It's the new normal for the election process in New York State: Primary day in the month of June.

Over the last 10 days, early voting has been underway and the party primary process reaches its conclusion on Tuesday, when voting is underway from 6 AM until 9 PM. Here in the Mohawk Valley, there are some very important key races to keep your eye on.

The Utica Mayor's race has both a Republican and Democratic primary.

Democrats will choose between Frank DiBrango and Celeste Friend, while Republicans will look to select a candidate between Mike Galime and Bob Cardillo. DiBrango and Galime both received their party's endorsement. Utica Mayor Rob Palmieri isn't running for reelection because of term limits.

In Rome, there's a Republican Primary set for Tuesday between current Mayor Jackie Izzo and former police officer Jeff Lanigan. Izzo is the endorsed Republican candidate.

In Utica, there's a Democratic Primary for a seat on Utica's Common Council between incumbent Frank Meola and Frank Carcone in the 4th Ward.  In Rome, there's a Republican Primary for Legislator between incumbent Brenda McMonagle and James Clayton Herchek. There are also several town races throughout Oneida and Herkimer counties.

The Conservative Party also has five primaries on the agenda on Tuesday. One key race in Rome is for City Court Judge between Stephanie Viscelli and John C. Gannon. Another race for Oneida County Legislator is being held in Utica between Democrat Minority Leader Tim Julian, and Republican Jim Zecca.

Polls are open on Tuesday from 6AM - 9PM. Reach out to your county's Board of Election office if you need information on individual polling locations.

Did We Catch You Crossing The 2022 Utica Boilermaker Road Race Finish Line?

Boilermaker Sunday is back in July! The morning started with sunshine and brisk air. The finish line was already lined up with fans ready to cheer on their family and friends as early as 6:45 AM.

Scroll to see if we caught you crossing the finish line, or someone you know!
Congrats again to all the participants of the 2022 Boilermaker Road Race.

The Boilermaker Road Race took place Sunday, July 10th, 2022.

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The 2021 Utica Boilermaker Road Race will go down in the history books as one of the most unique, with an all-vaccinated field running the 5K and 15K on October 10th, without elite runners, and with thousands of regular participants sitting this one out because of COVID. The excitement this year was special and exclusive and there was no shortage of it, as seen through the lens of award winning photo-journalist Nancy L. Ford of Utica. Here are 61 awesome photos featuring some of the best moments from this year's race.

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