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City of Rome Seeking Input from Residents to Address Community Needs

Officials in the City of Rome are seeking the public's help to address the biggest needs in the community. A survey is available on the city's website for people to take so that their needs may be met. The job of any elected official is to work for the constituents and that seems to be what's happening here.

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A View From Genesee Street in Utica, New York
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5 Things That are Inexcusable if You Live in Central New York

We're pretty understanding when it comes to visitors and out-of-towners, but if you live in Utica, Rome, or anywhere else in Central New York, you KNOW these things are just wrong...

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Best ‘Picnic’ Chicken In Central New York

We are putting together the perfect Central New York picnic basket featuring only the ‘Best Of The Best’ so you’ll know where to grab it quick. Today we're talking chicken.

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Should Fireworks Be Legal in Oneida County – Firefighters Say No [POLL]

The sale of fireworks may soon be legal in Oneida County. The Oneida County Board of Legislators is set to consider a local law to allow for the sale of sparklers around the Fourth of July and again around New Year’s Eve.

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Best Cold Subs In Central New York

We are putting together the perfect Central New York picnic basket. This mobile meal will feature only the 'best of the best' so you'll know where to grab that yummy food. 

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Downtown Cooperstown
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5 of the Most Underrated Places in Central New York

Everyone knows about the Utica AUD, the Adirondack Scenic Railroad, Destiny USA, and all of the highly mentioned places in Central New York, but there are some other amazing places that don't get a lot of attention.

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Why Schools Shouldn’t Ban Tag, Red Rover and Duck Duck Goose [VIDEO]

Remember playing tag, Red Rover, musical chairs and Duck Duck Goose at recess? In winter, it was a good ole fashion snow ball fight. Now, some schools are banning all those games because they don't want to hurt kid's feelings. Say what?!

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If Utica Were a Food, What Food Would It Be? HINT: It’s Not Chicken Riggies!

If you summed up the entire city of Utica and described it as a food, what food would it be?

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7 Things the City of Utica Should Invest In

Utica has a lot of attractions and features, but there are a few things that would make the city even better.

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Did Your Child Take the NY State Test This Week? [POLL]

Did your kid take that test? One of the most popular, and in some ways controversial, conversations going on at offices, homes, and birthday parties is the NY State Test. Should my child opt out? What does his/her teacher think? These questions and more weigh heavy not only on the parents, but the shoulders of students.

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Overlooking Genesee Street in Utica, New York
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The 5 Best Pieces of Advice for Someone Moving to Utica

If you or someone you know is interested in moving to Utica, this is the best pieces of advice we can offer - Everything you need to know to start off right in your new city.

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Did Taylor Swift Really Fall in the Apple Music Commercial or Was it a Stunt Double?

Taylor Swift has people cracking up over her latest commercial with Apple Music, where she trips and falls while on a treadmill. But did she really fall, or was it actually a stunt-double?

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