Utica support group hosts inclusive event for disabled community

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A trip to the mall or a community event is something some of us may take for granted. Parents of kids who have disabilities say those simple visits are not so simple for their families. Now, there are efforts in the Mohawk Vallet to give people of all ages who have disabilities a fun, judgement-free place…

Schuylerville searching for its first state championship

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For Schuylerville, it all boils down to one game. “We’ve been doing this since we’ve been in third grade," senior Carson Patrick says. "It’s been our goal to play in the Carrier Dome, in the state championship." The one game is to prove who is best in Class C. “We have to go out and…

Car checklist: Are you prepared for winter driving?

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Everyone wants to stay safe on the roads, and there’s plenty you can do to prepare when winter storms are on the way. One priority is preparing your vehicle. To keep yourself and your family safe on the roads this winter, run through this checklist: Tire Check: Do they have enough tread? If not, it…

From Center for Family Life and Recovery: CFLR Urges Parents to Get Informed on...

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Utica, NY - With the recent news story of seven West Point Academy cadets who overdosed on cocaine laced with fentanyl during spring break, the Center for Family Life and Recovery is urging parents...

NYS Fair to ban outdoor smoking, create designated areas for

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Locations for the designated areas are to be determined. Source

Kyle Larson wins at Watkins Glen, eyes regular-season title

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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Larson won the NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International on Sunday, building a big lead in the final stage and keeping Hendrick Motorsports teammate Chase Elliott at bay over the final laps. Elliott was seeking his third straight victory at The Glen but was relegated to the…

CNY’s frothy history displayed at Heritage Hill’s ‘Brewseum’

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SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: We have a unique look into Central New York's brewing past that is opening up this week. The Onondaga Historical Association is teaming up with Heritage Hill to present our frothy history in Central New York.  Spectrum News 1 Photojournalist Andrew Hill pours in the details. Source

Nonprofit leader says closing Willard Drug Treatment Campus is a

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WILLARD, N.Y. — The state prison system will have fewer resources to help inmates struggling with drug addiction once six prisons close next year. The Willard Drug Treatment Campus in Seneca County is among them. However, the president of a local addiction recovery nonprofit says the facility should stay open. When Randy Cimino started doing contract…

Syracuse’s Mountain Goat Run returns Sunday

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Runners, get ready to lace up those sneakers! The 43rd annual Mountain Goat Run is set to take place Sunday in the Salt City. Because of the pandemic, this is the first year the event will be held in the fall. The 10 mile race starts at Clinton Square and goes throughout the city near…

Columbus Day events resume amid city’s effort to relocate monument

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In the midst of litigation with the city of Syracuse, members of the Columbus Monument Corporation are preparing to celebrate Columbus Day on Monday. “We’re thrilled," Anthony Ilacqua, a board member of the corporation. "We’re ready to celebrate Columbus, as we do every year.” A spokesperson for the city says several permits for events in…