UTICA, NY (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) — With the election for Utica Mayor just two weeks away, Eyewitness News is committed to bringing you their stand on the issues that matter to you.

In the video below, we introduce you to Democratic candidate Celeste Friend. She currently sits on the Utica Common Council as the representative for the Third Ward. Eyewitness News Anchor Jamie Azulay sits down with Friend and finds out about the Local Issues That Matter to You.