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Top 10 Movies to Watch During a Central New York Thunderstorm

When it's storming in Central New York, things can get nasty. Sometimes it's best to just stay indoors and dive into your movie collection for some classics. Why not make it a disaster or storm movie? Here are the top 10 to watch when rough weather strikes CNY.

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Toughest Jobs to Have During a Hot Central New York Summer

This summer, so far, has been one of the warmest on record. Just like our Central New York winters, many jobs don't end just because it's too cold or too hot. We tip our hats to those men and women who brave the extreme weather conditions every day when they go to work.

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Kids and Cones In Central New York~ What A Happy Mess

Now that the kids are out of school, there's only one way to beat the heat this summer that's sweet and messy! Ice cream cones. Check out this week's Best of Central New York Photos.

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Where You Can See 4th of July Fireworks in Central New York – 2016

What better way to celebrate Independence Day in Central New York than to see some fireworks? Here are some places you can check them out:

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Which CNY Towns Earned The Honor of ‘Most Redneck Towns?’

Redneck is a term that can be interpreted in multiple ways. Where some may take offense to the name, many true rednecks take pride in the way of life. A list recently was released of The Top 10 'Redneck Towns' in New York State. Believe it or not, there were a few Central New York towns that made the list.

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“Sights of Summer” in Central New York

Summer is finally here! Check out these amazing photos taken by Central New Yorkers in this week's Best of Central New York Photos

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Lafayette Cunningham via Facebook
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Rome Man Creates Amazing Short Film About The Copper City

Lafayette Cunningham is a graphic designer and owner of a local graphic design company in Rome, NY. In addition to his trade, he has a passion for film making. His latest project is titled, "After the Storm," a short film about the City of Rome, NY. It's pretty impressive.

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6 Places In The Utica-Rome Area To Get Good Firewood

Nothing says "summer night" like a nice fire. Whether you're in the Adirondacks, or you're with family in the backyard, it's the perfect end to a great day. Naturally, in order to have a fire you must have good firewood. Where can you find that in Central New York? Here's a list of 6 local businesses that provide all you with all the wood you may need.

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Carmelo’s Ink City in Syracuse Named The ‘Best Tattoo Studio’ in Central New York

After weeks of voting and eliminations, there were two tattoo shops left in the final vote for Central New York's 'Best Tattoo Studio 2016.' It came down to Nevermore in Whitesboro and Carmelo's Ink City in Syracuse. After over 6,000 people voted in the final poll, there is a clear winner.

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Watch North Dakotans Try To Describe CNY Staples, They Aren’t Even Close

If you're from Central New York you know what the Boilermaker, Riggies, Adirondacks, Saranac, Orangemen and the Utica Comets are. If you're from North Dakota, you have no clue.

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Twin Sisters Native to Utica, NY Involved in Fatal Accident in Maui

Two female Utica natives, twin sisters, were involved in a tragic crash in Hawaii on Sunday. One of the drivers, Anastasia Duval, was killed in the crash. Her sister, Alison Dadow, survived. These women were born and raised in Central New York and still had family living here. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

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It’s Time To Decide The Ultimate Tattoo Studio Champion [POLL]

After a week of nominations and an intense week of voting, the list of 22 tattoo studios in Central New York has been dwindled down to two. One studio from the Syracuse area and one from the Utica/Rome region remain to take the title of 'The Best Central New York Tattoo Parlor.'

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