Business

Feb. 10, 2016

Nearly $220 million in funding was announced for the Information Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory (Rome Labs), as part of the President’s 2017 budget.

Feb. 10, 2016

Utica police and the Oneida County Sheriff's Department need your help investigating a series of crimes involving high-value purchase - like four wheelers, snowmobiles, trailers, trucks and computer equipment all bought using a bogus credit card.

Feb. 9, 2016

Central New Yorkers voted and the results of their favorite pizza places are in!

Feb. 9, 2016

A former professional wrestler passing through the area stopped at the McDonald’s in North Utica - and did not have a good experience.

Feb. 8, 2016

Ed Welsh from AAA was live in studio to talk about gas prices.

Feb. 8, 2016

Nurses in New York want state lawmakers to set minimum staffing requirements to address what they say is a significant understaffing problem at hospitals around New York state, a problem they say puts patients at risk.

Feb. 8, 2016

Sculpture Space in Utica received a $10,000 legislative grant from Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi to purchase a new heating system.

Feb. 8, 2016

Job Orders for Feb. 8 – Feb. 12, 2016

Feb. 8, 2016

Chipotle restaurants across the U.S. are opening later than usual Monday so workers can attend a meeting about the chain's recent food safety scares.

Feb. 5, 2016

A classic football snack will mean big bucks for wing businesses over Super Bowl weekend. The competition will be fierce on the field and in the kitchen this Super Bowl 50 weekend. And it’s not just the teams that have something to prove.

Feb. 4, 2016

A Herkimer ARC project that's been in the works for five years is going to be a reality.

Feb. 4, 2016

Mining operations remain suspended at a central New York salt mine nearly a month after 17 workers were rescued from an elevator that became stuck 900 feet underground.

Feb. 3, 2016

March is typically considered maple month, but this mild weather has some producers starting early.

Feb. 3, 2016

Comedians Jeff Foxworthy and Jeff Dunham will perform at the Turning Stone Resort Casino.

Feb. 2, 2016

The Oneida Indian Nation has partnered with Bassett Healthcare to open health clinics in Oneida - and doctors will start seeing patients tomorrow, February 3.

Feb. 1, 2016

A state judge has ruled against a group of local residents challenging the environmental approval for a casino under construction in the Finger Lakes.

Feb. 1, 2016

The federal agency that monitors public health says the outbreak of E. coli illness linked to Chipotle restaurants that sickened 60 people appears to be over.

Jan. 30, 2016

The Dallas-based energy supply company Ambit Energy hosted its semi-annual leadership training conference in Utica Saturday.

Jan. 29, 2016

Dapper Dan is opening a shop at the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Court Street.

Jan. 29, 2016

The old Teamsters building on Rutger Street is in the process of being sold.

Jan. 29, 2016

PepsiCo's quest to make soda edgy has brought it to one of the great restaurant towns of the world, where it will open its own joint with cuisine "inspired by the exploration of the kola nut."

Jan. 29, 2016

Many people love to add the cookies to ice cream or milkshakes, but the people at Vivino wine app say to truly enjoy your Girl Scout cookies, you should pair them with wine.

Jan. 29, 2016

The organization representing New York's 35,000 farms says defeating Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed $15 minimum wage is its top political priority of the year.

Jan. 28, 2016

UTICA, NY-- The collaboration of two local businesses is what helped launch Just Neon Sign Company on to The History Channel.

Jan. 28, 2016

Bassett Healthcare Network in Cooperstown had a special guest presenting them with an award.

Jan. 28, 2016

The central New York plant that produced Nestle chocolate products for more than a century is being torn down.

Jan. 27, 2016

The Herkimer County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors met to discuss upgrading the telecommunications at the business park off Route 5s – the pumpkin patch.

Jan. 27, 2016

Wendy's fast-food chain says it's investigating reports of "unusual activity" on payment cards used at some of its restaurants.

Jan. 27, 2016

The DeLorean is going back to the future and into production.

Jan. 27, 2016

The sporting goods store Runnings in Rome could be expanding locally.

Jan. 25, 2016

The City of Utica is getting a new clock tower, and it's under construction right now high atop the roof of the Bank of Utica expansion.

Jan. 25, 2016

The Rome Art and Community Center is getting a chunk of money to create a pavilion on the lawn as part of its push to make it an epicenter of cultural activity, not just for Rome residents, but for residents of the entire Mohawk Valley.

Jan. 22, 2016

Open since early this month, Woodland Hop Farm and Fermentation held a ribbon cutting Friday afternoon. The brewery is owned by three high school teachers who all have a love for craft brewing.

Jan. 22, 2016

Packaged salads produced at a Dole facility in Ohio are linked to one death in Michigan.

Jan. 22, 2016

Hartwick College’s Center for Craft Food & Beverage received a $250,000 legislative grant today, January 22, 2016, presented by State Senator James L. Seward.

Jan. 22, 2016

Elected officials gathered this morning, January 22, at the Radisson Hotel in Utica to connect the dots on regional projects and talk about pertinent issues to the area.

Jan. 22, 2016

Carrier Corp. is notifying workers of impending layoffs at its operation in the Syracuse suburb of DeWitt.

