Sunday, November 23, 2014

Local News

36th Annual Fine Arts and Crafts Fair at the Sauquoit Valley Middle School
Sauquoit, N.Y. (WKTV - Have you started your shopping for christmas presents this year, and if so, how many are on your list?

28th Annual Christmas on Main Street
Downtown Utica, N.Y. WKTV) - Santa and Mrs. Claus paid a visit to Utica's Union Station today to kick off the 28th Annual Christmas on Main Street.

Police VS Fire in Rome at an annual basketball game for charity
Rome, N.Y. (WKTV) - In Rome, the local police and fire departments go head to head in a basketball game, but it's all in the name of charity.

Two fires in Utica keep firefighters busy
Utica, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two fires in the Utica area took center stage today, one at the former Charlestown USA Complex, the other at a Super 8 Motel on Genesee Street.

Historic Little Falls Church catches fire
Flames poured out of the Holy Family Parish Church in Little Falls Friday evening. The historic structure dates back to 1879.

New Hartford student to perform at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV)--A 17-year-old senior at New Hartford School is taking a road trip to New York City. The musician has been selected to perform in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade next week.

Increases in meat prices leave some buying in bulk
(WKTV)--In order to reign in high grocery prices, some shoppers are getting creative. They're bypassing the meat department at their local grocery store in favor of their local farmer.

Man in the Mirror: One man's journey from homeless to hopeful
Utica, N.Y. (WKTV) - Angel Rodriguez had it all. A good job; he was a weather man for WFMZ, a Spanish TV station in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He had owned his own home and had plenty of friends. But he lost it all more than a decade ago to drugs and what he calls bad choices.

Can municipalities prepare for a 'Once in a Lifetime' snowstorm?
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV)--The amount of snowfall this week in and around Buffalo has really opened people's eyes as far as thinking about the question, "What if that were to happen here?"'

Bradley Elementary students to sing at Carrier Dome