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News stories tagged with "herkimer-county"

The plane crash landed in Gull Lake, in the backcountry of Herkimer County. Satellite image: Google maps
The plane crash landed in Gull Lake, in the backcountry of Herkimer County. Satellite image: Google maps

Plane crashes in Adirondack lake after losing propeller

Authorities say a small plane that was forced to land on an Adirondack lake last week had lost its propeller in midair. The plane was contracted by the U.S. Defense Department to support an ongoing Vermont Air National Guard training exercise. It was recovered from Gull Lake in northern Herkimer County over the weekend by a private salvage company.  Go to full article
Dan Kastleton is a 9th generation dairy farmer from Herkimer; he is part of the Organic Vally dairy cooperative.
Dan Kastleton is a 9th generation dairy farmer from Herkimer; he is part of the Organic Vally dairy cooperative.

Lawmakers break for ice cream on Dairy Day

Lawmakers are on a tight schedule in Albany this week. With the end of the legislative session set for June 21, they're pushing the clock to finish work on a myriad of large and small issues, and get legislation passed before time runs out.

But they got a break yesterday (Tuesday), and it was a sweet one, as New York's dairy farmers brought their ice cream, chocolate milk, mozzarella string cheese. and their politics to lobby their legislators.  Go to full article

Xmas Storm Hits Herkimer County Hardest

Herkimer County is returning to normal this morning after a Christmas day snowstorm that shut down the Thruway and many local roads. The wintry blast forced holiday travelers to find shelter, but drivers had high praise for snowplow operators who scrambled to reopen major routes. Brian Mann has our story.  Go to full article

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