On Saturday afternoon local residents gathered at Mohawk’s Weller Park for a day of remembrance to find a partly cloudy sky making room for a halo surrounding the sun.
“That halo is our families looking down upon us today as we remember them,” said Laura Renshaw, sister-in-law of Michael L. Renshaw, one of the victims killed at Gaffey’s Fast Lube in Herkimer during the March 13 shootings who was honored during the Take Back the Day Remembrance Walk.
Members of the class of 2013 at Herkimer County Community College donned caps and gowns to process into the gymnasium of the Physical Education building Friday evening to receive their diplomas.
For some, commencement exercises marked their first or one of their few times on campus.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A mile-wide tornado churned through the Oklahoma City suburbs, destroying homes for the second day in a row Monday, as part of a severe weather outbreak that was expected to spread in other parts of the Plains and Midwest.
The end of the school day Thursday was anything but routine for two young girls at Fisher Elementary School.
First grader Aylaa, 7, and third grader Magdalena Pellerito, 9, were sent into the school library shortly after 2 p.m. and found their dad, Army National Guard Captain John Pellerito, waiting for them.
Valley Health Services earned a top ranking in U.S. News and World Report’s annual Best Nursing Homes report released at the end of February.
Reflecting back on the achievement Thursday afternoon, Administrator and Chief Executive Officer Lisa Betrus said she sees nurses who have worked selflessly providing care and compassion to residents suffering from a recent catastrophic health crisis, housekeepers who work tirelessly to ensure residents’ rooms are clean and hygienic and dietary staff who strive to create the best meals possible for people on diet restrictions.