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Male Looking For Cute Girl At The Clark’s Mills Laundromat

Could you imagine trying to fold your laundry and realizing that the woman of your dreams is folding her clothing right next to you? That's what may have happened at the Clark's Mills Laundromat on Craigslist. 

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8 Most Fascinating Reads about Local History for New York State History Month

If you love local history, this might just be your favorite month. November is New York State History Month. To celebrate, I decided to put together some of my favorite local history stories. Here are eight fascinating stories about local history. 

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
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Central New Yorkers: How Do You Pronounce ‘Elementary’? [RESULTS]

Last week, I asked Central New Yorkers how they pronounce elementary. The results are in. 

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Taste Of Home Has A Chicken Riggies Recipe

The 12th Annual Taste of Home Cooking School is coming up on November 13th at The Stanley Theater. You'll be able to learn all sorts of new recipes, and go out in the world with a little more culinary knowledge. Did you know Taste Of Home has a recipe for Chicken Riggies? How about that for a local twist.

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
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Central New Yorkers: How Do You Pronounce ‘Elementary’? [POLL]

So far, I've asked Central New Yorkers how they pronounce creek and roof. Today, I have another question. How do you pronounce elementary, as in elementary school? Is it elemen-TREE or elemen-TARY

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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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