For many, getting outside and enjoying the fresh air is a way to relax. But for some it can be therapeutic and healing.
Donations for dinners...One Utica food pantry is attempting to raise $50,000 in order to feed our local veterans and their families.
Top seeded Waterville hosted Frakfort-Schuyler in a class C showdown. As well as updates from around the rest of the league.
The Center for Family Life and Recovery held an event at MVCC Wednesday to spread information about how people who are battling heroin addiction can get help.
On Tuesday we told you about the origins of the organized abolition movement in Central New York--all of this before the Civil War and the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. But how strong was the local commitment?
A man born and raised in Rome made his official announcement on Wednesday that he will be running for Mayor of Rome in the next election.
Local dairy farms are working their way through one of the coldest winters in recent history, and maintaining the health of their livestock is a top concern. But farmers also look to maintain their milk production no matter what the conditions are.
Game 1- Whitesboro at Notre Dame Game 2- Owen D Young at New York Mills Game 3- Fayetteville-Manlius at Utica Proctor Game 4- Tyburn at Oriskany
A homeowner in Ilion is without water after a pipe froze out on her local street. However after being told that the outage is out past her property by plumbers, she is looking for the village to make the repair, while they say it is not their issue since it is not the water main.
A cold front approaches tonight.
The Utica City Fire Department says it's tightening it's grip on landlords who try to skip out on fire inspections. The ROP Fire Inspection is a mandatory state verification that requires authorization by fire departments to ensure apartments are following fire inspection regulations.
Slavery in New York State officially ended on July 4, 1827. But the rest of the nation was not in tune with the Empire State and our region played an important role in the development of the national abolition movement.
At this point during winter many are getting cabin fever and looking for ways to get out of the house. Upstate Cerebral Palsy is proving therapy opportunities that do just that.
Thanks to a proposed 300 million dollars from the state, Utica may soon have a new hospital.
Rome Free Academy is looking to expand it's technology department with the help of a nearby building to give some students a better chance of finding a job in manufacturing.
The company that's fallen on hard times is set to pay back $250,000 of it's unpaid rent at Griffis International Airport thanks to a deal with Oneida County.
Members of the Utica Common Council met with people in North Utica Monday night to talk about the city's budget.
Whitesboro prepares for a round two match-up against Notre Dame
A house fire took place earlier Monday morning in Vernon Center. Numerous fire crews responded to the scene on Norton road. No one was home at the time of the fire, and crews are still trying to determine the cause.
A technical support center has opened a new center in North Utica. CCNY tech center has been around for over 25 years, and has decided to open closer to the public that use their services more effectively. The store front will be located at 350 Leland Ave next to Charlie’s Pizza.
Olympic Bronze medalist Erin Hamlin took home gold in the Luge Sprint World Cup.
With heavy snowfall and ice continuing all throughout February, crews have been working year round to make sure roadways are cleared. But the heavy use of salt has crews hopeful that their supply makes it through the winter.
Many of us tuned into the Oscars on Sunday night and along with the jokes and skits, we got a lot more than we bargained for. Several of the winners used the national stage as a platform for advocacy -- including suicide prevention.
This year's Comets season may not be over--but it's already time to start to thinking about next year.
Very cold again.
Comets take on the Marlies in game two of their five game home stand
New York Mills plays host to Poland
Game 1: Frankfort-Schuyler at Herkimer Game 2: Fabius-Pompey at West Canada Valley
New Hartford travels to Whitesboro for this Tri-Valley League showdown
Game 1: 18-1 Oriskany welcomes in Hamilton Game 2: (5) Poland heads to (4) Sackets Harbor
Game 1: Auburn at Utica Game 2: West Genesee at RFA
(11) Carthage at (3) Whitesboro
When you walk outside we all feel how cold it is. Local doctors warn that it doesn't take long to get frost bite.
In light of the horrifying train crash in West Virginia earlier this week, many are wondering how the area would respond to terrible event. Questions arise considering New York State is a key supplier of crude oil by rail throughout the Northeast.
The recent heavy snowfall and heavy ice accumulation has homeowners concerned about pools caving in due to the weight of the snow. One expert says clearing off the top snow is a good way to prevent a breakdown in the walls.
Warmer for the weekend.
It's the first Friday of Lent and for many families that means fish will be on the table.
A stomach bug working its way around the little falls hospital has resulted in restricted visitation to the hospital.
Maple syrup producers are tapping trees - but it's far too cold for the sap to flow. That's making for a later start to the sugaring season than usual.
With crews working around the clock to fix water main breaks, the Mohawk Valley Water Authority also takes precaution when trying to make sure that once the breaks are restored, the water is safe for residents to drink.
A look at these week's Friday Night Fights at Turning Stone Resort and Casino
(2) RFA hosts (3) Fulton in the first round of the high school hockey playoffs.
The Utica Curling Club will be holding an open house on Sunday
Vancouver Canucks recall defenseman Bobby Sangunetti
The Academy Awards is this Sunday and some locals say it's a cant miss event to watch.
The Glimmerglass Festival has performances every year that feature young children as part of it's company. And for this season, there are several shows seeking local talent for some featured roles.
County executive Anthony Picente raising Oneida County youth for their volunteering and giving back to their communities today.
The deep freeze is causing a surge in water main breaks in the Greater Utica Area. Local officials say there's been 40 breaks in the past month alone. The temperatures causing water lines, especially those that aren't far below ground, to expand and contract. Many of which have burst, causing traffic hazards and cutting off the water supply of nearby homeowners.
Brutally cold tonight.
Mary Wilson is native of southern Vermont. She has lived and studied in Central New York, and has a Broadcast Journalism degree from Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications.
Rachael is from York, NY, a small town just south of Rochester. Lake effect snow is what got her interested in weather, so she is excited to be back in an area that lives and breathes winter!
Austin joined the Eyewitness News Team as the station's Sports Director in October of 2014. The position is a dream come true for the New Hampshire native who picked up a baseball before he could even walk.
Ana Rivera joined the Eyewitness News Team in January 2014. She is from southern Delaware but she calls Central New York her second home.
Marc is a locally based journalist. Originally from Dryden, NY, Marc moved to Richfield Springs as a teenager. He attended Richfield Springs Central School, where he played Varsity Soccer, Basketball and ran track.
Rachel is an Investigative Reporter for WSYR and Contributing Reporter for WUTR.
Jeff Kulikowsky feels right at home covering news in Central New York, growing up in Homer and graduating from Ithaca College.
Sal is a Sports Reporter for WSYR and Contributing Sports Reporter for WUTR.
Steve is NewsChannel 9’s Sports Director, leading our coverage of Syracuse University Athletics, the award-winning Friday Night Fever, and everything in between.