Broadway Utica

Assemblywoman Buttenschon secures violence prevention funding to keep Oneida County safe

 July 15, 2021 - Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica/Rome) held a press conference on Thursday, July 15, to announce that she helped secure $50,000 for violence prevention and interruption initiatives in Oneida County.               “We must ensure Oneida...

MAYOR PALMIERI ANNOUNCES PHASE I ALLOCATION OF FUNDING FOR UTICA PROSPERITY INITIATIVE

Mayor Robert Palmieri today presented Phase I of the city’s allocation of funding through the Utica Prosperity Initiative to the Board of Estimate & Apportionment (E&A). The funding totals $12 million in community investment. In...

Mental Health Counselors Team with UPD

Mental health is a concern in our communities today. As we have endured more than a year of pandemic restrictions, sickness and death of loved ones, and living in isolation since last March of...

College/Community Partnership for Racial Justice Reform a Necessity

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By Ms. Lillian Woods The senseless murder of George Floyd continues to weigh heavily on my mind as well as the killing of too many of my people at the hands of police officers who...

State and Local Police Will Crackdown on Drunk Driving This Halloween

Special Enforcement Campaign Will Run from October 30 through November 1 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the New York State Police and local law enforcement will increase patrols to crack down on impaired driving and underage drinking through Halloween....

Police Community Athletic League Switches to Video Games for Covid-19

Mayor Robert Palmieri today announced the Utica Police Department has partnered with community members to form a Police & Community Athletic League (PCAL) to promote positive interaction between law enforcement and our community’s youth. PCAL...

Understanding the Movement in Utica

Local activist groups and what they stand for By Sarah Watkins, Peter Coney, and Eamon Handzel The Utica area has seen a rise in public demonstrations in the past few years coming from many political sides....

Abolitionists Demand Justice for Walter Washington

By Phoenix Staff, Photos by Max Handzel The Utica Abolitionists took things a step further last month when they went from rallying at Oneida Square to marching down State Street onto UPD Headquarters to demand...

Utica Police Sergeant Suspeneded

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City of Utica Statement On Sunday August 23rd, at approximately 8:30am, the Utica Police Department responded to a 911 call on the 900 block of Blandina Street. After Police arrived, a verbal altercation between two residents,...