Utica Mayor Rob Palmieri will be using Comet power to sweep the streets today.

He is not using the Prestige Brands' product described as "America's #1 Scrubbing Cleanser," (that is what they say, this is not an endorsement - although Prestige executives and the owners of the newest AHL team may wish to take note of the sponsorship opportunity), but rather the Utica Comets.

Members of the team will be participating in the latest "Quality of Life Sweep" in the city on Wednesday, November 13, 2013.

It gets underway at noon at the intersection of York Street and Sophia Avenue.

When they are done sweeping - and yes, scrubbing - some members of the team will sign autographs at a State Street venue from 4:30pm to 6:30pm.


Luke Tubia, WIBX