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5 hrs ago | WKTV

Gov. Cuomo declares flood state of emergency

Heavy rains and melting snow led Gov. Cuomo's office to issue a Flood State of Emergency in several counties including Herkimer County.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Natural Disasters, Flood, SouthPeak Games, State of Emergency, Video Games, Weather, Poland, NY

9 hrs ago | WKTV

Poland man accused of abusing teen with disabilities

A Poland man faces charges that he allegedly abused a teen with developmental disabilities, the New York State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs said.

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Related Topix: Poland, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lite 98.7

Flood Warnings And Watches For The Mohawk Valley

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Mohawk River at Utica from tomorrow morning until Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Utica, NY

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Post-Standard

Will bigger storms, heavier floods hit Upstate? Oneida mayor to speak on severe weather panel

"This wave of anxiety came over me," said Smith, mayor of Oneida, where about 230 homes and businesses flooded last June .

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Related Topix: Weather, Oneida, NY, SUNY Albany, Niagara County, NY

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

College roundup: SUNY Broome earns split of softball doubleheader

In the first contest, Jenna Flannery went 3-for-4 with a double and Georgie Miller drove in one for the Hornets in defeat.

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WKTV

Local governments to get more funds to fix roads

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that the state will provide a one-time allocation of $40 million to help local governments make necessary highway repairs in the wake of this year's harsh winter.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WKTV

Herkimer County Legislature votes to close Country Manor

The next step is drafting a closure plan, which will include the relocation of the 19 residents at the adult care facility.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WKTV

Herkimer County residents questioning cancer cluster

An unusually high number of cancer cases in Herkimer County is prompting residents to ask what's making them sick.

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Related Topix: Middleville, NY, Newport, NY

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Rabid cat bites man in Northern Oneida County

The man saw the animal staggering in the driveway of his home in Northern Oneida County with a cut on its side.

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Related Topix: Oneida County, NY, Ferrets, Pets

WKTV

Herkimer County woman pleads guilty in dog neglect case

Barbara Smith, who was accused of neglecting 12 dogs in Herkimer County, has pleaded guilty to two counts of misdemeanor torture/injuring/not feeding an animal, Herkimer County District Attorney Jeff Carpenter said.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Herkimer softball splits with MVCC

Johnstown graduate Alyssa LaLonde was the hard-luck loser as Herkimer County Community College lost the first game of a doubleheader Thursday at Mohawk Valley Community College, 2-1, in 10 innings.

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Related Topix: Herkimer, NY

WKTV

Local man wants to make dog park in Little Falls a reality

A plot of land on Shellsbush Road in Little Falls could be the future home of Herkimer County's first dog park by fall, if all goes as planned.

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Related Topix: Little Falls, NY

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Post-Standard

Herkimer County tax preparer admits filing false returns for 14 clients, resulting in $140,000 in unpaid taxes

A Herkimer County tax preparer has admitted cheating the government out of $140,000 by creating 40 false tax returns for his clients over four years.

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Related Topix: Little Falls, NY

Gloversville Leader-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Plattsburgh, NY, Herkimer, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Mon Mar 31, 2014

WKTV

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.

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Related Topix: Herkimer, NY

Sun Mar 30, 2014

13WHAM

NY restores Adirondack pond to support trout

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW & SPOTS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE...THROUGH 6 AM EDT MONDAY.

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Related Topix: Weather, Lowville, NY

Fri Mar 28, 2014

WKTV

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.

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Related Topix: Herkimer, NY

WKTV

Rome man pleads guilty to manslaughter in daughter's death

Joshua Castello, 33, of Rome, admitted in court Friday he shook his 2-week-old daughter Lorelai in the family's home at the Heritage Acres Mobile Home Park in Schuyler in 2003.

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Related Topix: Rome, NY

WKTV

Rabid fox confirmed in the area of Newport

According to officials, the fox attacked a man at his home. The fox was later sent to Wadsworth Laboratory and confirmed to be infected with the rabies virus.

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Related Topix: Newport, NY

Thu Mar 27, 2014

WKTV

Law enforcement honored for work on stopping DWI

In Herkimer County, an awards recognition breakfast honored those police officers who work hard to stop drinking and driving in the community.

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