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Upstate NY drug company fined $20M; ex-CEO indicted over opioids

A drug distributor in Upstate New York has been fined $20 million and its former head has been indicted over opioids. The Associated Press reports an indictment unsealed Tuesday reveals the Rochester Drug Co-Operative (RDC) and its ex-CEO Laurence Doud III have been charged over allegations the comp


Heavy, gusty thunderstorms to rumble from New York state to Kentucky

While a severe weather outbreak is not expected, heavy, gusty thunderstorms will stretch from the eastern Great Lakes to the western slopes of the central Appalachians and part of the Ohio Valley into Tuesday evening.


Gloversville fatal hit and run crash investigation turned over to DA's office

GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Gloversville Police Department says they have turned over their investigation into the fatal hit and run that killed Lawrence "Doug" Irby to the Fulton County District Attorney's Office.


State DOT endorses community grid plan for I-81 replacement

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A state Department of Transportation report supports tearing down the elevated section of Interstate 81 in downtown Syracuse and replacing it with a ground-level community grid.


Feds: Amsterdam man fraudulently applied for passport in Gloversville

ALBANY - An Amsterdam man fraudulently applied for a passport with another person's identity, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Monday. Marvin Danilo Aquino, also known as Marvin Padilla, 23, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to making a false statement in a passport application and aggravated id


NY state Senate launches vaccination push

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Members of the New York state Senate are joining the fight to encourage people to get vaccinated amid an ongoing measles outbreak in the state. Lawmakers in the Democrat-led chamber launched a public awareness campaign on Monday designed to give people accurate information about


Heidelberg Bread plans to rebuild after fire

HERKIMER — Heidelberg Bread and Café, at 3056 state Route 28, hopes to reopen its restaurant soon following an early morning fire on Easter Sunday, according to officials. “The plan is to rehabilitate,” said Philip Kernan, chief operating officer for Heidelberg during a telephone interview Monday.


With 2 kids in the car on Easter Sunday, Brooklyn, N.Y., man led police on 120 mph chase on I-78, cops say

A Brooklyn, N.Y., man hit speeds of 120 mph with two unrestrained kids in the car while trying to flee from a state trooper on Interstate 78 Easter Sunday in Salisbury Township.


State leaders hail $110M upgrades set for NY parks system

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The recently approved state budget has $110 million for New York state’s parks system, including millions for a new park to be built in Brooklyn. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and fellow Democrats who lead the Legislature — Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stew


New York State Police Investigate Brewster Stabbing

BREWSTER, NY — New York State police from the Brewster barracks are investigating a stabbing that occurred during the early hours Monday at the El Pueblo Bar on Main Street in Brewster.


Little Falls Man Arrested For Attempted Burglary

A Little Falls man is facing several charges following a reported burglary in the City of Little Falls. According to State Police, Troopers responded to a residence on Shells Bush Road for a report of a burglary in progress.


Early Morning Fire at Heidelberg Bread under investigation

HERKIMER, N.Y - Fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of the early morning fire at Heidelberg Bread in Herkimer. Fire officials got the call just after 4 a.m. When officials arrived on the scene, heavy smoke and heavy flames were coming from inside of the building.


1919: Women rule in Cleveland, N.Y. and they got right to work

In the spring of 1918, the women of New York State were finally given the right to vote. While this was a significant event for every adult female in the state, the women of one small Oswego County village decided to take it one step farther.


Cuomo says felons shouldn’t be allowed to vote while incarcerated

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday he does not believe felons should be allowed to vote while incarcerated, disagreeing with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who told a town hall that he thinks everyone should have a right to cast a ballot — even the Boston Marathon bomber.


New Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Program Being Offered at HCCC

Less than two years after announcing cuts to three communication programs, Herkimer County Community College is adding a new one called "Communication and Media." "I think the big thing is that it is a new program. It's not that we're just changing our mind on the decision that was made a couple yea


GTD 2019: Tina Searles

Tina Searles, of Little Falls, wants to prove that it’s never too late to set a goal as lofty as completing the Boilermaker. |. Tina explains that she wants to learn proper running technique from seasoned runners.


Herkimer County HealthNet Will Offer A Free Three-Week Tobacco Cessation Program

Herkimer, NY– Herkimer County HealthNet will offer a free three-week Tobacco Cessation Program called Freshstart beginning Wednesday, May 8 from 5:00pm-6:30pm at Little Falls Hospital, 4th floor, 140 Burwell St, Little Falls. This program will meet every Wednesday for three consecutive weeks 5:00pm-


A more than 4-hour manhunt leads to arrest in Herkimer Co.

Herkimer County, N.Y. — One man is under arrest after a more than 4-hour manhunt in Herkimer County on Friday. According to New York State Police, troopers were called to a burglary in progress at a home on Shells Bush Road in the town of Little Falls. Troopers say the suspect, Dayvon Hall, 24, was


Cuomo explains why he hasn’t spoken to transit chief in months

ALBANY– Gov. Andrew Cuomo insists the reason he hasn’t talked in months to subways chief Andy Byford is because he deals with higher-ups, not a “division chief.”. “Why haven’t I spoken to the New York City Transit head since January? I was in Albany negotiating the budget, doing the total reorganiza


Another company setting up shop in Little Falls

Peter Stone (left), the owner of PEMS Tool & Machine Inc., stands with Daniel Preston, owner of Luminati VTOL. Luminati VTOL and owner Daniel Preston are already here and have been quietly working away at PEMS Tool and Machine on Southern Avenue. However, this week, they’ll be stepping up their foot