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‘Betsy The Barge’ Concert Thursday Night [VIDEO]

Summer in central New York means a number of outdoor concerts, most of which are free. Tonight you can enjoy the free "Betsy The Barge" concert at Lock 20 Canal Park, Route 49 in Marcy.

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My Memories Of Broadcasting First Boilermaker In 1978

I go back a bit in central New York radio and remember broadcasting the first Boilermaker Road Race in 1978. Things were quite modest then, with a little over 800 runners entered, and a few media people covering it live.

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Baskin Robbins Proves Ice Cream Makes People Happy

It’s just a known fact that ice cream will put you in a better mood. It’s science right? No, really, it is. A new survey by Baskin Robbins reveals that the thought of ice cream puts 71% of people in a happy mood.

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Did You Know The Declaration Of Independence Wasn’t Signed On July 4th?

Fun fact for your 4th of July: This wasn't the day it was signed.

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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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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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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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Summer Arrives Saturday – Which Way To The Beach?

Finally! Summer officially arrives Saturday, June 21st as the summer solstice occurs. Here are the details, in case you want to be up when it happens.

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Photos by Michael Okoniewski/NYS Fair
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New York State Fair Ranked One Of The Best In America

It's no question that The New York State Fair has a lot to offer and something to do for everyone. From great food, exciting rides, and great entertainment it's no wonder families from all over the Northeast make it a point to travel to Syracuse every year to enjoy the festivities. Recently, The Great New York State Fair has been named one of the best State Fairs in the Nation by Yahoo! Travel.

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Have You Ever Heard Of “Dry Drowning” Or “Secondary Drowning”?

This is something that I had never heard of until just last year, and as I read more about it, the more astonished I became.  Many people don’t realize that people can drown even after they’re out of the water. It’s a rare phenomenon known as “dry drowning” or “secondary drowning.”

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Happy Camping – Enjoy What The Adirondacks Has To Offer

If it were possible, I would start the camping season around March time frame.  Too cold?  Maybe, but why do we have campfires?  Just so we can make s'mores? 

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Summer Is Brewing At Saranac

Even though Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer is weeks away, my friends at the F.X. Matt Brewery are ready for summer with their Saranac 12 Beers Of Summer mix pack. Here are the beers in this year's edition.

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