Historic Herkimer building given new life
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Historic Herkimer building given new life

By DAVID PODOS HERKIMER – Longtime Herkimer resident and self-proclaimed history buff Joe Chilelli is breathing new life into the historic Munger Building on North Main Street in Herkimer. Many who lived in the area during the 1950s…

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Ilion Days to go ahead this year
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Ilion Days to go ahead this year

By JESSICA ARSENAULT RIVENBURG   ILION – “Great news! We will have Ilion Days! Garage sale, fireworks, craft fair, Family Fun Day, dog show, car show, Chicken BBQ – It. Is. On,” reads the Ilion Days Facebook page.…

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Roll-over accident near Herkimer McDonald’s
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Roll-over accident near Herkimer McDonald’s

By JESSICA ARSENAULT RIVENBURG HERKIMER – An accident occurred near McDonald’s and Wal-Mart in Herkimer Saturday afternoon, resulting in one vehicle coming to rest on its side. Despite appearances, no one was injured in the accident, said Herkimer…

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Ilion High School yearbooks now available online
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Ilion High School yearbooks now available online

By JESSICA ARSENAULT RIVENBURG ILION – After years of scanning, grant-writing and waiting, every known Ilion High School yearbook is now available online, thanks to the Ilion Library and Library Historian Mike Disotelle. The yearbooks begin with 1909…

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Award winning photos on display at Little Falls Library
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Award winning photos on display at Little Falls Library

By DAVID L. PODOS LITTLE FALLS – “An Erie Canal Odyssey,” a photographic display by local resident Frank Forte, is now showing at the Little Falls library. In the exhibit, Forte, an award-winning photographer, shares ten vivid, multi-image…

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Ilion and Little Falls to share fire chief
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Ilion and Little Falls to share fire chief

ILION – The village of Ilion and the city of Little Falls are dipping their toes into shared services by sharing the two municipalities’ fire chief and village treasurer, said Ilion Mayor Brian Lamica. During the Little Falls…

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Complaint, investigation lead to changes at IFD
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Complaint, investigation lead to changes at IFD

ILION – A complaint filed by a now-former employee of the Ilion Fire Department has lead village officials to initiate a review and investigation into the department, according to a press release from Ilion Mayor Brian Lamica. “The…

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Arc Herkimer holding vintage lighting sale
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Arc Herkimer holding vintage lighting sale

HERKIMER – Hundreds of antique and vintage lamps, light fixtures, lamp shades and more are currently for sale at the Arc Herkimer Business Park on East German Street in Herkimer. Thanks to a generous donation from a Central…

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Students enjoy afternoon of team-building normalcy
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Students enjoy afternoon of team-building normalcy

MOHAWK – Sixth-grade students at Jarvis Middle School put aside their books and computer screens for the afternoon Thursday, to be kids and play in the snow – and learn a few life lessons along the way. At…

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The people have spoken. What now?
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The people have spoken. What now?

ILION – After two weeks of asking for respondents, the survey is closed and village officials have moved on to the next step of assessing the information received, said Ilion Mayor Brian Lamica. Beginning Jan. 22, Ilion’s village…

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