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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

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

On the Fast Track to Fitness

Story by Tennille-Lynn Millo
Photos by Sue Smith Romero

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

Stories on the Boundaries

Story and photos by Sue Smith Romero

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

The Best Free Air Show in Utica

Story by Richard M. Barrett
Photos by Matthew Perry

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

A Legacy of Rest for Shelter Pets

Story by Philomena Lawrence
Photos submitted by Matt and Julie Ambrose