ConMed sees big changes from the top

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The local family that founded a global medical supply company has stepped down from its leadership.

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.

National Hot Dog Day serves up big American flavor

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - It's National Hot Dog Day around the country, Thursday, and locally places such as Nicky Doodles in North Utica have a grill full of dogs ready to go.

Griffo, Brindisi sworn in in front of elementary students

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two local state lawmakers took their oaths of office today in front of some of their youngest constituents. Senator Joseph Griffo and Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi were sworn into office at Bellamy Elementary School in Rome and Watson Williams Elementary in Utica.