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Favorite Spot To Watch Fireworks in CNY [PHOTOS]

We've seen the lists of fireworks scheduled in Central New York towns on the 4th of July.  But where are the "unofficial" places you can watch a killer display?

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Fun And Festive Fourth Of July Finds At The Dollar Store [PHOTOS]

Ready for the 4th of July? I know, summer just arrived and we're already talking about July and our nation's birthday. Time goes quickly when the nice weather finally gets here. Whether you're going to celebrate with a BBQ, picnic, or simply want to hang up some festive 4th of July decorations, check out these fun 4th of July finds I came across at the dollar store.

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Stay Cool This Summer With A Frozen Utica Club Beer Slushie

Looking to stay nice and cool this summer? Try drinking a Utica Club beer slushie from your brand new beer slushie maker!

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Where to Watch Fireworks near Utica – 4th of July 2014

Looking for places to watch fireworks around Central New York for the Independence Day holiday?

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It’s Vacation Time In Central New York [VIDEO]

Now that the kids are out of school for the summer, you can plan that summer vacation. Whether you're heading out of town, or maybe some day trips in the Utica-Rome area, there are so many things to see and do. Watch this.

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Classic Car Show at MWP Arts Festival [PHOTOS]

The collection of cars at Munson-Williams on Sunday morning (6/29/14) was impressive!

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Intense 50-Foot Slip ‘N Slide Is Summer Done Right

Now, this is the way to celebrate summer.

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Marquee Cinemas FREE Kid’s Summer Movie Series Schedule 2014

School’s out for summer and while our kids are flipping out that their last day of studies has passed this year, we parents are flipping out for a different reason: How are we gonna keep our rug rats entertained all summer long?

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This Summer, Keep Kids Active So Their Grades Will Get Better

Do kids who play sports get better grades at school? A recent study suggests that there is just such a link.

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Catch Some Rays On National Sunglasses Day Today

It seems like every day is a special occasion, and today is Sunglasses Day! So, put on your shades as you head to the beach, and check out these fun sunglasses stats.

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Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Festival On Now

One sure sign of summer in central New York is the arrival of the Munson-Williams- Proctor Arts Institute's Arts Festival, and it's going on now. There are many interesting paintings and photographs in the freee sidewalk art show. My son had a painting in the show a few years ago, and it's fun to see other local artists' and photographers' work on display.

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Go Take A Walk With ‘Greg On The Go’ [VIDEO]

I try to exercise every day. No, I'm not a jogger, don't belong to a gym or own any spandex outfits. But, I do get outdoors each morning to take a brisk walk in the neighborhood. Why?

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