A surprise party in Utica on Thursday night. The man of honor recently named new- WFXV/WPNY/WUTR Vice President and General Manager Steve Ventura. Ventura's promotion to the station's top job announced last week by Senior Vice President and Regional Manager of the Nexstar Broadcasting Group Bill Sally. Family, friends, and colleagues got together at Swifty's in Utica to wish our
Now when you're walking through the city of Utica, you may notice some changes in other parts of the city as well. On Thursday, a new apartment building officially opening up and some say it means far more than housing to the city. A building that once looked like this...is now replaced with this. Genesee Crossing will provide 33 new
An Indian High School football team is using sensor technology on the football field. It's all to detect when a player is hit too hard... That way, it's easier to diagnose and treat concussions. This comes as coaches and parents become more aware of the dangers of hard-hitting sports. Two weeks ago... during the Grange Insurance North-South All Star game
Some major federal funding was granted to Griffiss International Airport in Rome on Thursday. More than $6.2 million of federal funds will go to the airport for several projects and repairs including rehabilitating taxi ways, a nose dock hangar and jet warmup areas. It’s all to better ensure that all planes take off and land safely there. U.S. Representative Richard
Could the next Erin Hamlin be right here in the Mohawk valley? Well, the USA Luge National Team coaches want to find out. The USA Slider Search is returning to Utica in mid-August. Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente along with Mayor Robert Palmieri was joined by Erin Hamlin herself Thursday morning to announce the upcoming event. The Slider Search will
The gates of the New York State Fair opening in just 20 days now. The organizers are busy making final preparations for one of Central New York’s biggest events of the summer. The fair kicks off Aug. 21 and runs 12 days until Sept. 1. Some highlights of this year's fair are the big-name concerts including Jason Aldean and Jason
Local firefighters will soon have over $200,000 to spend on brand new equipment, ultimately leading to better safety for those in the Central New York community. It is part of a federal grant that the Whitesboro Fire Department says they desperately need considering some of their gear is over 20 years old. The much needed funds are going toward buying
Council members of the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council gathering at Herkimer College today all to discuss how to best invest $7 million allotted to the council by the state for economic development projects. On Thursday, the council made decisions that they hope will spur economic growth here in the Mohawk Valley. A quarter of a million bucks has
A big bash going on at Schuyler Commons today in Utica. The senior living facility hosting their second annual "family fun day." The Easy Money Big Band was there to entertain as well as the Utica Zoo Mobile filled with wild animals. Those who call Schuyler Commons home invited friends and family to celebrate their independent living. The coordinator says
It's a summer tradition that's been around for nearly four decades, But for the first time on Wednesday night the drum corps were silenced. We're talking about Drums Along the Mohawk, a competition and performance that draws in drum corps from all across the country. Wednesday night thunder, lightning, and rain left the musicians stuck on their buses and audience
Bob Julian from Julian Law Firm talks with Samantha Wessing about the first steps one should take after being injured in an automobile accident.
Bob Julian from Julian Law Firm talks with Eyewitness News reporter, Julia Rose, about how to determine if you have a medical malpractice case.