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Utica Man Charged With Attempted Murder

Utica Police A Utica man is facing charges in connection with a shooting that happened last week on the 800 block of Mohawk Street. 24-year old Jose Garcia is charged with attempted murder, criminal possession of a firearm and criminal possession of a weapon. Utica Police say Garcia, who is also fro

WIBX950.COM - 2017-09-19 17:53:00

Tenney staffer wrote letters under fake name

A staffer for Congressman Claudia L. Tenney, R-22, New Hartford, sent out social media messages and wrote letters to area newspapers, including the Daily Sentinel, under a fake name. Dave Garland, as it turns out, is Patrick O'Brien. A letter from "Dave Garland, Curtiss Road, Camden" was printed in

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-09-18 23:10:00

A new leash on life

PLATTSBURGH - Dash, a 150-pound Great Dane and service dog, has rotated Scott Aubin's life 180 degrees. "She's a great tool for me, but she's a great tool for others, as well," said Aubin, who is a under a New York state contract as an instructor on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder awareness and suici

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-19 00:50:24

Constitutional Convention impact workshop upcoming

NEW HARTFORD - A workshop on the potential impact of a state Constitutional Convention is being hosted by the CNY Labor Council, according to a release. The workshop will be conducted from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5 at Daniele's Banquet Specialist on Seneca Turnpike in New Hartford. Gue

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 16:32:00

DOT warns of delays for drivers as road construction continues into fall

The state Department of Transportation has a number of projects scheduled for the coming weeks that will be completed before the fall season ends, the agency has announced, adding that a series of travel advisories will continue to supplement its weekly construction report. Here is a list of some op

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-09-19 19:00:00

Funding approved for Higby Road project

HERKIMER - Higby Road will undergo a rehabilitation project next year along with another project that will tie into the construction of the Tractor Supply Company warehouse at the Frankfort 5S Business Park. Herkimer County Highway Superintendent Mark Nagele said Monday the rehabilitation project wi

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-18 23:16:20

Quilt show, cannon fire highlight Living History Weekend

MOHAWK - The pews and balcony of the historic Fort Herkimer Church were draped with quilts, there were vendors, displays and food in the community center and Civil War re-enactors firing guns and cannons on the field Saturday. It was all part of Living History Weekend at the German Flatts Town Park.

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-18 22:15:47

Public vote scheduled for BOCES building purchase

HERKIMER - Residents of the Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES region will vote on whether to approve Herkimer BOCES purchasing the former Remington Elementary School building that was initially left vacant after the Mohawk and Ilion school districts merged to form Central Valley. The vote will t

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-18 20:52:41

Cuomo expected to make a visit to Utica on Thursday

According to a release from the Genesis Group, Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be visiting Utica on Thursday. The visit is expected to include a stop at the Utica Memorial Auditorium for an announcement. Check back at a later time for more details. According to a release from the Genesis Group, Gov. Andrew C

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 19:02:00

OUR VIEW: Weekly To-Do List

'Phantom' sequel makes US premiere in Utica It'll be a weekend of undying love as Broadway Utica brings "Love Never Dies- The Phantom Returns" Andrew Lloyd Webber's spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, to the Stanley stage. Making its U,S. premiere in Utica, "Love Never Dies" is describe

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-18 08:00:00

PSU's ShineOn! wins national award

PLATTSBURGH - SUNY Plattsburgh is one of just five colleges nationwide to receive a 2017 Higher Education Civic Engagement Award from the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars. The college's Center for Community Engagement and its coordinator, Julia Devine, submitted the applicatio

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-18 13:23:25

Major Guess talks about his book

PLATTSBURGH - After successfully leading a 23-day manhunt for two convicted murderers who escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility two years ago, State Police Maj. Charles Guess was inclined not to write a book. That's when his wife, Eleanor, intervened. "She said, 'If you don't write it and tell

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-18 11:30:00

Tenney town hall reservations full

All reservations are full for Rep. Claudia Tenney's first town hall scheduled for Tuesday night. The event, hosted by the New Hartford Republican's campaign and not her congressional office, is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Nicole's of Camden. Look for coverage of the event Tuesday night on www.uticaod.co

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-18 15:04:30

Pitarresi Outdoors: Rabbits seem to be everywhere in our area

I like to think I'm pretty smart, but, really, I never have been what we used to call "quick on the uptake." Maybe I'm kind of dreamy, but it often takes me quite a while to realize certain things. Sometimes it takes a very long while. One day this spring, I looked out the kitchen window and saw a r

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-17 11:56:00

$8.6M in possible FEMA funding for Stockade on hold

SCHENECTADY - Last week, a nearly 200 year-old home successfully moved out of the flood plain in the city's historic Stockade. And while raising the dozens of homes in the neighborhood bordering the Mohawk River is not realistic, an $8.6 million FEMA grant the city applied for to study the issue has

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-18 18:03:51

Eight people displaced by Sunday fire

A fire on Newell Street in Utica Sunday morning displaced eight people, according to a news release from the Mohawk Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross. Volunteers helped those eight people by providing them with financial assistance for necessities such as food, shelter and clothes, the Red Cr

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-17 23:18:55

DiMeo: Infrastructure work continues at nanosite

Members of the Oneida County Board of Legislators recently met with Mohawk Valley EDGE President Steve DiMeo and several other staff members to find out the progress of the projects the economic development organization has been working on. DiMeo updated the legislators on what is going on with nano

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-17 10:11:00

Local Red Cross Chapter Aids Family of 8 Following Utica Fire

sbayram/ThinkStock The Mohawk Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross provided immediate assistance to a family of eight following a house fire in Utica. Volunteers offered emotional support and comfort kits. They also provided financial assistance for shelter, food and clothing. The fire broke out

WIBX950.COM - 2017-09-18 14:12:00

Does party affiliation matter? Local leaders react

Ever wonder why Rome seems to lean more toward the Republican party while Utica tends to be more Democratic? Tradition. That's what it all comes down to, at least that's what Utica-based pollster John Zogby believes. That, and the makeup of the city. "A lot of it is tradition," he said. "Rome has al

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-17 10:06:00

Solution to flooding sought in Ilion's parkway area

ILION - Residents of the Columbia Parkway area are looking for a solution to flooding in their neighborhoods. Daniel DeGouff, of Richfield Street, told the village board Wednesday he has spent thousands of dollars cleaning up and doing other work because of the flooding problems in his neighborhood.

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-18 18:31:27