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This section displays all of the Mohawk Valley news articles published in the past 7 days.


Herkimer County Keeps Foster Care Numbers Down

Herkimer County

Herkimer County Keeps Foster Care Numbers Down

Herkimer County was one of 12 communities recognized by the White House Council for Community Solutions for identifying a need in their area and finding an outcome. As Cara Thomas reports, the county's work to protect children and vulnerable adults could now serve as a model for others. Updated 10/23/2014 10:28 PM

Fans Welcome Back Comets at Sold Out Home Opener

Utica

Fans Welcome Back Comets at Sold Out Home Opener

Thousands welcomed back the Utica Comets at their sold out home opener Wednesday. It's the team's second year and they're already improving from year one. Alana LaFlore reports how venue improvements and a new roster means the Comets' future looks bright. Updated 10/22/2014 11:08 PM

Glory Days No More: Herkimer's Main Street in Desperate Need of Facelift

Herkimer County

Glory Days No More: Herkimer's Main Street in Desperate Need of Facelift

Many decrepit, vacant buildings line Main Street in Herkimer -
and neighbors are fed up with the lack of economic development.
Senator Chuck Schumer paid a visit to the area and discussed federal funding for improvements with local leaders.
Our Alana LaFlore shows us what needs to be done. Updated 10/22/2014 06:20 AM

A Close Up Look at the Largest LED Chandelier in the World

New York State

A Close Up Look at the Largest LED Chandelier in the World

Beautiful architecture and design can be found in almost every room at the Stanley Theater, but there's one decoration that tops all the rest. Above the balcony hangs a one of a kind chandelier. Cara Thomas has the story behind this extravagant light fixture. Updated 10/21/2014 09:56 PM

Upstate University Hospital Prepared for Role in New York's Ebola Response Plan

City of Syracuse

Upstate University Hospital Prepared for Role in New York's Ebola Response Plan

Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse is one of eight hospitals in the state designated to treat Ebola patients. Although officials do caution it is highly unlikely they will ever have to, they are still making preparations. Iris St. Meran sat down with the hospital's CEO to discuss how they're getting prepared. Updated 10/21/2014 09:27 PM

New Housing Complex Opens in Rome

Rome

New Housing Complex Opens in Rome

Liberty Garden Apartments has finally opened in Rome. The complex has been renovated to provide 180 affordable homes. 10/21/2014 04:06 PM

Biden Visits Syracuse as Race Tightens Between Maffei, Katko

CNY

Biden Visits Syracuse as Race Tightens Between Maffei, Katko

It was a busy day for the candidates in the race for congress in the 24th District. Both picking up endorsements. Bill Carey reports one candidate's endorsement included a high level visit to Syracuse for a rally on the Democrat's behalf. Updated 10/20/2014 07:57 PM

Thousands Walk to Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

Utica

Thousands Walk to Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

More than four thousand walkers put on their warmest pink clothes, braving the cold
for the American Cancer Society's "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk. Alana LaFlore shows us how the annual walk in Utica fights the disease and shares one survivor's story. 10/19/2014 05:00 PM

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