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Maryann Mazzaferro, Rome’s Cookie Lady, Featured in National GE Appliances Campaign
The GE Appliances campaign, Our American Kitchen, is featuring Maryann Mazzafero, best known around Rome as 'The Cookie Lady.'
Did the New York Lottery Just Insult the City of Elmira?
A New York Lottery Wheel of Fortune scratch-off ticket has a rather unfortunate message for residents of the city of Elmira.
Portions of Erie Canal Village in Rome Near Ruins Following Apparent Neglect [PHOTOS]
It may be startling to you if you spent some time as a child at Erie Canal Village in Rome to see how far the living history museum appears to have deteriorated.
Erie Canal Village in Rome Reopens as Empire State Heritage Park
Once a tourist destination for history buffs yearning for a hands-on experience of life in Upstate New York in the 1800s and a yearly field trip destination for schoolchildren, Erie Canal Village in Rome slipped into disuse and disrepair in the last few years. That steady decline appears to be chang…
New Publication Focuses on Adirondack Art
A new digital magazine and and app called Art in the Adirondacks has launched.
Traveling Across New York by Train – It was Quicker in 1890 Than Today
Surprising but true, in an era when boats plying the Erie Canal was still an efficient way to move cargo, taking a train trip across New York, say from Buffalo to New York City, was quicker at the end of the 1800s than today.
See What The New Utica Bread in Bagg’s Square Will Look Like After Renovation
The growth continues in Utica's re-emerging Bagg's Square neighborhood with Utica Bread. Here's a look at what the new building facade will look like.
Dolgeville Man Wins $1 Million SuperPrize from Publishers Clearing House
Congratulations to Mark Johnson from Dolgeville, who was surprised when the Publishers Clearing House Prize Van pulled up in front of his house.
Upstate New York Could Get First NBA D-League Team
The Toronto Raptors are proposing to add a team in the NBA's Developmental League. Two of the possible locations for a basketball team franchise are in New York State.
Rochester’s Strong Museum of Play Creates Video Game Hall of Fame
The Strong Museum of Play in Rochester will be inducting the first class into a new Video Game Hall of Fame. Here are the first year's top video game nominees for the hall.
Inside Utica’s Lunatic Asylum ~ The Haunts And Legends Of New York
Looming over West Utica since 1843, the Utica State Lunatic Asylum was once on the forefront of the progressive care of the mentally ill as New York's first center for their care. Closed now for decades, the main building of the Utica Psychatric Center, known as Old Main, has captivat…
Oil Spill Fouls Mohawk River At Schenectady
First discovered by a rowing team at Union College, the State Department of Environmental Conservation is working to clean up an oil spill on the Mohawk River in Schenectady.