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Karen Blaha, flickr
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Your Complete Oswego Harbor Fest Survival Guide

This weekend marks the 25th annual Oswego Harbor Fest, a four day celebration held during the last weekend in July, and the city wants to make sure that this year’s event goes off with a bang.

Only an hour and a half from Utica along I-90 West and 481 North, the lakefront city has enough things to do to keep the family interested for the whole weekend and then some

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What Is A Trip to Enchanted Forest/Water Safari in Old Forge Like?

When the weather is as hot as it is now, most people are looking for a nice place to cool down, preferably inside of a beer cave filled with beautiful women and free money. Sadly, that mirage doesn't exist, but there is something almost as nice and only an hour away, that is if you travel North from Utica on Route 12 and hang a right onto Route 28 North into Old Forge

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Mario Tama/Getty Images
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Beat The Heat Tips From The Red Cross

It's the first day of summer, and already we're having a heat wave. If you work outside or plan some outdoor activity in the next couple of days, be careful. And if you have pets, make sure they are kept out of the heat and have plenty of water.

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Branden Block, WIBX
Branden Block, WIBX
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Boilermaker Transfers Active So Far

The Boilermaker on July 8th is one of the high points of the "Frog Days of Summer". This year's first-ever slot transfers have been active. The 15k and 5k race slots sold out fast so this year, that runners were allowed to transfer their slots if they decided not to run.

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Mario Villafuerte/Gettyimages
Mario Villafuerte/Gettyimages
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Keep The Bugs And Zappers Away From Food

It's picnic and backyard barbecue time, and the bugs are hungry...for you! Now research recommends that you keep electric bug zappers away for your food. Even though we haven't yet officially begun the "Frog Days of Summer", after Memorial Day Weekend, it's the summer season.

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Scott Olson/Getty Images
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If You Work Outside, Be Careful Of Heat Stroke

Whether you work construction, on a farm, landscaping or just spend time exerting yourself in the summer heat, you need to be careful to avoid heat stroke.

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Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
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Now’s The Time To Plan Kids’ Summer Camp

It's only the second day of spring, but now's the time to plan that summer camping experience. There are many opportunities for kids to enjoy the great outdoors at summer camp, and this is the time to prepare.

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Going to a cookout topped the list of what Americans did this summer.
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What Did You Do This Summer?

If you are like 72 percent of the people polled for a Rasmussen Reports survey that asked what American did this summer, your number one summer activity was going to a cookout or a barbecue. Was it? Was that your number one activity this summer? I figured that number would have been a lot higher. So what else did Americans do this summer?

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5 Fun Things to Take With You to the Beach

Geof Wilson, Flickr

Everybody knows about sunscreen and beach chairs, but what if you want to take your beach time to the next level?

With temperatures climbing into the 90s (in some areas, the 100s) this month, now is the perfect time to buckle down and get serious about planning the perfect trip to the beach.

But before

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Most Outrageous Ice Cream Flavors – 5 Unique Dishes for Summer

As creativity goes, ice cream can be pretty vanilla. But what happens when a daring few decide to stray from convention and offer up some truly unique flavors? People take notice, that's what happens. If you'

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Matthias Rhomberg, Flickr
Matthias Rhomberg, Flickr
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Tasty Summer Cocktails: 5 Refreshing Recipes

When it comes to summer essentials, a refreshing cocktail is right up there with a sweet pair of board shorts and a nice big bottle of SPF 55. All the air conditioners in the world can't cool you down like an icy mixed drink, so if you're looking for a few to choose from, look no further than this list.

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Reg Mckenna, Flickr
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5 Fun Things to Do With Your Kids During Summer Vacation

Kids lazing around the house doing nothing all summer long? Not this year. There's a whole world of activities. Sure, some of it might not be air conditioned but that's a small risk to take for summer fun

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