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UTICA

Residents propose new location for 'Stewart's Shops' in Utica

The proposal for a convenience store and gas station in East Utica has been controversial among neighbors. People against the proposed Stewart's Shop on Culver Ave. say that area is mostly residential and homeowners want it to stay that way. 04/23/2014 10:58 PM

An Oneida County legislator is suing the board and county over how committee members are chosen. Democratic Minority leader Frank Tallarino says recent appointments distort the balance between Democrats and Republicans.

04/23/2014 10:48 PM

Oneida County school district embraces Common Core

For many school districts in New York State, the Common Core has been a burden. Teachers, parents and students have protested the new standards, with many students refusing to take the tests. One Oneida County district is embracing the change instead. Cara Thomas shows us how they've incorporated the common core.

Updated 04/23/2014 06:24 PM

Businessmen honored for bringing AHL hockey to Mohawk Valley

It's been an exciting year for the city of Utica and the Mohawk Valley. New businesses and jobs are on their way and new forms of entertainment are at residents' fingertips. The new Utica Comets franchise is one of the area's most popular additions. Tuesday, the two men responsible for bringing in the team were honored. Cara Thomas says they faced a number of challenges, but for them, it was all worth it.

04/22/2014 06:14 PM

Dying with Dignity Part 2: Preparing the paperwork

A lot of people think they're invincible, but bad things happen, and everyone needs to be prepared. Reporter Katie Gibas describes why it's important to put those wishes in writing.

04/22/2014 09:18 AM

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Dying with Dignity Part 3: Finances

As hard as it was to talk about dying, it's even harder to plan for it financially. In this segment of Dying with Dignity, Katie Gibas explains end of life care costs and how to plan for them.

Updated 04/23/2014 08:55 AM

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BROOME COUNTY

Broome County firefighters put out call for volunteers

It's crucial for fire departments to be fully staffed, and the Recruit NY efforts hopes to do just that. Carmella Mataloni explains how local departments plan to encourage others to volunteer. Updated 7:12 AM

FULTON

Sorbello and Sons Farms rebuild after fire

A Fulton business is building up what fire tore down. In December a fire at Sorbello and Sons Farms destroyed three buildings that stored and processed onions. As our Iris St. Meran tells us construction is underway to make sure this family's business that's been around since the 1940s, continues. 04/23/2014 10:57 PM

BROOME COUNTY

Teen Jazz Project brings together teenage musicians from across Southern Tier

The Teen Jazz Project entertained people at Johnson City's Schorr Family Firehouse Stage on Wednesday. This is the third year the group has been performing in the Southern Tier. Our Ted Goldberg checked in with some of the members to find out what they like most about playing together. 04/23/2014 10:09 PM

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