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Greg McShea hanging wreath 2014
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Hanging The Holiday Wreath With ‘Greg On The Go’ [VIDEO]

Every year, hanging the McShea family Christmas wreath on the side of our home is a tradition. Over the years, it's been an adventure. One year, I fell off the ladder and luckily landed in the snow-covered bushes in front of our house. My then five year old son ran over to me and asked, "Are you OK dad?", which I was.

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Secret Santa Gift Ideas Under $10

At 96.1 WODZ, many of us participate in a "Secret Santa" gift exchange with co-workers during the holidays. In many cases, when you you join in a workplace gift exchange, there's a $10 or $15 limit so you don't go broke. Need gift ideas for that colleague? (Re-gifting may be a bit tacky on this, especially if you recycle that fruit cake your Aunt Jenny gave you).

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Nicole S. Young for Thinkstock
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Wrap All Your Christmas Presents Like The Flash With This Life Hack

I've resorted to just buying things and stuffing them in gift bags lately, but after watching how fast wrapping really can be, I might just be persuaded to switch back

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Police Stop Drivers — To Give Them Surprise Christmas Presents

Cops behaving badly has been a hot-button issue this year, between high-profile cases in Ferguson and New York City, but don't forget there are officers who do plenty of good.

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Scrooge The Musical
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‘Scrooge’ Back At Utica’s Stanley Theater This Weekend

It's not the holiday season in central New York without the Players Of Utica presentation of "Scrooge! The musical' at the Stanley Center For The Arts. I've taken my family to see this production year after year, and it's this weekend!

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Dad Mows His Son’s Video Games Over So He’ll Get A Job

This Christmas season you may be buying your children video games. If they aren't working, and you want them to work, take a lesson out of this Dad's book.

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Sara Truax
Sara Truax
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Schuyler Holiday House Gets ‘Frozen’ – Christmas Lights Display [VIDEO]

The Truax family in Schuyler is all about the holidays. They put together quite a Halloween display this year, and Christmas is no different. A new addition is the most popular song of the season from the movie 'Frozen.'

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Mark Mainz/Getty Images
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Old Toys That Are Worth A Small Fortune This Christmas

Tis the season for toy shopping, and of course Santa Claus bringing the best gifts on Christmas. Some of those gifts from Yesteryear, are worth a fortune nowadays. Here's a list of some of those toys you probably played with a ton, and now you can cash in.

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Lilyana Vynogradova/ThinkStock/TSM
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Top Hot Chocolate Recipes

Winter weather get's people so angry at times. Seriously, let's all calm down and enjoy a nice cup of hot chocolate and hot cocoa. Here's some of the top recipes from around the internet. 

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Coca-Cola Christmas trucks
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Watch One Of My Favorite Christmas TV Commercials [VIDEO]

Often a commercial can present a powerful positive message, and at Christmastime many advertisers want to do just that...send out a meaningful message. This Coca-Cola commercial ranks #2 of the Greg McShea all-time favorite holiday TV commercials, with a message I think we could all use today.

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Used with Permission from the UPD Facebook Page
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Utica Police Make A Difference With Their ‘Shop With A Cop’ Event [PHOTOS]

Every year the Utica Police Department takes part in an awesome event to help children in need in our community. It's called "Shop With A Cop" and it is funded by the Thomas Lindsey foundation. This past weekend is when they did the shopping and it was a great success.

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Why Does Santa Bring Bad Boys And Girls Coal?

Have you ever wondered why Santa Claus would bring coal to the bad boys and girls? I mean, I get it, they were bad....but why coal?

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