed when patients were de-institutionalized back in the 1970's. At its peak in the late 1950s, the facility was treating 9,000...
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Your vehicle could be in violation right now and you don't even know it. This 5 minute fix could save you from getting a $300 ticket. Let's assume that your vehicle paperwork is in order. Before you take that daytrip this weekend take a look around your car. Is everything in order? Check your headlights, turn signals and brake lights. All good? There is one minor detail you may have missed.
As Gabby Barrett gets ready to start her maternity leave, a Country voice you know and love will be taking over her spot when Jason Aldean comes to SPAC next month. You may recall back in May we filled you in on the awesome news that Gabby Barrett is expecting a new addition to her family! With her 2nd baby on the way, Gabby announced that she would be heading on maternity leave from touring as she prepares to welcome her new bundle of joy.
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With the firing of general manager Dave Gettleman and head coach Joe Judge came the realization that the New York Giants football organization was a complete mess and it was time to get back to basics. New general manager Joe Schoen and his trusted head coach Brian Daboll should come to their own realization, no matter what anyone tells you, Big Blue had better start winning some football games quickly or the next hot-dynamic duo will be leading the Giants in 3 years. Translation: loyalty to any of the players of the past regime should go right out the window.
One of the last in a long line of rescheduled COVID concerts, tonight Goo Goo Dolls finally take the stage at SPAC for their Miracle Pill Summer Tour! The Buffalo-natives' new album Chaos in Bloom just dropped last week, so expect a few new songs in with all your old favorites from the last three decades.
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