The roundabout in Downtown Utica regular commuters have witnessed being constructed over the last few years is finally ready to be opened. It will make travel in the area of 5S/Oriskany Street and John Street flow quickly and easily.
Citing more "times of uncertainty" along with the strain that comes along with having two restaurants open at the same time, owner and operator of Outta The Way Cafe, Matt Grabski, posted on the business' Facebook page confirming that they will be closing their doors.
Crews were called to a raging fire at the Charlestown Mall complex, 311 Turner Street in Utica at 1:30 this morning. Smoke and ash are covering the lower side of East Utica. The abandoned building is a total loss.