The Utica Curling Club is bustling as the club hosts the 11th annual U.S. Wheelchair Curling Bonspiel. Eleven teams from throughout the U.S. and Canada are represented with nearly 50 athletes competing.
Comets forward Jake Virtanen lost his former teammate and close childhood friend, Ryan Donaldson, in February 2014 when he committed suicide. In his memory, Virtanen inked a meaningful quote along with Ryan's initials, on his bicep.
Students at Marcy Elementary School on Thursday anxiously lined up at their teacher's sewing machine, eager for their chance to sew the leftover material from their Santa sacks into comfort pillows for Hospice patients.
Executive Director Andria Heath joined Don Shipman for NewsTalk on Wednesday to announce that the campaign to improve the primate building has brought in $364,787.52, surpassing the goal of $350,000 for phase one.
Donald Burch, or Rome, was asleep in his Curtis Street home 1am Monday when his daughter told him someone was trying to break into his minivan. Burch ran outside to find that his son-in-law had confronted the three men, who had begun attacking him. Burch would meet the same fate.
We here at NEWSChannel 2 two are making it easy to donate to an important cause in our area. Our annual Hospice & Palliative Care Telethon is underway Tuesday at Gilroy Kernan & Gilroy Insurance, and it will continue until 8 p.m.
It’s one of the biggest shopping days of the year: Black Friday. While some stores opened early Friday morning, the annual retail mega-event began in many stores on Thanksgiving evening and will continue well into Friday.
The Nutcracker will come to life on the stage at the Stanley Theatre on December 3rd and 4th for public performances. Saturday's show is at 7:30 p.m. And Sunday's show is at 2:00 p.m. Upwards of 100 people make up this year's cast. New to the stage, the Mohawk Valley Ballet has teamed up with the JRob Foundation to include a dancer that uses a wheelchair.
Oriskany High School students spent countless extra hours in their engineering and drawing class after school, during breaks and on weekends, poring over designs and prototypes for a custom wheelchair for a tiny puppy in need.
A chlorine spill that resulted from a faulty valve at the Rome Water Treatment Plant on Stokes Lee Center Road had the roadway shut down between Route 26 and Podunk Road starting around 5:30 Saturday night.
Nearly 400 musicians from Oneida, Herkimer and Oswego counties gathered in Whitesboro starting Friday afternoon. They had less than two days to practice performing together and put on a show Saturday night.
A benefit for Oneida City Police Chief David Meeker was held at the Rusty Rail on Saturday. More than 500 people from the community and the police force turned out to help out a man they say has dedicated his life to the community he serves.
Santa and Mrs. Claus met with NewsTalk to discuss their home visits and pet pictures. Their specialty is home visits where they visit a child's house to check up on whether they are on the Naughty or Nice List, and take pictures with them and the whole family.
On Friday morning the Genesis Group presented checks to three local organizations to help them prepare food baskets and meals for Thanksgiving Day. Checks were presented to the Rome Rescue Mission, Herkimer-Mohawk Interfaith and the Utica Food Pantry.