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Friday, September 25, 2020

Local Haunts: Three Historically Creepy Places to Visit This Halloween

Care for a scare this Halloween but don’t believe in ghosts? Some places around Utica have histories strange enough to satisfy even the most skeptical thrill seeker’s appetite. And while you may believe that “paranormal” activity is just plain old paranoia, visiting these three local...

Local Eats: Pho Mekong cures the common Utica winter

The common cold is sweeping through Utica College during this last stretch of winter. There is no cure for a cold other than time, and the cruel weather amplifies its symptoms. A typical cold remedy goes as follows: heat can of chicken noodle soup to...

A bridge collapse, ball game and bravery remembered

Kyle Riecker, Layout Editor A baseball game was underway on Brown’s Island one hot summer day in August 1922. The sharp crack of a pop fly followed by cheers echoed from the island, which split the West Canada Creek just south of the village of Newport. Villagers...

5 (real) things to be afraid of

Halloween’s allure, aside from all the free candy, is experiencing a fun sense of fear. Most enjoy the adrenaline rush of a good scare. A haunted horror attraction like Utica’s Cayo Industrial, or watching horror movies will usually do the trick. But for those seeking a...