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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Central Valley celebrates Hall of Fame inductees
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Central Valley celebrates Hall of Fame inductees

ILION – In a celebration of community and the accomplishments of its members, friends, family and district members gathered to honor the 2018 inductees to the Central Valley Hall of Fame March 10. Saturday’s luncheon served as the…

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HCHS working to make all dogs adoptable
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HCHS working to make all dogs adoptable

MOHAWK – As a no-kill animal shelter, those at the Herkimer County Humane Society must do everything in their power to see every dog and cat adopted – a task that isn’t always easy with energetic, aggressive and…

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Lock down at Jarvis lifted
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Lock down at Jarvis lifted

MOHAWK – Officials lifted the lock down at Jarvis Middle School within two hours of being initiated. According to a statement from Central Valley district officials, the lockdown was initiated after the report of a specific threat against…

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