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Wildfire smoke languishes over CNY.
UTICA, NY – A northerly component of the wind continues to bring in the wildfire smoke. The smoke has been thickest through Tuesday afternoon and will likely continue into the evening before slightly decreasing through Tuesday night. However, the smoke will not completely disappear, as yet another impressive plume of smoke arrives on Wednesday. This […]
Schools Cancel Activities Because of Smoke from Canadian Fires
What would have been a partly sunny day over Upstate New York turned into a yellowed, hazy overcast glow on Tuesday as smoke from Canadian wildfires drifted southward into the Mohawk Valley. Many, who thought they could smell the smoke on Monday, were left with no doubt on Tuesday as...
Outdoor activities being canceled due to poor air quality
UTICA, NY (WUTR./WFXV/WPNY) – The unusual smokey conditions, caused by wildfires in Canada is beginning to have an impact on Central New York beyond just an eerie color in the sky. Afterschool and evening activities are starting to be canceled. The City of Utica has canceled all outdoor sports activities scheduled for city fields. This […]
Canadian wildfire haze permeates CNY
It's hard to imagine that a fire more than 600 miles away could look and smell like it's right outside our doors. "I was shocked. I wasn't prepared. I didn't hear anything about it, I walked outside and could smell it," said Leah Boek, FNP, with Rome Health's Boonville Office.
Boonville man found to have active Oneida County Family Court arrest warrant following traffic stop near McKeever
MCKEEVER- A local man was found to have an active arrest warrant following a traffic stop last Wednesday in the Western Adirondacks, according to authorities. Joshua R. Nellenbach, 31, of Boonville, NY is officially charged with aggravated unlicensed operation in the 2nd degree, unlicensed operator and driver's view obstructed, according to the Town of Webb Police Department.
Wildfire smoke lingers over Mohawk Valley; air quality alert extended
Oneida County air quality alert has been extended through midnight Wednesday, according to New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The air quality alert for fine particles – along with the recent bright orange sunrises and sunsets – are a result of smoke from wildfires raging across eastern Canada. Breathing in the smoke’s fine...
Serial Vandal Charged with Multiple Counts of Criminal Mischief
UTICA, NY – On Tuesday, May 29, 2023, officers from the Utica Police Department apprehended a male suspect in connection with several instances of criminal mischief. Savion Woodard, 18, of Utica, was identified as the suspect in a May 18 incident involving property damage to a vehicle on the 700 block of Mary St. Woodard was also implicated in at least three other reports of random criminal mischiefs over the last several weeks, including an incident where objects were thrown at a residence, breaking the front window. He is currently charged with Criminal Mischief in the Second and Fourth Degrees. The post Serial Vandal Charged with Multiple Counts of Criminal Mischief appeared first on Shore News Network.
Fleeing Suspect from Varick St Vehicle Stop Arrested
UTICA, NY – On Friday, Utica Police Department announced the arrest of a male suspect who had fled during a vehicle stop on Varick Street. Tyriek Berry, 29, of Utica was taken into custody with the assistance of the New Hartford Police Department. Berry faces charges including Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second and Third Degree, Criminal Possession of a Firearm, and violation of New York State Parole. The post Fleeing Suspect from Varick St Vehicle Stop Arrested appeared first on Shore News Network.
New York system drops vaccine mandate
Rome (N.Y.) Health is no longer requiring that workers receive the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment. Director of Infection Prevention M. Katie Friot, RN, and Chief Medical Officer Cristian Andrade, MD, announced the change in a June 5 news release. They cited the HHS announcement in early May...
NYS Police arrest Utica man on Thruway
New York State Police have arrested a Utica man after a traffic stop in Madison County allegedly revealed a handgun and drugs.
Prom 2023: See 105 photos from Rome Free Academy senior ball
Students of Rome Free Academy celebrated at their senior ball Saturday, June 3, 2023. The event was held at Delta Hotels in Utica and had a garden theme. Our photographer captured the excitement, fun and amazing gowns, suits, and accessories. We hope you enjoy the photos taken at the event, taken by contributing photographer Rhonda Hawes.
12 Central New York Fields Where You Can Pick Freshest Strawberries
Now that June has arrived, it's strawberry time in Central New York. A number of farms and berry patches are getting ready to open U-pick fields for the season. From strawberry pie and cobbler to strawberry shortcakes and milkshakes, there are so many options for the juicy, delicious fruit. You can even freeze them to enjoy all winter long.
UTV carrying 4 people flipped on Stone Road property in Bridgewater, killing 29-year-old
A 29-year-old woman has died after the UTV she was riding in overturned in Bridgewater Friday night. Oneida County Sheriff's deputies responded to a property on Stone Road in the Town of Bridgewater at 8:20 p.m. where a UTV driven by 32-year-old Jeffrey Dickenson of Ilion had flipped onto its roof while Dickenson was trying to make a turn.
Tesla to open its first Upstate New York sales showroom in deal with Oneida Indian Nation
Canastota, N.Y. — Tesla, the world’s largest maker of electric vehicles, plans to open a sales and delivery outlet with service and expanded charging locations just off the New York State Thruway in Madison County. The 25,000-square-foot showroom is planned for a tract of Oneida Indian Nation-owned land...
Vote: Who is the Mohawk Valley's Athlete of the Week for June 1-5?
It's time to take a look at the standout performers from the Mohawk Valley. Your vote will determine who will be the Mohawk Valley’s Athlete of the Week for June 1-5. The players' credentials are listed above the poll — which will be live until 12 a.m. Thursday. The winner will be announced on uticaod.com/sports and on our Twitter page Thursday morning.
New public boat launch opens on Barge Canal near Sylvan Beach
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation opened a new boat launch at Cove Road in the town of Verona, about a mile east of Sylvan Beach. The newly constructed launch, which includes ADA enhancements for people with disabilities, connects to Oneida Lake via the Barge Canal. It has a two-lane, concrete launch ramp with floating docks, a canoe/kayak launch, fishing pier, parking area with 24 car and 49 car/trailer parking spaces, including some accessible parking, and port-a-johns.
Meet the 2023 All-CNY girls golf team
Meet the 2023 All-CNY girl golf team. The team consists of members who qualified for the state tournament. We have four finalists for Player of the Year. They are Isabella Borte, Cicero-North Syracuse; Sarah Burgess, Jamesville-DeWitt; Evie Denton, Rome Free Academy; and Kamryn Yerman, Sauquoit Valley. The winners will be...
10 Displaced By East Utica House Fire
A total of ten people have been displaced after a fire tore the second story of a two-family home in East Utica. Utica Firefighters say no one was injured injured in the Sunday afternoon blaze at 518 Wetmore Street. Arriving firefighters reported heavy fire and smoke billowing from the second floor and extending into the attic. Ultimately, a large hole was cut in the roof to allow for ventilation.
Court appearance in Saratoga Springs officer-involved shooting adjourned for now
The three Utica men involved in the off-duty officer shooting in Saratoga Springs back in November will be back in the Spa City at a later date. All three were due in court Tuesday morning. However, Alexander Colon and Darius Wright were visibly absent. Their attorneys requested to adjourn Tuesday’s...
Oneida County's veterans qualify for support services under new suicide prevention plan
Oneida County has launched a veteran suicide prevention program. The program, announced late last week, includes a partnership with the Neighborhood Center and Utica Center for Development, according to a statement from Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. “Our veterans give everything they have to protect this great nation and...
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