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Tour the New Oneida Square Roundabout on Genesee Street in Utica [VIDEO]

The new roundabout (or traffic circle) opened late last night at Oneida Square in Utica.  The roundabout replaces a multitude of traffic signals at the intersection of Genesee, State, Park, Plant, and Oneida Streets.

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Haunting on the Rails – CNY Paranormal

When investigating the paranormal over the years it has become apparent that there are certain types of sites that are more prone to being labeled as haunted regardless of their actual history. Places like old theaters, cemeteries, schools and so forth. Then there are places that not only are hazardous locations but often have tragic histories.

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The Best Concert Bootlegs Recorded in Utica – Eric Meier’s Top 5

From the Memorial Auditorium to the Stanley Center for the Arts and Saranac Thursday, Utica is a stop for lots of national touring musical acts. Lucky for us the art of bootlegging is alive and well. Thanks to YouTube and some smart phone and camera-totting concertgoers we've got lots of th

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You Know You’re From Utica When…

We love these lists!  There are so many quirks that can define you as a Utican and resident of Central New York.  Here's our list.  What would you add?

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Utica Police Post Historic Photos to Facebook

Fans of Central New York history will want to take a look at the Utica Police Department's Facebook page.  In addition to the roll of always entertaining mugshots, the UPD has recently posted some ph

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Like Utica’s Couch Project, Rust Belt Michigan City Responds to Dying City Accusation with Record-Breaking Lip Dub Video

Utica hosted the Couch Project to show pride in our city.  Here's another creative response to criticism of another old industrial city.

In the battle between Grand Rapids, Michigan and Newsweek, the final blow may have been dealt by Grand Rapids.

After Newsweek called it out by naming it one of America's "dying cities," the good people in town responded with a record-breaking lip dub to the tune of ‘American Pie’ by Don McLean.

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Go Beyond Green Recycling Day Set for East Utica Saturday

What to do with used electronics and papers with personal data?  Neither belong in a landfill.  The Go Beyond Green Electronics/Paper Recycling event is set for this Saturday, May 21.

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Exploring Utica’s Urban Parks [VIDEO]

We've been focusing on the parks of Central New York with Mark Richards sharing his son's choices for best playgrounds.

I wanted to give you a video tour of a few of the green spaces of parkland in Downtown Utica.  These are the places you walk or drive by every day including Liberty Bell Corner, Ellen Hanna Mini Park and Bagg's Square.  I also give you a reminder of the past with a visit to the site of the former Fort Schuyler Park, which was lost when the Route 5s arterial was constructed.

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Bryan Palmer and Alexandria Corn win front of the line at X-Factor auditions in Dallas.
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Local Talents Get Sent To The X-Factor In Dallas!

Ever watched Simon Cowell's show, the X-Factor? (It's how Leona Lewis got her start in the music biz.) Out of 29 contestants who auditioned last night at the Tramontane Cafe, Sauqoit singer/songwriter Bryan James (Palmer) and Utica teen singer, Alexandria Corn,  and are being flown to Dallas, TX to appear before judges.

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Tragic Fire in West Utica Claims 4 Lives

The flames of a house fire on Schuyler Street in West Utica claimed 4 lives this morning.  Our partner,  WIBX, is following the story.

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Utica Safe Schools Build-A-Bike Event [VIDEO]

Saturday April 16, Lite 98.7 joined the Utica Safe Schools organization at the Utica AUD to give away nearly 500 bikes to children in need across Central New York.  The bikes have been collected for the last couple of months.  They were stored at t

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East Utica-Scenes of Central New York

Our Scenes of Central New York series continues today with a look at East Utica.  No virtual visit to our area's historic Italian enclave would be complete without a look at the legendary corner restaurants, so look for those and reminisce about the great meals and memories you've had there.

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