Blaze leaves three in New Hartford homeless

New Hartford, N.Y. (WKTV) - Tenants of a two-story apartment building in New Hartford are without a home tonight after a fire broke out on Clinton Street.

Happy Birthday Jesus in the spotlight again

Utica, N.Y. (WKTV) - The sign reading Happy Birthday Jesus just outside Fire Station Four in South Utica, which caused controversy and gained national attention, is now getting some more local religious attention.

SimplicityCNY offers home-made natural skin products

Each Friday in December, NewsChannel 2 is featuring local artisans to showcase what Central New York has to offer. Debbie Mizgala and Bonnie Adroved, create skin products and topical solutions and serums made with natural products.

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.