STIs increasing at alarming rate
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STIs increasing at alarming rate

It is a day Justin* will never forget – The day he learned he had Chlamydia. “The doctor told me and for a second I thought he must be joking, like in a second he was going to…

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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 for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone 6-months of…

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2018 Mott Marathon runs “Miles for Marcus”
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2018 Mott Marathon runs “Miles for Marcus”

HERKIMER – Fifty-five Central Valley seniors joined the ranks of Mott Marathon runners Thursday, during the 13th annual fund-raising event. Every June, Central Valley seniors, faculty and staff, alumni and Utica Road Runners round the track 105 times…

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Frankfort students earn Picnic with a Police Officer
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Frankfort students earn Picnic with a Police Officer

FRANKFORT – Every Friday, police tape cordons off one corner of the Reese Road Elementary School cafeteria, not to mark where something bad has happened, but to signify something great. Every Friday, in that corner of the lunch…

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Volunteers clean up marina
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Volunteers clean up marina

ILION – Students, scouts and community members took advantage of milder temperatures and sunny skies Saturday, to do some spring cleaning at the Ilion Marina as part of the NYS Canal Corporation’s annual Clean Sweep initiative. “The Canal…

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Train show at Masonic Temple
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Train show at Masonic Temple

ILION – The Ilion Masonic Temple masons are hosting their 11th annual FunTrak Train Show this weekend. Train sets from N scale, HO scale and beyond will be on display upstairs and down at the temple until 4…

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World class music in Little Falls Friday
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World class music in Little Falls Friday

LITTLE FALLS – Those looking for a world-class music experience can find what they want in Little Falls Friday night, with the Frank Vignola Trio at The Shop. The trio, featuring Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo on guitar…

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Ilion community garden seeking interested parties
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Ilion community garden seeking interested parties

ILION – Thanks to a group of Ilion residents, rallied by Amanda Norton, the village may soon boast a community garden. Living within village limits, not everyone who wants a vegetable garden has the room for their own.…

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Benefit planned for Little Falls explosion victims
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Benefit planned for Little Falls explosion victims

MOHAWK – On February 14, a natural gas leak caused a house to explode in Little Falls, destroying three houses, blowing out windows hundreds of feet away and rocking the ground for blocks. Four people suffered injuries from…

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Kinney’s to host Spring Fling fundraiser
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Kinney’s to host Spring Fling fundraiser

ILION – Kinney Drugs in Ilion will be hosting its fourth annual Spring Fling, a children’s event benefiting The Children’s Miracle Network, Sunday, March 25. The event kicks off a two-month campaign of fundraising for the store. “The…

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