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  1. Site of a train derailment on Thursday, June 27, 2013, in Mohawk, N.Y.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Language buried in a massive Senate transportation funding bill would extend the deadline for railroad implementation of a crucial safety mechanism from the end of 2015 to the end of 2018. Rail safety experts say that if such a system had been in place, it would have prevented the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia earlier this year and the deadly Metro North crash at Spuyten Duyvil in the Bronx in December 2013.

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  2. New Hartford's marching band takes summer heat in strideRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WKTV

    ... their positions, steps and music for numerous competitions this fall. Participants in this year's Drums Along the Mohawk will also be practicing at New Hartford High School before the big show at Rome Free Academy, on Wednesday night. This year more ...

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  3. Community stages 'Drums Along the Mohawk' to mark Battle of OriskanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Post-Standard

    Beyond the hills of Mohawk, New York, is a winding dirt road leading into Gelston Castle Estate, a 330-acre concert and event venue overlooking the Mohawk Valley. Take a stroll down that road and you'll feel far from civilization, as wide-open fields stretch far off into the forest.

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  4. Advocates and samples say Mohawk is healthier riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Gazette

    By Bethany Bump Gazette Reporter It's a hot, sticky, summer day. You want to cool off, go for a swim. Do you pick a city pool? A public beach on the lake? A swimming hole out in the country? How about ... dare we suggest ... the Mohawk River?

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  5. New Hartford teen to receive award for drumming talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WKTV

    A New Hartford teenager will be recognized for his musical talents and dedication to drum corps, during the Drum Corps International 2015 Summer Tour stop at Drums Along the Mohawk. London Rowland, 18, said he was ecstatic when he found out he received one of the Music for Kids Tour Awards.

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  6. Participant in 37th annual Drums Along the Mohawk visits RFA for rehearsalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | WKTV

    The 37th annual Drums Along the Mohawk show is right around the corner. This years event takes place on July 29th.

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  7. Adirondack Museum kicking off Monday Evening Lecture SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    This season at the Adirondack Museum, the “Monday Evening Lecture Series” presents a variety of engaging Adirondack topics, including contemporary photographers of the Adirondack region, the creation of Mohawk baskets and the individuals who carry on the tradition, perennial gardening in a mountainous environment, and more. Monday Evening Lectures begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Museum Auditorium, each Monday from July 6 through Aug. 24. Admission is free for museum members, children, and students with an I.D.; and is $5 for non-members.

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  8. Towns may take propertiesRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The Budget and Finance Committee recently voted to move forward two resolutions calling for the county to award a tax-foreclosure property to Mohawk, and one to Minden. The first property is located at 148 Canal St., next to the Fort Plain municipal building.

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  9. 3 men arrested after 1 jumps off I-87 span into Mohawk RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | 13WHAM

    New York State Police say three out-of-state men have been charged one of them jumped from an interstate highway bridge spanning the Mohawk River. Troopers say they received a report Sunday afternoon of a man about to jump off the Kosciuszko Bridge, which carries Interstate 87 over the Mohawk 10 miles north of Albany.

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  10. Glenville hotel planned on Mohawk waterfront near casino siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    A local restaurateur is proposing a $15 million hotel on the banks of the Mohawk River near the future site of a casino and marina project in neighboring Schenectady. Pat Popolizio, owner of The Waters Edge Lighthouse Restaurant & Inn , said he is partnering with Queensbury-based Oakfield Hospitality on a five-story, 100-room Homewood Suites by Hilton at what is now a parking lot at his Freemans Bridge Road property.

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  11. Vacant building where cops killed gunman in being demolishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | 13WHAM

    Crews have begun demolishing a vacant Mohawk Valley building where police killed a man after he had fatally shot four people. Demolition of the former General Herkimer Hotel and Glory Days bar in the village of Herkimer began Tuesday, two days after a structural engineer concluded the building was unsafe.

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  12. Local 'Rosie the Riveter' set to embark on the trip of a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | WKTV

    91 year old Marilyn Jean Miller White, a longtime resident of Mohawk who now lives in Ilion, goes by her middle name 'Jean', but many may want to call her Rosie. Jean was an original 'Rosie the Riveter', the term given to women during World War II ...

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  13. Central New York Chicken InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Lite 98.7

    ... there something in the air? Are they here to protest our love for Riggies?! Whatever the reason, they're calling the Mohawk Valley their new home. Seriously though, the ever expanding chicken population is actually do to the fact that that we ...

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  14. Everything There is to Know About the Central Valley Academy Building ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Lite 98.7

    Voters in the recently merged Central Valley Academy of Ilion and Mohawk have a big decision in front of them on May 19th; one that school officials believe is a 'no brainer.' Actually, according to Superintendent Richard Hughes, it will cost school district tax payers more money if they don't do it.

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  15. Massive spill went untoldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    After causing one of the largest municipal sewage spills in the Mohawk River in memory, the city of Amsterdam is being told to begin upgrading its aging sewer system under a recent agreement with the state Department of Environmental Conservation . And it appears the 24-milliongallon spill of untreated sewage - which continued for eight consecutive days in December 2013 - was reported by DEC as zero gallons under a 2013 state spill reporting law meant to protect the public from health risks linked to contact with contaminated water.

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  16. Mohawk group to plan strategyRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Officials in Fulton and Montgomery counties are part of a regional group aiming to secure $500 million for the Mohawk Valley in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $1.5 billion Upstate New York Revitalization Competition. The group, dubbed the MV500 Project, includes six counties.

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  17. A Wigwam in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    The neighborhood we now call Boerum Hill was once nicknamed Little Caughnawaga, for the growing Mohawk community that took up residence there. As the steel industry grew and the U.S. became a world leader in steel production in the early 20th century, Mohawk ironworkers came down to New York City from the Kahnawake Reservation just south of Montreal.

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  18. Two charged with possessing pot in MadridRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2015 | North Country Now

    Gage E. Gibson, 24, of Herkimer and Carl C. Johnson 30, of Mohawk, were charged with unlawful possession of marijuana on State Highway 310.

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  19. "It's simply going to become an economic reality"- Ilion Mayor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | WKTV

    ... have the funds. There's gonna have to be shared services and consolidations and we just went through it with the Mohawk and Ilion school districts. Very, very difficult for people to accept and get behind it's just simply going to become an economic ...

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  20. Two men charged with pot possession in MadridRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | North Country Now

    Carl C. Johnson, 30, Mohawk and Gage E. Gibson, 24, Herkimer, were each cited for unlawful possession of marijuana at 1:10 p.m., troopers said.

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