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CNY Parents Spend Big Bucks for Back-to-School

Average costs for back-to-school and school-related activities can take a big bite out of household budgets. We examine just how big, and things you can do to make the number more manageable.

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Get A Craft Beer Brewing Certificate And Associates Degree Right Here In Upstate New York

Looking to get a degree in craft beer? Look no further than college right here in Upstate New York. You can now enroll in the Craft Beer Brewing certificate program offered by Schenectady County Community College

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High Paying New York Jobs That Don’t Require A College Education

The college semester is in full swing. Many students across America are probably beginning to question whether or not college is worth it. You can still get high paying jobs in Central New York, Upstate, and the rest of New York, that do not require a college education. 

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Chipotle In New Hartford Offering Back To School Deals

Chipotle Mexican Grill in New Hartford is celebrating back to school time. The burrito chain said Tuesday that it will offer two new promotions during the month of September.

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All Children Entering 7th And 12th Grades Must Be Vaccinated Against Meningitis

Remember parents: All students entering 7th and 12th grades in New York must be vaccinated against meningitis before returning to school under a new state requirement that takes effect September 1st. Add that to your back to school plans ASAP if you haven't already.

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8 Strange School Supplies That Have CNY Parents Scratching Their Heads

It's the time of year every parent budgets for, school supply shopping time. Each August Moms and Dads flock to the stores and clear the shelves of pens, paper, binders, folders, and more. Most school supply items on the list sent home are pretty normal, but there are a few this year that have parents scratching their heads. Here are the Top 8 Strangest School Supply List Items.

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Photo Credit - Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
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Back to School Supply Drive Sponsored by Fidelis Care

Many families are struggling in Central New York and cannot afford the basics, to send kids back to school.

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9 Schools Across Central New York Are Among The Best In The State

A big round of applause is deserved for Central New York teachers. 9 schools across the region have been named some of the top in the state.

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These Essential Studying Tips Will Have You on the Honor Roll in No Time

The beginning of the school year is upon us. If you want to jump to the head of the class and bring home a report card loaded with As, you may want to sit up, pay attention and follow these tips.

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Adorable Video Shows How Great a Kindergartner’s First Day of School Is

Not every student dreads the first day of school. Sure, there are books, tests and homework on the horizon, but for some there's also a whole new world of discovery.

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Student Wrecks Middle School Teacher’s Car

Sixth grade teacher Adrienne Friedrichs says an 11-year-old student stole her car and destroyed it. It's now full of scratches, dents, gum on the seat, and even cigarette butts on the floor.

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Back to School Life Hack To Make Life Easier [VIDEO]

Back to school time can mean added pressure and stress if you're not prepared. Early mornings and tired kids can be tough to tolerate but these life hacks are sure to help alleviate some of those headaches.

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