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Photo Courtesy Michelle Truett
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Utica Monday Nite Makes Top 25 List for Levitt AMP Concert Series

After hundreds of cities were nominated, Utica made the final list of twenty-five to bring the Levitt AMP Concert Series back to town. Once the proposals were submitted for each prospective city, people had the chance to vote for who they feel would be best suited to have this concert come through town. Now, Utica is officially being considered.

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What’s Going On With The New York Mills School Cafeteria Project?

Parents and taxpayers are starting to lose their patience with a standstill that has occurred with the New York Mills School District and their cafeteria renovation project. The project began at the end of the school year in June 2016, and after soon after school began, things halted. Now the kids are limited on their recess options, and are eating in the elementary school gymnasium.

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Dallas Hanna
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La Famiglia Italian Restaurant Now Open In New Hartford

A new Italian restaurant has opened up in New Hartford. Where the old Defazio's Pizza used to be is now La Famiglia Family Restaurant. It hasn't taken the owners too much time to do some needed renovations, and updates. Be sure to visit them on Genesee Street across from Daylight Donuts, and the old 'It's Showtime' building.

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Margaret Cioch/Facebook
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It’s Never Too Early To Order Your Craft Beer Advent Calendar From ‘Beer Here’

The Beer Here store in New Hartford is once again offering a unique Christmas idea perfect for the craft beer lover on your Christmas list. The 24 beers of Christmas Advent calendar is back by popular demand, and this gives the gift of good brew ever day in December leading up to Christmas Day.

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Meet The New Drug That Could Soon Devastate Central New York

For the past year many of the top stories from local media outlets have involved a death related to heroin, or other opiates, in Central New York. Now, there is the very real possibility a new street drug is making its way into our communities, and local law enforcement officials are concerned.

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Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Cake Pops Are Perfect for Fall

Gourmet Guys to the Rescue is an amazing event that benefits the Rescue Mission in Utica. This year over 2 dozen professional and celebrity chefs got together to serve their dishes to everyone in attendance. This year for the Townsquare Media team, we went with dessert for the 2nd year in a row. We used Dallas Hanna's Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Cake Pops.

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Ant Tine/Facebook
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Wood Sculptures Stolen From Local Artist With Brain Cancer

For Beth Boshart and Greg Lowe it has been a long streak of bad luck. Greg is a local artist who specializes in wood carvings. Every sculpture he does is by hand, and in many cases has sentimental value. One latest streak of bad luck came in the form of theft. Three of his carvings were stolen from the front yard of his North Utica home.

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RANDom Photography
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Childhood Friend Allegedly Steals Benefit Money from Woman With ALS

We first heard about Deb's story back in August. We were promoting her benefit planned to assist her with medical costs associated with the horrific disease, ALS. She and many other members of her family have been diagnosed with this debilitating illness, and some have passed away. On top of all of that, she is now suffering in more ways than imaginable.

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Andy Cash/TSM
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Bad Bing Bada Boom Delmonico’s To Open New Dining Room

A Central New York tradition for several years has been Delmonico's Italian Steakhouse on North Genesee Street in Utica. Over the years this restaurant brand has traveled near and far, even introducing the people of Orlando, Florida to Utica Greens and Riggies. Their latest addition is happening right at their North Genesee St. location. it's a brand new dining room. There's never an empty seat in the house, so now they're adding a few more.

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Dana Nimey-Olney
Dana Nimey-Olney
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Fallen Trooper Led 2015 Ride For Missing Children

After almost 30 years of dedicated service to The New York State Police Trooper Timothy Pratt was killed in the line of duty while doing what he did best, helping others. This is a terrible loss for his family, friend, and fellow troopers. It is also a huge loss for the local community as well here in Upstate New York. Trooper Pratt actually had a really close tie to the 2015 Ride For Missing Children.

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Katherine Frey, The Washington Post via Getty Images
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When Was The Last Snow Day in Central New York?

The first snowfall, for most, is upon us and there is only one thing left on the minds of little ones. When will that first snow day finally arrive? Even though the forecast indicates it may not happen for quite some time this is Central New York, and you never know what may happen. One thing we do know for sure is when the last snow day was for area schools. Think you know what month?

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The New York State Government May Be Sending You A Rebate Check

Paying taxes is rough. Whether you own a home, or not that April 1st deadline can strike fear and stress in anyone. For some lucky tax payers that stress will soon be slightly alleviated. The rebate checks many have been waiting for are beginning to arrive in the mail, and it may even arrive if you're NOT expecting it.

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