Comets fan fest and award ceremony brings a sold out crowd to the Utica Aud

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Comets played for a sold out crowd Friday night, at the Utica Memorial Auditorium against the Toronto Marlies. The game marks the Comet's second to last game of the season. Those who attended experienced Fan Appreciation night and watched some of the Comets receive achievement awards.

Sen. Schumer visits Saranac Brewery to discuss new FDA grain proposal

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer was at the Saranac Brewery, Friday, in order to call on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reverse their course, and allow brewers and farmers to continue exchanging brewing byproduct.

Jazz camp aims to promote music as a form of freedom

LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Mohawk Valley Center For the Arts is bringing back its "Jazz in the Valley" summer camp back for the second summer in a row, this summer.

Farmer and waste management company convicted of illegal dumping in Frankfort

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Federal authorities say a central New York farmer and a New Jersey waste management company owner have been found guilty of conspiring to illegally dump tons of asbestos-contaminated construction debris on wetlands near the Mohawk River in 2006.