Traci Taylor is a 25-year broadcast veteran who is the Director of Digital and Radio Content for Townsquare Media and has called the Southern Tier home for the last decade. If it's happening in the Upstate New York region, Traci is sharing the story with you.
Upstate New York Town Named One of the Most Festive Christmas Towns in the U.S.
The holiday season is about enjoying the festive cheer, and what better way to do that than by visiting one of the most charming Christmas towns in the U.S.?
It’s Illegal To Burn These Things in Your Bonfire in New York
In New York, there are laws about what is and what isn't allowed to be thrown on a bonfire. These seven things cannot be burned in New York.
New York House So Terrifying It Was Legally Declared Haunted
According to the law, this incredibly creepy New York State house is brimming with ghosts and so it was deemed legally haunted.
Hidden Refuge Built for Marie Antoinette Near Upstate New York
This historical site an hour south of Upstate New York has a fascinating connection to one of the most iconic figures in French history - Marie Antoinette.
Rules Lottery Winners in New York Are Required To Follow
As New Yorkers dash to buy lottery tickets ahead of the big drawing, keep in mind these rules you'll have to follow when you win big!
Former Upstate New York Asylum Considered One of the Scariest Places in the World
It's the most haunted place in New York and one of the scariest places in the world. If you dare, you can be placed on a three-hour psych hold inside it.
Gas Prices Decline Across Most of New York
In a positive start to the week, gas prices across New York continue to drop. However, some counties are still feeling the pain at the pump.
How Did New York Get Nicknamed “The Empire State?”
Have you ever wondered how the nickname "Empire State" came to be associated with the state of New York? The story is a pretty cool one!
Why Is Burning Money Illegal in New York?
Money is the lifeblood of the economy, and to preserve its value and integrity, certain regulations are in place to prevent its destruction or defacement.
How Well Would New York Survive a Zombie Apocalypse?
Surviving a zombie apocalypse always seems to come up with friends, so this cool – a study that ranked the best big cities to be in if zombies ever take over.
Federal Government To Test Emergency Alert System in New York
FEMA and the FCC will test the National Emergency Alert System on October 4. You'll hear tones go off on your phone, radio, and TV. There's no need to panic!
Are the Amish Planning a Mass Exodus From New York?
Amish families in New York say they are having serious discussions about moving out of the state due to religious persecution.
Upstate New York Colleges Shine in Latest U.S. News & World Report Rankings
The annual release of the U.S. News & World Report's list of the best colleges in America has revealed outstanding performance by institutions in Upstate NY.
Revealing New Yorkers’ Astounding Lifetime Spending on Toilet Paper
Discover the surprising amount of money New Yorkers spend on toilet paper over their lifetime in this revealing study.
“The Price Is Right Live” Is Coming to Upstate New York!
Get ready for an unforgettable experience as "The Price is Right Live" will come to Upstate New York this fall!
West Nile Kills New Jersey Resident, Spreads Into New York
Take precautions to protect yourself outdoors because the West Nile virus has been detected in New York for the first time in 2023.
Village in Upstate New York Finds E. Coli Bacteria in Drinking Water
One out of two drinking water samples tested positive for E. coli bacteria in the Village of Afton, indicating possible contamination with human or animal waste.
Iconic Upstate New York Cider Mill Owners Die Just Days Apart
It would seem the formers owners of Upstate New York's iconic Fly Creek Cider Mill in Otsego County were so in love that they couldn't live without each other.
Upstate New York: The Birthplace of Uncle Sam!
Discover the history of Uncle Sam in Upstate New York’s city of Troy, where this iconic symbol of America was born.
Upstate New York Resort Voted One of the World’s Finest
A stunning mountain resort nestled in the heart of Upstate New York has impressively been named one of the finest in the world!
New Yorkers To Pay More for Utilities in 2023 As State Goes Green
New York State attempts to balance clean energy goals with concerns over affordability as gas and electric rate hikes loom in 2023.
Upstate New York: The Birthplace of Fisher-Price’s Timeless Toys
Discover how a small town in Upstate New York became the birthplace of Fisher-Price's timeless toys that have inspired generations of children.
Invasion of Earwigs in New York: Summer Plague Explained
Summer in New York has been pretty buggy this year, and we're not talking about just mosquitoes. Find out what's up with all of the pincher bugs crawling around!
Are Unregistered Cars Allowed in Your Yard in New York?
Curious about whether you can keep an unregistered vehicle in your yard in New York without getting into trouble? Let's find out!
The Tragic Tale Of Upstate New York’s Most Polluted Lake
Untreated industrial waste, sewage, and chemical runoff severely contaminated this NYS lake, causing it to become one of the most polluted in the United States.
Six Cool Places To Mine Gems In Upstate New York
From the Adirondacks to the Catskills these are six places in Upstate New York where you can mine for gems and keep what you find!
Discover the Top 10 Prettiest Towns in New York
If you're looking for a picturesque getaway, you're going to love this. Get ready to discover the beauty and charm of New York's most picturesque towns!
Explore Ashokan Reservoir: The Largest Reservoir in New York State
Located in the Catskill Park, the Ashokan Reservoir is one of the largest bodies of water in New York State and holds an astonishing amount of water!
Who Killed This Upstate New York Boy?
It has been forty years since the tragic discovery of an Upstate New York boy’s lifeless body and police are still trying to find out who took the boy's life.
America’s Most Affordable Small Town Is in Upstate New York
A small town Upstate NY town has earned a distinguished title - the most affordable small town in the United States where a person would actually want to live.