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Central New York Schools to Participate in ‘Go Home’ Drill

Students in Central New York will be getting out of school a little early on Tuesday. In order to fulfill the requirements of Section 155...

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When Was The Last Snow Day in Central New York?

The first snowfall, for most, is upon us and there is only one thing left on the minds of little ones. When will that first snow day finally arrive? Even though the forecast indicates it may not happen for quite some time this is Central New York, and you never know what may happen. One thing we do know for sure is when the last snow day was for area schools. Think you know what month?

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Community Support a ‘Testament’ to Utica’s Notre Dame Building Addition

After a few years of rough financial hardships facing Notre Dame Jr./Sr. High School in Utica, things are starting to regrow, and in a big way. Through many private donations, and the help of a donation from The Good News Foundation, the lone Catholic high school in Oneida County is getting a new add-on. The facility will be a "Multi-Use" building for sports, the arts, and eventually a new elementary school wing.

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Top 8 Strange School Supplies That Have CNY Parents Scratching Their Heads

It's the time of year every parent budgets for, school supply shopping time. Each August Moms and Dads flock to the stores and clear the shelves of pens, paper, binders, folders, and more. Most school supply items on the list sent home are pretty normal, but there are a few this year that have parents scratching their heads. Here are the Top 8 Strangest School Supply List Items.

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Newsweek’s ‘Best High School’ List Includes 3 From Central New York

Newsweek just released its annual list of "500 Best High Schools in America," and the list includes 3 from Central New York.

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Whitesboro Says Goodbye to Beloved Music Teacher Jane Beck [VIDEO]

If you were a student at Whitesboro Central School District and involved in music in any way, then you likely had Ms. Jane Beck as a teacher. Ms. Beck has been teaching kids of all ages at the school for 36 years. Now she is retiring.

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South Lewis Teen Starts Charity to Help Kids Battling Illness

No child should ever have to deal with a serious illness. When they are faced with these challenges any amount of support is greatly appreciated and helps in a big way. Dawn O'Connor is a 15-year-old South Lewis sophmore who has started her own charity to help children battling disease.

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Did Your Child Take the NY State Test This Week? [POLL]

Did your kid take that test? One of the most popular, and in some ways controversial, conversations going on at offices, homes, and birthday parties is the NY State Test. Should my child opt out? What does his/her teacher think? These questions and more weigh heavy not only on the parents, but the shoulders of students.

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How to Catch a Leprechaun According to 1st Graders at Camden Elementary [PHOTOS]

Legend has it that at the end of every rainbow is a magical pot of gold. The only problem nobody really knows how to actually arrive at the end of the rainbow. The one and only creature that has the knowledge to get that gold is a leprechaun. A 1st grade class in Camden realized if you catch the leprechaun, you get to the gold. So, they decided to set traps.

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If New York’s Education Was A Foreign Country

Here in America, we like to think we’re the best when it comes to just about everything, when measured against other nations. Well when we look at education, America isn't always at the top. What if each state was a different country compared to education levels?

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5 Central New York Schools Make State’s Top 100 List

New Hartford is one of 5 schools in Central New York to make Niche Inc.'s "Top 100" list.

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Carbone Dodge Helps Raise $880 For Roscoe Conkling At ‘Drive For The Kids’ Fundraiser

On May 24th, Carbone Dodge of Yorkville helped Roscoe Conkling raise $880 at a “Drive for the Kids” fundraising event held during the school’s Teachers Day. This money will be used for Utica and Yorkville students. 

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