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MVCC December graduation set for Thursday
More than 300 students are scheduled to receive their associate degrees or certificates from Mohawk Valley Community College on Thursday.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
New grant will help clean up graffiti around Utica
Mayor Robert Palmieri announced Tuesday that a $25,000 grant will go toward cleaning up spots of graffiti around Utica.
NYPA trustees approve 2014 operating plan
The New York Power Authority Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved NYPA's 2014 Operating Plan that continues to invest in its 16 power plants and transmission facilities-critical New York State energy infrastructure-and in its cost-effective energy efficiency projects at local and state government facilities statewide.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Deadlines to mail holiday packages looming
The main -- and usually busy -- Pitcher Street Post Office in Utica was fairly quiet on Monday, but foot traffic will likely increase as the deadlines to mail out packages looms.
Utica woman makes sad discovery - Christmas for her grandchildren was stolen
Frances Frazier is a Utica woman raising her five grandchildren because their father is incarcerated and their mother isn't always up to the task.
Man accused of stealing razors
A Rome man is under arrest after allegedly stealing personal hygiene items. Police say Michael Townsend, 39, stole $111 worth of razors from Price Chopper on Auert Ave. in Utica.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Numerous Accidents due to Weather
UTICA, N.Y. There were numerous reports of accidents around the area Saturday night due to the weather including a minor accident on route 8 in Cassville, which eventually closed by the Oneida County Sheriff.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Countdown to Christmas begins for local shops
The countdown to Christmas has begun for local shops. The Shoppes at the Finish Line in Utica held their "Countdown to Christmas," Saturday, on Court St. People in attendance were able to receive a caricature of themselves, get their face painted, take a picture with Santa, or even go caroling.
Utica hosts first ever Santacon
Utica experienced its first ever Santa-con party on Varick St., Saturday. The mass gathering of people dressed as Santa Claus and parading in the streets, while visiting bars around cities all over the world has finally made its way to the Mohawk Valley.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Program shares love of reading with elementary students
Students at Kernan Elementary School in Utica learned about the importance of reading and writing in everyday life Friday as part of the Community Readers Program.
Rescue Mission of Utica seeking help for permanent residents
These people came to the mission homeless and rely on the mission for housing. The mission is asking the community to help provide them with a Christmas celebration by adopting a resident and providing a small gift.
SLPC Task Force requests letters supporting inpatient psychiatric care
St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center Task Force members are hoping to capitalize on their momentum following Tuesday's face-to-face meeting with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo where they appealed to him to keep inpatient services open in Ogdensburg.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce unveils new name
The Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce announced a big change, Thursday. The Chamber has unveiled a new name and logo at its headquarters on Genesee Street in Downtown Utica.
Sign up for a health insurance plan by December 23rd or face penalties
The deadline to sign up for a health insurance plan under the much talked about Affordable Care Act in order for the coverage to take effect beginning on January 1st and avoid penalties is December 23rd.
Utica band to assist MVCAA with food drive
The Bomb will be performing at their annual Christmas show at 9 p.m. Saturday at 12 North Sports Bar at 10125 Mulaney Road in Marcy.
Utica man charged with second-degree rape
A Utica man was arrested Thursday and charged with rape, said Oneida County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Dean Obernesser of the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center.
Utica man arrested for felony rape
An Oneida County man is under arrest on a rape charge after an investigation by the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center.
Rochester man accused of tying up, threatening Utica man
A Rochester man faces charges after he allegedly tied up a Utica man and threatened to kill him, Utica Police said.
Five Utica men arrested after police say they punched officers
Ar Kar, 17, of Plant Street, is charged with two counts of harassment and resisting arrest.
Utican man accused of having a stolen handfun
Raymond Garrett, 18, of Square Street, is charged with felony criminal possession of a weapon, felony criminal possession of stolen property and criminal possession of a firearm, which is a SAFE Act violation.