Man on Parole for 1964 Frankfort Killing Arrested in Schenectady County
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- Benedict DiPiazza, on parole for a 1964 murder in Frankfort, is back behind bars. 79-year-old DiPiazza was arrested in Schenectady County earlier this evening. His lawyer tells NewsChannel2 that DiPiazza was charged with aggravated harassment, which is a violation of his parole. DiPiazza was released on parole...
Want To Build A Snowman? Watch Olaf Enjoy A Snow Day In Upstate New York
Do you want to build a snowman or maybe blow some snow? Only in Upstate New York can you find Olaf enjoying a late-season snowstorm. You've seen the viral videos over the years of people in dinosaur costumes doing everything from delivering food to blowing snow. Olaf Comes to Town.
Why Do You Participate in Utica's Heart Run & Walk 2024?
NEWSChannel 2 spoke with a few people on Heartbreak Hill during the 50th annual America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk.
Oneida County real estate: 10 most expensive homes sold, Feb. 24-Mar. 1
A house in New Hartford that sold for $620,000 tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Oneida County in the past week. In total, 29 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $200,931. The average price per square foot was $134.
Remsen Man facing a Harassment Charge
TOWN OF TRENTON-A 39 year old Remsen man was arrested on Friday, following an investigation into a report of an alleged threat that occurred in the Town of Forestport last month. New York State Police from the Remsen Barracks charged Andrew W. Huffman with one count of “Aggravated Harassment in the 2nd Degree-Communicate Threat”; a Class A misdemeanor. Huffman was issued an appearance ticket and will answer the charge in the Town of Trenton Court at a later date. The incident is pending investigation, and no other details were released.
Robinson Brothers Appliances prepares to relocate after 86 years in Mohawk
MOHAWK — Robinson Brothers Appliances has been a fixture at 10 W. Main St., Mohawk, since brothers Alton and Lloyd Robinson started the business in 1938. But soon, customers wanting to take a look at the refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines and other appliances at the family-owned and operated business will have to head to the east end of the village.
Community Memorial expands women's health services with addition of gynecology practice
UTICA/HAMILTON — The Community Memorial (CMH) network announced its continued growth through the acquisition of a private gynecology practice in Utica. Dr. Scott Beattie and his team from Medical Arts Gynecology and Infertility have joined forces with the Community Memorial Healthcare Network, solidifying their commitment to providing vital women’s health services in the existing office on Old Burrstone Road in Utica and now also in Hamilton. The longtime dedicated practice will transition to the Hamilton Medical Services Center for Women’s Health.
Goats Killed in Edmeston Barn Fire
Edmeston, N.Y.-- Four goats were killed in an early morning barn fire in the town of Edmeston. The Otsego County Office of Emergency Services says the call for the fire came in just after 5:00 Saturday morning at 5526 Highway 18. Firefighters arrived to find the barn fully involved. The Office of Emergency Services says the cause of the fire has been deemed accidental.
Sudden Change in Weather Brings Mixed Emotions
It was sixty degrees a couple days ago, but the dramatic drop in temperature overnight brought snow, and a mixed bag of emotions. It was 60 degrees a couple days ago, but the dramatic drop in temperature overnight brought snow and a mixed bag of emotions.
Fire & Ice fundraiser
3rd Annual Fire and Ice Winter Festival Raises Funds for Abraham House. The Abraham House hosted their third annual Fire and Ice fundraiser Saturday evening at 12 North Sports Bar in Utica.
Oneida County Sheriff's Office Seeking Rome Resident Mercedes M. Lamb for Larceny Charges
Mercedes M. Lamb, a 29-year-old woman, is currently sought by the Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers. She has been identified due to two outstanding bench warrants. The first warrant is related to a felony charge of Grand Larceny 3rd, and the second is for a misdemeanor charge of Petit Larceny.
WKTV Weather Photo of the Day: March 1
CLINTON, N.Y. -- Check out today's Weather Photo of the lake-effect snow Clinton received yesterday. Be sure to check back to see if your picture was picked as our WKTV Weather Photo of the Day. We also feature the image on our social media pages.
Mohawk Valley Freedom for Palestine Rallies in Utica Against Violence in Middle East
UTICA, N.Y. -- A rally was held in Utica Saturday to protest the continuing violence in the Middle East. Chants of, "Free, free Palestine," and, "Hey, Hey. Ho, Ho. The occupation's have got to go," greeted cars as they passed by. Some protesters waved Palestinian flags, while others held signs...
Sauquoit Valley boys volleyball comes up short against Catskill in Class C regionals
The Sauquoit Valley and Catskill boys volleyball squads have squared off in the Class C regional championship for two-straight seasons. For the second season in a row, the Cats got the best of the Red Hawks, handing them a 3-2 loss. If you purchase a product or register for an...
Wet Start to the Weekend
Tonight: Cloudy with a few scattered showers late. Low 32. Saturday: Cloudy with rain. High 42. Low 36. Sunday: Clouds giving way to sunshine. Warmer. High 56. The weather turns unsettled as we start the weekend. Increasing clouds tonight, with overnight lows in the low 30s. A few light rain showers arrive before daybreak, with a few icy spots possible in the higher terrain north and east of Utica.
A new era in healthcare emerges in Utica with Wynn Hospital
UTICA — The culmination of nearly a decade’s worth of planning and effort, Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) reached a significant milestone with the inauguration of the Wynn Hospital at 111 Hospital Drive in Utica. The over $600 million state-of-the-art hospital opened its doors on Oct. 29, 2023,...
EYEWITNESS WEATHER: Wet at times Saturday, brighter and milder Sunday
WEEKEND FORECAST UPDATE BY METEOROLOGIST CRAIG FLINT:. TONIGHT: Mostly dry and not as cold. Increasing cloudiness with sprinkles, light rain or patchy freezing rain toward sunrise. Low: Near 30. Wind: SE 5-10 mph. SATURDAY: Patchy light freezing rain early. Breezy at times with periods of rain tapering late afternoon and...
CNY Sportsman Show set for March 16
VERONA — The Central NY Sportsman Show is returning on March 16 to a new location. After some uncertainty due to its normal venue of the Kallet Civic Center in Oneida, the show has relocated to Verona. The new location is the Verona Fire Department Event Center at 5555 Volunteer Avenue in Verona, which holds more exhibits, and has a separate room for seminars or demonstrations. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Root Farm is welcoming weddings to its scenic grounds
SAUQUOIT — The Root Farm is embarking on an exciting new journey as it broadens its services to include a wedding venue. The Daily Sentinel recently reached out to The Root Farm to learn more about their latest endeavor in hosting weddings. Below, discover the questions asked and the corresponding responses.
Baking bread and traditions for generations in Rome
ROME — In the heart of Rome stands an Italian bakery with a story that spans over a century. Ferlo’s Original Bakery at 522 Floyd Ave. was established by a father and his cousin. The bakery has been a mainstay of the local community, offering its distinctive bread and rolls to successive generations of customers. Today, brothers Carmen and David Ferlo carry on their father’s legacy.