Herkimer Diamond Festival and Gem Show
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Herkimer Diamond Festival and Gem Show

The Village of Herkimer and the Herkimer Business & Professional Association hosted the Herkimer’s Diamond Festival & Gem Show. The event going on July 18 and 19.  The…

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Doo Dah Parade!
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Doo Dah Parade!

ILION – Thousands lined the streets of Ilion Friday night for the annual Ilion Days Doo Dah Parade, which did not disappoint in music, interest and candy tossed…

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Ilion Days Ice Cream Social
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Ilion Days Ice Cream Social

ILION – What’s better on a warm July evening, than a bowl of ice cream? The Ilion Days committee served up just that, Thursday evening, handing out dozens…

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Going to the dogs – Ilion Days Dog Show
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Going to the dogs – Ilion Days Dog Show

DOG, n. A kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and surplus of the world’s worship. This Divine Being in some of his smaller…

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West River Street Fire
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West River Street Fire

Ilion Police Department and Ilion Fire Department responded to a residential structure at 116 West River Street in the Village of Ilion.  One Victim was located inside the…

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Ilion Days happening Now
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Ilion Days happening Now

Ilion Days are happening July 11th-19th.  It is the 29th year of Ilion Days and the title this year is “Incredible Ilion.”  a superhero theme will be visible…

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Memorial Blood Drive in Herkimer
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Memorial Blood Drive in Herkimer

On Thursday, June 9th 2015 VFW Post 4915 Mohwak Street Herkimer hosted an American Red Cross blood drive in memory of Julia Bunce.  Julia lost her battle with…

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3rd annual Journey Along the Erie Canal stops in Herkimer
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3rd annual Journey Along the Erie Canal stops in Herkimer

Tuesday afternoon, July 7th, Our Ability’s 3rd annual Journey Along the Erie Canal stopped at Herkimer ARC. The Journey Along the Erie Canal crosses New York along the…

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Fireworks and Safety over Independence Day Weekend
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Fireworks and Safety over Independence Day Weekend

Shooting off fireworks has been illegal in New York since 1940.  For years, many NYS residents turned into bootleggers and ran over the border to Pennsylvania to get…

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New Business Opens in Herkimer
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New Business Opens in Herkimer

Tee Time Mini Golf, 310 Mohawk Street in Herkimer had its grand opening June 27, 2015. The miniature golf course offers 18 holes of challenging obstacles for young…

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