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Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
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6 Reasons Why Clinton, NY is a Great Place to Live

Central New York is a great place to live. Do you agree? There are so many things that make this area great--art, history, schools, food...just to name a few. If you zoom in a little bit on that map of central New York, you will notice Clinton--a little village with a population of around 1,900. It's a great place to live. Here's why it's so great.

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Coyote AndCrow via YouTube
Coyote AndCrow via YouTube
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Central New York Natives Featured In Viral Video [WATCH]

Thomas Kopie and his wife Jaime are from Central New York and they currently reside in Brooklyn. Together they are the band "Coyote and Crow." They are street performers in New York City and have been doing it for about 4 years. Recently they posted a video to their YouTube channel of a little girl dancing to their cover of a Grateful Dead song. That video now has over 4 million views!

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
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Central New Yorkers: How Do You Pronounce ‘Elementary’? [RESULTS]

Last week, I asked Central New Yorkers how they pronounce elementary. The results are in. 

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
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Central New Yorkers: How Do You Pronounce ‘Elementary’? [POLL]

So far, I've asked Central New Yorkers how they pronounce creek and roof. Today, I have another question. How do you pronounce elementary, as in elementary school? Is it elemen-TREE or elemen-TARY

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Sean Gallup/Getty Images
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Central New Yorkers: How Do You Pronounce ‘Roof’? [RESULTS]

Last week, I asked Central New Yorkers to vote on how they say roof. Is it roof (like "proof") or ruff (like "look")? The results are in.

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Central New Yorkers: How Do You Pronounce ‘Roof’? [POLL]

A few weeks ago, I asked Central New Yorkers how they pronounce creek. I'm back with another question--how do you pronounce roof? Is it roof with the long /oo/ sound, or is it pronounced like ruff? According to the Oxford Dictionary, both pronunciations--roof and ruff--are accepted (click the link to hear the pronunciation).

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David McNew/Getty Images News
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Central New Yorkers: How Do You Pronounce ‘Creek’? [RESULTS]

 

Last week, I asked Central New Yorkers to vote on whether they say creek or crick. And the results are in.

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Mark Wilson/Getty Images
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Central New Yorkers: How Do You Pronounce ‘Creek’? [POLL]

When I was a child, the people around me pronounced the work creek as crick. It wasn't until I was older that I heard creek pronounced with the long /e/ sound. After doing a little Internet research, both pronunciations--creek and crick--are acceptable. Merriam-Webster Dictionary even lists both pronunciations.

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
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Worth a Read: Books About Utica and the Surrounding Area

Last week, I shared with you a few book recommendations for those who want to read about the history of the Mohawk Valley and Central New York. This week, I want to share a few more book recommendations.

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
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Worth a Read: Books About Mohawk Valley and Central New York History

I don't know about you, but for me, local history is so interesting. I can't read enough about it.

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Summer Vacation Ideas Near Utica New York

Summer vacation is in full force for the kiddos.  Are they bored yet?  Take a look at some fun things to do all within an hour or less from where you live.

1.        The Adirondack Scenic Railroad, Main Street Utica – What a great way to check out the beautiful scenery that is the Adirondacks?  You can also check out ‘Players of Utica’s ‘Loomis Gang Train Robberies’

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Evelyn Peyton/ThinkStock
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Labor Day 2014 in Utica – What Is Open And What Is Closed?

Labor Day falls on September 1st this year and that means one last opportunity to have a good time with the family before the children go back to school. Considering it is Labor Day, there are a few businesses that are closed, but there are also many places that remain open.

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