The Utica Comets recognized National Diabetes Month Wednesday night at the AUD. A special guest took the ice before the game to raise awareness for the disease. Logan Roach, a local four-year old with Type 1 Diabetes had the honors of dropping the puck.
In 2014 it's tough to be the first in anything. On Saturday the Utica College Pioneers will get that rare distinction when they play the first ever college hockey game inside the Carrier Dome.
Wednesday is the deadline to apply to take the civil service exam.
It's being called the Next Big Thing for the Turning Stone Resort Casino. The Oneida Indian Nation announcing on Wednesday a major entertainment and shopping addition to their Verona facility. They won't break ground until spring of 2015, but they say the 250,000 square foot addition will create more than a thousand news jobs an* bring in 5 million more tourists to the area each year.
The Fountain Elm house is attached to the main art gallery at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Art Institute along Genesee Street in Utica and it's now for more than just the art that hangs on the walls.
The Elihu Root house sits atop the hill at Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. It's named after a man that was not only a prominent figure in Clinton, but nationally as well.
Thanksgiving is just about a week away and for one local business, these next seven days are the busiest of the season. The Clinton Cider Mill is known for its Thanksgiving pies and now that the holiday is almost here they say they're in pie-overload.
Chilly with snow tonight.
The healthcare provider is bringing an operational support center to downtown Utica.
Herkimer Police have over 350 active warrants for people in the village of Herkimer. They're turning to social media to help bring those people in.
The Mohawk Valley did not get hit with snow Tuesday but we certainly felt the bitter cold temperatures. Those cold temps are not just uncomfortable physically but also financially. Winter weather means two things for Central New Yorkers: snow and heating bills.
Multiple fire departments responding to a structure fire in Bridgewater on Tuesday.
It's a good time to be a Utica College football fan. Here is a preview for their Saturday contest against Morrisville State in the program's first ever ECAC Bowl Game.
Police responding to a bank robbery around 10:30 Tuesday morning at the Adirondack Bank on Genesee Street. And the suspect is still on the loose tonight. The Utica Police department quickly releasing surveillance images, in hopes that you may be able to help.
The bridge as part of the multi-million dollar project is only a few weeks away from being completed.
Frigid tonight and chilly again tomorrow.
Proctor High School students experienced heightened security and a wand search upon entering school Tuesday morning. This comes after a live bullet round was found on school grounds Monday.
A look at how the Hamilton College basketball team is preparing for the entire 2014 season.
Rain switches over to snow.
Sunday night marked the first concert at the Utica Memorial Auditorium under its new management. Dierks Bentley along with other big name country stars took the stage in front of a sold out crowd, a major event for the area and something local leaders say caused an economic boost.
SUNY Oneonta held their third annual festival Monday night to bring cultures together and raise money for a good cause.
The Whitaker family lost everything when their home burned to the ground. Now 8 months later, they're learning how to rebuild their lives.
It was a celebration of diverse cultures on Monday at Utica College. The college hosting its annual International Student Day.
Students at an area elementary school welcomed some very special guests on Monday.
Food pantries in Oneonta are getting ready to supply food for hundreds this holiday season. The pantries say more and more people every year need help.
Zack Kesterson and Emily Acquaviva sign their division one letters of intent.
According to the Utica Police Department, an arrest has been made of the man sought in several incidents where he was impersonating a police officer and conducting traffic stops of women. The investigation continues tonight.
The deer hunting season begins early Saturday morning and that means a lot of people are making their final preparations for the season.
The Utica Comets sold out the AUD Friday night for the fourth time this season.
Lake snow continues for some.
The local cover band - Classified has been around for nearly 20 years. Their unique brass section is one that's withstood the test of time. And now they're looking forward to the years and the gigs to come.
When we're threatened by violence or crime, we rely on police and first responders. And now more than ever - those responders are armed with high-tech equipment. On Thursday, the Oneida County Sheriff's Office unveiling two new pieces of equipment they say will help those living in the Mohawk Valley feel safe.
Utica Police are still looking for a suspicious man driving a green pick-up truck.
A house fire breaking out around 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon in the town of Russia.
The Old Forge Hardware Store dates back to 1922.
The department is holding a food drive in the month of November for those who need a little help during the holidays.
The first accumulating snowfall is here. That means people across central New York are making their final preparations for the Winter to come.
A player profile on Navy Veteran and Utica College football player, Jim Neeley.
Snow blankets CNY tonight.
Social media has made it possible for anyone and everyone's voices to be heard and while these tools can help you exercise your freedom of speech, they can also be abused. That’s the case with one app in particular, Yik Yak that was recently banned on the Utica College campus after alleged incidents of cyber bullying.
The Mohawk Valley is on its way to becoming a hub for nanotechnology, a field growing rapidly and used in just about every device in our daily lives. Quad-C which stands for Computer Chip Commercialization Center is nearing completion but even if you don't plan to work inside the new nano hub or anywhere in the field for that matter, this industry that's coming to the area will still have an impact on just about everyone.
Wednesday's AHL game between the Utica Comets and the Chicago Wolves.
Reports that a man struck by a car on the Arterial in Utica Wednesday night will be ok. The call came in around 5:30 p.m. for a man laying the middle of the road who appeared to be seriously injured.
Take a ride on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad.
A look at how the Utica College Field Hockey team prepares for each home game as they got ready for their Round One match in the NCAA tournament.
If you make a trip to New York City this holiday season-- you'll see a little piece of home lit up and on display.
One hundred twenty-five employees did not report to work at Remington Arms on Wednesday. Since August, Remington has cut 25 percent of its Ilion staff. Although not a complete shock to those who work there, nothing lessens the blow of jobs lost.
The new business will be inside the renovated Landmarc building in downtown Utica. People around Utica say any and all new business in downtown is a good thing.
Lake effect snow possible.
Whether Central New Yorkers are blaming gun control laws or low sales at Remington Arms, the realty remains that 125 people woke up Wednesday unemployed.
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