Man injured in motorcycle accident
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Man injured in motorcycle accident

HERKIMER – One man suffered injuries as the result of a motorcycle accident in Herkimer Saturday morning, said Lieutenant Rick Macri with the Herkimer Fire Department. A 48-year-old Richfield Springs man lost control of his motorcycle on an…

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Boil Water Advisory for Ilion
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Boil Water Advisory for Ilion

The Village of Ilion is currently experiencing a major water main break.  Crews are working to assess and repair the break at West Clark Street and Pleasant Street, near the village power substation.  The Village of Ilion has…

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Woman fled police, hit officer
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Woman fled police, hit officer

ILION – A Canajoharie woman fled from police and struck an officer with her car in the process, Saturday, before finally being apprehended, Ilion police said. The woman, 25-year-old Kacia Kuntzsch, was charged with reckless endangerment, driving while…

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Carnival entertains and raises money for CMN
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Carnival entertains and raises money for CMN

ILION – A children’s carnival entertained young visitors and raised money for The Children’s Miracle Network Sunday afternoon at the Ilion Kinney Drugs. Participants played games and won prizes, decorated cupcakes, made pasta necklaces and masquerade masks, met…

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East Herkimer Fire Department Craft Fair Fundraiser
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East Herkimer Fire Department Craft Fair Fundraiser

On Saturday, May 2, the East Herkimer Fire Department hosted a craft show.  Lois VanAllen, event coordinator said, “The craft fair is fun to do.  It’s a lot of work but it pays off when it all comes…

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Water main break in Ilion
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Water main break in Ilion

A water main break on Central Avenue in Ilion, kept DPW crews busy late into last night.     The break, near the intersection of Spruce Street, happened just before 2 p.m. It slowed traffic and kept crews working…

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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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