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Brief History of Labor Day

For many of us Labor Day signals back to school, traveling, a sale at a local store or the end of summer. But most people have no idea what Labor Day is all about.  I have a brief history of Labor Day that hopefully won't glaze over your eyes.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Scranton’s Steamtown National Historic Site – Trip on a Tank

A few weeks ago my husband and I bought our son his very first train set. He doesn't know it yet, but he'll be getting it for his first Christmas and we hope to run it under the tree for years to come.

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TSM Binghamton
TSM Binghamton

9 Upstate New York Towns Only True New Yorkers Can Pronounce [WATCH]

Those of us who were born in upstate New York or have lived here for most of our lives usually don't bat an eyelash when we see a sign for a town like "Schenectady." We know that it's pronounced "ska-NECK-tuh-dee." But what happens when an out-of-towner tries to pronounce some of our upstate New York town names? Hilarity ensues!

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Hulton Archive -Getty Images

Will Roosevelt Land On the $10?

If you could put the face of a woman on the new $10 bill, who would you pick?

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Jonathan Daniel, Getty Images
Jonathan Daniel, Getty Images

Geneseo Airshow is this Weekend

The summer airshow may not have made Binghamton a stop this year but for those who want to take a road trip to Geneseo this weekend, there are plenty of planes to marvel.

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4 Myths About the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is tomorrow and people everywhere will drink, eat hot dogs, and try to make it to July 5th with all ten fingers intact.  But Independence Day is really about history.  Do you know yours?  Here are four interesting myths about the Fourth of July.

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michaelquirk

7 Interesting 4th of July Facts

As we prepare to celebrate our nation's birthday on Saturday, there are actually a lot of things that might surprise you to learn about the 4th of July, including these seven facts from All Proud Americans

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Treasury Department to Put a Woman on the $10 Bill

The Treasury Department has announced that they'll be putting a woman on the $10 bill starting in 2020, but they haven't said who it'll be yet.

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Build Your Own ‘Path Through History’ Weekend

This weekend is a big I Love NY weekend where you have a unique opportunity to plan your own "Path Through History" and select where you want to visit and the theme you would like to explore.  What's cool is you can create your own trip by building your own itinerary by visiting the PathThroughHistory website.

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Sherburne Arts Festival is Saturday

Sherburne New York sure has a lot to be proud of.  And this Saturday, they are showing how rich the town is in art as they present the 4th Annual Sherburne Arts Festival from 10 am to 4 pm at Gaines Park.

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