Yesterday the state assembly held a hearing on the topic of physician assisted suicide, and a local professor testified his views on the subject. But what exactly is physician assisted suicide, and what are the arguments for and against it? Eyewitness News reporter Marlee Tuskes breaks it down.
A pioneer back to his alma mater, with a huge accomplishment in hand. Utica native Tom McGinty graduated from Utica College in 1993 with a degree in public relations and journalism. He now works for the Wall Street Journal where he won a Pulitzer Prize for his investigative work in 2015. He's now visiting the school to share his journey with students looking to follow his path.
After some hold off due to the weather, the Route 5s safety improvement project in Downtown Utica has officially kicked off. The construction is part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's complete street initiative, which looks to improve safety while improving the area. Part of the project is to create a bike lane and add in a roundabout to make it easier for pedestrians in the area.
The on going war of words surrounding the proposed Downtown Utica hospital project has expended. The local Congresswoman has ventured her opinion and that has drawn a response by the Oneida County Executive and the Oneida Indian Nation.