Jan. 21, 2016

This summer hundreds of students from across the country will be visiting Rome to learn more about STEAM-- Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.

Jan. 20, 2016

Hundreds of students in Rome will stay warm this winter thanks in part to a local knitter. For the second year in a row, Bonnie Hoffman and a few of her friends knit more than 370 hats. On Wednesday, Bonnie made deliveries to 10 schools in Rome and also had some donations for the Rome Rescue Mission and the Rome Humane Society.

Jan. 20, 2016

Local leaders, including Senator Joe Griffo, Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi and Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente and Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri, say they learned shortly after the governor released his budget proposal last week there was a change involving the $300 million in state funding that had been allocated to build a new hospital here on Oneida County.

Jan. 19, 2016

The Oneida Indian Nation is suing the Gaming Commission’s decision to award a license to the Lago casino project.

Jan. 19, 2016

J.C. Penney is getting back into the home appliance business after a gap of more than 30 years.

Jan. 19, 2016

St. Elizabeth Medical Center's Emergency Department is on lockdown.

Jan. 19, 2016

New York officials say several companies are interested in buying a Kraft Heinz plant in the Southern Tier that the company plans to close.

Jan. 18, 2016

Lake effect snow in the Utica region is providing the perfect weather conditions for skiers and snowboarders to enjoy their favorite season of the year.

Jan. 15, 2016

You can now party like it's 1888 three days a week at F.X. Matt Brewing Company's 1888 Tavern.

Jan. 15, 2016

The Urgent Care on Genesee Street in Utica is closed as of today, January 15.

Jan. 15, 2016

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced plans to close 269 stores in the U.S. and globally.

Jan. 15, 2016

U.S. stocks are sharply lower, led by steep declines in energy companies as the price oil takes another tumble.

Jan. 15, 2016

Chipotle will close all of its restaurants February 8 - to hold staff meetings about food safety.

Jan. 14, 2016

New York state health officials are announcing that 479 CVS pharmacies across the state will start selling the heroin antidote naloxone without a prescription.

Jan. 14, 2016

A number of Kmart stores are closing across the country, but the New Hartford and Herkimer locations are safe.

Jan. 14, 2016

City leaders are hoping two projects that were once rivals for the same property on Whitesboro Street will now be able to work together to bring both upscale apartments and a sport complex to Downtown Utica.

Jan. 14, 2016

A leading business group says it remains "adamantly opposed" to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Jan. 13, 2016

Federal funds through the National Endowment for the Arts will be awarded to areas throughout New York.

Jan. 13, 2016

The latest on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address and budget presentation.

Jan. 13, 2016

Winter finally came down hard on New York's Finger Lakes this month with single-digit temperatures at dawn and snow blowing over the rolling vineyards.

Jan. 11, 2016

The New York state unemployment system is experiencing technical problems with its website and telephone lines, causing problems for people looking to file or claim jobless benefits.

Jan. 10, 2016

Located on the corner of State Rt 31 and 365, the Stampede Steakhouse and Saloon has been there for decades, previously as Joel's Steakhouse. After a fire early Sunday morning, the steakhouse is no more.

Jan. 8, 2016

Regulators have approved telecommunications company Charter Communications' purchase of Time Warner Cable's New York subsidiaries while requiring new service commitments from it.

Jan. 8, 2016

Women's rights activist Gloria Steinem, actor Cynthia Nixon, supermodel Christy Turlington Burns and more than 150 other female leaders from the arts, politics and business are urging passage of paid family leave in New York.

Jan. 7, 2016

Sitrin Healthcare and SUNY Poly have a new joint venture, and people living with Huntington's Disease will benefit. They’re creating a full-time research and teaching position.

Jan. 7, 2016

The Utica Common Council passed a resolution on Wednesday night that has the potential to settle the long-term financial struggles of the Hotel Utica.

Jan. 6, 2016

The Wegmans grocery store chain is recalling more than 1,000 pounds of chicken shipped to six states.

Jan. 6, 2016

The holidays and the season of giving has come and gone, but one local business owner is trying to bridge the donation gap this month when the need for food is just as great.

Jan. 6, 2016

The Utica Common Council votes tonight, January 6, 2016, on whether to accept an offer from a company wanting to buy Hotel Utica.

Jan. 6, 2016

The Mohawk Valley Health System announced its consolidation of all urgent care services to Faxton Urgent Care.

Jan. 5, 2016

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-NY, is working to level the playing field for local businesses when it comes to bringing in goods from overseas.

Jan. 5, 2016

Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul will be visiting Oneida County today, January 5, 2016.

Jan. 5, 2016

Construction of Texas Roadhouse began and is about two months ahead of schedule.

Jan. 5, 2016

UPDATE: St. Elizabeth Medical Center Outpatient Labs resolved the issue and is open.

Jan. 5, 2016

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing a series of small business tax cuts as one of his top priorities in 2016.

Jan. 5, 2016

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is paying a visit to an Albany cider maker to celebrate the passage of the national Cider Act.

Jan. 4, 2016

New York state will raise the minimum wage for state university workers to $15.

Jan. 4, 2016

Two of the biggest daily fantasy sports websites are back in court fighting New York State.