'Believe 271:' Firefighters helping fire fighters suffering from life threatening diseases

BARNEVELD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two local fire fighters are helping hundreds of their own. Captain Brian Palmer, and Chief Brian Healey, both of the Barneveld fire department created an organization and fund they call 'Believe 271," after a friend and fellow firefighter was diagnosed with lymph node cancer.

NYS Education Commissioner visits upstate school district

VERONA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Common Core, high stakes testing, these are the words at the center of a lot of controversy in the state of New York.

Raising autism awareness: A local organization to hold its biggest fundraiser of the year

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - As Autism Awareness month comes to a close, Upstate Cerebral Palsy is hoping to bring to light autism awareness once more.

City of Utica creates a fund for the family of four year old fire victim

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Fire officials in the CIty of Utica are still not releasing the name of the four year old girl pulled from a fire at the Adrean Terrace Apartments on Friday, but do tell NEWSChannel 2 she remains in critical condition at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse.