A man was recently arrested for accidentally shooting himself in the foot at a Walmart in Oneida. To make the story even crazier, the gun went off in the toy aisle. This is a pretty inappropriate place to have a gun, especially to have it go off. There are a few other places it would not be okay for a gun to go off and hit you in your foot.
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the tragic Challenger Explosion. On January 28th, 1986 7 american astronauts were killed when The Space Shuttle Challenger burst in to flames just 73 seconds into it's flight. One of the people on that mission was Mohawk, NY native Gregory B. Jarvis.
Michael Patrei is a native of Ilion, NY and he realized there is a lot of historical significance in the development of this small Mohawk Valley village. He decided it's story needed to be told and so his film company, The Ilion Film Company, decided to make the film "Portrait of an American Town, Ilion, NY."
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Each year in New York State a campaign is run by the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and this year they're calling it "I Can Do Something." One local teen was selected to be a part of the promotional video.
Utica natives Dave Dellecese and Andrew Cieslinski have teamed up to bring your idea of childhood holiday icons to a whole new level. Dave tells the story through words and Andrew through his artwork of the bar that all the holiday celebs go to unwind after a long day at work! To get their story out to the world, they need your help!
Emily Mulkerne was born and raised here in Central New York. After attending Notre Dame Jr./Sr. High School she then went on to Wells College. Upon graduating from Wells, she moved to New York City to work with children. One day she decided to visit the 9/11 Memorial. What happened next, she never expected.