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Updated at 5:51 PM

HERKIMER — Students in the Frankfort-Schuyler, Dolgeville and Herkimer school districts have refused to take the English Language Arts assessment tests going on this week, which are tied in with the Common Core standards and teacher evaluations.“As of [Tuesday], 80 students out of grades 3 through 8 are refusing to take the assessment,” said Frankfort-Schuyler Superintendent Robert Reina during a telephone interview Wednesday, noting he hadn’t checked the numbers for Wednesday.

Updated at 5:37 PM

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Updated at 5:30 PM

FRANKFORT — The Frankfort-Schuyler school board had the opportunity during its March 27 meeting to congratulate district high school students for their achievements.

Updated at 5:21 PM

ILION — The Ilion band shell is in high demand during the summer months, but village board members think other municipalities that use it should pay for moving it.

Updated at 5:14 PM

While our moms always said it’s what’s on the inside that counts, that doesn’t always hold true in real estate.

Updated at 5:13 PM

Thanks to the tax credit from a few years ago and today’s low mortgage rates, there is no shortage of information on what to do as a first-time homebuyer. But, after you have bought your first home and are ready to sell for the first time, what’s...

Updated at 5:12 PM

Last year’s 3.5 percent mortgage rates are long gone — and experts say consumers who hold off buying or refinancing homes in hopes that sub-4 percent interest levels will return could miss out on today’s sub-5 percent rates, too.

Updated at 5:10 PM

We compiled five pointers to keep in mind as your weekends begin filling up with open houses:

Updated at 5:10 PM

What if you could control your home’s security, protect your loved ones and save money on energy bills from your smartphone? Remotely monitor your family’s safety while on the go, with these five home security management apps recommended by...

Updated at 5:09 PM

Employ these staging tips from our panel of luxury real estate specialists and stagers to set your listing apart:

Updated at 5:08 PM

The reputation and integrity of your moving company are characteristics you can’t afford to overlook when choosing who will be responsible for moving your most prized possessions. With thousands of local and national moving companies available, it...

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