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‘Mr. Adirondack’

February 10, 2013 Though Donald R. Williams retired as a school principal in 1989, he’s never stopped educating people about the history and folklore of the Adirondacks. more »»

Renaissance Mission

February 3, 2013 GLOVERSVILLE — The volunteers who run the Glove Performing Arts Center say the community now has a unique opportunity to support the historic theater. more »»

Putting It All Together

January 27, 2013 CANAJOHARIE — Most of the stuff in Chris Duncan’s garage is typical of any upstate homeowner’s. more »»

Local Masons carry on as caretakers of history

January 20, 2013 JOHNSTOWN — Most residents of this area are familiar with the name Sir William Johnson and the historic landmarks associated with his settlement of the region. more »»

An Evolving City

January 20, 2013 I like to walk. Lately, I prefer to avoid civilization, but if a place has a story to tell, I will follow along. The city of Dresden certainly has a fascinating one to tell. more »»

Wood Woman

January 13, 2013 In a weathered, concrete building in downtown Gloversville, the deafening roar of a machine can be heard as sawdust piles up at the feet of a young artisan. The building, at 5 Forest St. more »»

Lake Historian: Alice Peck, 96, writes book about community founded by her family

January 6, 2013 By BILL ACKERBAUER The Leader-Herald PECK’S LAKE — Over the last two centuries, this small community in the Adirondacks has been a summer destination for hundreds of families and a year-round home... more »»

New Year’s Eats: Treats to try while welcoming 2013

December 30, 2012 Planning to host a dinner party or gathering to ring in the New Year? The Leader-Herald asked several local food and hospitality pros to suggest a few recipes our readers might try to liven up their... more »»

Making Memories

December 23, 2012 Leona Fessenden remembers a simpler Christmas when decorating the tree was a Christmas Eve delight and the gifts beneath it on Christmas morning came from the nickel and dime store. more »»

Area hospitals strive to please patient palettes

December 16, 2012 Hospital food often gets a bad rap, but officials at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville and St. more »»

The colorful corners of Fulton County

December 9, 2012 Google might be able to suggest the best route from Red Bunch to Keck’s Center, but satisfying one’s curiosity about the names of those places — among the dozens of obscure corners of Fulton County ... more »»

Easing Back Pain

December 2, 2012 By JOHN BORGOLINI The Leader-Herald GLOVERSVILLE — A roomful of local residents received an earful Tuesday night about an ailment as common, as it is troublesome — back pain. Presenter D. more »»

Beyond the Pale: Craft brews in demand among local beer lovers

November 25, 2012 JOHNSTOWN — Thanks to a broadening of beer drinkers’ tastes, craft beers are seeing a surge in popularity in upstate New Yor. more »»

Turkey Day Delights

November 18, 2012 The Leader-Herald invited several local chefs and food purveyors to share some of their favorite fall recipes, just in time for those of us planning our Thanksgiving feasts. more »»

Getting Serious: Local theater groups tackle complex plays

November 11, 2012 JOHNSTOWN — Look up the performance schedule at any local theater venue in Fulton or Montgomery counties, and you’re likely to find light-hearted musicals, comedies and children’s shows fill much of... more »»

For his next trick, psychic will raise money for local hospital

November 4, 2012 GLOVERSVILLE — Robert Channing swears he can boggle the minds of his audiences using only the powers of his own. more »»

Travel guide caters to families

November 4, 2012 ALTAMONT?— A writer with roots in Fulton County has written a new travel guide geared toward visitors to the Adirondack Park who want their children to get the most out of the region. more »»

Touring on Two Wheels

November 4, 2012 Editor’s note: Vincent DeSantis of Gloversville has been traveling in Europe for several months. In July, he wrote about his experiences staying on a farm on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia. more »»

Russo pens memoir about ‘two Gloversvilles'

October 28, 2012 GLOVERSVILLE — “But what a nest of thorns the past can be. more »»

Carving out a Niche

October 21, 2012 JOHNSTOWN — “I was lucky enough at a real early age to be exposed to oil painting,” says Jonathan Swartwout, crediting his grandfather with putting a brush in his hand and letting him make his first... more »»

 
 

 

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