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Police Maintain ‘Precautionary Measures’ Through The Weekend

New Hartford, NY (WIBX) – New Hartford Police say that they are now pursuing leads in their investigation about threatening text messages sent yesterday.

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What To Do With Boxes of Old Encyclopedias? The Utica Children’s Museum Wants to Know

The Children's Museum in Utica is looking to donates boxes of unneeded and unused encyclopedias.

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Utica Bath Salt Teen Zombie Wanted to Drink Blood and Eat Babies

Just when you thought this summer's bath salt zombie craze had settled down to naked ramblings down the street, a Utica teen is back with classic zombie-like desires to drink blood and consume flesh.  Read on for the latest bath salt incident as reported by the Utica Police Department.

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Haunted Hotel Utica – CNY Paranormal

The Hotel Utica is a prominent building in downtown Utica. Located on Lafayette Street, the Hotel Utica was created to be the pinnacle of luxury in the early 20th century, and was home to many prominent guests, some of which may have never left.

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Is Utica Becoming The Bath Salt Zombie Capitol of the Nation?

The Utica Police have revealed details on their Facebook page concerning 3 separate 'bath salts' incidents.  This is on the heels of the recent bath salt attacks in Marcy and Munnsville.  Read about the most recent attacks below.

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New Technology Could Allow New Thruway Exits

Let's say you're planning a trip to or from Whitesboro or Marcy, and that trip involves the New York State Thruway.  Doesn't it seem silly that the Thruway runs right though both towns, but you still have drive miles out of the way to access the highway?  Lite 98.7's Peter Naughton proposes a solution.

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Abandoned Utica Building
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What Vacant Lot in Central New York Would You Turn Into A Park?

A land-reuse project in Corning caught my eye and got me thinking about what underutilized parcel in Utica and Central New York we could turn into parkland.

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5 Utica Instagram Feeds to Follow

Instagram, the cool photo app that allows you to take beautifully styled photos on your phone, has taken off like wildfire.

We've found 5 great Instagram users in Central New York and I picked my favorites from their Instagram feeds.

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Utica, NY Struggles
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‘Utica Struggles’ – A Fresh Look [PHOTOS]

Recently a Getty Images photographer based in New York City visited Utica to do a photo essay on struggling Rust Belt cities.  Utica was used as an example of a struggling urban area.

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A Fresh Look at ‘Utica Struggles’ – Old Main

Old Main at Court and Whitesboro Street in Utica is a venerable building that once housed the Utica State Hospital, a pioneering mental health facility during the late 1800s.

The Getty photo focuses on the chain-linked facade rather t

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A Fresh Look at ‘Utica Struggles’ – Utica Clock

The 'Utica' clock is a downtown landmark found at the corner of Genesee and Washington Streets.  The Getty photo shows the landmark at night rather than the nice landscaping surrounding it.

This central part of downtown is anchored by the Bank of Utica and the region's tallest building, the New York State Office Building

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A Fresh Look at ‘Utica Struggles’ – Franklin Square

The Utica:  A Renaissance City logo greets travelers entering downtown on Genesee Street south of Oriskany Boulevard.  The original photo shows just the 'Renaissance' sign that had been vandalized with a Subway sandwich shop sticker

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