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Winter is the Worst Time of Year for House Fires

An average of 905 people die in winter home fires each year. In addition, more than $2 billion in property loss occurs. 67% of these fires occur in one and two-family houses. These numbers are startling and real! There are several precautions you can take to prevent these tragedies from happening to you and your family.

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8 Places in Central New York to Get Ice Cream During the Winter

There are many ice cream parlors in Central New York that close their doors when Winter rolls around. These 8 places will continue to satisfy your sweet tooth even when we're hit with subzero temperatures. After all, anytime is a good time for ice cream.

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New York’s First Snow of the Winter of 2015-2016 at Whiteface Mountain

Whiteface Mountain in the High Peaks of the Adirondack Park saw New York's first snowfall of the winter of 2015-2016 on the afternoon of Friday October 16.

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Less Lake Effect Snow Predicted For CNY This Winter

As the temperature across Central New York starts to get cooler, we are reminded that winter is on the way. Are you ready for the Lake Effect snow? You may not have too much to worry about. 

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5 of the Hardest Things to Deal With, Now That it’s Fall

Fall is officially here - the leaves are starting to change and fall, the weather is getting a little chillier, and the kids are back in school. This time of the year does have its challenges, though.

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Deja Vu! Famers Almanac Predicts Repeat Cold, Snowy Winter

If you enjoyed last winter, the frigid temperatures and never ending snow, you'll love this one. The Farmer's Almanac is predicting a repeat for the Northeast.

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Snow Piles in Buffalo, New York Still 10 Feet Tall – Yes, in Late July

Reminders of last year's crazy snow storm in Buffalo, New York are still standing tall.

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This Map Proves Central New York Among Coldest Locations in US

Of course we love to complain about how it's always colder here in Upstate New York than other places. Now we have a map and science to prove that it's true. We live in one of the coldest places in the country.

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Thanks to Late April Snow, Syracuse Claims Title of Snowiest City in America for 2015

Two days of snow flurries in late April appears to have given Syracuse the crown for the snowiest city in America for the 2014-2015 winter.

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Watch A School Bus Go Through A Snow Blower [VIDEO]

Have you ever wondered how school buses brush all that snow off of them before they pick students up? It's actually pretty cool, and we have video to show it!

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Man Digs Tunnel In The Snow And You Won’t Believe Where It Leads [Video]

There is no question that this winter has been an awful one, but for our Canadian neighbors to the North it has been really bad. For Marcel Landry, the record snowfall in his town of Summerside left him trapped in his home, at least until he decided to dig a path. You'll never believe what is at the end of the tunnel that took him 6 hours to dig.

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Mysterious Fallstreak Hole Cloud Appears Over Southern British Columbia [VIDEO]

A strange cloud formation has appeared over British Columbia twice in the last two days. Could we see it over Central New York?

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