We've all grown so close to the story of Safyre, from down the thruway, asking for Christmas cards from around the world. We have another child looking for a similar request. Four-year-old William Atkinson is battling leukemia, and is asking for cards.
We think of plants as gifts around Mother's Day, but there are some that make perfect holiday gifts too. The Master Gardeners at Cornell Cooperative Extension have some suggestions that go beyond the traditional Poinsettia.
Despite the early forecast calling for some snow showers this weekend, it looks like Santa may have to get creative getting into Central New York this Christmas. While we won't be at Sylvan Beach in our swimwear, we probably won't be sledding either.
One of the biggest Christmas Trees in New York State is undoubtedly the Norway Spruce that spends the holidays in Rockefeller Center in New York City. That tree is over 75 feet tall. Locally, there is a tree that sits at a little taller than 30 feet tall and you can see it in Oneida.
As they say, opinions are like noses, everyone has one. And that seems especially true when it comes Christmas music. Everyone seems to have a few they could do without. Even the Huffington Post and NBC have a list, so here's mine.