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.

New study shows bad behavior linked to kids watching too much TV

(WKTV) - A new study in the Journal Pediatrics finds that children who watch too much TV are more aggressive and show anti-social behavior. A local therapist says the study validates what many clinicians, educators and parents have known all along, that kids who spend more time watching TV are spending less time forming the healthy relationships they need and often emulate what they're watching instead.