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Central New York’s Top 5 Swimming Holes

If you're an adventure seeker and have been hunting for a little cold water refreshment, let's think outside the perimeters of the traditional pool and head to these all natural swimming holes!

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3 of Central New York’s Greenest Garden Centers

Where can you find some of the freshest flowers and best tasting fruits and veggies in the Mohawk Valley? Here are 3 that will make even some of the most finicky kids love their greens!

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Go Fishing in Central New York This Weekend Without A License

This coming weekend you won't need a license to fish in New York State. You will however need a fishing pole and a lot of patience.

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Visual Tour of ‘Off Limits’ Floors at Utica’s Old Main [Pictures]

The Utica Psychiatric Center, better known as "Old Main" is now open for public tours, but Observer Dispatch employees recently got to see parts of the building that are off limits to the public.

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Central New York’s Most Notorious Gang

The Loomis gang was a corrupt bunch of characters from the Waterville area who were experts at manipulation, deceit, and covert operations back in the 1800's.

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Is Central New York A Movie Making Mecca?

You may remember him from Goodfellas and Romeo and Juliet, Paul Sorvino is no stranger to the big screen. He was in town over the weekend shooting scenes for his new movie called The Falling.

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This Unique Central New York Band is Headed For The Big Time

If you see this local band play live once, you'll want to see them a dozen times!

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Siri: You Talk To Her Everyday. Did you know She’s From Clinton?

You've talked to her on a daily basis for a number of years. She's the one who has been giving you directions and helping you with math.

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Central New York Strawberry Summer Dessert Recipes Sure to Make Your Mouth Water

Do you have a sweet tooth? Here are a few summer strawberry recipes native to Central New York that will put a smile on your face!

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Take a Ride on The World’s Fastest Roller Coaster [Video]

Now that summer's here, our craving for adventure and fun is coming to life. Let's take a 149 mph ride on the world's fastest coaster!

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Top 5 Inventions From Central New York

Where would we be without these all important inventions?

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Are Students From Poland Central Some Of New York State’s Brightest?

Students at Poland Central School are involved in a new vocabulary building competition, and they're showing up other schools  three times their size.

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