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Jul. 12, 2016

One class of students in Poland took their school lessons out of the classroom and into the stream.

Jul. 12, 2016

Faced with a teacher shortage, New York education leaders are making it easier for out-of-state teachers to work in the state.

Jul. 8, 2016

Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES District Superintendent Mark Vivacqua will retire on August 31.

Jul. 7, 2016

The Stanley Theatre transformed into a whole new world Thursday night. It's the 'Summer on Stage' performance of "Aladdin Jr."

Jul. 5, 2016

The Utica Zoo is offering some deals for children, community members and runners throughout the summer.

Jul. 5, 2016

The executive director of the Children's Museum for the last 11 months is stepping down from the position.

Jul. 4, 2016

This July Fourth edition of the Morning Mug Club features the Mohawk Valley Community College Career Camp for Kids.

Jun. 29, 2016

State Comptroller office released its latest school audits from Mount Markham, New York Mills, Oneida City and Whitesboro districts.

Jun. 22, 2016

Townsquare Media has found a way to help local students who want to play music, but can't afford their own instruments, through a program called 'The Gift of Music.'

Jun. 15, 2016

More than 70 years after she left high school to build World War II aircraft, a former member of America's Rosie the Riveter ranks is getting her diploma.

Jun. 15, 2016

Did you know that brook trout are an indicator of a healthy stream? 4th grade students from Poland got out of the classroom and into the world of science Tuesday releasing trout into the Cold Brook stream by their school.

Jun. 13, 2016

Two Herkimer College employees were honored with the 2016 SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. Tabitha Carter, coordinator for the Internet Academy, received the Chancellor’s Award for Professional Service, and Assistant Professor of English Andrew Devitt received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Jun. 10, 2016

New York's Assembly has passed legislation to require that health education in schools includes mental health.

Jun. 9, 2016

Parents contacted NewsChannel 2 after receiving a phone call from Clinton Central Schools about a knife being brought to school.

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

More than 600 students from nine Herkimer County schools are learning about summer hazards, just weeks before school lets out for vacation.

Jun. 6, 2016

New York schoolchildren would learn about Lyme disease under a bill before Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Jun. 3, 2016

It was an exciting morning for staff and students at Staley Elementary School in Rome.

Jun. 2, 2016

Congressman Richard Hanna, (R) 22nd Congressional District, was in Rome Thursday to discuss the importance of early childhood education.

Jun. 1, 2016

State Senator Joseph Griffo presented the New York State Senate Youth Leadership Recognition Award to each of the following local high school junior and senior students during a ceremony Tuesday at Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES.

Jun. 1, 2016

The State Education Department announced that 75 percent of questions from the 2016 Grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics Tests that count toward student scores are now posted online at EngageNY.org.

May. 31, 2016

The head of the SUNY system, Chancellor Nancy Zimpher, announced she is stepping down next year, according to multiple media outlets.

May. 28, 2016

This Memorial Day weekend, parades and ceremonies will be held across the nation to honor fallen veterans. But, on a hot Saturday morning, a group of students from Notre Dame Junior-Senior High School gathered to remember those who have served in the armed forces in a different way.

May. 25, 2016

Morris girl continues skills at next round of Scripps National Spelling Bee

May. 25, 2016

Courage, commitment and character - those are the qualities New York State has recognized in two local students.

May. 24, 2016

The National Spelling Bee got underway today in Washington, D.C., and WKTV is watching for a local face.

May. 19, 2016

The City of Utica School District and the NY Civil Liberties Union announced a settlement agreement in the refugee lawsuit.

May. 24, 2016

Announcement for the 10th Annual CollegeWorks graduation ceremony. For more information, please view the above video.

May. 20, 2016

Elementary and middle school students at Frankfort-Schuyler School did their part to raise money-and awareness-for missing and exploited children.

May. 19, 2016

Syracuse University has appointed Daniel French as interim athletic director.

May. 23, 2016

The halls of Sangertown Square will be decorated with the best of the best artwork from local schools.

May. 18, 2016

The Chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents visited Utica Wednesday morning.

May. 18, 2016

Many people waited a long time for this day: groundbreaking on a new, 14,000 square foot addition at Notre Dame Junior-Senior High School.

May. 18, 2016

Herkimer College will offer Instant Admit Mondays throughout the summer.

May. 18, 2016

It's that time of year again: School districts are releasing details on their 2016-17 budgets for the upcoming May 17 vote.

May. 18, 2016

Polls are closed at area schools! In Utica, the $166 million school budget plan was approved. Also on the ballot, a proposition to increase funding for the library, was also approved.

May. 17, 2016

Local school budget voting is underway for the majority of schools in our viewing area.