Lucas Frankel

Lucas Frankel

Lucas Frankel has served as the sports director at WUTR since April of 2017.  He covers all things Utica Comets, local high school and college sports and the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Lucas graduated from Emerson College in May of 2015 where he reported on the Boston sports scene, the Super Bowl and MLB Spring Training.

Prior to joining WUTR, Lucas worked in the digital media department at ESPN.  He's originally from Livingston, New Jersey.  If you have any story ideas, feel free to email him at lfrankel@wutr.tv.

My Stories

  • Los Angeles-area development approved in high fire zone
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    Los Angeles-area development approved in high fire zone

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The tension between the need for more housing in California and the danger of building in fire-prone mountains collided Tuesday as Los Angeles County supervisors approved a massive rural housing development.

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  • Addressing Dairy Industry
  • Chao announces $1.5 billion in infrastructure grants
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    Chao announces $1.5 billion in infrastructure grants

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Transportation Department says it has approved $1.5 billion to fund 91 infrastructure projects. The grants will fund road, rail and port projects across the United States. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced the grants on Tuesday.

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  • Hum bug: The flu is the holiday gift no one wants to receive
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    Hum bug: The flu is the holiday gift no one wants to receive

    (BPT) - Is influenza on your gift list this year? December is typically the height of the flu season and holiday parties can be a swap meet for pathogens. Holiday hugs, handshakes and conversations may include germs that will make you sick. If you are attending or hosting a party this season, you need to know how to keep your guests, family and yourself safe from infection.

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  • The Latest: Long effort to save Strasbourg victim recounted
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    The Latest: Long effort to save Strasbourg victim recounted

    PARIS (AP) - The Latest on the fatal shooting at a Christmas market in Strasbourg (all times local): 11:50 p.m. A witness in France has told the BBC that one of the people shot and killed in the city of Strasbourg was a Thai tourist who suffered a head wound and didn't respond to efforts to revive him. Peter Fritz said after the gunfire near a Christmas market: "We tried our best to resuscitate him. We applied CPR. We dragged him into a restaurant close by."

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