Man arrested following accident
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Man arrested following accident

ILION – An Ilion man was arrested for drunk driving following an accident on West Street last week, police said. At about 6:10 p.m. on Dec. 3, officers arrested James H. Bernard, 67, charging him with driving while…

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MOVAC to host first “Stuff the Ambulance” toy drive
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MOVAC to host first “Stuff the Ambulance” toy drive

MOHAWK – Employees at MOVAC are doing their part to make sure no child wakes up without a new toy this Christmas. For two nights, on Dec. 7 and Dec. 11, all are invited to bring a new,…

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Crazy Williez Brewery opens outside Ilion
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Crazy Williez Brewery opens outside Ilion

LITCHFIELD – Enjoying a unique craft brew in an unassuming setting is closer than one might think. After a short, five minute drive south of Ilion, beer enthusiasts will discover Crazy Williez – A new microbrewery on Silver…

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The end of an era as Ilion’s Jim Parker moves on
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The end of an era as Ilion’s Jim Parker moves on

ILION – A centuries-long era is coming to end in the village as Jim Parker, owner/operator of Parker’s Cider Mill and Clapsaddle Farm, passes the baton to new owners and moves out of state. Parker’s family has owned…

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Meth lab discovered in Frankfort
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Meth lab discovered in Frankfort

FRANKFORT – Officials have confirmed the discovery of a meth lab in a South Frankfort Street home Nov. 29, which was then dismantled without incident. Frankfort village police learned of the possible existence of a meth lab within…

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Car v. pedestrian resulted in no serious injuries
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Car v. pedestrian resulted in no serious injuries

HERKIMER – Despite a large police and fire department response, no one reported injuries from a car/pedestrian accident in Herkimer Friday afternoon, fire officials said. At about 1:30 p.m., a car turning left onto East State Street from…

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Arc Herkimer’s Crosley receives national award
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Arc Herkimer’s Crosley receives national award

HERKIMER – Arc Herkimer received another feather for its cap earlier this month as President and CEO Kevin Crosely received a national award for his work and achievements. At a Nov. 2 convention in San Diego, Calif., Crosley…

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From grieving widow to marathon runner
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From grieving widow to marathon runner

HOUSTON, Texas – When Mimi Ferritti decided to pick up running in February, she never dreamed that eight short months later she’d be running a marathon in Washington D.C. And yet on Oct. 22, that is exactly what…

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Herkimer County craft fair delights crowds
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Herkimer County craft fair delights crowds

HERKIMER – Visitors were treated to dozens of new vendors and old, baring a vast array of samples and goods this weekend at the 41st annual Herkimer County Arts and Craft Fair, held at the Herkimer College campus…

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Veteran Plaques Restored
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Veteran Plaques Restored

On Friday November 3rd a small group of volunteers gathered at the Ilion municipal building refurbish the veterans name plaques.  Many of the names had fallen off the plaques in recent years.  The name plates have been sitting…

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