'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.

Community Food Bank of Greater Utica hands out 150 turkeys, still in need of donations

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Community Food Bank of Greater Utica handed out upward of 150 turkeys Monday morning to families in need, but the need is so great this year, some people may have to wait.