Easter is celebrated globally by many in the Christian faith and features several days of observance, though each day requires those who organize services to change both the look of the church as well as the scripture.
Warmer air works in for the middle of the week.
Nano Utica is on its way to the area and it seems like everyone is jumping on board--including grade-school kids.
You may think heavy snowfall this winter - would wipe out ticks - but actually the opposite is true.
We recap the Utica Comets weekend plus Randy Johnson visits the Baseball Hall of Fame of Marc Barraco suits up for the third annual Cops vs Celebrities game.
Warming up this week.
There has certainly been a large disagreement between that in public education and in State government over the Governor's education agenda.
A Lee Center restaurant was devastated by a fire on Sunday.
Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders have reached a deal on the next state budget. But after weeks of deliberation on controversial issues --what's in the budget and what does it all mean for our area?
The 33rd Artistic Discovery Congressional Art Competition was hosted at the Stanley Theater Friday evening, leaving six students with an invitation to have their work hung in the capitol building.
Cold for the weekend.
First we set the stage for the Utica Comets Oklahoma City Barons game, and then we bring you the highlights.
It's a new way of fund-raising that pairs music with a good cause. On Saturday, there’s a concert going on in Vermont benefitting brain cancer research. But anyone from around the world can attend by the click of a mouse.
The Central Valley School District has gone far beyond all measures to raise money for medical research, which if approved by the FDA could bring sight to thousands of children across the world.
Cuomo and the state legislature face a Tuesday deadline to have a spending plan in place. But before then local education advocates are making sure their voices are heard.
With the deadline to pass the state budget looming there's a closer look at one part of it that's causing controversy. Governor Cuomo's push to raise minimum wage has some small and local businesses worried about the long-term effects.
The Utica Curling Club is wrapping up the season plus we tell you about a charity event hosted by the Utica Comets.
Cold to end the work week.
Most students have tough decisions for what career path is right for them, but for those who are unsure, the career fair at Herkimer College is a great way for them to find out more about their potential options.
It's that time of year-- college bound students are beginning to receive acceptance letters to the schools of their dreams.
The historic revenue sharing agreement between the Oneida Nation, the state, and the county has been in effect for a little more than a year. And since then even more communities are getting on board with an agreement that will provide some extra funding.
New statistics rank New York State as number one in the country for police officers killed in the line of duty.
The girls high school basketball championship team was honored and Travis Green talks about the quality most missed when dealing with Comets captain.
Round 2 of rain on the way.
Chris Werenski is charged with second degree murder in the stabbing of his estranged wife Carrie last summer in Rome.
The Syracuse-based Hofmann Sausage Company is releasing a new product to be sold exclusively in Sav-On Convenience Stores across central new york - including Verona.
Spring is here and that means the start of home improvement projects. And some of those projects could even require some digging-- but one wrong move could be life-threatening.
It's an effort to beautify the Mohawk Valley-by cutting down the number of vacant, tax-delinquent properties. Two organizations are working together to propose alternative ways to deal with these eyesores.
As the weather slowly begins to warm up - concern shifts from severe snow storms to severe flooding. And our area is no stranger to its devastating effects.
Diabetes can occur both through family history as well as through years of poor diet and exercise. Luckily, a diabetes prevention program is available for at the Mohawk Valley Health System.
Early Sun, Late Day Showers
Ryan Monaco of SPI Fitness breaks down the benefits of foam rolling.
The Robospartans, a local robotics team will compete in a four day event with 100 other teams from the United States and 28 teams from 11 different countries.
National Puppy Day: The Dogs of Eyewitness News
The Utica Comets record breaking stretch leads the way for your evening sports
Several SUNY leaders voiced a unified objective of keeping tuition costs consistent during attendance for students, as well as working with businesses in the region to provide better placement for graduates in New York State.
Sunny and Not as Cold for Tuesday
Comets welcomes in the Americans of Rochester
More reaction from local lawmakers Friday on the Common Core Refusal Act. The act allows parents to opt their children out of common core testing without impacting teachers or the school.
The Secretary of State for New York says Utica is an area of need to raise the State Minimum Wage, and urges residents to make calls to lawmakers to make their case known before April 1st.
Lawmakers and business leaders met in Herkimer County today for the Third Annual B2B Legislative Breakfast in Little Falls.
Messy Saturday; Colder with Lake Snow Sunday
After an initial complaint six years ago, a Supreme Court judge is listening to concerns about underfunding in New York State school districts - including the Utica City School District.
Police officers, public officials, and media personalities are joining forces for a night of basketball with proceeds going to children and families who deal with severe illnesses.
Lawmakers from across New York State are looking for an answer to solve backlash from parents and teachers who claim Common Core Testing has been ineffective.
Light Snow for Friday
Friends, family and members of law enforcement saying a final farewell to a man who served his country and planned to serve New York State. Trooper Donald Fredenburg Jr. was laid to rest this afternoon after passing away last Friday while training at the Sate Police Academy. Eyewitness News Reporter Ana Rivera has the story.
On Thursday Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim took to the podium to talk about retirement in three years.
Bus Riders voiced their frustrations Wednesday evening at a Centro Bus Hearing at the Radisson Hotel in Utica.
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.