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POLAND — The Poland Central School Board of Education voted Thursday night to adopt a proposed 2015 budget of almost $13.5 million, which is a 2.55 percent decrease from the current school year's budget.The proposed spending plan would result in a 2.17 percent tax levy increase.For the owner of a home fully valued at $100,000 who is on the Basic STAR program, the proposed 2.17 percent levy increase would result in an estimated tax increase of $19.60 per year.The...

Updated at 12:57 PM

UTICA — Theresa Cittadino is a firm believer that the future of society depends on the education of children — her four included.But when state tests don’t take cultural and economic differences, and learning...

Updated at 12:48 PM

LITTLE FALLS — Students gathered up their pennies, loose change and coin collections and donated what they had to help those suffering from leukemia, lymphoma or related diseases.Benton Hall Academy students raised a total of...

Updated at 11:56 AM

HERKIMER — Herkimer County Habitat for Humanity will host its 17th annual Big Breakfast Buffet from 8 to 11 a.m. on April 25 at the Herkimer VFW on Mohawk Street.The breakfast menu will include doughnuts, French toast, eggs,...

Updated at 11:51 AM

HERKIMER — Melissa Ippolito, RN, has been promoted to director of nursing at Valley Health Services in Herkimer.Ippolito has been with VHS as a registered nurse since 2001, most recently in the position of nursing care coordinator...

Updated at 11:42 AM

HERKIMER — Herkimer College Assistant Professor of English Christian Avis recently published a book titled “Ironedge.”The fictional story is about a former mining town, Ironedge, that is experiencing rebirth, but the...

Updated at 11:35 AM

UTICA — The state Department of Transportation has issued its weekly roadwork report for the week beginning April 20.HERKIMER COUNTYTown of Webb: Motorists will encounter a temporary signal controlling one-way alternating...

Updated at 11:04 AM

DOLGEVILLE — The American Cancer Society is recruiting teams from businesses, schools, families, places of worship and more to participate in the Relay For Life of Dolgeville event, which take place June 20 and 21 at Dolgeville Central...

Updated at 11:00 AM

UTICA — Aylla Hozanovic, 12, slid her fingers along a detached porcupine quill.“Is this real?” she asked Mary Hall, education director at the Utica Zoo.“They’re sharp right?” Hall said.

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MTV has canceled its freshman drama Eye Candy.

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