The My Heart My Life Heart Expo serves as the kick off even to the America’s Greatest Heart Run and Walk weekend at Utica College. The daylong event draws in dozens of vendors and medical professionals to educate participants on how they can keep their hearts healthy and prevent heart disease. “So many great people in our community need these
Many teams participating in this weekend's heart run and walk show support of friends, family or co-workers who have been affected by heart attack or stroke. For one team, they honor their friend by walking and raising money to fight this deadly disease. J ohn Maneen of Sauquoit passed away suddenly in 2006 of a heart attack. For many that
A brief introduction to today's coverage of the Heart Expo at Utica College.
The Heart Run and Walk has a rich history in our community - it's been going on for the past 41 years. Here's a look at how at how it all started. In 1971 the voice of the Clinton Comets hockey team--Ralph Allinger--was on his way to a game. He suffered a fatal heart attack. And to honor him his
In the midst of state budget discussions--Senator James Seward stopped in Frankfort to discuss art programs in schools. Senator Seward presented a resolution that proclaims March 2015 Youth Art Month in New York State. To celebrate he visited students at the Frankfort-Schuyler Central School and looked at their art work. He says keeping these programs alive is a priority. “Through
LutheranCare officially opened special suites that will provide even more options to their residents. The bariatric suites will be able to accommodate people weighing over 400 pounds. These suites are the first of their kind in the area to adequately take care of bariatric patients. Including specialized equipment and room design. “I can go home nights and I can sleep
Governor Cuomo's latest education reform threatens schools across new york state and the Mohawk Valley. Today hundreds of people took to the streets to voice their concerns with the newest initiatives. from Onieda square to the state office building... the Utica community rallied this after noon with the we cant wait coalition, a group fighting to make their voice
The Colgate Men's basketball team finished 12-6 in Patriot League play. That was good enough for second place in the conference tournament, and a home quarterfinal game against Navy. The Midshipmen split the regular season series with Colgate,proving the point seeding doesn't always tell the story. Good news for the Colgate fans as the Raiders got things done tonight, including
Several non for profit organizations are receiving special funding thanks to a grant program from the New York State Council for the Arts. 11 arts organizations including the Utica Public Library, the Players of Utica, and the Midtown Utica Community Center will benefit from the grant assistance. Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi says these state dollars are helping to keep the arts
A local high school senior is receiving special recognition upon his acceptance at the west point military academy. Jack Heaton, a senior at Notre Dame High School in Utica , received a surprise phone call while in class on Wednesday. Representativ e Richard Hanna, phoned Heaton to inform him of his acceptance into the prestigious United States Militar y Academy.