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State of Emergency Declared in Parts of New York – February 13, 2014

As a nor'easter slams into the northeastern United States, Governor Andrew Cuomo is declaring a state of emergency for the Mid-Hudson region, New York City, and Long Island.

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Take The Family To Cooperstown Winter Carnival This Weekend

Chase away the winter blahs this weekend at the "Cooperstown Winter Carnival"! There are events for the whole family going on all weekend. Check out the details.

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February Weather Predictions

It's February, and the good news is we made it through January! So what kind of month will February be, weather-wise?

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Ice Harvest Festival This Saturday

If you're looking for something to do with the family this Saturday, head to the Ice Harvest Festival at Hanford Mills Museum. Where is Hanford Mills, New York, you ask? Not that far from Oneonta. Here's more about the Ice Harvest Festival.

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Need Help Paying Home Heating Costs?

With one of the coldest January's in a while here in central New York, I don't want to look at that heating bill when it arrives in my mailbox. If you're having trouble paying your utility bills this winter, there may be help.

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Prevent Frostbite In Extreme Cold Weather

Recently, we shared information about hypothermia, and how to prevent it. With many of you working outside in this frigid weather, another concern is frostbite. Here's a closer look at frostbite and how to prevent it.

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Waiting For The Bus To College On Cold Winter Days

I'm proud to say that I am a graduate of Utica College, and as I was playing a Beatles song on Oldiez 96.1 yesterday, it took me back to my college days. I was a commuter student living in Utica and had to walk downtown to catch a city bus to the UC Burrstone Road campus.

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Photo: Kristine Bellino
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Flood Watch in Effect for CNY this Weekend

The warmer weather is not necessarily good news for flood-prone residents of Oneida County, New York.

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Winter Blahs Got You Down?

With the holidays behind us, it's easy to come down with a case of the "Winter Blahs." We build up to such excitement going into Christmas and New Year's, that three more months of winter and not as much going on can be somewhat of a letdown. So, here are a few ways to chase away those Winter Blahs.

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Keep Your Car Starting And Running In Frigid Weather

With these Arctic temperatures we've been having in central New York, getting your car started and keeping it running is a challenge. My father always had a garage-full of dry gas on hand, but you have to be careful using that now with fuel injector engines. So, how can you keep your car going during these frigid days?

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Photo: Kristine Bellino, WIBX / Townsquare Media
Photo: Kristine Bellino, WIBX / Townsquare Media
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Cuomo Declares State of Emergency in New York [AUDIO]

Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency for the winter storm that has moved from the midwest to the northeastern United States.

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Try Snowshoeing For Winter Fun And Exercise [VIDEO]

If you want to get outside during the winter and don't ski, snowboard or snowmobile, try snowshoeing. I know people who love to get out on the bright white snow on a sunny day, get some fresh air and a great workout on their snowshoes.

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