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ROME/MOHAWK VALLEY

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


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 6:20 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

Celebrating International Archaeology Day in Rome

Rome

Celebrating International Archaeology Day in Rome

Saturday marked International Archaeology Day and experts from across the state gathered in Rome to share their findings. Alana LaFlore digs in and explains why New York is so archaeologically significant. Updated 10/18/2014 07:27 PM

Legal Battle Surrounding Committee Makeup Continues

Utica

Legal Battle Surrounding Committee Makeup Continues

The legality of Oneida County's legislative committees is still being questioned. A judge threw out a lawsuit claiming the committees didn't fairly represent Democrats. But the minority leader who filed the case came back with an appeal. Alana LaFlore explains what both sides are saying about the latest move. Updated 10/15/2014 11:10 PM

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