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Crystal Pepsi Has Returned to Stores in Central New York
Remember Crystal Pepsi from The 1990s? Well, it has made its way back on to store shelves in Central New York, but will only be around for a limited time. We had people around the office give it a try. Many people reacted the same, thinking it was Sprite, or watered down 7-Up. No doubt the color of …
Spring Farm CARES Animal Sanctuary Celebrating 25th Anniversary
Spring Farm CARES located on State Route 12 in Clinton, NY is one of the most reputable animal rescue organizations in Central New York. This weekend they are throwing a huge Open House party to celebrate 25 years of caring for everything from dogs to horses. This is a big milestone, and they want p…
DirecTV Customers To Soon Lose All WKTV NBC Programming
If you are a DirecTV customer, and love the Olympics, then you will unfortunately miss the second half of the coverage from Rio. Even if you don't enjoy watching the world-wide games, if your favorite TV show is on NBC, you won't be able to see it. Due to an ongoing new agreement negotiation, progra…
Utica Native Gets ‘Ambush Makeover’ on ‘Live! with Kelly’
Jillian Tuttle was born and raised in Utica, NY. She attended Notre Dame High School, and is currently living and working in New York City. She does social media and marketing for a health and wellness company, and got an unexpected surprise from "Live! With Kelly."
Lead Cook at Riverside Diner in Marcy Donates Hair to ‘Locks of Love’
Wayne Jennings is the lead cook at Riverside Diner in Marcy, NY. After three years of growing out his hair he decided to cut it. He made sure that hair went to good use. His intention was to donate the hair to "Locks of Love," and that's exactly what he did.
Benefit Being Held for Washington Mills Woman with ALS
ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease is one of the most debilitating illnesses a person can be diagnosed with. This disease currently is incurable, and devastates not only the person impacted, but their family as well. You may remember the world-famous "Ice Bucket Challenge" that raised…
New Italian Restaurant Will Soon Fill Void Left by DeFazio’s
It was right around Christmas of 2015 that the people of New Hartford learned DeFazio's Pizzeria was closing for good. The popular eatery left a void in the village that some thought irreplaceable. Now a sign in the window of the old pizza shop has people excited again.
Belen Dental in Utica Offering Free Dental Care
For the second year in a row, Belen Dental in Utica is offering one day of free dental services. Dr. Aymee Belen and her staff will provide their talents as part of the 'Dentistry from the Heart' event. It's taking place this Saturday, August 6th beginning at 7:00 a.m. Services include cleanings, fi…
Make Your Next Weekend Out in Rome a Surprise with ‘I Doo Local’
In recent years the growth in night life and entertainment in Central New York has been truly impressive. Despite a slew of new businesses, bars, and attractions some people still stick to the same old places, same old menu items, and same weekend routine.
Rodney Atkins Has Special Message For All Central New York Farmers
It's time once again for the Boonville-Oneida County Fair. This year's concert headliner is former FrogFest headliner Rodney Atkins. We had the chance to talk to him ahead of Saturday's show and he can't wait to see all the hard working farmers and fans at the show.
Radisson Hotel In Utica Is For Sale
It wasn't that long ago that the City of Utica made a deal with Visions to purchase the historic Hotel Utica. Now, another major hotel in downtown Utica is on the market.
Syracuse Woman Rescues Injured Baby Deer
As Donna Moore of Syracuse, NY was driving down the road, she spotted something out of the ordinary. A little baby deer was laying on the side of Fay Road, and it appeared to be injured. She couldn't just drive by, so she decided to pull over. She took her next few steps very carefully.