Local leaders push for more government flood aid
Leaders from some of the state's most flood-ravaged communities shared the head table with the governor as they and their neighboring leaders presented their flood recovery plans to the governor, in hopes that the state aid to fund them would soon follow.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Herkimer Police Arrest Larceny Suspect
A New York Mills man has been arrested in the Village of Herkimer after police responded to a larceny complaint.
Dig planned at site of NY Revolutionary War fort
An archaeological dig is planned for later this spring at the Mohawk Valley site of a Revolutionary War fort that played a role in one of the conflict's bloodiest battles.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Handgun safety course in Town of Webb changes location
The location of the handgun safety course set for Saturday in the Town of Webb has changed, the Herkimer County Sheriff's Office said.
Oneida Herkimer Solid Waste Authority Re-brands as 'The Authority.'
There are 1176 public authorities in New York State according to the State Comptroller , but only one is now 'The Authority.'
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NY community college soccer player collapses, dies
Officials at Herkimer County Community College say 22-year-old Peter McAvoy of Dundee, Scotland collapsed around 6 p.m. Saturday at his apartment on the campus of the Mohawk Valley school.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Local college soccer star dies
Peter McAvoy, of Dundee, Scotland, senior captain of the Herkimer College men's soccer team, passed away after being found unresponsive in his Reservoir Run apartment.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Area Cyber Security students take part in first ever Mohawk Valley Hackathon
Some Cyber Security students from the host school along with those from Utica College, Mohawk Valley Community College and Herkimer College took part in a friendly competition to promote learning.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
'Accidental' Siberian Mummies Part of Mysterious Ancient Arctic Civilization
The mummies were discovered at Zeleniy Yar in Siberia, in 34 shallow graves, and 11 of the bodies found in the medieval burial place had either smashed skeletons or missing and shattered skulls.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Flooding in northern NY closes some roads, bridges
A state of emergency has been declared in a northern New York county after rising floodwaters caused by melting snow and rain closed several roads and bridges.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Herkimer High School facing further teacher cuts
Herkimer high school is looking at even more teacher cuts, as the district continues to try and close a $250,000 budget gap.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Conference addresses benefits of employing autistic
Finding a job can be difficult for anyone, but for those who have autism or any type of disability, the task can be overwhelming.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Thu Apr 03, 2014
CRG head says he's leaving
Fulton County Center for Regional Growth President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Reese says he will leave his position by September.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Herkimer BOCES students to learn to drive commercial dump truck
Students at Herkimer BOCES will now have the opportunity to learn how to operate and drive a commercial dump truck, thanks to a donation by the Herkimer County Highway department.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Facing legislature vote, Country Manor likely to close for good
The future of Country Manor has been a heated debate between Herkimer County and the union representing employees at the facility for nearly 15 years.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Friends go #Heatherstrong for fundraiser in memory of Heather Ely
Heather Ely's friends say she loved a good party, and they plan to throw a big one in July to raise money for a scholarship in her memory.
Two Herkimer County men charged in stabbing
Two Herkimer County men were charged after they allegedly stabbed each other during a fight on North Main Street in Herkimer on Wednesday, Herkimer police said.