Local High School Students Honored As Part Of 'Our Community Salutes' ...
About seventy-five students and their families were honored at the General Herkimer Home as part of "Our Community Salutes: The First Annual Central New York High School Graduate Military Enlistment Recognition Ceremony" at the Herkimer Home State Historic Site on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Sat May 18, 2013
Military new-comers celebrated at Herkimer Home
Students from a four-county area who are entering the Armed Forces were honored on Saturday in the inaugural event is called "Our Community Salutes of Central New York." The organization recognizes and supports young men and women choosing military as a career path.
Herkimer senior wins Congressional Art Competition
Congressman Richard Hanna stopped by Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute on Saturday and will be taking some artwork with him back to Washington.
Fri May 17, 2013
Decades of litigation now over after Oneida Nation deal
With the stroke of a pen, Oneida and Madison County leaders, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Oneida Nation leader Ray Halbritter ended five decades of litigation, signing an historic agreement, essentially putting an end to the land claim.
Thu May 16, 2013
Valley Health Services receives national recognition
A local nursing home has earned national recognition as one of the best in the nation.
Herkimer County Small Business Week Specials
During Small Business Week, be one of the first 20 to stop by the Chamber office and pick up information on the Herkimer County HealthNet's "The ABC's of Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work, and Play" and receive a free water bottle.
Wed May 15, 2013
DEC Looking For Public Imput Regarding State Land In Oneida County
Nearly 2,200 acres of state land and forest in Oneida County are being targeted for a new Department of Environmental Conservation Unit Management Plan but they need public input first.
Drivers To See Road Closure In Herkimer
Drivers traveling through Herkimer on Wednesday may have to make a couple changes to their commute, as part of Mohawk Street will be closed for the day.
Mon May 13, 2013
Local library vote to change governance and funding
Books, DVD's, E-Books and audio books are four items you would always expect to find at a public library.
Fri May 10, 2013
Herkimer County Humane Society turns 100
The Herkimer County Humane Society celebrated 100 years of service to animals and the community Friday night during its Centennial Gala.
Diaper drive brings in thousands of diapers for local families
The United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area is distributing more than 7,000 diapers and supplies to nine service programs in Herkimer and Oneida Counties as part of Friday's Day of Caring.
Wed May 08, 2013
Search is now on for new home for "Feed Our Vets"
The not-for-profit Feed Our Vets organization has withdrawn its purchase offer on the National Distance Running Hall of Fame building in the Baggs Square West area of downtown Utica.
Tue May 07, 2013
No jail time: Four accused of stealing information from Fiberdyne accept plea deals
The four men accused of stealing information from Fiberdyne Laboratory in the Town of Frankfort, to use for a different fiber optic testing company called Transworld Fiber optic in Herkimer, agreed to plea deals Tuesday that include no jail time.
Mon May 06, 2013
Man charged for illegally selling prescription medications
A Herkimer man has been charged after police say he was illegally selling prescription medications.
Art students get exposure to a new medium: glass
High School art students in Herkimer are learning a rare art- the art of glass fusing.
Fri May 03, 2013
Tale of Two Terrors
What happened in Boston, Massachusetts two weeks ago was, in a way, a real reminder of how terror can strike and how quickly daily life can change.
Thu May 02, 2013
Empire State News
Human remains found in Little Falls
State Police in Herkimer and the Little Falls Police Department are investigating a case involving human remains that were found behind a residence located at 59 Flynt Avenue in the City of Little Falls.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Raising money to build memorial to victims in Herkimer County shootings
There is an effort underway in the Mohawk Valley to honor the victims in last month's shooting spree in Herkimer County.
Headshop chain owner in custody of Marshals after violation of release
The owner of the Tebbs Headshop chain throughout Central New York was originally free until his Monday sentencing, but federal court officials say a violation has changed that.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Bill Worden awarded Syracuse Press Club's Career Achievement Award
Legendary anchor Bill Worden will receive a Career Achievement Award, the Syracuse Press Club has announced.