Leader Heraldhttp://www.leaderherald.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 1 Jun 2015 23:34:14 EDTMon, 1 Jun 2015 23:34:14 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssKu Klux Klan was active in Fulton Countyhttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/583039.htmlWhen most of us think of the Ku Klux Klan, we imagine groups of hooded men burning crosses and terrorizing areas in Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, and other southern states.Mon, 11 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTLocal sanitarium housed tuberculosis patientshttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/581644.htmlBy Tuberculosis, also known as consumption or the White Plague, was rampant in the 1800s and early 1900s U.S. and Europ.Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTLocal soldiers served in Civil War regimenthttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/580293.htmlDuring the Civil War, New York state provided between 400,000 and 460,000 military recruits - more than any other state in the Union and far more than any other Confederate state.Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTLocal children's outings were popular in 1920shttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/579621.htmlThese days, it's almost unimaginable to parents to send their children off for an out-of-town day trip without a plethora of safety measures and permission slips, proper insurance, and a certain ratio of parent or teacher chaperones for every chil.Mon, 2 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTEnd of 'homework' cut fabric of communityhttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/578907.htmlLike many Gloversville natives, I have a line of glove industry workers in my family. My dad worked for a number of different manufacturers, doing all kinds of jobs, but mostly tanning and dyeing.Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDT