Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Utica school district to enforce mandatory kindergarten

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- If you live in the city of Utica plan on strapping a backpack on your five year old this fall. Gov. Cuomo signed a bill Wednesday giving the school district legal grounds to enforce mandatory kindergarten.

National Hot Dog Day serves up big American flavor

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - It's National Hot Dog Day around the country, Thursday, and locally places such as Nicky Doodles in North Utica have a grill full of dogs ready to go.

Wetlands permit for Marcy Nanocenter site OK'd

Coalition announces plan to increase literacy in Oneida and Herkimer Counties

The Literacy Coalition of Oneida and Herkimer Counties has created a plan, after months of discussion, to make sure everyone in the area can read.