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Expressions of Recovery

September 8, 2013 GLOVERSVILLE — The HFM Prevention Council and ASAPP’s Promise are observing Substance Abuse Prevention and Recovery Month with an exhibit of artwork and poetry by people turning their lives around... more »»

Vic Kibler: A Noteworthy Legacy

September 1, 2013 VAIL MILLS — Friends and family this week gathered to celebrate the life of a retired auto mechanic and World War II veteran who also served for nearly a century as a quiet champion of his Adirondac... more »»

Local writer releases e-book

September 1, 2013 JOHNSTOWN — City resident Russell W. Dickson has self-published his first work of fiction, a tale called “The Man Next Door,” in the form of an e-book available through more »»

Local teen ventures into leadership with Scouting program

August 25, 2013 JOHNSTOWN?— For Sabrina Krutz, graduating from Johnstown High School in June was only the first of several highlights of this summer. more »»

Fonda Fair opens Tuesday

August 25, 2013 FONDA — Preparations are nearly complete for the 172nd Fonda Fair, and the organizers say visitors will be greeted by traditional attractions as well as some new surprises when the gates open Tuesday. more »»

Veteran musician releases debut solo CD

August 18, 2013 CAROGA LAKE — Stan Wiest's debut solo CD is titled “Music to Drive By,” and he has plenty of time to listen to the disc as he drives between his homes on Long Island and in Caroga Lake. more »»

Q&A: Local artist to show work in Tuscany

August 11, 2013 CAROGA?LAKE?— Laurie D. Lundquist, a local health care consultant and budding artist, has been selected to show several of her paintings next month at an international art exhibition in Italy. more »»

Working Together

August 4, 2013 People in western Montgomery County have embraced a spirit of cooperation in their efforts to preserve two historic buildings and promote the area’s tourism and development. more »»

Four generations

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Local leader’s century-old manuscript published

August 4, 2013 A new volume on the local history shelf is the product of an unusual partnership between two men with ties to Fulton County. John G. Agno, a native of Broadalbin who now lives in Ann Arbor, Mich. more »»

‘Standing Strong’ event to aid flood victims

August 4, 2013 The Mohawk Valley Collective and other organizations will present “Standing Strong: A River Through Time,” a community festival to raise money for Otsquago Creek flood victims. more »»

Rural ambulance services have top equipment, skilled crews

July 28, 2013 Ambulance services in small, rural communities face challenges unlike their urban counterparts. more »»

Fresh Air Fund gives city kids a taste of country life

July 21, 2013 GLOVERSVILLE — Every summer, thousands of children leave their homes in inner-city New York to spend a week or two with host families in rural, suburban and small-town communitie. more »»

Call of the Loon

July 14, 2013 CANADA LAKE — On Saturday morning, hundreds of volunteers will take part in an effort to gather information about one of the Adirondacks’ biggest and best-known birds — the common loon. more »»

Chapel by the Lake

July 7, 2013 CAROGA LAKE — For many summertime residents of this area, a little red chapel in the woods is their house of worship away from home. more »»

Caroga museum hosts exhibit of works by Tom Healey

July 7, 2013 By BILL ACKERBAUER The Leader-Herald CAROGA — Tom Healey does his creative work both at home in central New Jersey and at his summer residences, but the inspiration he gets from this region is most... more »»

Amsterdam yoga expert helping others find comfort

June 30, 2013 Laura Harrison is the founder of Enlighten Yoga + Community Center in the Clock Tower Complex in Amsterdam. She spoke recently with The Leader-Herald about her background and her goals for the center. more »»

From Berlin to Broadalbin

June 23, 2013 Elfriede Cromling, a retired ballet teacher and homemaker who has spent most of her life in rural Broadalbin, has come a long way from her youth in wartime Berlin. more »»

Local women donate time, skills to aid those in need

June 9, 2013 CAROGA — A group of women from the North Bush United Methodist Church got together last year and decided to focus their energies on making a positive contribution to the community. more »»

BOCES students hone audio skills in new studio

June 2, 2013 JOHNSTOWN — Students at the HFM BOCES Career & Tech Center are learning to record and edit sound on the same kind of equipment and software used by professional studios. more »»



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