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Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
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Sharon Springs, NY–Zach’s Weekly Snaps [PHOTOS]

I recently took a trip to a little place called Sharon Springs. Even though it was a very, very cold day, I still walked up and down Main Street.

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Gianni Ferrari/Cover/Getty Images
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Hey Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers – Congratulations, You Made It (So Far)

Remember the days when you'd stay out all day doing God knows what and your parents didn't care as long as you were back before the street lights came on? Or riding bikes or doing anything else marginally 'dangerous' without safety gear?

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images
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The True Stairway To Heaven – A Bad Day At This Job Equals Your Funeral

You know those light bulbs at the top of those radio and communications towers? Well how many guys does it take to change one? Yeah, some poor sap has to draw the short straw to climb the 1,768 feet up

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
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DIY Project: Make a Top-Entry Litter Box

I'm going to sound like an informercial for a second. Are you sick of sweeping excessive litter around the litter box? Would you like to hid the contents of the litter box? Well, you need to make yourself a top-entry litter box. The price is unbeatable. This DIY litter box can be yours for only $5 to $10. Similar top-entry litter boxes sell online for close to $40. All you need to make your DIY top-entry litter box is a storage container, something for cutting plastic and some time (about 10 minutes). OK, infomercial over.

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NetFlix’s Answers Amazon’s “Prime Air’ With ‘Drone 2 Home’ Parody

You may've heard recently that Amazon is developing drone delivery service, so that when you order something, an octocopter drone will be dispatched promptly to your location (within a reasonable distance of a warehouse) and dropped off.

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
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Positive Facebook Pages about Utica

Everyone seems to have something to say about Utica. Sometimes it's positive. But, sadly, many times it's negative.

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Christof Koepsel/Getty Images
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Bathroom Etiquette At The Office – How To Let It Fly Classy-Like

If you know me there's one word I can't stand on the planet and it's (gosh it's even weird for me to type) poop and it's not-so-distant cousin, fart. God! I know everybody does so, like the children's book says (yes I own it, no I don't read it aloud) but I don't think I'm alone in my phobia of the p-word

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McGruff The Crime Dog Sentenced To 16 Years In The Slammer

As a kid growing up, there were two things I could say no to, forest fires and crime. Smokey Bear and McGruff the Crime Dog were my plush role models, but what if the humans behind them are well, human?

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photo: Keith James / TSM
photo: Keith James / TSM
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Poland Central School SABA Career Day – ‘So You Wanna Be A Radio DJ?’

The School and Business Alliance puts on career days across the Mohawk Valley in order to help young students to hone in on possible career choices and I was excited to be asked to present my take to the middle school kids at Poland Central on what it's like to host the morning show on Oldiez 96!

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How Much Snow Did Central New York Get?

Yesterday was a winter blast and then some, and we all spent a good part of last night and this morning digging out from the snow here in the Utica-Rome area. How much snow did we get? Check out my scientific research.

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If You Missed The Bill Nye / Ken Ham Debate, Watch It Here!

Last night there was a single program that was all the rage and it wasn't even televised! Streaming live on YouTube, Bill Nye 'The Science Guy' took on Ken Ham 'The Creation Guy' in a 2 1/2 hour debate over which theory is the best explanation for our origins.

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
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Worth a Visit: Photography Exhibits at Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College

Featured in my blog, "6 Free Things to Do in Clinton," the Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College is a great place to visit. And now there's even more incentive to go. There are two new photography exhibits at the museum-- "Refocusing the Lens: Pranlal K Patel's Photographs of Women at Work in Ahmedabad" and "In Context: The Portrait of Contemporary Photographic Practice."

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