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NP Environmental Expert Services

At NP Environmental, based out of Waterville, NY, we are doing our part in energy conservation for the Central New York area, we harness sustainable energy provided by the ground heat to deliver clean and efficient geothermal cooling and heating to you and your family

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CNY Food Bank presented with a check from donations of 2014 Boilermaker Burger (July 21, 2014)
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Your Boilermaker Burger Helps Feed Needy In CNY

The Food Bank of Central New York will be able to provide nearly 1,700 meals to the less fortunate thanks to a unique partnership that sandwiched fitness with a good burger, and a slice of charitable giving on top.

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Top 20 New York Summer Vacation Destinations

Whether its a day trip or a weekend getaway, Summer is vacation time and there are several places to visit that are only a short drive away. Check out the Top 20 New York Summer vacation destinations.

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2014 Boonville Oneida County Fair Schedule Of Events

A sure sign we're in the midst of the Frog Days of Summer, the opening of the Boonville Oneida County Fair.  The 126th edition of the fair is themed, "Magic Is In The Air."  The fair runs Tuesday, July 22 through Sunday, July 27.  Click for a schedule of events at this years' fair.

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Drums Along the Mohawk Drum and Bugle Corps 2014 Show Preview

The annual Drums Along the Mohawk Drum and Bugle Corps show returns to RFA Stadium in Rome on Wednesday Night July 30. Preview some of the sights and sounds from this year's show.

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Photo: Nick Betrus
Photo: Nick Betrus
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See What Utica Looks Like Through The Eyes Of A Drone

Bet you haven't seen Utica like THIS before! Get a load of these shots of your hometown unlike any that even an airplane or helicopter could capture. They weren't taken by a pro photographer either, just a normal guy using some pretty nifty tech!

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Rick Gorton
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Smithfield Tornado Relief Benefit

Morrisville, Munnsville, Lincoln and Smithfield Fire Departments are joining forces to help the recent tornado victims. A "block party" benefit will be held on Sunday, August 10th from 12pm to 8pm at the field at the end of Union Street in Morrisville.

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Photo Credit: Kate Mondi
Photo Credit: Kate Mondi
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Breaking News: Sylvan Beach Residents Can Return Home After Meth Lab Discovery [PHOTOS]

UPDATE: 07/16/2014 1436  Residents are being told that they can begin returning to their homes after an evacuation that lasted several hours.  Roads are being re-opened at this time.

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How To Avoid Having Tears While Cutting Onions

Are you sick of crying all over your food because of the onions? There is a easy life hack to use to avoid all those unnecessary tears. 

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New Restaurant Coming To Seneca Turnpike

What's this?  "Adventure" and "Steak" used together in a sentence?

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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Talks About Everything

It's almost impossible to stay on topic when interviewing 'Weird Al'. He's a walking encyclopedia of popular culture knowledge and every answer leaves multiple alleyways to explore. Ahead, the topics covered include 'Star Wars,' 'UHF,' Charlie Kaufman, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Springsteen, 'The LEGO' Movie, his is favorite movie of all-time, Joe Piscopo, 'The Naked Gun,' 'Rocky' and a host of other topics that don't have much to do with one another.

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Cheering The Runners On Boilermaker Sunday [PHOTOS]

On Boilermaker Sunday, our 96.1 WODZ morning man Keith James and I set up the station van at the corner of Kellogg Ave. and Whitesboro Street around 6:00 a.m. to get ready for the runners. At our location, the finish line was about a mile away, so we made sure we pumped out some running music and cheered on the runners in that last leg of the race.

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