SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) - A new study finds the populations of some bird species are declining in lowland wetlands in the Adirondacks. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reported Saturday on recent findings by the Wildlife Conservancy Society. Science Director Michale Glennon has studied what are known as boreal birds since 2003. In new research, Glennon finds the boreal chickadee, olive-sided
NEW YORK (AP) - New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan marked Easter in an unusual way: praying amid massive construction scaffolding. The city's Roman Catholic archbishop celebrated Mass Sunday at St. Patrick's Cathedral on Fifth Avenue. Restoration work surrounds the altar as part of a $175 million project to fix cracks and clean walls darkened by decades of soot and pollution.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - SUNYIT'S Cyber Security and Information Systems Information Analysis Center was filled with a flurry of activity on Saturday. It was the site of the first ever Mohawk Valley Hackathon. Some Cyber Security students from the host school along with those from Utica College, Mohawk Valley Community College and Herkimer College took part in a friendly competition
MARCY, N.Y. (WKTV) - A softball tournament was held, Saturday, in honor of a Schuyler man killed in a car accident, just two months ago. The first Scott Shepardson Memorial Softball Tournament was held at the 12-North sports bar in Marcy. Hundreds came out to Mulaney Road where they enjoyed food, music and a great game of softball. All proceeds
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Here in Utica, the Easter festivities began, Saturday. Plenty of kids filled the Utica Zoo on Easter eve to celebrate. It was the Zoo's Annual 'Egg-stravaganza' and was quite the hit for kids who played games, took pictures with the easter bunny and colored. They also had the chance to visit the animals. "We broke it
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - In a move that was 20 years in the making, the Utica Comets coming to town has not only given the City an exciting boost when fans flock to The Aud for games, but it is also giving the city a much needed economic boost as well. Before and after Comets games, fans are out eating
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Comets played for a sold out crowd Friday night, at the Utica Memorial Auditorium against the Toronto Marlies. The game marks the Comet's second to last game of the season. Those who attended experienced Fan Appreciation night and watched some of the Comets receive achievement awards. The fan fest included team photographs and prizes.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer was at the Saranac Brewery, Friday, in order to call on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reverse their course, and allow brewers and farmers to continue exchanging brewing byproduct. Senator Schumer said that the current change, if implemented, will cause costs for brewers to rise, and will also waste
LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Mohawk Valley Center For the Arts is bringing back its "Jazz in the Valley" summer camp back for the second summer in a row, this summer. Well-known jazz musician, Bill Jacobs, is a big part of the program and will have a role in the camp as well. Jacobs splits his time between living
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- A pro hockey dream can take a player to many teams and many cities. Now finishing up their first season, the Comets are leaving with a lasting impression. The Aud is the loudest arena and the fans are the most passionate. This inaugural season was two decades in the making. "We've been waiting 20 years," said
UTICA, N.Y (WKTV) - The "March for Dimes - March for Babies" event will take place next weekend on the campus of MVCC. The walk is a way to raise awareness and dollars for medical research, and is in memory of the babies who didn't make it. But it also is put on in honor of the ones who did
ORISKANY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Prison training service dog programs are popping up all around the country and may be the next program implemented at the Oneida County Correctional Facility. The prison pups would be used to help inmates pay back society and learn skills that officials hope will keep them from returning to prison. The program is something Oneida County