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Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
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10 Facts You Might Not Know About Clinton, NY

Here are a few facts you might not know about the little village in Central New York.

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
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Best Places to Get Apple Cider Near Utica–Zach’s Picks

With the leaves starting to change and the temperatures starting to dip, it's no doubt fall is in the air. And I don't know about you, but for me, the best part about this time of year is apple cider. Luckily, there are a few great places around this area where I can stock up on the sweet drink. Here are the best places near Utica to get some apple cider.

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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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Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
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Worth a Visit: The Clinton Historical Society

If you are from Clinton, or would like to know more about the history of Clinton, you should visit the Clinton Historical Society. I find local history fascinating, especially the history of the Village of Clinton and the Town of Kirkland. I recently visited the Oneida County Historical Society. So, I decided to stop by the Clinton Historical Society, too. It's definitely worth a visit.

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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, Oldiez 96.1
Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
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Historic Markers in Clinton [UPDATE]

We've all seen them while driving--those blue and yellow signs about history. We usually rush by without reading them (I know I do). Clinton has many of these historic markers scattered throughout the village. I decided to find them all and actually read them. Here they are. If I missed one in Clinton, let me know in the "Leave a Comment" box below. Enjoy.

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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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Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
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6 Free Things to Do in Clinton

Let's face it, it can be difficult to go on vacation. Everything is so expensive. So, I decided to help you take a vacation without actually leaving. Here are six things you can do in the Village of Clinton that don't cost money.

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Rob Kim/Getty Images
Rob Kim/Getty Images
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Zach’s Top 10 Stories of 2013

2014 will be here in just a few days. It's a perfect time to look back at 2013. As a writer, it's always fun to look back at previous stories and see which ones were the most successful. So, that's what I did. I compiled a list of the top stories I wrote in 2013. The list is based on the page views and Facebook "likes" the stories received. Enjoy!

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
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Wintertime in Clinton, NY–Zach’s Weekly Snaps

As much as I dislike winter, there is a certain beauty that the season brings to the area. Every year, I try my best to like wintertime; however, no matter how much I try, the snow and cold make it miserable. This year, instead of focusing on the negative aspects of this very cold season, I decided to focus on the beauty this season has to offer. So, I would like to share with you a few photos I took in Clinton highlighting the beauty of wintertime. Here's the latest edition of Zach's Weekly Snaps. This week's theme--Wintertime in Clinton, NY.

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Courtesy of the National Archives/Newsmakers/Hulton Archive, Hulton Archive/Getty Images, Oli Scarff/Getty Images
Courtesy of the National Archives/Newsmakers/Hulton Archive, Hulton Archive/Getty Images, Oli Scarff/Getty Images
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5 Famous People Who Lived in Clinton

I am fascinated with all the history around us in this area. Central New York has been home to many very famous people. But CNY is a big area. Let's talk about a smaller area where famous people lived. Let's talk about the small Village of Clinton. Can you name five famous people who lived in Clinton? Here are five famous people who, at one time in their lives, lived in Clinton, NY. 

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
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15 Signs You Grew Up in Clinton

Clinton is a great place to call home. And, if you grew up in Clinton, there are some things that most of us remember vividly about the little village (depending on how long you have lived there--some of us remember more than others). I want to share some signs that you'll remember proving that you grew up in Clinton, New York (at least during the 80s, 90s and 00s).

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