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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Peace in the Park
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Peace in the Park

ILION – The spirit of community and fun reigned in Russell Park Saturday, during Peace in the Park, a fundraising event for the Domestic Violence Program of Herkimer County. The first-time event included live music, art activities, crafts,…

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Vets United – Connecting our Veterans
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Vets United – Connecting our Veterans

Vets United held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at the Herkimer VFW Post 4915.  Vets United is a monthly meeting and social gathering for any foreign war veterans.  Vets United is open to any veteran;…

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Herkimer Girl Scouts Pinewood Derby
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Herkimer Girl Scouts Pinewood Derby

On Friday, April 10, 2015 Herkimer Girl Scout Unit 62 and Troop 20495 from Mohawk held their annual pinewood derby at Herkimer Elementary School The pinewood derby raced on a track provided by Cub Scout pack 114 from…

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Ilion Budget Hearing
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Ilion Budget Hearing

Caption Above: “The Ilion village board presented a somewhat controversial budget in a public hearing Wednesdayevening. From left are Trustee Fred Hartmann, Trustee Bridget McKinley, Mayor Terry Leonard, Deputy Mayor Joanne Moore.” ILION – A full house packed…

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Ilion’s Budget
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Ilion’s Budget

ILION – Tonight’s budget hearing in the village of Ilion is sure to be a lively one as the board has proposed a number of much-opposed cuts throughout the village. Mayor Terry Leonard and the board put forth…

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Formula Theft
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Formula Theft

ILION – Have you noticed the prevalence of baby formula theft cases making the news? It is a problem police and retailers have been battling for years locally and nationally. Most recently, a trio hit Babies R Us…

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Benjamin Longale Benefit
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Benjamin Longale Benefit

ILION – He’s known as “The Little Benjamin that Could.” And hundreds showed their support for him at a benefit Saturday. Benjamin Longale, who is only 3-years-old, was born with a rare liver disease known as biliary atresia…

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Pancake Breakfast
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Pancake Breakfast

FRANKFORT – Palm Sunday worshipers at Our Lady Queen of Apostles Church in Frankfort had to resist temptation during services, Sunday, as the aroma of maple syrup and fried goodness wafted through the hall. Frankfort Kiwanis held its…

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Prom Dress Giveaway
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Prom Dress Giveaway

Frankfort – With prom season around the corner, one young woman is going out of her way to make sure every girl feels beautiful for her big night. Frankfort-native Melody Valasek is collecting prom dress donations at the…

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