Leader Heraldhttp://www.leaderherald.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 28 Jul 2014 04:21:26 EDTMon, 28 Jul 2014 04:21:26 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss'Aeronaut' thrilled onlookers at Sacandaga Parkhttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/567650.htmlPostcard collectors have albums showing images of what our cities and valley looked like a century ago.Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTSacandaga park was popular July 4 venuehttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/566945.htmlIn 1904, the average new home cost $5,350, about $135,693 in today's inflated economy. An average automobile cost $680. Almost 14,000 "horseless carriages" were manufactured, but there were only 141 miles of paved roads across America to drive on.Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTWest Perth Speedway predated Fonda trackhttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/566241.htmlOn late spring evenings, when people living north of Fonda begin hearing the old familiar sounds of droning, high-performance engines assaulting their ear drums from the valley below, they know Fonda Speedway's racing season has returned.Mon, 16 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTSon-in-law took over after Johnson's deathhttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/565491.htmlSir William Johnson died July 11, 1774, at his seat of power, Johnson Hall, having expended his remaining strength orating in the hot sun for several hours during an important Indian conference.Mon, 2 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTFrothingham's treasures went to museumhttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/564722.htmlWho was Robert Frothingham and why write about him? Robert made his fortune pioneering in magazine editing and advertising, founding a company producing circus and World War I propaganda posters, compiling literary anthologies, photographing natur...Mon, 19 May 2014 00:00:00 EDT