National Grid sets up a post at Deerfield Fire Company for those still without power after this week's tornado.
Visitors Descend on Saranac Thursday for Boilermaker Weekend
Saranac Thursday Busy for Boilermaker Weekend
We're kicking off our Boilermaker Countdown Coverage at tonight's Saranac Thursday - one of the busiest Saranac Thursdays of the summer.
It has been a long 48 hours for the Madison County town of Smithfield which was hit by an EF2 tornado on Tuesday, claiming four lives. As the cleanup continues, Eyewitness News spoke with the Smithfield Town Supervisor who is now in charge of rebuilding and healing his community.
Hundreds of kids came out Thursday at Proctor Park to play in the youth Olympics. Its all an attempt to get kids interested in exercise and the Boilermaker.
The Boilermaker is much more than just a road race to the City of Utica and the entire Mohawk Valley. It is a center piece of the community, so much so there is a park dedicated to it.
As governor Cuomo comforted neighbors in Madison county, he couldn't help but think how many times he's done this, visit a community devastated by extreme weather.
Eyewitness News Reporter Ana Rivera talks to one Deerfield homeowner that recounts the tornado that swept right by his home.
One Deerfield family loses entire wall of their garage and today they say they're lucky to be alive.
As the countdown continues to Boilermaker Sunday, which is now just four days away, some are getting ready for Boilermaker Saturday. Babe's Macaroni Grill in Utica is serving up their annual pasta dinner which is free for all runners and the preparation of pasta began Wednesday.
A tornado ripped through the town of Smithfield in Central New York Tuesday night.
A confirmed tornado touched down in Deerfield Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service, with 80 miles per hour winds. The tornado destroyed homes and left Deerfield residents devastated.
The village of Prospect is in full cleanup mode after the storm that ripped through Central New York Tuesday.
Moving further east into Oneida County - the city of Rome was hit hard, too. Downed power lines, trees split in half and many families still without power right now.
Assemblyman Brindisi talks to Eyewitness News about the Nano in Your Neighborhood forum for the people of Utica.
The severe storm that ripped through Central New York Tuesday left a lot of storm damage in its wake.
The storm left the Village of Prospect severely damaged. One woman came out of her house to find her car crushed by a fallen power line.
A Rome man has been sentenced for selling bath salts.
People with disabilities are riding to show that people with disabilities can do anything.
The countdown continues to Boilermaker Sunday and we're now just five days away. The entire city is in Boilermaker prep mode especially the F.X. Matt Brewing Company.
The community garden in Utica is in full bloom and on Tuesday local kids spent the afternoon picking veggies. It's all part of an effort to teach young people the importance of healthy eating and cooking.
The American Heart Association announced a new multicultural program in the Mohawk Valley on Tuesday. The group kicked off the "Have Faith in Heart" program which is a cultural diversity program aimed at providing education and outreach to the local minority communities.
The Utica City School District receiving a grant that will add 90 minutes of instruction on to the normal school day for some students and teachers all beginning this fall.
Big names in entertainment are making a comeback.
Today was move in day for more than 50 high schoolers from around the country at Pratt Institute an extension of Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute.
The Utica Public Library is putting on an extensive Summer reading program for the kids of Utica.
Some roads in Utica are closed Monday night due to construction on the new arterial project.
Local kids are keeping sharp this summer at a robotics camp held at Herkimer College.
On Monday, the Cedar Lake Golf Club held their second annual Alex G. Kogut Golf Tournament.
The problem of pesky potholes may soon be solved with over 1.5 million dollars in funding to fix Utica roads.
In the summertime farmer's markets provide an alternative to the grocery store, in many cases allowing people to buy local and go green. But one vendor at a local farmer's market isn't selling produce--but soap. And she's urging everyone to give more thought to what you're using on your body.
Boilermaker week is here and race day is now just six days away. Runners are gearing up for Sunday and for some that means stopping by a local sneaker shop. At The Sneaker Store in New Hartford, employees say they pretty much consider Boilermaker week their holiday season.
Fireworks, bouncy houses, BBQ, and red white and blue. Proctor Park was full of all of it all on Friday.
It was a day of clean-up in southern Herkimer County on Friday. That after a severe storm swept through the region prompting the National Weather Service to issue a tornado warning on Thursday afternoon.
People in Utica enjoy fireworks at Proctor Park.
People in Utica enjoy their Fourth of July with festivities at Proctor Park before the fireworks.
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The Village of West Winfield in Herkimer County - hit hard by the severe storms.
We're just a day away from one of the biggest holiday weekends of the summer and the place to be is Sylvan Beach.
The city of Utica will play host to a huge 4th of July bash that is taking a lot of preparation to put together.
Severe weather ripped through Herkimer County Thursday leaving a trail of damage in its wake.
Severe weather hit the Mohawk Valley Thursday night. A tornado warning was a part of the severe weather. The storm left damage in its wake.
Two local runners are just back from South Africa where they completed an ultramarathon. The pair ran the 56 mile "Comrads Marathon" all the way across the world and now they're back for their hometown race.
The fourth of July holiday is this weekend of course and fireworks are illegal here in the state of New York, but that doesn't stop people from buying them out of state.
Find out which two celebs are checking into rehab.
Two days before its projected grand opening, the Sylvan Beach Amusement Park turned on the rides and welcomed many happy families.
River Road re-opens after a severe storm downs two power lines and leaves many without power.
A Deerfield family is looking for their missing cat but they say they know for a fact it was stolen. There is a sign right outside their home on Highview Drive with a description of the cat thief.
The big race just ten days away. While it's crunch time for runners and race organizers, here at Eyewitness News, we're busy making preparations for our live broadcast of the 37th Boilermaker.
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