Jordanville, NY

New Mavis shop in Amsterdam sparks outrage

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM — The impending opening of a Mavis Discount Tire on Route 30 has locals still reeling from the loss of community members in the 2018 Schoharie limousine disaster calling for residents to boycott the garage. Twenty people were killed in the limo crash at the intersection of...
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Utica Police Searching for This Wanted Person of the Week

The Utica Police Department is looking for a 40-year-old Utica woman as part of this week's Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week. Angel D. Boykin, who police say as of September 3rd, has been wanted by the Utica Police Department for an open bench warrant for criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree. The charge is as a result of an illegal weapons possession investigation stemming from a motor vehicle accident investigation in May, 2021, according to Lt. Stan Fernalld of the Utica Police.
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Texas man arrested four times within 24 hours in Oneida County

Utica, N.Y.—The negative effects of New York State Bail Reform are being felt right here in Oneida County. A Texas man was arraigned three times in separate court cases within 24 hours and was released without posting bail for any of the charges. “This reform has failed, it has failed...

DEC Conducts Meth-Dump Detail in Schuyler, Steuben Counties

Earlier this month, DEC Environmental Conservation Police Officer Lifrieri joined other law enforcement agencies in a methamphetamine (meth)-dump detail across several counties. Illegal meth-making materials unlawfully dumped outdoors can pose a tremendous risk to the public, wildlife, and the environment. Unsuspecting individuals or animals that come across the material can be severely injured or even killed.
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Outdoor Journal: Invest in better clothing to keep warm while hunting

I received an email the other day asking if, by any chance, I could go out with my friend Don Vanderwerker of Palatine Bridge and Sadie Bee (his turkey dog)?. I went on a turkey hunt with him a couple of years back, and now that I was feeling better, I wanted to be part of the action up at Palatine Bridge and the woods and fields. It did not take long for me to say yes. Turkey hunting with this dog is very enjoyable.

Find Your Inner Peace Cuddling Cows at New York Mountain Retreat

When the world gets to be too much, we all need something to slow it down. Try a new form of therapy at a New York mountain retreat - cow cuddling. Mountain Horse Farm in the Finger Lakes has a unique way to connect, interact, play, learn and find your inner peace with horse and cow cuddling. The sanctuary rescues the animals so they can live a natural life.

Impact of staffing shortages on O’Baby’s restaurant

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – Right now, restaurants are one of the many industries experiencing staffing shortages, and businesses like O’Baby’s here in New Hartford are struggling to keep their doors open. “It’s been a bumpy road especially lately for example Saturday we had to shut our doors because we...

5 Clever, Last Minute Utica-Themed Halloween Costumes To Wear

I know it doesn't just happen to me, but sometimes you need a second costume to wear on Halloween. Each year, we have our "Halloween party" costume and then our "family" costume. Halloween costumes aren't cheap either, and when you need two, you have to find a DIY budget friendly option. We have our party costume picked out, but have been struggling to come up with another option that won't break the bank.