Don, members of the council relished the moment, to let their voice be heard. Many called for revitalization of the city, new library funding, and reform to our education system. The student panel joined Assemblymman Anthony Brindisi tonight at Rome Free Academy. Many students appreciated the chance to bring to light issues affecting them in school and in the community.
If you happened to see a young lady tagging along with Eyewitness News reporter Julia Rose Thursday, she's not a new hire. In fact, she's still in high school! The School and Business Alliance with the Oneida BOCES offers a job shadowing program. Westmoreland High School junior Kady Moran is interested in the world of broadcast news and decided to
Cleanup crews remain on the scene of last night's fire at the Margaret Knamm apartments in Utica. The apartments are located at 33 Scott Street, between Genesee and Oneida Streets downtown. The calls came in around 8:30 Wednesday night. The Utica Fire Department responded with its entire crew. Everyone got out alive but the building suffered severe damage. Things have
The former Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce changed its name today as part of a re-branding effort. It's now the "Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce, which the board says gives it a more familiar identity. This is the sixth time the organization has switched its name in its 117-year history. It will continue to represent businesses in Herkimer, Oneida, and
For the past few days lake effect storms have covered parts of the Mohawk Valley with snow. But just forty minutes north of Utica the Tug Hill region, has gotten more than twice as much of the white stuff. And that's just what the economy there needs. Winter sports--like skiing and snowmobiling--are the life-blood of the North Country--so no snow,
Area seniors were in the holiday spirit and spreading holiday cheer Thursday. The Parkway Senior Center held its 9th annual Holiday Open House, Basket Bonanza and Craft Fair. The fair was open to the community and seniors were invited to shop around, enter to win raffle prizes and enjoy the holidays. Students from the Albany School Elementary choir and the
The founder of Lainey's Army is tethered to the side of a building in New Hartford where she will remain for the next 100 hours. She says she's giving a voice to tethered and neglected animals everywhere.
The president of the New York State Sheriff's Association made a special announcement at the Oneida County Board of Legislators meeting Wednesday afternoon. The Civil Division of the Sheriff's Office was awarded accreditation. The road patrol and law enforcement divisions of the office are already accredited. Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol says the recognition is huge for his civil unit.
The apartment building is home to mostly the elderly. Some them were evacuated on stretchers. We are told there are no critical injuries but at least one person has been taken to the hospital.The extent of those injuries not yet known. Meantime, a shelter has been set-up at the first Presbyterian Church. As we mentioned earlier that is located just
The new nano-tech industries which come here will need special skills - and educators who possess them. Today, Utica teachers and librarians got together to discuss media literacy and digital citizenship at the Hotel Utica today. The 28th annual Leatherstocking conference was themed: Common core, Uncommon challenges. The event focused on how library programs can meet common core standards The