ILION — Holly Days Christmas for Children has announced drop-off locations for new, unused toys for its local toy program. Toys may be dropped off from Nov. 26 until Christmas Eve at the following locations:
• Newport: C&D Markets.
• Middleville: NBT Bank and Dibble’s Inn.
• Herkimer: Nice & Easy on South Caroline Street, all Herkimer County office buildings, NBT Bank on Albany Street and Skinner Sales.
• Ilion: Eastern Auto Mall and Smoker Friendly.
• Richfield Springs: Skinner Sales
• Utica: Dr. Michael LaVelle’s Family Dentistry, 165 Whitesboro St.; the New York State Office Building, Genesee Street; Schuyler Commons Apartments, Trenton Road; Utica School of Commerce, 201 Bleecker St.; and Brindisi and Brindisi, Genesee Street.
The group’s main toy giveaway will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 21 at the old Kinney’s building, 50 Central Plaza, Ilion. Children must be registered to be eligible for the toy giveaway. Parents may register their children by calling 360-4686 from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, Dec. 2 to 20.