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Photo Credit: Bill Keeler
Photo Credit: Bill Keeler
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Ponderosa in Herkimer Closing After 36 Years

A sign on the Ponderosa Steakhouse in New Hartford indicates that the building is for lease.  Now a sign on another Ponderosa, this one in Herkimer, is grabbing more attention.

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Brian Jackson/ThinkStock
Brian Jackson/ThinkStock
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Utica and Herkimer Among Most Dangerous Cities in New York

Where are the most dangerous cities in New York? You'd think New York City, but you'd be wrong. Utica and Herkimer Village are among the top 15 most dangerous according to Home Security Shield.

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Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino
Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino
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Traffic Advisories: June 18, 2014

There are multiple traffic advisories being issued as a result of severe weather and weather-related accidents overnight.

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Remembering the Herkmier Country Shootings

It was March 13, 2013 that the quiet villages of Mohawk and Herkimer were shocked with the horrible news of a gunman loose in the community. Our sister station, WIBX, was on the scene in Mohawk and Herkimer from the first tense moments as the search began for the man who would later be identified at Kurt Myers.

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WIBX's Bill Keeler reporting live from behind police lines in Herkimer during March 2013 shooting spree.  (WIBX File Photo)
WIBX's Bill Keeler reporting live from behind police lines in Herkimer during March 2013 shooting spree. (WIBX File Photo)
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Keeler- Reporting from Behind Police Lines, One Year Later

by Bill Keeler

It was a typical Wednesday morning for me.  I'd completed the morning radio show and made my way to the Utica Boilermaker headquarters for a meeting scheduled with Executive Director Tim Reed

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Phil Nye, TSM
Phil Nye, TSM
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Valley Shooting Spree: What We Didn’t Learn

It has been a full year since the villages of Mohawk and Herkimer were turned upside down by a deadly shooting spree that resulted in a total of five deaths - four of whom police say were innocent victims that were in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Luke Tubia, WIBX
Luke Tubia, WIBX
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Valley Shooting One Year Later – A Community Remembers [AUDIO]

One year ago the Villages of Herkimer and Mohawk suffered a tragedy as Kurt Myers allegedly shot and killed 4 people leading to a near 19 hour standoff that ended with him also shooting and killing an FBI K-9 before being killed by police.

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FBI
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Remembering Ape One Year Later [VIDEO]

It was a day that shocked the Mohawk Valley

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Photo: Kristine Bellino, WIBX
Photo: Kristine Bellino, WIBX
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Black Ice Warning for Southern Herkimer County for February 19, 2014

The National Weather Service is issuing a black ice warning for southern Herkimer county today.

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The Most Unsafe Place to Buy A Home is Herkimer

An online Real Estate Agency in California is claiming that of all the communities to avoid when buying a home, Herkimer tops the list.

It's all about safety according to Movoto Real Estate and Herkimer joins Newburgh, Rochester, Buffalo and Niagara Falls

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Do You Remember This Herkimer Diamond Mines Commercial From 1988?

Even though you've lived in Central New York your whole life do you truly know what a "Herkimer Diamond" is? Take a history lesson with this classic commercial from 1998. 

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
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More Countryside–Zach’s Weekly Snaps [PHOTOS]

I decided to take a little trip on some country roads again. And from that little trip, I saw some great things. A few weeks ago, I shared with you some photos from when I traveled through Sherrill and the surrounding area. Today, I would like to share with you a few more pictures of the countryside taken in Herkimer and the surrounding area. Here are some more of Zach's Weekly Snaps. This week's theme--More Countryside.

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