Herkimer County Newswire

Herkimer County Newswire

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  1. Relay For Life Kick-Off Events For Mohawk Valley RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Lite 98.7

    ... event is welcome to attend! Cancer survivors and caregiver are especially welcome. Free. Relay For Life of Herkimer County February 25, 2016 6:00 PM 8:00 PM Knights of Columbus 74 West St. Ilion, NY 13357 Relay For Life of Dolgeville March 1, 2016 ...

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  2. Fort Plain Man Charged With Welfare FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    An investigation by the Herkimer County Sheriff's Department Welfare Fraud Unit has led to the arrest of a Fort Plain man. 1 comment

  3. Rabid skunk found in Village of MohawkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WKTV

    ... their pets. An unvaccinated animal exposed to a positive rabid animal will require a six-month quarantine. Herkimer County Public Health will hold clinics in March of 2016. Visit their website for the 2016 schedule: www.herkimercounty.org . You can ...

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  4. Little Falls man accused of sexual crimes against children, faces new abuse chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WKTV

    Bryant Jackson, 50, is currently held in the Herkimer County Correctional Facility, facing charges in connection to his alleged use of minor children in sexual performances. Police say Jackson had three minors expose themselves to him in exchange for cigarettes, marijuana and alcohol.

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  5. State of the County address outlines local economic issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WKTV

    ... the area, and how consolidation can keep the financial status of the towns and villages from crumbling. Herkimer County Chairman Bernie Peplinski, (R) Ilion, says, "All the Villages down through the Valley are really financially stressed pretty ...

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  6. Troopers Investigate Logging Accident In Herkimer CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WGY-AM Albany

    State Police patrols from Herkimer and the Salisbury Fire Department are sent to Perkins Mill Road in the Town of Salisbury for a report of a logging accident. When they get there they find out the victim was off a logging trail inaccessible by motorized vehicle.

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  7. Keeler Show Notes for Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    ... the phone. Should he get the $100? Plus, Alex Bryden of Inksanity Tattoo in Rome wants to collect water, too Herkimer County Jail update. Herkimer Mayor Tony Brindisi is on the phone. How bad is their financial situation and when will the jail's new ...

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  8. The battle over the Herkimer County Jail putters on as County and Village officials refuse to budgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WKTV

    ... I say - if that third appeal goes through and they lose again, there probably won't be any offers," said Herkimer County Legislator Vincent Bono. When asked about the specific offer or offers, Bono refused to divulge the details. He said ...

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  9. Herkimer College Offering Ghost Hunting ClassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Herkimer County Community College will be offering the chance for paranormal enthusiasts to ghost hunt through Chasing Shadows 101, a non-credit paranormal investigation course. Taught by TV ghost hunting personalities, the New York Shadow Chasers , who have been investigating the paranormal for the last 15 years, the Shadow Chasers were featured as the PBS Ghost Hunters and have worked with numerous paranormal TV figures from SyFy channel and more.

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  10. Sheriff Maha elected chairman of Executive Committee of NY State Sheriffs' AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Batavian

    Submitted photo: Genesee County Sheriff Gary Maha is sworn in as chairman of the Executive Committee of the NYS Sheriffs' Association by Herkimer County Judge John Brennan at the installation of officers at the Association's 82nd Annual Winter Training Conference at the Desmond in Albany this week. The New York State Sheriffs' Association elected its Executive Committee at the 82nd Annual Winter Training Conference this week at the Desmond Hotel in Albany.

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  11. Joint Fire District Proposal in Herkimer CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Your News Now

    "The Town of Manheim and the Village of Dolgeville have been working on it for over a year or so. We were just working on the fact that a joint fire district would prove to be better," said Dolgeville Mayor Bruce T. Lyon.

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  12. Changes announced for 2016 Standardized TestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | WKTV

    ... subjects. Locally, the opt-out numbers last year were higher than the state average of 20%. Around 50% of Herkimer County opted out of the tests, and in Dolgeville, 89% of students sat out. BOCES District Superintendent Dr. Mark Vivacqua is hopeful ...

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  13. Herkimer College Offering Ghost Hunting ClassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Lite 98.7

    Herkimer County Community College will be offering the chance for paranormal enthusiasts to ghost hunt through Chasing Shadows 101, a non-credit paranormal investigation course. Taught by TV ghost hunting personalities, the New York Shadow Chasers , who have been investigating the paranormal for the last 15 years, the Shadow Chasers were featured as the PBS Ghost Hunters and have worked with numerous paranormal TV figures from SyFy channel and more.

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  14. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of New Herkimer County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Your News Now

    A state supreme court rules in favor of Herkimer County's plan to build a new county jail on the former P and C site in Herkimer. Herkimer County Legislature Chairman Bernard Peplinkski says the village has 30 days to decide if it will appeal the decision.

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  15. Emergency Order issued in Herkimer County to help maintain deer populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | WKTV

    ... county residents. We reached out to lawmakers to learn more about the order. The order was issued by the Herkimer County Legislature. The same issue has been ordered for at least the past 16 years. County residents are asked to keep their dogs from ...

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  16. Appeals Court rules in favor of Herkimer County in fight over new county jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | WKTV

    The New York state Supreme Court of Appeals rules in favor of Herkimer County - in the fight to build a new county jail. The Village of Herkimer had passed a resolution declaring that the property on Route 28 is not suitable for a facility, so the county filed a lawsuit stating it was unlawful for the village to pass that resolution.

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  17. Herkimer Co. IDA meets to discuss telecommunications at 'The Pumpkin Patch'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | WKTV

    The Herkimer County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors met to discuss upgrading the telecommunications at the business park off Route 5s "The Pumpkin Patch." Time Warner Cable and Northland Communications have been spoken to already, and it's expected that Verizon will come to the negotiation table in the near future.

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  18. Port Jervis Man Charged With Welfare FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Authorities say 35-year old Michael DeGaetano allegedly received over $800 in benefits between January and March of last year. They say he failed to report his employment to the Herkimer County Department of Social Services and continued to collect benefits.

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  19. YWCA Mohawk Valley Launches Brand Awareness CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    ... sexual violence crisis services in Oneida County and the only provider of sexual violence crisis services in Herkimer County.

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  20. Genesis Group Holds 11th Annual Community ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    ... thony Brindisi, Marc Butler, and Claudia Tenney, Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri, Rome Mayor Jacqueline Izzo and Herkimer County Legislative Chairman Bernard Peplinski.

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