Even though you've lived in Central New York your whole life do you truly know what a "Herkimer Diamond" is? Take a history lesson with this classic commercial from 1998. 

Herkimer Diamonds are beautiful double-terminated quartz crystals which are found mainly in Herkimer County, New York. Incredibly, these phenomenal gemstones are believed to be close to five hundred million years old. The crystals are magnificent works of nature found in the rock, appearing to have been precision cut by man and having a diamond-like geometrical shape; thus, the name “Herkimer Diamonds” "

Do you remember watching this commercial back in 1998? You can find out more history by clicking here.

5 Places To Buy Apple Cider In Utica and Rome New York

As far as I am concerned Apple Cider is good any time of the year. But as we get closer to Halloween this is the best time to get it because it is fresh. Here are a few places to get fresh Apple Cider and maybe pick some Apples too across Utica, Rome, and Central New York.