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Updated at 5:16 PM

ILION — Farmers’ markets, municipalities, schools, childcare programs and small grocery stores earned recognition from Herkimer County HealthNet on Friday during its third annual recognition luncheon and celebration.“Our mission is health and the well-being of those who live, work and play in the community,” said Adam Hutchinson, executive director of Herkimer County HealthNet, before the start of Friday’s event.

Updated at 4:59 PM

DOLGEVILLE — Today, two out of three people diagnosed with cancer are surviving for at least five years. As a result, more than 400 people each day are celebrating birthdays that would have otherwise been lost to the disease.

Updated at 4:42 PM

ALBANY (AP) — An empty seat and swing districts loom large as Republicans and Democrats look to pick up House seats in New York this year.

Updated at 4:31 PM

HERKIMER — Nominations for annual senior citizen awards are being accepted until Wednesday, March 28.Nominees must be Herkimer County residents aged 60 or older.

Updated at 4:28 PM

WASHINGTON MILLS — The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children - New York/Mohawk Valley Office will host its third informational meeting for the 2014 Ride For Missing Children on Monday, March 10.

Updated at 4:24 PM

ALBANY — Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi and State Sen. David Valesky conducted an event in Albany Thursday to push Brindisi’s 21st Century Education Initiative as the pathway to success for young people who want a career in manufacturing or high-tech...

Updated at 4:21 PM

ALBANY — Library Advocacy Day was Feb. 26 in Albany and as the chair of the Senate Select Committees on Libraries, state Sen. Hugh Farley met with representatives from around the state, including members of the Central New York Library Association...

Updated at 3:30 PM

CLINTON — Nanotech is more than a buzzword around the Mohawk Valley — it is a movement that is reaching fever pitch.

Updated at 2:52 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature proposal, a tax increase on the wealthy to pay for universal prekindergarten, appears to be on life support, blocked by a governor and state lawmakers who stubbornly oppose such a tax in...

Updated at 2:49 PM

BUFFALO (AP) — With New York state about to take bids for its first non-Indian casinos, tribes looking to hold their ground have been upgrading their existing casinos and exploring new ones.

Updated at 2:43 PM

UTICA — Officials say an infant has died in a fire that caused heavy damage to the second-story of a Utica residence.

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