Take me out to the ball park; Opening Day
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Take me out to the ball park; Opening Day

[UPDATED] [UPDATED2] Across the Valley, parents and kids are taking part in an american tradition; opening day of little league and softball.  With parades and fanfare the youth athletes celebrate the start of baseball season. In Herkimer they…

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Community Radio Returns to Little Falls
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Community Radio Returns to Little Falls

by Branden Jaquays Tom Laurenson moved to Little Falls in 2001, just about a year after the city’s longtime AM radio station WLFH went silent. “I’ve always wanted to get local radio going,” says Laurenson, one sunny Sunday…

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Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon
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Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

Francesca’s Banquet Facility, in Ilion, was home to the 47th annual Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, Thursday. Alicia Dicks, President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, was one of the many guests…

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Ilion police search for larceny suspect
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Ilion police search for larceny suspect

ILION – Ilion Police are looking for help in tracking down a person who may have been involved in a larceny at Kinney Drugs in Ilion Wednesday. Police say someone allegedly took seven boxes of teeth-whitening strips from…

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Carnival Day at Ilion Kinney Drugs
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Carnival Day at Ilion Kinney Drugs

The Ilion Kinney Drugs will be hosting a Carnival Day this Sunday, May 3, noon to 4 p.m. in an effort to raise funds for The Children’s Miracle Network. The Carnival Day will include face painting, a craft,…

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Broken gas line at Herkimer County garage
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Broken gas line at Herkimer County garage

HERKIMER – The Herkimer Fire Department and National Grid responded to a gas line break at the Herkimer County garage on Third Avenue in Herkimer, Tuesday afternoon, following a digging project gone wrong, said fire department Deputy Chief…

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St. Anthony Crusaders Annual Wine Tasting
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St. Anthony Crusaders Annual Wine Tasting

On Sunday, April 26 the St. Anthony Crusaders held their Annual Wine Tasting.  The group hosted 8 local wine makers.  The local vintners donated all the wine they served.  The Crusaders also had raffles, 50/50 raffle, door prizes,…

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PTA Hosts Spring Carnival at Herkimer Elementary School
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PTA Hosts Spring Carnival at Herkimer Elementary School

The Herkimer Elementary School was filled with parents and students Saturday, April 25 as the Herkimer PTA hosted their annual Spring Carnival. The carnival featured games and prizes as well as food, drink, popcorn, ice-cream (make your own…

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Three arrested on assault and drug charges in Herkimer
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Three arrested on assault and drug charges in Herkimer

HERKIMER – Herkimer police arrested three people, last night, following a fight in which a man allegedly struck a 10-year-old girl, police said. Officers were called to the scene of a fight, during which a 10-year-old girl was…

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Ilion man arrested for selling oxycodone
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Ilion man arrested for selling oxycodone

Utica police arrested an Ilion man in connection with selling prescription pain killers, police said Thursday. Jason Dager, 39, of Elizabethtown Road, was charged with felony and misdemeanor counts of possessing a controlled substance and felony sale of…

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