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Watch These Californians Attempt To Pronounce Upstate New York City Names And Fail

What happens when you ask people from California to try and pronounce city names in upstate New York? They butcher them, horribly. 

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Central New Yorkers: How Do You Pronounce ‘Roof’? [RESULTS]

Last week, I asked Central New Yorkers to vote on how they say roof. Is it roof (like "proof") or ruff (like "look")? The results are in.

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Central New Yorkers: How Do You Pronounce ‘Roof’? [POLL]

A few weeks ago, I asked Central New Yorkers how they pronounce creek. I'm back with another question--how do you pronounce roof? Is it roof with the long /oo/ sound, or is it pronounced like ruff? According to the Oxford Dictionary, both pronunciations--roof and ruff--are accepted (click the link to hear the pronunciation).

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Introducing America’s Favorite Mayor- Mayor Robert Palmieri Of Utica

I've been a proud Utica resident since June of this year. It didn't take me long to notice that our mayor, Mayor Robert Palmieri is probably America's favorite mayor. He's never afraid to get down and dirty to clean up our city. 

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Utica’s Halloween Party Is October 25th

Looking for the biggest party in Utica and Rome? Join us on October 25th for the Haunted Rails Ghost Train Halloween party at the Remsen Art Center. 

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
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10 Facts You Might Not Know About Clinton, NY

Here are a few facts you might not know about the little village in Central New York.

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Cazenovia Lake Ghost Stories And Urban Legends

You can fish for great tasting bass, blue gill, and walleye on Cazenovia lake. Did you know you're also able to fish for ghosts? Cazenovia Lake is home to much of Madison County's paranormal activity. Let's discuss a few of the ghost stories and urban legends. 

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Best Places to Get Apple Cider Near Utica–Zach’s Picks

With the leaves starting to change and the temperatures starting to dip, it's no doubt fall is in the air. And I don't know about you, but for me, the best part about this time of year is apple cider. Luckily, there are a few great places around this area where I can stock up on the sweet drink. Here are the best places near Utica to get some apple cider.

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Uticon Comic Book Show Coming Up October 5th 10AM-4PM At MVCC

The ‘Uticon’, Utica's comic book show is returning after a lengthy break to both raise funds for the American Cancer Society and celebrate the love of comic books and pop culture in the Mohawk Valley. Head down to the Mohawk Valley Community College’s Alumni Center Building on October 5th!

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Central New Yorkers: How Do You Pronounce ‘Creek’? [RESULTS]

 

Last week, I asked Central New Yorkers to vote on whether they say creek or crick. And the results are in.

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The 2014 Great Utica Pumpkin Carve Event Details

The 2014 Great Utica Pumpkin Carve will take place October 9th – 11th 5PM - 9PM. Here's some more details on the event.

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Central New Yorkers: How Do You Pronounce ‘Creek’? [POLL]

When I was a child, the people around me pronounced the work creek as crick. It wasn't until I was older that I heard creek pronounced with the long /e/ sound. After doing a little Internet research, both pronunciations--creek and crick--are acceptable. Merriam-Webster Dictionary even lists both pronunciations.

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