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Find our longer articles here. We've done in-depth interviews, dug into research, and tried some things out ourselves.


Click the photos to get started and enjoy these seven to ten-minute reads.

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Turning Pain into Paintings

Timothy G. Welch transformed his struggle with chronic illness into art and inspiration when he founded Pictures from Parkinson’s.

Story and photos by Sue Smith Romero

On the Fast Track to Fitness

Our writer tries out the custom-designed fitness program at Whitesboro Fit Body Boot Camp.

Story by Tennille-Lynn Millo
Photos by Sue Smith Romero

Stories on the Boundaries

A surveyor for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation finds more than property boundaries in the forests and fields.

Story and photos by Sue Smith Romero

The Best Free Air Show in Utica

A peregrine falcon pair has made a home in downtown Utica with a little help from their feather-loving friends.

Story by Richard M. Barrett
Photos by Matthew Perry

A Legacy of Rest for Shelter Pets

How love for one rescue dog in Westmoreland spread to hundreds of others all over the country.

Story by Philomena Lawrence
Photos submitted by Matt and Julie Ambrose
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