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.

Proposed Utica budget calls for 3.75 percent tax hike, 10 vacant positions to be eliminated

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica City Mayor Robert Palmieri unveiled his 2013-2014 budget to the Board of Estimate and Apportionment on Tuesday. It passed and is now in the hands of the Utica Common Council, calling for a 3.75 percent property tax hike.