While some of you may have Monday, February 18th off for Presidents' Day, many school districts have the whole week off as Mid-Winter Break. With the kids home from school for a week, there are two dreaded words parents don't want to hear, "I'm bored". Here&apo…
When we get hit with snow in central New York, we can snow blow it, shovel it, shake our fist at it or maybe have some fun in it. It's a long winter in these parts, even though the groundhog said that it will be an early spring. So, here's a winter activity that might help you see winter i…
Recently, we shared information about hypothermia, and how to prevent it. With many of you working outside in the elements or enjoying outdoor winter sports, we thought it might be a good idea to give you a closer look at frostbite, what it is and how to prevent it.
Living in the Utica-Rome area in winter has many advantages, especially if you're a snowmobiler. In fact, snowmobilers come from all over the country to enjoy the miles and miles of snowmobile trails we have here in central and northern New York.
If you want to get outside during the winter and don't ski, snowboard or snowmobile, try snowshoeing. I know people who love to get out on the bright white snow on a sunny day, get some fresh air and a great workout on their snowshoes.
With the extreme cold temperatures, here's some tips on cold weather hypothermia. Many of you work outside or enjoy outdoor winter sports and recreation, so it's important not to get over exposed in the cold.
It looks like winter fun will come early to the City of Utica's Val Bialas Sports Center. Although the official start of winter isn't until Tuesday the 21st the Dan Miner of the Utica Observer Dispatch says that J. Mark Ford, operator of the center, is planning to open this Sunday.