Richfield Springs, NY

New Mavis shop in Amsterdam sparks outrage

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM — The impending opening of a Mavis Discount Tire on Route 30 has locals still reeling from the loss of community members in the 2018 Schoharie limousine disaster calling for residents to boycott the garage. Twenty people were killed in the limo crash at the intersection of...
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Utica Police Searching for This Wanted Person of the Week

The Utica Police Department is looking for a 40-year-old Utica woman as part of this week's Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week. Angel D. Boykin, who police say as of September 3rd, has been wanted by the Utica Police Department for an open bench warrant for criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree. The charge is as a result of an illegal weapons possession investigation stemming from a motor vehicle accident investigation in May, 2021, according to Lt. Stan Fernalld of the Utica Police.
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Outdoor Journal: Invest in better clothing to keep warm while hunting

I received an email the other day asking if, by any chance, I could go out with my friend Don Vanderwerker of Palatine Bridge and Sadie Bee (his turkey dog)?. I went on a turkey hunt with him a couple of years back, and now that I was feeling better, I wanted to be part of the action up at Palatine Bridge and the woods and fields. It did not take long for me to say yes. Turkey hunting with this dog is very enjoyable.

Old dog Eddie is a P.I.T.A

I would love some behavioral support for 11-year-old Eddie. I live alone with Eddie and Annie, my 2 dogs. My 90-year-old parents moved out in March. I work full-time. They get walks in the a.m. and p.m. I come home mid-day to let them out into a fenced-in yard. Eddie is very demanding of me when I’m home, and even worse if someone is here with me.

Road Trip: Cooperstown is Calling You For a Great Weekend of Fun and History

Cooperstown never disappoints! The village (population less than 2,000) welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The National Baseball Hall of Fame is clearly the showstopper here, but there is so much more to see. The Farmers' Museum, Fenimore Art Museum, the many baseball shops along Main Street, a lake cruise on gorgeous Otsego Lake, the many fine restaurants and coffee shops, a visit to the #1 Upstate cider mill, and so much more. Cooperstown is a true 4-season community so plan a trip now!

Find Your Inner Peace Cuddling Cows at New York Mountain Retreat

When the world gets to be too much, we all need something to slow it down. Try a new form of therapy at a New York mountain retreat - cow cuddling. Mountain Horse Farm in the Finger Lakes has a unique way to connect, interact, play, learn and find your inner peace with horse and cow cuddling. The sanctuary rescues the animals so they can live a natural life.

Impact of staffing shortages on O’Baby’s restaurant

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – Right now, restaurants are one of the many industries experiencing staffing shortages, and businesses like O’Baby’s here in New Hartford are struggling to keep their doors open. “It’s been a bumpy road especially lately for example Saturday we had to shut our doors because we...

Pet Of The Week — ‘Stewie’

Meet the Susquehanna SPCA “Pet of the Week” – his name is “Stewie”. Each week on Tuesday mornings at 8:30 am on Classic Hits 103.1fm, Leslie Ann will host members of the Susquehanna SPCA, who will tell us all about a special dog or cat at the shelter looking for its forever home.