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  1. Herkimer police, DEA searching for wanted suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | WKTV

    The wanted suspect is Chad Wellington, 33, who is described as a white male, approximately 160 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. There is an active arrest warrant out for him.

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  2. Some wait in line 14 hours for Holly Days Toy Drive final giveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | WKTV

    Hundreds of local families are getting a little boost this holiday season thanks to the 'Holly Days Toy Drive', but they're getting that help for the final time. The drive's founder, Ron Sterling of Ilion, passed away unexpectedly earlier this year, and his wife and children say the annual tradition started with Ron and is ending with Ron.

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  3. Santa, Sheriff's Office help Stuff the BusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | WKTV

    The man in the red suit showed up Thursday morning to help Stuff the Bus at the New Hartford Shopping Center, bringing an added touch of holiday cheer. Santa Claus himself arrived in a sheriff patrol car, and he dropped off toys and spoke to children via the radio airwaves.

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  4. Hundreds of winter clothing items collected for children in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | WKTV

    After Monday's weather caused cancellations throughout the area, the central New York community is helping to prepare children in need for the winter weather to come this week. The United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area partnered with Herb Philipson's and MVP Health Care to "Spread the Warmth" with a winter clothing drive.

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  5. Holiday recycling do's and don'tsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | WKTV

    There's more than just gifts piling up this holiday season, and there's still confusion over what to do with it. According to the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority, Americans toss out 25 percent more waste than normal during the holiday season.

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  6. Local family impacted by teen suicide hopes to share message of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | WKTV

    An Ilion family is working to end the silence that often surrounds suicide, after their teenage son died by suicide last week. "He was a big hearted kid," said Chad McManus, Jared's dad.

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  7. Mohawk Valley awarded $89.1 million at REDC AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | WKTV

    The Mohawk Valley was awarded $89.1 million of the $700 million that was given to the 10 economic regions throughout the state. The Mohawk Valley sector includes Oneida, Herkimer, Otsego, Montgomery, Fulton and Scoharie counties.

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  8. Holly Days organizers looking for someone to take overRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | WKTV

    Herkimer, N.Y. Hitting the stores to find the deals, that's what Debbie Sterling and her two daughters Kelly and Kim did Monday morning in Herkimer, but they've been doing it all year long. They have taken on the organizing of a massive toy drive after Debbie's husband and Kelly and Kim's dad, Ron Sterling, passed away unexpectedly in February at the age of 67. Sterling has been involved in the Holly Days Toy Drive for the past 28 years and his wife says this year is definitely going to be the most difficult holiday season of her life, and for many of those involved in the toy drive as well, "He meant everything.

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  9. Utica Zoo surpasses fundraising goal for Primate BuildingRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | WKTV

    The Utica Zoo has reached its goal! Executive Director Andria Heath joined Don Shipman for NewsTalk on Wednesday to announce that the campaign to improve the primate building has brought in $364,787.52, surpassing the goal of $350,000 for phase one. The campaign was appropriately named "We Don't Like It Either".

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  10. NewsTalk: Operation Candy CaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | WKTV

    DEERFIELD, N.Y. Ron Schoonmaker met with NewsTalk to discuss Operation Candy Cane, a program to provide gifts for soldiers and their families. The program provides gifts for men or women which should be wrapped and labeled "man" or "woman" and gifts for children, which are left unwrapped.

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  11. Herkimer liquor store goes up in flamesRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2016 | WKTV

    The call came in around 3:30 p.m. and first arriving crews reported heavy smoke and flames visible. No one was in the building at the time of the fire and no injuries have been reported.

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  12. Tips for Thanksgiving recycling: Grease, baking trays and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | WKTV

    Cooking oils, fat and grease can be dropped off at the recycling center on Leland Avenue in Utica, and it will be recycled into animal feed. Be sure to put it in an unbreakable, leak-proof container.

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  13. Genesis Group gives checks to 3 local organizations for Thanksgiving mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | WKTV

    With the holiday season here, now is the time to give back to those who may need a little extra help this time of year. On Friday morning the Genesis Group presented checks to three local organizations to help them prepare food baskets and meals for Thanksgiving Day.

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  14. Proposed 2017 Herkimer Co. BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | WKTV

    Patrick Russell, chairman of the Herkimer County Legislature Ways and Means Committee, presented the budget proposal at Thursday morning's meeting.

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  15. Incumbent Jeffrey Carpenter wins Herkimer Co. DA raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | WKTV

    Herkimer County District Attorney Jeffrey Carpenter will hold onto his seat for another term, according to unofficial election results on Tuesday night.

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  16. Local tow company owner urges drivers to look out for road crewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | WKTV

    It's been ten days since 58 year old Thruway worker Ronald Deming of Little Falls was run over and killed on the Thruway, and now the owner of the towing company that was on scene removing a vehicle that had been in an accident when Deming was struck, is speaking out. Roger Skinner, who owns Skinner Sales in East Herkimer, has a contract with the Thruway Authority to remove vehicles on the Thruway for a 20 mile stretch in Herkimer County.

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  17. First renovations made to historic church in ManheimRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2016 | WKTV

    Snells Bush Church, originally St. Paul's Dutch Reformed Church, is truly a piece of American history, and thanks to the generosity of many, it will remain just that, right atop Snells Bush Hill on Dockey Rd., not far from Little Falls. This summer, a piece of flooring in the church was pulled up to check out the condition of the foundation, and the condition wasn't good.

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  18. Herkimer Co. DA race: Jeffrey CarpenterRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | WKTV

    DEERFIELD, N.Y. Herkimer County District Attorney Jeffrey Carpenter met with NewsTalk to discuss some big issues in the Herkimer County district attorney race this election season. Incumbent Carpenter, a Republican, is running against challenger Michael Daley.

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  19. Herkimer Co. DA race: Michael DaleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | WKTV

    DEERFIELD, N.Y. Michael Daley, a candidate in the Herkimer County district attorney race, met with NewsTalk to discuss some big issues in the race this election season. Daley is running on the Republican, Conservative and Reform Party lines. 16 comments

  20. State Police still investigating nearly 50-year-old Herkimer Co. homicide caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | WKTV

    New York State Police continue to investigate a nearly 50-year-old homicide case out of Herkimer County, according to State Police. On Aug. 8, 1968, Hart was home alone at her home on State Route 29 between Dolgeville and Salisbury Center.

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