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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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, so many field trips, if any at all. Thanks to…

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Ride for Missing Children stops in Ilion
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Ride for Missing Children stops in Ilion

ILION – Hundreds of cyclists took part in the 2019 Ride for Missing Children Friday, bicycling an 80-mile route from Oneida to Ilion and back to New Hartford. As it’s most easterly point on the ride route, the…

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Ilion Community Garden breaks ground
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Ilion Community Garden breaks ground

ILION – The Ilion Community Garden is finally officially a garden after members spent Saturday afternoon planting four apple trees and 10 blueberry bushes. After a small ground breaking ceremony and ribbon cutting, about a dozen volunteers made…

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Ilion Community Garden officially a non-profit
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Ilion Community Garden officially a non-profit

ILION – Having now attained 501C3 status, Ilion Community Garden is going strong and on the hunt for supporters. “The more people that are involved, the easier it will be for all,” said Amanda Norton, founder of Ilion…

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The pros of probiotics
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The pros of probiotics

Probiotics have been increasingly hailed as a cure-all for the digestive tract, and even for some nondigestive ailments. But are they really the wonder supplement many think they are? Probiotics are live, active microorganisms found in the digestive…

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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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