Herkimer County Government
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - As the need for the Meals on Wheels program is growing in Herkimer County and the Board of Legislators is stepping up with some assistance. $33,000 in funding was approved on Wednesday toward the Herkimer County Office of the Aging for the program.
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - The sale of Country Manor in Herkimer County, is moving forward as a contract for purchase has been sent to Advanced Healthcare Management.
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney has won the 101st State Assembly Republican Primary, NEWSChannel 2 projects.
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - A New York State Supreme Court Justice's decision late Wednesday afternoon has one side planning a jail and the other side planning an appeal.
DOLGEVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Village of Dolgeville is warning residents about letters being sent out regarding their water line coverage and want those residents to know the letters are not coming from the village.
The Great Recession has created difficulties for many local governments that continue to threaten their fiscal health, according to an analysis issued by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
State Commission of Correction says state regulations pre-empt local zoning authority in Herkimer County Jail debate
HERKIMER, N.Y. - The New York State Commission of Correction has said that it is siding with Herkimer County's position in a pending lawsuit against the Village of Herkimer in reference to the building of a new correctional facility.
Seward: amended bond measures will help keep Herkimer & Ilion property taxes in check after court ruling
State Senator James L. Seward has announced that technical amendments to legislation allowing the villages of Herkimer and Ilion to bond for costs associated with a court ruling have been signed into law. The amendments correct references to the local finance law and provide the villages with additional time to issue the bonds.
HERKIMER COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Herkimer County Board of Legislators is looking to follow in the City of Rome's footsteps and pass a "bath salts resolution" of its own, on top of state laws already in place.
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Herkimer County legislators recently voted 12-5 to stop accepting admissions to Country Manor, the adult home on Route 28.
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - On Tuesday, the body passed a resolution called, "May Day for Mandate Relief." They're asking the state's Mandate Relief Council to submit a package of proposals to Governor Cuomo immediately and the county administrator says there's strength in numbers.
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - This November, a special election will be held to determine who will become the next district attorney in Herkimer County. Jeff Carpenter has been filling the position since the start of the year, but now he intends to make it official. Carpenter, who grew up in Herkimer, announced his candidacy at the Waterfront .Grille in Herkimer on Monday afternoon.
TOWN OF FRANKFORT, N.Y. - State Senator James L. Seward said on Thursday that legislation allowing the Town of Frankfort to bond for costs associated with a court ruling has passed the state senate.
HERKIMER, N.Y. - New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has announced that his office completed several audits of municipalities, including the Village of Herkimer.
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Herkimer-based attorney has announced that she is running for Herkimer County District Attorney.
ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Ilion Village Board presented this year’s budget Wednesday night. The budget comes with a 4.39 percent tax increase for village residents, but with that tax increase comes no layoffs.
HERKIMER COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - After researching more than 100 communities, the White House has recognized Herkimer County for its "Community Collaboration Initiative."
State representatives speak about upcoming budget process at annual Legislative Breakfast in Little Falls
LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. (WKTV) - At the 7th annual Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast Friday morning, State Senator James Seward of Oneonta and Assemblyman Marc Butler of Newport, who are both republicans, both applauded the work of democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo, and how he helped change the political climate in Albany since he took office at the beginning of 2011.
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Herkimer County lawmakers learned more Wednesday about how Governor Andrew Cuomo's budget affects them.
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Three democratic legislators in Herkimer County are saying an act of political revenge is keeping them off key government committees. Now they say they want a resolution to make the process more fair.