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Niagara Falls In Winter
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Is Niagara Falls Frozen Over?

During my college days, I visited my cousin at Niagara University in the dead of winter. Of course I went down to see the falls, which were surrounded by snow but flowing fast and furious. Now, what appears to be an optical illusion can make you think that the American falls are frozen over. Watch the video, and see what you think.

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Saranac Can-Do 12-pack
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Saranac Introduces New ‘Can Do’ Mix Pack

As a former tour guide at the F.X. Matt Brewing Company, I am always interested in "brews news" from my Alma Mater. The brewery has just introduced a new 12-packed called: "Can Do" Mix Pack.

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Income Tax Form 1040
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Time To Get Serious About Filing Your Income Tax

I know it may feel like a drudgery, but every year at this time, we file our federal and state income tax returns. Whether you have an accountant or do it yourself, it's still a chore finding all those bank statements and receipts. So here's a brief review of deadlines for filing your personal income.

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Does Utica/Rome Have More Bars Over Grocery Stores?

Does our Central New York region of Rome and Utica have more bars over grocery stores? According to this map, we can find the answer:

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St. Patrick's Day, things you didn't know
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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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Polly Wogg, TSM
Polly Wogg, TSM
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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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5 Of The Worst Basketball Movies Of All Time

Do you remember the last time you watched a good Basketball movie? We can't remember either. There are plenty of bad movies though, here's our list of the worst basketball movies of all time:

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Where To Find Corned Beef And Cabbage In Utica NY

Tis the season for a great dish of corned beef and cabbage! Where can you find it in the Utica, Rome area? Here's a couple places:

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Big Brother 16 Premiere Date Has Been Announced

If you're as big of a fan of Big Brother as I am, this news will make your day! The Big Brother 16 premiere date has been announced by CBS. Here's the official start date. 

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Free Movie Tonight At Utica Public Library [VIDEO]

As part of "Women's History Month", the Utica Public Library is showing a free movie tonight. Here are the details.

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St. Patricks Day Festival
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Indiana University of Pennsylvania St Patrick’s Day Brawl Reminicent of Albany Kegs and Eggs Riot

A viral video from Indiana University of Pennsylvania of a fight that broke out at a St Patrick's Day drinking event known as UIPatty's Day has gone viral and calls attention to out-of-control college students and drinking similar to an incident at UAlbany in 2011.

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
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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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