Herkimer, NY (WIBX) - State Senator James Seward and Assemblyman Marc Butler say the General Herkimer Home Historic site will open this year.

Seward says $100,000 has been secured in the state budget for the immediate needs at the Herkimer Home.

The traditional start to the season, the annual Suraging Off Celebration, will be held on Sunday, April 17th from 1-to-4.

Meanwhile, the Friends of Herkimer Home will be holding a meeting next Wednesday, March 30th, at 6:30 for anyone interested in helping in a volunteer capacity this year.