New Hartford, NY (WIBX) - The New Hartford Senior Center will be closed today because traffic in the vicinity of the senior center is expected to be high because of the Alexandra Kogut funeral today.

The death of the 18-year old SUNY Brockport student received national attention when her 21-year old boyfriend, a Utica College student, was arrested in connection with the murder. Because of that attention the center's director, Eileen Spellman, said they are doing their part to try to relieve some of the anticipated traffic in the neighborhood.

The only activity taking place at the center will be meal distribution.   Seniors scheduled to receive meals are asked to pick them up at 10:30 this morning so that the building can be vacated by by 11:00am.

Anyone with questions is being asked t call: (315) 724.8966.