WIBX spoke to Shaun Brennan of New Hartford who was among those who had to be rescued by the Utica Police and Fire crews as his vehicle became nearly submerged by water as he traveled through Utica on the arterial.
Watson Williams Elementary School once again held 'Community Readers Day' to kick-off the Summer Reading Challenge for students. This program is sponsored by local leaders to encourage students to take a break from their devices to read.
The New York State Department of Transportation has issued a travel advisory in the City of Utica. Due to a tractor trailer rollover accident, the Routes 5/8/12 off ramp to I-790 East is closed until further notice.
Long-time Utica Fire Chief Russ Brooks will be honored this evening at a public rally. Organizers say the purpose of this rally is to show support for the displaced Brooks and thank him for his 42 years of service to the department and his participating in the recovery efforts on 9/11.