Students in grades K-6 took part in the Benton Hall Academy Mini-Marathon fundraiser where they walked several laps around Eastern Park on Thursday afternoon in honor of Martin Richard, the eight-year boy who was one of three killed in the Boston Marathon bombing.
First-grade teacher Lisa Rice came up with the idea for the fundraiser as way to teach students about staying positive and helping families in a time of need.
Authorities have confirmed that Donald Wichelns is the man whose body was found behind his former caretaker’s home in Little Falls this month.
LOS ANGELES — Candice Glover was crowned the new "American Idol" on Thursday after defeating country singer Kree Harrison. The booming 23-year-old R&B vocalist from St. Helena Island, S.C., looked stunned when "Idol" host Ryan Seacrest announced she bested the soulful 22-year-old country singer Harrison from Woodville, Texas.
The Women’s Christian Association of Little Falls honored six women during its annual Women of Distinction Breakfast at the Knights Inn Thursday.
WCA board members, previous honorees, public officials, state representatives, family and friends all gathered at the ceremony to celebrate the chosen women.
The 4PetSake Food Pantry will host a grand opening and antique appraisal fair Saturday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mohawk Antiques Mall, 100 E. Main St.
The pantry is the first of its kind in the Mohawk Valley and services cats and dogs.
4PetSake Food Pantry board member Ed View said the pantry is a way to help seniors, veterans and others during hard economic times keep pets home where they belong.