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Endicott’s Free Gusto Festival Celebrates All Things Italian on Friday Evening

Years ago, I lived in Endicott on a quiet street surrounded by pizza shops. Most all of my neighbors were old world Italian including Joe who used to toss me tomatoes over his fence and who would give me Panettone each year for Christmas.

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Alexander Hassenstein, Getty Images
Alexander Hassenstein, Getty Images

Parlor City Brew Fest Brings Together Southern Tier Breweries

The Greater Binghamton area has some great local breweries.  I was out at The Sherwood in Greene the other night and enjoyed a flight of brews that were new to me.  Some of these brews will be featured at the 3rd annual Parlor City Brew Fest to benefit The Family & Children's Society on September 25th from 5-8pm.

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Tatjana Baibakova
Tatjana Baibakova

Binghamton Garlic Festival Sure to Spice Up the Weekend

I recently got new neighbors and while filling them in on the neighborhood, I apologized that they'll probably smell garlic wafting from my house on a regular basis because I try to find a way to incorporate it into everything I cook. Not only am I fan of the flavor, but garlic is a big time cancer fighter.

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ABC News
ABC News

‘Kid Reporter’ at Wayne County Fair Steals the Show [WATCH]

As the aunt to a five-year-old, I’m well aware of how adorable kids that age are and how completely random and absolutely hilarious things flow out of their mouths. When 5-year-old Noah Ritter took a trip to the Wayne County Fair just down the road in Honesdale, PA last Friday, he and his family had no idea he’d become a viral star, but that’s what’s happened.

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Michael Loccisano/Terry Wyatt-Getty Images

Country Music Sensations to Take the Stage at the Wayne County Fair Today

Just because Spiedie Fest has ended doesn't mean summer ended with it! From today through the 9th in Honesdale, PA, the 152nd Wayne County Fair will keep the summer fun coming for everyone in and around the Southern Tier.

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Michael Loccisano, Getty Images
Michael Loccisano, Getty Images

Everything You Need to Know About Binghamton Spiediefest Weekend

Social media is buzzin' about Binghamton's biggest and most exciting festival, the 30th Annual Spiediefest and Balloon Rally.  I have many special memories of this festival and I'm sure you look forward to it every year as I do.  This year, all of us at the HAWK are hearing from people outside the are that will be hitting Otsiningo Park for the first time and with the festival hours away, excitement is building.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Spiedie Fest 2014 Parking and Traffic Information

If you’re planning to join 98.1 The Hawk Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Spiedie Fest at Otsiningo Park, there are some things you need to know about parking and local traffic conditions.

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Garry Gay, Photographer's Choice RF
Garry Gay, Photographer's Choice RF

5 Things To Do this Weekend in the Greater Binghamton Area

Weather in the Greater Binghamton area for the most part has been pretty good.  While friends of mine across the country are sweltering from heat, drought or flooding, considering these weather extremes, we've been pretty fortunate.

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Digital Vision
Digital Vision

Dog Show Coming to Apalachin August 14-17

When organizers of the Hickories Circuit Dog Show were discussing putting on a dog show or a golf tournament, the choice was simple, they decided to do a dog show.  After all, everyone can pet the dogs, just ask first, but you can't really pet golfers.  The golfers I know don't like that very much. Ruff I know.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Spiedie Fest 2014 Event Schedule

The 2014 Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally is this weekend at Otsiningo Park in Binghamton and is jam packed with fun for everyone. If you’re planning to go to one or all three days of Spiedie Fest, here’s what you can look forward to:

Friday August 1st

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