'Believe 271:' Firefighters helping fire fighters suffering from life threatening diseases

BARNEVELD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two local fire fighters are helping hundreds of their own. Captain Brian Palmer, and Chief Brian Healey, both of the Barneveld fire department created an organization and fund they call 'Believe 271," after a friend and fellow firefighter was diagnosed with lymph node cancer.

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.

Small businesses not too keen on proposed minimum wage hike

Governor Cuomo wants to give all minimum wage earners a $60 a week, nearly $250 a month, raise. The head of the Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce, which actually has a small-business council, has another word for the hike. It's a dirty word, in the world of business.