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Jun. 24, 2016

The first guests have checked into a downtown Syracuse hotel that reopened following a $70 million face-lift.

Jun. 23, 2016

Mike Grimaldi has spent most of his life baking for the family owned and operated Boulevard Diner, but now he will be in the bright lights of an arm wrestling table.

Jun. 23, 2016

A Senate investigation of cable TV costs says two major cable companies have consistently failed to provide refunds to customers they knew had been overcharged.

Jun. 23, 2016

New York is imposing new requirements on mortgage lenders to maintain abandoned houses before foreclosure.

Jun. 22, 2016

New York is limiting opioid drug prescriptions to seven days of painkillers following a patient's initial visit to a doctor.

Jun. 21, 2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that it is in contact with Los Angeles authorities and Fiat Chrysler regarding the death of "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin.

Jun. 20, 2016

The Mohawk Valley Health System is being scrutinized in a way like never before, after allegations of long wait times, faulty diagnoses, and a general apathy toward patients were revealed.

Jun. 20, 2016

Last week the F.X. Matt Brewing Company announced the possibility of a Utica Club shortage as their flagship beer underwent a packaging change. The crisis seems to have been averted as Chanatry's Hometown Market took delivery of some of the first cases of UC in its new can.

Jun. 20, 2016

New York state has passed a new liquor law that will allow people to order alcoholic drinks on Sunday mornings to cap their brunch.

Jun. 20, 2016

An upstate New York college is launching the first four-year degree program in fermentation science in the Northeast.

Jun. 20, 2016

Popular daily fantasy sports sites still face uncertainty in New York even after state lawmakers passed legislation designed to regulate them.

Jun. 18, 2016

A Utica man is smiling big after he wins big at Turning Stone to the tune of nearly six figures.

Jun. 17, 2016

The Charitable Gaming Act of 2016 has moved past one more hurdle, and it could be a big win for local agencies.

Jun. 17, 2016

“Back to Work” Job Orders for June 20 – June 24, 2016

Jun. 16, 2016

In more local economic news, a new shopping destination is opening up in Herkimer, and there's a special celebration this weekend dedicated to this new store.

Jun. 16, 2016

The planting of a ceremonial dwarf cherry tree marks the beginning of a collaboration that can only grow from here.

Jun. 16, 2016

The Stanley Theatre in Utica is warning concertgoers of third-party vendors selling tickets at inflated prices.

Jun. 16, 2016

Love Utica Club? You might be out of luck this summer.

Jun. 16, 2016

Just because the gates to the Utica Zoo close at night, doesn't mean all the animals go to sleep.

Jun. 16, 2016

New York officials say they plan to crack down on underage drinking at summer concerts.

Jun. 16, 2016

There's a new urgent care clinic in Utica, in the place where the Mohawk Valley Health System left behind.

Jun. 15, 2016

A plan that could hold property owners responsible for removing graffiti is still going through city procedures before it can be voted on.

Jun. 15, 2016

Oneida woman accused of stealing $20,000 from employer

Jun. 15, 2016

The Utica Zoo announced the arrival of two female ostriches.

Jun. 15, 2016

It's Miracle Makeover Wednesday. And more than one thousand tickets are already sold!

Jun. 15, 2016

Dr. Frank Mondi from the New Hartford Animal Hospital answers viewer questions about pets and their health.

Jun. 15, 2016

Efforts to allow Uber and Lyft to expand into upstate New York are faltering in the final days of the legislative session in Albany.

Jun. 15, 2016

The weather is ripe for produce, and you know what that means - farmer's markets.

Jun. 14, 2016

The CEO of Humane Society of the United States says his counterpart at the National Aquarium has "done something terribly important" in deciding to relocate its dolphins to a seaside sanctuary.

Jun. 14, 2016

Local breweries, distilleries and wineries are uniting - raising a glass to one another to raise awareness of Oneida County’s beverage hotspots.

Jun. 14, 2016

The Utica Zoo released upcoming summer family fun events.

Jun. 14, 2016

Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders reached an agreement on legislation to modernize New York’s 80-year-old Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.

Jun. 14, 2016

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page and singer Robert Plant are in a federal courtroom in Los Angeles on Tuesday for trial in a copyright lawsuit over their song "Stairway to Heaven."

Jun. 14, 2016

Power lines have been a heated point of discussion for years in Marcy.

Jun. 13, 2016

Heartland Media, LLC and MSouth Equity Partners announced June 13 that they have entered into an agreement to purchase five stations from Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. and Media General, Inc. for $115,000,000 in cash following the acquisition of Media General by Nexstar.

Jun. 13, 2016

Mercy Flight now has a helicopter at Griffiss International Airport in Rome.

Jun. 13, 2016

Job Orders for June 13 – June 17, 2016

Jun. 13, 2016

The perfect day to fly Old Glory and honor the red, white and blue is June 14: Flag Day.

Jun. 13, 2016

Developers are set to unveil plans this week for a Legoland amusement park in the Hudson Valley.

Jun. 10, 2016

A judge has dismissed a legal challenge by the Oneida Indians to a casino under construction in the Finger Lakes that would compete with the tribe's casino.

Jun. 10, 2016

People are touring Utica’s 'Old Main.’ It's a historic local landmark with a storied past - both good and bad.

