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Will New York See A Repeat Of The 1993 ‘Storm Of The Century’

Twenty four years ago this week, the east coast was preparing for the storm of the century. As Winter Storm warnings start coming in for this week, it gets you thinking, could we truly be slammed with as much snow as 1993?

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History Behind Syracuse’s Upside-Down Traffic Light- Green On Top Light

While driving in the west end of Syracuse have you ever had to stop at corner of Tompkins Street and Milton Avenue? If so, did you notice the stop light is upside down? What is the history on the "Green On Top Light"?

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Iloveteas via Reddit
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1917 Newspaper Found In Syracuse Walls

Looking for a blast from the past? Take a stroll down 1917 memory lane with these old newspaper articles and ads from The Syracuse Herald.

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Water tower teardown, Lyons Falls, NY, 31 Oct 2016 at 9:40am.
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Abandonded Paper Mill Water Tower Demolished in Lyons Falls

The Abandoned Paper Mill water tower in Lyons Falls has been knocked down.

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The Watch Tower on Schuyler Street in Utica
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Do You Know About the ‘Watch Tower’ in Utica?

Standing near the tracks on Schuyler Street in Utica, is the railroad "watch tower" for what was once the "Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad."

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Chris Butler via YouTube
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Have You Ever Heard Of The Ketchum Hand Grenade?

Back in 1861, in Western New York, the grenade of choice for the Union Army was developed. Have you ever heard of the Ketchum hand grenade

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The 'Rope' Stage Of A Tornado
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When and Where Did the Strongest Tornado Touch Down in New York?

Tornadoes aren't a common occurrence in New York, but they do still happen. We have even seen a few major tornadoes in our state.

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Have You Ever Heard Of The Butterfield House Of Utica?

While sitting in my office gazing at an old cartoon photo of Utica, I stumbled up the phrase The Butterfield House. What in the world was this site? Is it still in the city today?

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Oriskany Battlefield Monument
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The Battle of Oriskany Anniversary This Weekend

One of the bloodiest battles of the Revolutionary War happened on August 6th. A special ceremony for its anniversary is scheduled this weekend.

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Oneida Square Statue
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Do You Know What That Monument Stands For in Oneida Square?

If you've ever driven through the roundabout in Utica, you've probably noticed the statue between Genesee Street and State Street. But do you know the history behind the landmark?

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This New York County Has Seen the Least Amount of Tornadoes

Our "History of Tornadoes in New York" Series is slowly drawing to an end. Now, we want to look at specific stats.

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The History of Tornadoes in Onondaga County, New York

New York sees an average of seven tornadoes every year. Those storms are more common in other areas of the state, but that doesn't mean they don't hit in Central New York.

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