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Bing Car Spotted in Utica
Perhaps you've seen it or heard someone mention a car traveling around town with an odd contraption mounted to its roof. The car is from Microsoft's search engine, Bing, and it's taking photographs of Utica's streets.
Online Petition Seeks to Rename New York’s Donald Trump State Park
Located in downstate New York, is Donald J. Trump State Park, named after the real estate mogul and 2016 presidential candidate. Due to The Donald's controversial and outspoken stances on the issues of the election, an online petition is seeking to rename the park.
Hawaii Raises Smoking Age to 21 – Could New York State Be Next?
The state government in Hawaii has approved a first-in-the-nation law that ups the age to purchase cigarettes to 21. Anti-tobacco groups are pushing for similar laws in other states. Could New York be next?
Chick-fil-A Eyes First Upstate New York Location
Restaurant chain Chick-fil-A is reportedly scouting locations for their first location in Upstate New York.
Fireworks Sales Begin in Madison County
New York State recently approved the sale of some fireworks, but allowed each county to make the decision on whether they would allow fireworks to be sold within their borders. Madison County approved fireworks sales, and several pop-up fireworks stands have taken up residence in Oneida.
Exploring Utica’s ‘No Man’s Land’ ~ The Haunts And Legends Of New York
Steeped in history and legends, New York is filled with stories of the forgotten, eerie and the weird that influence us everyday. Utica has grown several times over the years from its initial founding at Old Fort Schuyler on the banks of the Mohawk River. Annexing land from surrounding towns New Har…
Hannaford Corporate Parent to Merge With Rival Grocery Store Operator
The company that operates Hannaford has agreed to merge with a rival grocery store chain.
5 Great Drives to See the Great Lakes in New York State
Two Great Lakes border New York. Even though Michigan gets the credit for being the Great Lakes State, New York has some amazingly scenic views of the Great Lakes to offer any traveler. Here are 5 great drives to see the Lake Erie and Lake Ontario shorelines in the Empire State...
The 5 Best Drives in New York State’s Adirondack Park
New York State's Adirondack Park is world famous for its High Peaks and great camps. It's a four-season recreation area with hiking, climbing, skiing and kayaking. What are the best drives to take though the park?
Photos and Video from the World’s Largest Yard Sale 2015
The World's Largest Yard Sale brought bargain hunters in droves to the Herkimer County Fairgrounds in Frankfort on Saturday June 20, 2015.
Don’t Fall for the $100 Lowe’s Coupon on Facebook – It’s a Scam
Perhaps you've seen some friends on Facebook sharing something on Facebook promoting a free $100 coupon from Lowe's. Don't fall for it.
Surprise – Oneida County’s Highest Point Isn’t in the Adirondacks or Tug Hill Plateau
Oneida County is home to two of New York state's best known geographic features, the Adirondack Park in the county's northeast most corner and the snow-pelted Tug Hill Plateau in the northwestern corner. So would it surprise you that neither location contains the county's highest poin…