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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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The Changing Leaves in Autumn
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10 Fall Things to Do in Central New York

You can feel it in the air - Fall is officially here in Central New York. Here are some activities to keep you busy throughout the season.

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Community Support a ‘Testament’ to Utica’s Notre Dame Building Addition

After a few years of rough financial hardships facing Notre Dame Jr./Sr. High School in Utica, things are starting to regrow, and in a big way. Through many private donations, and the help of a donation from The Good News Foundation, the lone Catholic high school in Oneida County is getting a new add-on. The facility will be a "Multi-Use" building for sports, the arts, and eventually a new elementary school wing.

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Dunkin' Donuts Sign
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What’s the Future For Dunkin Donuts in CNY After 13 Stores Close in Buffalo

Dunkin Donuts has announced they will be closing some of their stores - What does this mean for their locations in Central New York?

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How Low Are Water Levels Looking at The Hinckley Reservoir? See For Yourself

The Hinckley Reservoir is one of the most important resources in Central New York. The water supply built in 1915 provides over 130,000 people with clean drinking water, but also is a source of revenue for many summer businesses in and around Remsen, NY. With low water levels at the Hinckley, that means low levels on West Canada Creek as well.

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House Fire on Dudley Avenue in Utica
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Family Who Lost Everything in Utica Fire Needs Help

A family of five is now without a home after a horrible fire on Dudley Avenue destroyed everything they owned. Now they're hoping the community can help.

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Oil Boom Shifts The Landscape Of Rural North Dakota
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Think You May Be Central New York’s Next Best Arm Wrestler?

The sport of arm wrestling dates back to the Native Americans in the 1800s. It's one that has tested the strength of both men and women for centuries, and has now become a professional sport.

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Utica Fire Chief Russel Brooks to Hold Annual 9/11 Memorial Service

This year will mark the 15th anniversary of one of the worst terror attacks on American soil. On September 11th, 2001 two planes crashed into the World Trade Center towers in Manhattan, one flew into The Pentagon in Washington D.C., and one crashed into a field in Pennsylvania. Too many American lives were lost, but none will ever be forgotten. That is why Chief Russel Brooks of The Utica Fire Department will once again hold an annual memorial service to remember those who perished on that fateful day.

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Utica Fire Chief Russ Brooks (photo credit: Jeff Monaski, WIBX)
Utica Fire Chief Russ Brooks (photo credit: Jeff Monaski, WIBX)
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Utica Fire Chief Brooks Reveals His Battle With Cancer, Says His Illness Tied To 9/11 Toxic Dust

Utica Fire Chief Russ Brooks has been battling cancer for several years, and says doctors have told him his illness is directly tied to the toxic dust he inhaled at Ground Zero.

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Looking Down Genesee Street in Utica, New York
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Why Would Anyone Want to Live in Utica, New York?

You've probably heard it before, maybe you're one of the people saying it - "Why would anyone want to live in Utica?"

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The Adirondack Scenic Railroad
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See Some Awesome Footage of a Fall Trip on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad

Fall is right around the corner, which means the beauty of the fall foliage will be here soon. The best way to see all the changing leaves? Well, a trip on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad, of course.

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Utica Police Are Looking For Area Residents To Join Ranks

Looking to become a police officer right here in Central New York? The Utica Police Department is calling your name. 

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