Jun. 10, 2016

If you had to point out one thing Utica is known for, it would probably be food. Utica is celebrating its notoriety with a weeklong event.

Jun. 9, 2016

As forklifts whisk pallets of water to waiting trucks and empty bottles fly overhead, it’s hard to tell that just seven months ago, Nirvana Pure Natural Spring Water was facing liquidation in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

Jun. 9, 2016

The 25th annual Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals Telethon aired Wednesday, June 1, 2016, on WKTV NewsChannel 2. The Telethon raised $502,262, which will be used to support programs, services and equipment that benefit Maternal Child Services at FSLH.

Jun. 9, 2016

The Resource Center for Independent living opened its brand new therapy garden - that is fully handicap accessible.

Jun. 9, 2016

Area businesspeople were acknowledged for their contributions to the community at the 104th Anniversary Business Meeting of the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce.

Jun. 9, 2016

A busload of local business people toured the area with tourism on the mind. They all took part in exploring what our local area has to offer, so they can play the role of tour guide if need be.

Jun. 9, 2016

An employee was caught in the machine at DeIorio’s, a food company on Bleecker Street.

Jun. 8, 2016

The Texas Roadhouse and Core restaurants are starting to really take shape in New Hartford.

Jun. 8, 2016

Jones Family Farm in Herkimer and Windy Hill Goat Dairy in Cherry Valley will receive nearly $70,000 in grant funds.

Jun. 8, 2016

Dr. Frank Mondi from the New Hartford Animal Hospital answers viewer questions about pets and their health.

Jun. 7, 2016

Dozens of people gathered at Herkimer College on Tuesday night to discuss ways to promote Herkimer County and tackle issues.

Jun. 7, 2016

Legislation authored by Assemblyman Bill Magee (D-Nelson) passed allowing a private, nonprofit group to continue their partnership with Hyde Hall Historic Site, ensuring the site is maintained and open to the public.

Jun. 6, 2016

A Whitestown factory that processes waste animal tissue is facing criticism, but the plant owners say they've been following all town guidelines. So, where's the gap?

Jun. 6, 2016

“If there's one thing Utica, New York is known for – it’s our food.” Utica Restaurant Week’s goal is to celebrate local restaurants and the localvores who partake.

Jun. 6, 2016

A local favorite – Five Guys Burgers and Fries – will be opening a new location in Utica.

Jun. 6, 2016

Susan Perkins, the Executive Director of Herkimer Historical Society, was live in studio to talk about the upcoming Celebrity Server Breakfast to benefit the Historical Society.

Jun. 6, 2016

The long-awaited West Utica Public Market (WUPM) will be opening for the season on Tuesday June 7th. The market, which will take place on Tuesdays from 3:30-6:30 PM, behind the Boilermaker offices on Court Street will feature a variety of products from local farmers.

Jun. 6, 2016

One item of business remaining on the agenda for New York lawmakers could make brunch-goers happy.

Jun. 3, 2016

Someone calling businesses threatening to turn off their water if they don't receive payment by credit card.

Jun. 3, 2016

Dr. Marie Russo, of the Neighborhood Center, cut the ribbon today on the renovated building that bears her name.

Jun. 3, 2016

New York lawmakers have begun advancing legislation to regulate daily fantasy sports, which would enable thousands of people to resume playing.

Jun. 3, 2016

A popular restaurant forced to close due to fire damage will be open for business Friday evening.

Jun. 3, 2016

National Donut Day – celebrated this year on Friday, June 3 – rings in at Dunkin' Donuts with a free classic donut with the purchase of any beverage.

Jun. 2, 2016

Staff of around 100 local not –for-profits got to meet the CEO of Boscov's department store.

Jun. 2, 2016

Oneida Healthcare and Bassett Healthcare Network announced a partnership agreement aimed at enhancing the delivery of health care services in the Oneida region, with a strong emphasis on population health management and expanded access to primary care.

Jun. 2, 2016

The Utica Center for Development/CNY Veteran’s Outreach Center has been awarded $3.1 million from the State’s Homeless Housing and Assistance Program (HHAP) to build 17 units of temporary housing for Veterans and their families.

Jun. 2, 2016

Members of the music organization, New York is music a local recording studio in Utica Thursday morning. They were calling for state legislators and the governor to pass a music production tax credit that would effectively support the creation of good jobs in the music production and recording industry, and that supporters say to be good for business in the long run.

Jun. 2, 2016

Ground was broken in Schoharie County's Sharon Springs on a new $10-million project.

Jun. 1, 2016

There are many questions surrounding the proposed $600 million hospital in downtown Utica, and on Wednesday night the hospital officials addressed some of those concerns.

Jun. 1, 2016

Great Beyond Double IPA - a new beer from Brewery Ommegang is slated for June distribution.

May. 31, 2016

The first of two public hearings on the "sparkling devices" law was held inside the Oneida County Office Building on Tuesday. Earlier this month, Oneida County Legislators voted to pass a law allowing the sale of the sparklers in the county. Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente says he plans to veto the measure. He has 30 days from May 11th to act.

May. 31, 2016

The fight over Uber's plans to expand throughout New York state is escalating as lawmakers enter the final weeks of their 2016 legislative session.

May. 31, 2016

Kevin Magnanti, from East Rome Landscaping, answered viewer questions on creating top-notch home landscaping.

May. 31, 2016

Sales of American flags are surging.