District welcomes Sherry Farrington as deputy clerk

Visitors to the Herkimer Central School District office will find a new face there to greet them. Sherry Farrington has joined the district as deputy district clerk, taking over some duties from outgoing clerk Sharon Judd. Mrs. Farrington comes to Herkimer after working as student services coordinator with the National Center for Security and Preparedness …

‘Green Team’ promoting recycling in middle school

Got an empty can, scrap of paper or an unused box? The Green Team at Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School can help. Mr. Valasek’s middle school students have begun collecting recyclable materials from neighboring classrooms as part of the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority’s “Green Team” program. Teams of two students collect recycling bins from classrooms each …

‘Buddy Bench’ donated by Class of ’78, Lions Club

Finding a friend to play with at Herkimer Elementary just got a little bit easier. A “buddy bench” donated by the Herkimer High School Class of 1978 and the Lions Club has been installed at the elementary school playground. Principal Renee Vogt said she worked with Rudy Scialdo to get the bench installed for students …

Girls soccer team goes pink for breast cancer

Oct. 1 was Pink Night on the Herkimer soccer fields, with the girls varsity team members turning out in black and pink shirts, pink socks and pink ribbons braided in their hair. The players chose to host this event in honor of anyone who has fought breast cancer, in recognition of October as Breast Cancer …