It's been just over a month since Utica College went on an all-day lockdown following phone threats made by a former student. Members of law enforcement across the county responded to the incident, and now they're being thanked for their hard work by students.
Just days after the City of Utica's budget passed, Finance Committee Chair and Councilman Joe Marino called for an independent audit into the city's Capital Improvement Trust Fund - also known as the Water Trust Fund. This was following the corporation counsel deeming an amendment to the budget illegal for using more than 50 percent of the CIT funds. Now, Councilwoman Samantha Colosimo-Testa is continuing audit calls while discussing the possibility of getting help from the state.
As many as one in five teenagers in the U.S. suffer from depression at some point during their adolescents. How can parents talk to their children about this, and at what point should they seek treatment? Eyewitness News reporter Marlee Tuskes sat down with the director of counseling services at Utica College to find out more.
UPDATE – Local authorities have been playing catch up all day as the wind and ice storm that hit the area in the past 24 hours begins to wind down. National Grid still reports a significant number of customers without power. As of 3:30pm, 5,569 remain without electricity in Oneida County. Another 586 were in the dark in Herkimer County.