Schumer calls on CSX to fix crumbling Rome trestles

Astorino campaigns at Herkimer County Republican Dinner

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV)--During the final stretch of campaigning, New York Gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino was welcomed in Ilion on Thursday night for the Herkimer County Republican Committee Annual Fall Dinner.

WWII veterans reunited for short time at Boonville nursing home

BOONVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - A flag was flown over Washington, D.C. earlier this year in honor of Betty Cushman Jones Esch and in memory of Michael James Conley. On Thursday, Betty was presented with her flag by Congressman Richard Hanna, (R) - 22nd Congressional District.

Herkimer County set to extend sales tax to pay for new jail

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Herkimer County Legislature is requesting an extension on the county's sales tax to help pay for the construction of a new jail. The state legislature will have to sign off on the measure. It will extend the 1 1/4 % sales tax that's currently in place for another 2 years. 1/4 of a percent will go specifically to funding the construction of a new jail.