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Gas Leak Causes Explosion in Manhattan [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

An explosion in East Harlem leveled two buildings, killing 2 people, injuring several more. Many are still missing, believed to be trapped under the rubble. According to the NBC New York, the blast on Park Avenue, was caused by a gas leak. Con-Med received a call from someone smelling gas, minutes before the explosion.

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Saranac at ‘Utica on Tap’ March 22nd

Utica‘s largest craft beer festival is just around the corner! Join us for the 1st Annual Utica on Tap on Saturday, March 22 at The Stanley.  Enjoy unlimited sampling of over 60 beers from a variety of the country’s best craft breweries, including Saranac from FX Matt Brewery.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About St. Patrick’s Day

Everyone enjoys putting on their best green clothes on March 17 and being Irish for a day. We’ve all heard there was a saint and something to do with snakes in Ireland and now we have parades and drink green beer. But what do we really know about St. Patrick’s Day?

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade Food Drive

This year's St. Patrick's Day parade will be held this Saturday March 15.

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CNY Winter Storm Vulcan Arriving Earlier Than Expected – Snowfall Forecast Map (3/12)

It's called Winter Storm Vulcan and it may pack quite a punch.  Forecasts now call for 10-16 inches of snow.  Earlier predictions had it arriving tonight, but now the National Weather Service is forecasting it to arrive early afternoon.  Click for snowfall map forecast details.

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Herkimer BOCES Spring Open House And College Fair Wednesday [VIDEO]

Students, parents and educators can explore courses, classrooms and more Wednesday night at the "Herkimer BOCES Spring Open House And College Fair". Check out the details.

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Nostalgic Vintage Commercial From 1985 – ‘You Are Utica And Utica Is You’

I'm not even sure how to start this paragraph or even what to say about the video that follows, but if you're not feeling old already, this is bound to do the trick.

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CNY Snow Storm Upgraded To Winter Storm Warning (3/11)

Don't put the snow blower and shovel up yet, the National Weather Service has upgraded the Winter Storm Watch to a Winter Storm Warning.  And the upgrade comes with 8 to 14 inches of snow and below zero wind chills.  Click for the details

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Winter in Central New York, Pt. 1–Zach’s Weekly Snaps [PHOTOS]

Although I'm not that old, this is one of the coldest and snowiest winters I can remember. I don't like winter; I'm more of a summer person. However, the winter season has a certain beauty to it. I'll be the first one to say I hate the snow; however, there is something to it that makes me want to take pictures of it. I went all over Central New York and the Mohawk Valley finding interesting things to photograph. I'd like to share with you some of those photos as part of my photo series Zach's Weekly Snaps. This week's theme--Winter in Central New York, Part 1.

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Michelle Brand
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Tracy Henry Of Northeast Petroleum Technologies Is A ‘Warner’s Warrior’

We’ve teamed up with Warner Sales & Service to salute hard working contractors in Central New York. This week’s ‘Warner’s Warrior’ is Tracy Henry of Northeast Petroleum Technologies.

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Winter Storm Watch Tuesday Into Thursday (3/11/14)

Spring is near right?  We made the switch to Daylight Savings Time and Bonomo's in Kirkland opened are just a couple of the things that indicates it's true.  Apparently Mother Nature isn't paying attention.  The National Weather Service has a Winter Storm Watch click for the details.

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Get A Shiner At ‘Utica On Tap’

"Utica On Tap" coming March 22nd to the Stanley Theater offers a great opportunity for beer lovers to discover new brews. One of the current breweries that seems to be the rage is Shiner Brewing Company from Texas, and they'll have a few products at the event to sample.

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