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Downtown Revitalization project in limbo after funding rejection

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The city of Utica will not receive an $8 million grant for its downtown revitalization, now putting the project into limbo. Read more »

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Next phase of layoffs at ACS in Utica

Another phase of layoffs has begun for employees at ACS in Utica as 42 employees were given their notice this week. Read More »

Burrito Jonz closing Utica location

One door closes, but another one is opening for a local burrito shop. Read More »

Furloughs begin at DFAS, run through end of September

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Furloughs have begun at DFAS, impacting employees across the country, including at the site in Rome. Read More »

Layoffs, position eliminations at St. Elizabeth Medical Center

UTICA, N.Y. - St. Elizabeth Medical Center has announced layoffs and the elimination of vacant positions in what they call a restructuring of the hospital. Read More »

Budget restraints, disagreement result in less officers at Saranac Thursday after party

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - While Thursday kicked off the 2013 season, they did so without an extra police presence for the after party. Read More »

Second phase of ACS layoffs to begin at end of August

UTICA, N.Y. - A second phase of layoffs for employees at ACS in Utica is scheduled to begin August 30 with 55 employees set to be let go. Read More »

LDC formed to handle sale of Otsego Manor

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (WKTV) - Officials have voted to create a Local Development Corporation to handle the sale of the financially plagued Otsego Manor. Read More »

Post office retreats on eliminating Saturday mail

WASHINGTON (AP) - The beleaguered U.S. Postal Service backed down from its cost-saving plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery. Read More »

Options for Otsego Manor to be explored this week

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (WKTV) - The committee looking into selling Otsego Manor is scheduled to meet this week and vote on which plan, of three, will move forward. Read More »

FAA to delay 149 airport tower closures until June

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is delaying the closing of 149 airport control towers until mid-June in order to deal with legal challenges. Read More »

200 NY Thruway Authority workers face layoffs, 4 local

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - About 200 employees of the New York state Thruway Authority are expected to lose their jobs as part of layoffs announced by the Cuomo administration earlier this year. Read More »

Picente: exploring options to keep Griffiss Tower open

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente says that he is actively pursuing options for the Griffiss International Airport Tower to remain open for business. Read More »

Local agencies for the disabled brace for state funding cuts

Agencies that serve the most vulnerable members of the community are bracing for a cut in state funding that may force them to cut services to their disabled clients. Read More »

Arc Oneida-Lewis voices State Budget concerns to legislators

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Some local state lawmakers gathered Friday morning at the ARC Oneida-Lewis County in Utica for breakfast. Read More »

Picente makes case to FAA to keep Air Control Tower at Griffiss

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - On Tuesday, Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente delivered an official letter of appeal to the FAA, laying out the reasons he feels the Air Control Tower at Griffiss International Airport should remain open. Read More »

Retired military members getting the boot from Rome gym

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Retired U.S. Air Force Sgt. Melvin Derr of Rome says he was in shock when he received a letter in the mail recently. Read More »

Air Traffic Control tower at Griffiss on government's closure list

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - The federal government plans to close 173 towers at small and mid-sized airports on April 7 due to sequestration cuts. Read More »

Picente delivers 2013 State of the County address

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, Jr. delivered his annual State of the County address Tuesday morning. Read More »

Utica's bond rating downgraded

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Moody's Investors have downgraded the City of Utica's bond rating. Read More »

Hess getting out of gas station business

NEW YORK (AP) - Hess is getting out of the gas station business and ridding itself of its energy trading and marketing businesses. Read More »

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