Four-car accident in Ilion
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Four-car accident in Ilion

ILION – Four vehicles were involved in a chain-reaction accident at the intersection of Central Avenue and East Clark Street in Ilion shortly after 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 21, and one driver was arrested, said Ilion Police Captain…

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Gems Along the Mohawk rocks the canal
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Gems Along the Mohawk rocks the canal

Written by Daniel Baldwin, contributor to ValleySide Photos by Daniel Baldwin & Jessica Arsenault Rivenburg HERKIMER – Gems Along the Mohawk kicked off its summer schedule by hosting its third-annual Rock the Canal celebration Saturday. People gathered at…

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Structural collapse in Ilion
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Structural collapse in Ilion

ILION – A section of sidewalk on Central Avenue in Ilion remains blocked off following the collapse of a section of facade on the Mohawk Valley Refinishing and Upholstery Co., fire officials said. The brick facade began crumbling…

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Rock the Canal
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Rock the Canal

HERKIMER – Looking for something to do Saturday? This weekend marks the third annual Rock the Canal Celebration at Gems Along the Mohawk in Herkimer. And as such, offers a bevy of events and activities. “We really wanted…

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Young at Heart
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Young at Heart

HERKIMER – Age is just a number. It’s being young at heart that counts. One local group of seniors do their best to prove those sentiments true. The Frankfort Young at Heart Seniors’ Club met for its annual…

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Man dies following London Towers Fire
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Man dies following London Towers Fire

ILION – The man taken away by ambulance following a fire at London Towers, June 6, has died from his injuries, said Ilion Deputy Fire Chief David Paddock. Richard Grainger suffered smoke inhalation following the fire that originated…

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Herkimer County joins Project Lifesaver
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Herkimer County joins Project Lifesaver

HERKIMER – Every day, Shari Murphy, the mother of a child with autism, thinks about the possibility her 8-year-old daughter may get distracted or enticed and wander away from where she is supposed to be. “Her safety, and…

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Glory Days Demolition Begins
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Glory Days Demolition Begins

Tuesday morning a crew from Ritter & Paratore Contracting, Inc from Utica started demolition work at 248 North Main; the Glory Days building. The demolition will cost the Village $44,500 to simply tear the building down. Estimates for…

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Rededication of Herkimer High School WWII Honor Roll
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Rededication of Herkimer High School WWII Honor Roll

On Monday, June 15, 2015 students and the community came together at Herkimer High School to rededicate the Herkimer High School WWII Honor Roll plaques.  The plaques honor former Herkimer High School students who served this great nation…

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Glory Days Crumbles
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Glory Days Crumbles

Just two days after strong storms rolled through the Valley the beleaguered Glory Days building,  248 North Main Street in Herkimer suffered more structural damage.  The rear of the building crumbled even more into the adjoining alleyway. Village…

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