"I'll Be Home for Christmas" or "I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas".
Take your pick. Ilion is SNOWBOUND on Christmas Day 2002.
A STATE OF EMERGENCY IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF HERKIMER AND OTSEGO COUNTIES. NO TRAVEL ALLOWED.
THE NYS THRUWAY IS CLOSED FROM SYRACUSE TO AMSTERDAM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Moderate to heavy snow to continue through midnight across the entire area.
Very Heavy snow (1"-3"+/hour) to continue from Utica south and east, especially Herkimer, Fulton, Montgomery, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties.
Snow totalling 24" to 48"+ expected in Southern Herkimer County.