Stewart’s ranked no. 3 in nation
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Stewart’s ranked no. 3 in nation

SARATOGA SPRINGS – On Dec. 4, Food & Wine Magazine released a list of the top convenience store chains in the nation and ranked Stewart’s Shops number three.…

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In case of emergency, open the bucket
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In case of emergency, open the bucket

ILION – Last week, Lowe’s Home Improvement, in Herkimer, donated 200 5-gallon buckets and lids to the Central Valley School District as part of the district’s emergency preparedness…

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New center helps individuals Rise to recovery
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New center helps individuals Rise to recovery

HERKIMER – Addiction is a disease that does not let go of its victims easily. Whether the struggle is against heroine, alcohol, methamphetamine or gambling, those trying to…

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Pokemon Go’s comeback
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Pokemon Go’s comeback

ILION – Three years ago it was common to see groups of people, phones in hand, gathered in front of the Ilion Library, the Church of Annunciation and…

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IFD invaded by home-schooled students
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IFD invaded by home-schooled students

ILION – A group of home-schooled students toured the Ilion Fire Department Monday, getting a close look at fire trucks, an ambulance and fire fighting gear. Twelve children…

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Ilion farm now licensed to sell raw milk
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Ilion farm now licensed to sell raw milk

ILION – At Turner Farm in Ilion, producing milk isn’t a chore, but a labor of love. “Cows are a very patient, peaceful, gentle animal,” said Ben Turner…

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CVCSD Foundation supporting students
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CVCSD Foundation supporting students

ILION – With the ever intensifying financial strain on schools, there is only so much a district can afford – only so many educational programs, so much equipment,…

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Ilion Community Garden officially a non-profit
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Ilion Community Garden officially a non-profit

ILION – Having now attained 501C3 status, Ilion Community Garden is going strong and on the hunt for supporters. “The more people that are involved, the easier it…

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The pros of probiotics
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The pros of probiotics

Probiotics have been increasingly hailed as a cure-all for the digestive tract, and even for some nondigestive ailments. But are they really the wonder supplement many think they…

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Should you get the flu shot?
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Should you get the flu shot?

LITTLE FALLS – Fall means many things to many people. To those in the health care field, fall often means time to get a flu shot. The Centers…

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