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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 »»

Learning the Lens

May 26, 2013 GLOVERSVILLE — A typical person might have a hundred photos on his cellphone and a thousand on his computer, but not all those images are created equal. more »»

Keeping the Beat: Q & A with drummer Mike Porter

May 19, 2013 Mike Porter of Gloversville is a musician who has found success in performing in bands. He currently plays drums for local bands Saving Atlantis and The Grand Desig. more »»

Priceless Prom

May 5, 2013 More than $1,100 — that’s the average amount families across the U.S. are spending to send a student to prom this year, according to a recent national survey. more »»

The horror! Q&A with local actor-director Mark Joseph Peek

April 28, 2013 GLOVERSVILLE — City native Mark Joseph Peek is an actor, director, producer and writer for both the stage and screen, having appeared in dramatic productions at local theater venues such as the... more »»

Local writer to have book-signing event

April 28, 2013 BROADALBIN — Local writer Greg Hitchcock will host a book-signing party and fundraiser at the American Legion, 19 N. Main St., from 2 to 4 p.m. May 4. more »»

From the Ground Up

April 14, 2013 JOHNSTOWN — This spring, Cornell Cooperative Extension’s master gardeners are offering Food Gardening 101, a series of classes for beginning vegetable growers and those interested in getting their... more »»

Gloversville Transit riders say service is appreciated

April 7, 2013 GLOVERSVILLE — A Gloversville Transit System bus has the atmosphere of a coffee shop on wheels. more »»

Working for a living with Lexington

March 31, 2013 GLOVERSVILLE — For four decades, the sheltered workshop at Lexington Center provided employment for disabled adults, allowing them to earn a paycheck for basic assembly-line and packaging work in a... more »»

 
 
 

 

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