Ilion to hold personnel meeting tonight
Permalink

Ilion to hold personnel meeting tonight

ILION – The Ilion village board announced on the village website today that it will be holding a special meeting regarding personnel tonight, Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 5 p.m. The personnel matters being discussed will not include anything involving…

Continue Reading →

Herkimer park has gone to the dogs
Permalink

Herkimer park has gone to the dogs

HERKIMER – Area dog owners rejoice – the Valley’s first dog park opened to the public Saturday. “It was over a 10 year process, but it was a thing of love,” said Ed View, the mastermind behind the…

Continue Reading →

Tempers flare at village board meeting
Permalink

Tempers flare at village board meeting

ILION – Tempers flared at an Aug. 9 Ilion village board meeting leading to a few tense moments between board members and village residents. Earlier this year, the village board suspended Deputy Chief Mike Conover and Chief Tom…

Continue Reading →

First post-COVID Ilion Days goes off without a hitch
Permalink

First post-COVID Ilion Days goes off without a hitch

By JESSICA ARSENAULT RIVENBURG ILION – Sunday marked the conclusion of another successful Ilion Days and the first in a new post-COVID era. “We were unsure what exactly to expect when we started planning back in the spring,”…

Continue Reading →

Theater group anxiously awaits go-ahead from state
Permalink

Theater group anxiously awaits go-ahead from state

By DAVID L. PODOS ILION – Nestled behind the Remington Arms building on Remington Avenue, in what was once a horse stable, sits the Ilion Little Theater. It is one of the oldest continuous running community theaters in…

Continue Reading →

New executive director wants to let the world know about Herkimer County
Permalink

New executive director wants to let the world know about Herkimer County

By JESSICA ARSENAULT RIVENBURG HERKIMER – Herkimer County has a rich history involving Revolutionary War battles, the perfection and production of countless goods, the invention of basketball and the last woman hanged in New York. It has been…

Continue Reading →

Roger Skinner Memorial Dog Park in need of help
Permalink

Roger Skinner Memorial Dog Park in need of help

By JESSICA ARSENAULT RIVENBURG HERKIMER – Ed View and the Mohawk Valley Rotary Club are looking for help to continue work on the long awaited Roger Skinner Memorial Dog Park taking shape on Marginal Road in Herkimer. “What…

Continue Reading →

Frankfort woman turns 101
Permalink

Frankfort woman turns 101

By JESSICA ARSENAULT RIVENBURG ILION – When Rose Cacciatore came into the world, Woodrow Wilson was president, there were 48 states in the U.S. and gasoline cost 30 cents per gallon. World War I and the Spanish Influenza…

Continue Reading →

Ilion DPW worker injured in accident
Permalink

Ilion DPW worker injured in accident

By JESSICA ARSENAULT RIVENBURG ILION – An accident on West Main Street in Ilion sent two Ilion Department of Public Works employees to the hospital Thursday afternoon, police said.   Around 2:30 p.m., a DPW crew was patching…

Continue Reading →

Small fire disrupts traffic in Ilion
Permalink

Small fire disrupts traffic in Ilion

By JESSICA ARSENAULT RIVENBURG ILION – A small fire at 279 W. Main St. in Ilion briefly disrupted traffic on the main street Saturday afternoon, but crisis was averted for the homeowners. Ilion firefighters reported that embers jumped…

Continue Reading →