Have you ever heard of graupel?

Have you ever heard of graupel? It's a special kind of snow.

It’s hard to believe that after living through a total of 35 snowy winters, being a journalist and avid crossworder, that I had never heard or read the word “graupel” before yesterday. But yesterday I happened to see the word in a local weather blog. Always game to learn a new word, I looked it …

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Discover Two New Cafes in Madison County, NY

The area between Utica and Syracuse may seem like stretches of fields populated only by cows, but the small towns of Central New York offer some hidden gems that deserved to be discovered. Next time you're on a drive along the Thruway or Route 5 and need a cup of coffee and a snack, skip …