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.

Moe's holds grand "pre-opening" at new Rome location

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Moe's Southwest Grill held a pre-opening event at its new location in Rome, Wednesday.

Gillibrand: Sequestration would be devastating to NYS

Sequestration is the result of the Budget Control Act of 2011, because there was not a plan, at the time, to reduce the national deficit. So now, in the remaining seven months of this fiscal year, the government must come up with $85 billion in cuts. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was in town on Friday, weighing-in on the issue.