We went from quite a bit of snow, to a January thaw with no snow in the yard. And then BOOM! Heavy, wet snow in the morning hours of January 24, 2017. And when you combine heavy, wet snow with kids on a snow day, you end up with lots of pictures of your backyard.
It's not every day 100 high school students from New York get to play at a Presidential Inauguration. In fact, it's a once in a lifetime opportunity for the Oppenheim Ephratah St. Johnsville Central School Band who performed in Washington, D.C.
Downtown Utica, it was once a bustling metropolis filled with theaters, shopping and food. People would take buses from the suburbs into the city for an exciting day mingling with neighbors and friends.