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Bullying Antics at RFA Leave Families Concerned
After a video circulated of a student hitting another student in the RFA bathroom, parents and family members of students are questioning whether the district is working to the "best of their ability" to combat bullying in their school.
CNY Woman Wants To Find Birth Parents For 40th Birthday
Erin Laurey of Holland Patent will be turning 40 this year, and all she wants for this milestone birthday is to be reunited with her birth parents. She was born on October 23rd, 1976 at St. Luke's Hospital in New Hartford. All she knows about her birth parents is at the time her mother was 26, …
Top 8 CNY School Supply Headscratchers
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 …
What Are Your Thoughts on Common Core Testing?
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 …
'Adopted Amy' Born in New Hartford Looking for Birth Mom
The happiest of people can often still be burdened with unanswered questions about their past. For Amy Ryan of Coral Springs, Florida her biggest question is who her birth mother is. All that she knows right now is that she was born at St. Luke's Hospital on March 8th, 1985 and that her birth m…
Seven Things You’ll Have To Explain To Your Kids One Day
Are you ready to feel really really old?  Here are seven things you'll have to explain to your kids one day.  Enjoy . . . then cry.
1.)  Smoking and non-smoking sections in restaurants.  It's all non-smoking now.
2.)  Why we used to buy maps, and how they were so har…