Area news in brief

Benson town board meeting planned BENSON — The Benson Town Board will hold a special meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday at Town Hall. EAA meeting slated ...

Family storytime set to start up

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Margaret Reaney Memorial Library Director Dawn Lamphere announced Family Storytime will resume for the spring March 10 at 10 ...

All should share in NATO costs

Why should Americans pay more to defend our European allies than taxpayers in most of their countries are willing to bear? That — not whether Washington should ...

Cheers and Jeers

CHEERS — to hundreds of new jobs. Dollar General announced on Wednesday it will begin construction of a 750,000-square-foot distribution center ...

Ex-director’s take on GHA finances

A few weeks ago I attempted to give the Leader-Herald a more detailed explanation of the financial condition of the Gloversville Housing Authority (GHA), after ...

Salvation Army experiences success

Trump wants to cut what makes us great

125 years of Beech-Nut

AMSTERDAM - Beech-Nut Vice President of Manufacturing Jeff Heiser has only been an employee of the baby food maker for about 30 of the company's 125-year history, ...

Positive about Fulton County

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