We've all seen the power of Facebook to get a message out there -- but in Seneca County -- Facebook has served as a life-saving tool for a retired army sergeant.
Eyewitness News Reporter Ana Rivera talks to The Dev and Level as they participate in the Utica Music and Arts Fest.
Feeling very fall like across the Mohawk Valley.
At North Star Orchards in Westmoreland and after a long summer their fall farming season is about to kick into high gear. That means thousands of people coming to the orchard over the weekends and even though their apples are their main draw, it’s not the only thing they provide.
The Syracuse Orange are headed on a road trip - taking on Central Michigan.
If you're looking to get dirty....the Mighty Run is the place to be this weekend. The 5K race features tons of mud, water obstacles and even fire.
It may not be Halloween but that doesn't mean it's too early to get scared.
Police say a Utica man is in custody on Friday on charges related to the possession of child porn. He was arrested late Thursday night and on Friday law enforcement searching his home - and neighbors reacting with shock.
The attacks on September 11, 2001 took nearly 3,000 innocent lives. And in the aftermath of the tragedy, Americans came together in a show of true patriotism and 13 years later on this day, we continue to do the same.
While millions remember watching the aftermath of the terror attacks on their TVs at home, retired Master Sgt. Della Pray was serving in the Northeast Air Defense Sector -- or NEADS -- in Rome on 9/11.
In a show of solidarity, Earthcam is pausing to remember the anniversary with the release of this time-lapse video.
Area law enforcement, local leaders and community members gathering Thursday morning for the 13th annual 9/11 Regional Prayer Breakfast.
And though the Mohawk valley is hundreds of miles from New York City - ceremonies held here at home were no less meaningful. One Utica woman worked for hours to make sure every last name of those lost is remembered.
Along the Memorial Parkway in Utica sits a 9/11 memorial and on Thursday that was the site of the annual remembrance ceremony. Dozens of first responders, local leaders, community members and even those who lost someone in the attack came out to honor and remember those who were lost thirteen years ago.
Cold front has arrived in the Mohawk Valley!
To help commemorate all of the people who died Herkimer College and the Red Cross hosted a blood drive Thursday in remembrance of 9/11.
People all across the Mohawk Valley are remembering 9/11 Thursday. That includes Herkimer College.
President Barack Obama addressing the nation on Wednesday night on the growing threat posed by ISIS - and how the U.S. will react. The U.S. will conduct airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, and seek help from allies.
Rochester police officer Daryl Pierson's hometown of East Rochester was lit up in luminaires Wednesday night as a community says farewell. Candles light this small village officer Daryl Pierson called home on what was a dark and solemn day. As the night sky fell candles burn bright in East Rochester. A community that remembers a fallen hero.
The Central New York Farm Progress Show kicked off Thursday in Mohawk. Over 130 vendors were in attendance, drawing in around 10,000 people.
Fall-like weather is almost here!
The 21st annual fall concert is featuring original music from Professor Doc Woods called 'Funk Republic.'
The Syracuse Orange are ready for game two of the football season. And quarterback Terrel Hunt says he has one goal in mind.
In today's world it's hard to find someone that doesn't own a computer or a cell phone and as technology advances, security breaches become far more common.
The local advocacy group Central New York Citizens in Action, Inc. released a three point climate change plan for Central New York and urges the community to get involved.
Utica DPW crews are fixing part of Genesee Street that was riddled with potholes.
Herkimer College Soccer star Pete McAvoy died suddenly of heart failure last April. Now, his teammates are continuing to heal while getting their season underway.
The floods of 2013 damaged property across the area and people are still repairing and rebuilding. One of the hard-hit areas was Herkimer College, not the buildings on campus but a hidden gem behind the athletic fields.
It was a blast from the past Tuesday in the parking lot of Meyda Tiffany Lighting. A large collection of antique cars from the Vintage Chevrolet Club of America were on display in front of the store.
Eyewitness News reporter updates for local races.
Eyewitness News reports state race updates.
Days with highs in the 70s are numbered!
We saw the rapid-fire spread of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge across social media and now, other challenges are circling to benefit other causes. One of them is called Whipping Childhood Cancer and for one local family and an entire local hockey team, the cause hits close to home.
The parking lot packed with cars at the North Utica Senior Center. But inside poll workers waiting....waiting...and waiting.
There are two different kinds of people. Those who vote every time and those who never vote. Both were out Tuesday in Herkimer.
The Stewart’s Shops saga continues with the final approval of the East Utica location Tuesday morning. Now, both sites have the green light and construction of the convenience stores moves forward.
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Eyewitness News takes time to care for an area 2-year-old girl who was in desperate need of a power wheelchair.
Tuesday is primary day in New York - and election officials aren't predicting a stampede at local polling sites.
A Lewis County man is facing charges for shooting his son twice during an argument. Timothy T. Bates of Watson allegedly fired a shotgun loaded with bird shot at his son- 23-year-old Timothy C. Bates - striking him twice. The son called 9-1-1 and fled the home - he was later airlifted to a Syracuse hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The father barricaded himself in his home with his wife - crisis negotiators were able to secure the release of his wife and take him into custody. He's been charged with attempted assault and criminal possession of a firearm.
According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the search for the unresponsive Rochester plane was suspended Sunday morning. It's confirmed that Rochester real estate tycoon Larry Glazer and his wife Jane were the only ones aboard that plane, and both were killed. these are still-images of aircraft debris found 14 miles off the coast of Jamaica Friday. It's believed to be the glazer's plane. The couple was flying from Rochester to their vacation home in Florida when something went wrong, and both passengers lost consciousness, not responding to radio calls. The plane crossed through international airspace on auto-pilot, eventually running out of fuel and crashing into the Caribbean Sea. The coast guard searched nearly 4-thousand square miles in a 70-hours.
A fire at 1112 State Street Monday morning caused some confusion for fire fighters trying to find the house on fire.
Warm for the first half of the school week, much cooler weather returns.
Self expression ran wild in Little Falls Monday afternoon. Local artist Lutz Scherneck of Dolgeville and his crew were busy creating a masterpiece
They are 1-0 on the season and preparing for their first road game of the season. Their opponent--Central Michigan--coming off a win themselves. Before the season started I think a lot of SU fans had the first two games on the schedule chalked up as victories and maybe easy victories at that. But, as it turns out, the orange was extremely fortunate to beat Villanova and now all of a sudden Central Michigan no longer looks like a pushover.
Proctor High School is trying to crackdown on bullying. Students said the program is seeing results.
Monday marked the 122nd anniversary of the Pledge of Allegiance to appear on print and many came out to celebrate in Rome.
Ian Gulbin appeared in Oneida County Court again on Monday. He is trying to withdraw his guilty plea and now the judge and potentially the assistant district attorney could be called to testify in a new hearing.
"They loved and appreciated the opportunity to help build the community of Rochester, and we thank everyone in the community for their expressions of support. We understand there are many questions yet to be answered about today's events, and we too are awaiting answers. At this time, we would appreciate the ability to mourn privately."
It is confirmed that both Larry Glazer and his wife Jane were on board the plane. The airplane has crashed in Jamaica according to Jamaican military officials. According to sources both Larry Glazer, and his wife Jane have died in the plane crash.
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