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Senator Griffo holds a recycle event in New Hartford

NEW HARTFORD, NY - Senator Joe Griffo held a free drop-off today for residents to dispose of their electronics, confidential documents, and unused or expired medication. It's the fourth time he's hosted the event.

Two men wanted in armed robbery at Utica Fastrac

Utica Police Department officials are looking for two men wanted for robbery at a Utica Fastrac.

New developer has ambitious timetable for Irish Cultural Center

"Fasten your seatbelts," says the new, Syracuse-area developer of the Irish Cultural Center in Utica.

New Ticket Location Added for CMN Raffle

CMN Miracle Makeover tickets on sale now. New ticket location added.

Contractors in Proctor Park celebrate Arbor Day with a few new trees

Several Arbor Day celebrations are happening today despite the snow and cold.

Group of refugees become American citizens at Munson

It's a big day in the lives of several people from many different countries. They’re becoming American citizens today.

Truck goes through ditch, into front yard in Town of Paris accident

An accident along Route 8 in the Town of Paris took place around 9 a.m. this morning.

Canstruction kicks off at Sangertown Square Mall to support local food banks

Canstruction begins today, April 24 and lasts through Sunday at Sangertown Square Mall. Canstruction collects food for local food banks.

CABVI Couture fundraiser to empower local women

NEW HARTFORD, NY - Local women took to the runway for a good cause Thursday evening. They were raising money for the Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Forum in Herkimer discusses local need to fill mid-level jobs

A group of educators and business leaders are working to educate local students about available jobs, and that a degree isn't always required for a successful career.

Skin Cancer Awareness

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with one in five Americans developing it over the course of their lives. It's also one of the most preventable types of cancers. It is estimated that about one million Americans will develop skin cancer this year, and 90% of those non melanoma and melanoma skin cancers is due to sun exposure.

Village of Herkimer is surveying business owners in anticipation of applying for Main Street Grant

The Village of Herkimer is surveying local business owners to gauge interest in what's called a "Main Street Grant." The village could apply for the grant and possibly receive as much as $500,000.

Protect the Skin You're In

Of the seven most common cancers in the United States, Melanoma skin cancer is the only one whose frequency is increasing. How can we prevent that number from going up in the future? Sunscreen.

Comptroller's office: City of Utica susceptible to fiscal stress

The State Comptroller's office says the City of Utica is susceptible to fiscal stress.

200 more people are heading back to work at Remington Arms

More people are headed back to work at Remington Arms in Ilion.

Utica child in Syracuse hospital; Utica Police seek answers

Around 10:00 this morning, a little girl, approximately age 3, was rushed by ambulance to St. Elizabeth Medical Center from 816 McVean Street in west Utica. Utica Police, with their mobile crime scene unit, quickly descended upon the house, looking for answers as to what happened to the child.

Ilion man arrested following investigation into sale of narcotics

An Ilion man was arrested following investigation into the sale of narcotics.

Police arrest Remsen man for threatening phone calls made to Eastern Star

Police reported that threatening and harassing calls were made via the phone all night long to Eastern Star Home and Campus in Oriskany.

Potential sinkhole in Utica has residents concerned

Residents in one neighborhood in Utica are concerned over what they think could turn into a sinkhole. The problem area is on Park Avenue and Rutger Streets.

Citizens in Action speaks out against TPP trade deal affecting Central NY

A coalition of community, labor, environmental, and consumer groups, along with concerned Central New Yorkers released a report detailing the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on Central New York jobs, farms, environment, businesses, and economy. They also called on Congress to oppose Fast Track authority for secret trade deals like the TPP.

REPORT: Stanwix visitor spending creates $3.9 million in economic benefits

A National Park Service reports shows that 60,819 visitors to Fort Stanwix National Monument in 2014 spent $3.2 million in communities near the park.