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This 10 Second Test is Said to Predict Your Chance of Death

A recent study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine has determined that your ability to balance yourself could be an indicator of your overall health and future well-being. This seemingly simple task requires a person to place their hands by their sides and balance on one leg while their other foot is resting on the back of their standing leg. Easy, right?
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Woman Furious Brother Wants to ‘Mutilate’ Grandma’s Ring for New Fiancee

A man took to Reddit explaining he faced family backlash after proposing to his fiancée with his late grandmother's diamond engagement ring, which was left to his mom. The mom had originally planned on passing the ring down to his sister, but she already had a ring from her husband. Instead, the mom gave the ring to her son so he could give it to his new fiancée.
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Teen Says He’ll Never Get Girlfriend Due to Puppy’s Ridiculous Name

A teen went viral on Reddit after claiming he will "never get a girlfriend" due to the humiliating name his dad gave his new puppy. In his post on Reddit's TIFU (Today I F---ed Up) thread, the young man shared his parents had gifted him a Golden Retriever puppy for Christmas, which he initially named Holly.
PETS

Lorde Just Switched Her Look Up Big Time With a New Blonde Hairstyle (PHOTOS)

Lorde debuted a new hairstyle when she took the stage to perform at Glastonbury Festival over the weekend. The "Solar Power" hit-maker has been a brunette for most of her time in the public eye. However, she showed off a new blonde look and soft curls while performing on the Pyramid Stage at the festival. She paired the warm-toned blonde with a lilac leotard that she wore over red tights. Lorde accessorized with several necklaces and tied a silk red string on one of her wrists as a bracelet.
CELEBRITIES

Ben Affleck’s 10-Year-Old Son Crashes Lamborghini

Ben Affleck's 10-year-old son appears to have backed a Lamborghini into a BMW while at a car rental dealership over the weekend. Samuel Garner Affleck, Ben's son that he shares with his ex Jennifer Garner, hopped into the driver's seat of the vibrant yellow sports car while checking out luxury vehicles at 777 Exotics in Beverly Hills, according to TMZ. It appears that he accidentally put the running car into reverse and bumped into a white BMW that was also on the lot.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA

Syracuse TV, Film Star Mary Mara Likely Drowned in St. Lawrence River: NYSP

An actress from Central New York who appeared in numerous hit TV shows and popular films is believed to have drowned while swimming in the St. Lawrence River. New York State Police were called to investigating a possible drowning just after 8:00 a.m. Sunday at a location on Old Farm Road in the Jefferson County town of Cape Vincent. Troopers identified the woman as 61-year-old Mary Mara, a TV and film actress who made appearances or was featured in a dozen movies in the 1990's including 'Mr. Saturday Night' and Love Potion No. 9.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, NY

Free NY Sheriffs’ Camp Is Hosting 13 Otsego County Kids

One of the best things about summer for kids is camp and there are 13 Otsego County children ages 9 through 12 attending this week’s New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute’s Summer Camp, Camp Iroquois, in Penn Yan, NY according to the Otsego County Sheriff's Office. These are kids whose families are not able to afford to send them to camp or go on family vacations and therefore are chosen to attend Camp Iroquois for free. Chosen kids in Delaware and Chenango Counties are there as well.
OTSEGO COUNTY, NY

Fair Season Is Kicking Off July 7 In Afton, NY

Summer fun means fairs to enjoy and here in Central New York, fair season is kicking off in Afton, NY with the 133rd Afton Fair on July 7. This fair runs through July 10 and is located at 46 East Main Street in Afton. This fair in Chenango County might have a shorter run compared to other area county fairs in the region but it has many of the same features like rides and games, a parade, food and other vendors, exhibits, livestock shows, tractor pulls, and a variety of entertainment including fireworks. You can find out everything you need to know about the 2022 After Fair at theaftonfair.com.
AFTON, NY

Eight Quaint New York Towns Perfect for a Weekend Getaway

If the ridiculously high prices of well, literally everything, have ruined your summer vacation plans and you're not okay with it one bit, we feel you!. If you need a change of scenery but need to stay close to home (you know, because gas is stupidly expensive), we've got you! Check out these fantastic small towns within reasonable driving distance that will give you the getaway you need without sucking up everything in your bank account.
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Woman Arrested at Disney’s Animal Kingdom for Slapping Husband Over Stress of Vacation

Planning a vacation can be stressful. One unfortunate husband learned that the hard way when his wife lost her cool and slapped him at Walt Disney World. According to Orange Circuit Court records, the altercation took place on June 3 at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park. The woman, identified as 31-year-old Westchester, Ill. resident Asia Curry, was charged with domestic violence.
ORANGE COUNTY, NY

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Tops $1 Billion And Becomes Biggest Hit of 2022

Tom Cruise’s career is definitely not in the danger zone. His latest film, Top Gun: Maverick, was already the biggest hit of his entire career. But the movie keeps on grossing major bucks, week after week week. And this weekend, despite competition from Jurassic World: Dominion and the brand new Elvis biopic from Baz Luhrmann, it crossed the $1 billion threshold in worldwide ticket sales.
MOVIES

3 Alleged Violent Incidents Land A West Winfield Man In Jail

State troopers arrested 26-year-old Tyler Rose after he allegedly struck a person who has not been identified. The victim claimed Rose was violent during three separate incidents, the most recent on June 19th, resulting in Rose being arrested, according to a state police media release. Rose is facing multiple charges...
WEST WINFIELD, NY