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Cancellations, closures

The following is a list of area cancellations due to concern over the virus COVID-19. This is a work in progress and will be updated daily. If you are on this list and need your information updated, please notify the editor at polder@leaderherald.com: Events ∫ Mohawk Valle Chorus’ June 7 ...

Cancellations, closures

The following is a list of area cancellations due to concern over the virus COVID-19. This is a work in progress and will be updated daily. If you are on this list and need your information updated, please notify the editor at polder@leaderherald.com: Events ∫ The Johnstown Citizens Band ...

Boat wash stations set to open

CAROGA —Town Supervisor Scott Horton announced Thursday that the Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program will resume on Memorial Day weekend at the Caroga boat wash station and at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation West Lake Fishing Access Site launch. In ...

Cancellations, closures

The following is a list of area cancellations due to concern over the virus COVID-19. This is a work in progress and will be updated daily. If you are on this list and need your information updated, please notify the editor at polder@leaderherald.com: Events ∫ The Johnstown Citizens Band ...

Flavored e-cigs banned

AMSTERDAM — The sale of flavored e-cigarettes ended in New York state on Monday, as did the sale of all tobacco products in pharmacies. The new laws were passed as part of the state’s fiscal year 2021 budget. New York becomes the second state in the nation to restrict the sale of tobacco ...

Cancellations, closures

The following is a list of area cancellations due to concern over the virus COVID-19. This is a work in progress and will be updated daily. If you are on this list and need your information updated, please notify the editor at polder@leaderherald.com: Events ∫ The Johnstown Citizens Band ...

Area road work

ALBANY — The following is road work in the Tri-counties to performed this week by the state Department of Transportation: Fulton County Town of Broadalbin: Bridge Street over Route 29. Motorists will encounter Bridge Street fully closed between East Broad Street and Broad Street with a ...

Cancellations, closures

The following is a list of area cancellations due to concern over the virus COVID-19. This is a work in progress and will be updated daily. If you are on this list and need your information updated, please notify the editor at polder@leaderherald.com: Events ∫ The 25th Annual Quilt Show ...

Liberal arts in the age of COVID-19

In the midst of this unsettling time, those of us fortunate enough to have our good health and personal safety intact have had the luxury to dream for what we most wish: A hopeful glimpse at a future filled with the promise of a return to normalcy. But so many of us are struggling right now ...

Cancellations, closures

The following is a list of area cancellations due to concern over the virus COVID-19. This is a work in progress and will be updated daily. If you are on this list and need your information updated, please notify the editor at polder@leaderherald.com: Events ∫ The 25th Annual Quilt Show ...

Cancellations, closures

The following is a list of area cancellations due to concern over the virus COVID-19. This is a work in progress and will be updated daily. If you are on this list and need your information updated, please notify the editor at polder@leaderherald.com: Events ∫ The 25th Annual Quilt Show ...

Cancellations, closures

The following is a list of area cancellations due to concern over the virus COVID-19. This is a work in progress and will be updated daily. If you are on this list and need your information updated, please notify the editor at polder@leaderherald.com: Events ∫ The Gloversville Memorial Day ...

Showing appreciation

Photos courtesy of Lewis Page Lewis Page and his wife Melva, of Speculator, made these signs and placed them at Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home to let the nurses and staff know how much they appreciated what they were doing and sacrificing during the COVID-19 paandemic.

Museum publishes book to explore the Revolutionary War Forts in the area

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Museum recently published a new local history book, “Fort Plain, Fork Plank, Fort Rensselaer: The Revolutionary War Forts of Canajohary” by Wayne Lenig. Lenig is a Fellow of the New York state Archaeological Association, vice-president of the Van Epps-Hartley ...

Cancellations, closures

The following is a list of area cancellations due to concern over the virus COVID-19. This is a work in progress and will be updated daily: Events ∫ The Gloversville Memorial Day parade has been canceled due to the coronavirus. ∫ The Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8690 ...

Cancellations, closures

The following is a list of area cancellations due to concern over the virus COVID-19. This is a work in progress and will be updated daily: Events ∫ The Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8690 in coordination with the village of Broadalbin, has made the decision to cancel the ...