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 fitness and performance goals through highly tailored classes and workout…

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CV junior makes second national TV appearance to win Musial Award
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CV junior makes second national TV appearance to win Musial Award

ILION – Central Valley Junior Marek Bush appeared on national television for the second time last week, as he accepted a 2019 Musial Award for outstanding sportsmanship. The 2018 State Champion wrestler received the honor from the St.…

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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. “We’re humbled by the honor, but we do think Stewart’s…

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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 efforts. The buckets will be filled with water, snacks, wipes,…

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Boil water lifted in Ilion
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Boil water lifted in Ilion

ILION – More than a week after it went into affect, the boil water advisory for the village of Ilion has been lifted as of Sunday morning, said Ilion Mayor Brian Lamica. The boil water advisory went into…

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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 stay sober need support and assistance to succeed. “We heard…

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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 roaming the village playing Pokemon Go, an augmented reality app…

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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 attended, to learn about the workings of the fire department…

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Ilion man wanted on rape charges flees police
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Ilion man wanted on rape charges flees police

ILION – An Ilion man is in custody after fleeing police and causing a head-on collision on West Clark Street Tuesday evening, Ilion police said. Ilion police, who had a felony arrest warrant for Eric L. Henderson, 34,…

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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 as he coaxed eight of his 24 dairy cows into…

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