Comets a smash hit off the ice for local businesses

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - In a move that was 20 years in the making, the Utica Comets coming to town has not only given the City an exciting boost when fans flock to The Aud for games, but it is also giving the city a much needed economic boost as well.

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.

Fight For Proposed Fortification Legislation

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi unveiled a 3-point plan in his proposed legislation issuing the homemade barricades criminals seem to be creating to deter police. Point one of the plan would make it a felony to fortify a home. Point two would give a district attorney the ability to intervene when a landlord turns a blind eye and point three is the barricades can be used as evidence.