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Great Ways To Find Black Friday Deals
"Black Friday", the day after Thanksgiving is the busiest shopping day of the year. Retailers know that shoppers are anxious to start--or finish--their Christmas shopping and are looking for the best deals they can find. Here are a few ways to find those great deals besides leafing…
How To Choose The Right Size Thanksgiving Turkey
With Thanksgiving Day a few weeks away, you may be shopping for your holiday turkey. The question is, how big a turkey do you need? Some years, we've had more and less people around the Thanksgiving table, so we've had huge turkeys and medium sized ones. So, what's the right size?
What Not To Do in Your Favorite Bar
Most of us have--or had--a favorite watering hole, a bar where we feel comfortable and the company is amenable. There is, however, such a thing as bar etiquette and whether it's your favorite pub or someplace new there are certain types of behavior you should avoid.
A Global Wine Shortage Coming? [VIDEO]
In case (no pun intended) you don't have enough to worry about, according to sources, there may be an upcoming worldwide wine shortage. We have a number of world-class wineries here in New York State, but apparently the shortage may affect every part of the globe.
My Election Day Memories
It's Election Day today, and we encourage you to exercise your right to vote. Polls are open until 9:00 p.m., and even though this isn't a national election year, it's still important and every vote counts. For more information, contact the Oneida County Board Of Elections. And how th…
My (Currrent) Favorite TV Show [VIDEO]
I don't watch much TV, but there's one show I never miss: "Once Upon A Time", Sunday nights at 8:00 p.m. on ABC. My daughter introduced me to the show a year ago. Then my wife and son started watching, and now pretty much the whole family is hooked on the show. It's …
Country Music Has the Cutest Couples
Maybe we're biased but it seems to me that country music couples are the cutest in the entire entertainment industry. Some of them work together, tour together and write songs together while others enjoy separate careers. Here are some of the cutest.
Everyday Foods That May Be Harmful
It seems that just about everyday we hear about the harmful effects of this food or that food to the point where it's hard to figure out what really is good for us. Now we see that some common everyday foods may have some harmful effects.
November Weather Predictions
Welcome to November! Now things are really going to start happening quickly; Election Day next Tuesday, Veterans' Day on the 11th, Thanksgiving and Black Friday in a few weeks. With a brand new month, let's take a look ahead to weather predictions for November.
Snow Tires Or All-Season Radials For Winter Driving?
My father was a big believer in snow tires, and living in the Utica-Rome area all my life, I am too. Every year at about this time, I make sure that I have my four snow tires installed on my car. But, you do hear many people say they have all-season radials, and that's good enough. Here are mor…
Chocolate Is Favorite Halloween Treat
It's probably not a surprise to anyone but chocolate is the preferred Halloween treat again this year. The National Confectioners Association conducted a national survey of Halloween goodies and found that 72% of respondents preferred chocolate. What were the runners up?

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