The Java Shop comes to Ilion
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The Java Shop comes to Ilion

ILION – The Java Shop, having found three years of success in Herkimer, has opened a new location in the Arc Mall, in Ilion’s Central Plaza. Owner Rob…

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Local gyms adapt to forced closures
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Local gyms adapt to forced closures

ILION – Four months after Gov. Cuomo shut down gyms in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, there is still no word on when the forced…

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Movement Strength & Fitness opens in Ilion
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Movement Strength & Fitness opens in Ilion

ILION – Movement Strength and Fitness is not your typical gym full of treadmills and weight machines. It is a gym focused on helping each individual meet their…

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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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