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Lt. Col. Alam receives another Meritorious Service Medal

JOHNSTOWN — Lt. Col. Samsul Alam of Johnstown has been serving as the Chief Resource Manager of 335th Signal Command since April 11, 2019 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Inherent Resolve. Lt. Col. Alam was the chief Internal Review of 80th ...

Area news in brief

JOHNSTOWN — To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Hometown Association had planned a three-day, two-night fully supported bike ride this August. Due to concerns about COVID-19, ECSHA has postponed the ride until Aug. 20 through 22, ...

St. Kateri Shrine site works on re-opening

FONDA — As New York state and the Albany Diocese move forward with reopening, the Saint Kateri Shrine Council and staff are working to come up with a thoughtful plan for resuming Mass that will limit the health risks to attendees, volunteers, chaplain, and staff to the best of its ...

Two participate in LEAD program

ONEONTA — SUNY Oneonta recently recognized nearly 200 students who have attained leadership milestones through the college’s Leadership Education and Development program. LEAD@Oneonta is a comprehensive leadership program based on current research and guidelines from the Council for the ...

JHS yearbook delayed

JOHNSTOWN — The yearbook staff of the Johnstown High School announced that the book was completed in early April, but due to the restrictions of many businesses with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic, the book has been delayed. The new anticipated date of delivery will be late June or early ...

Ice cream for kids practicing bike safety

BROADALBIN — The village police department will be handing out Stewart’s ice cream tickets for those children, K through 12 observed wearing their helmets and obeying the New York state Bike Laws. The department will also hand out helmets to those who may need a helmet. Officers will be ...

Great deal

The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis Since the senior class of Gloversville High School figured they were finished with the school, they posted a sign offering the building for sale with an asking price of $2,020.

Virtual Institute being presented by Caroga Arts

CAROGA —The Caroga Arts Collective is bringing together more than 50 musicians from around the world virtually for the 2020 Virtual Institute, according to a news release. The CAC is presenting this year’s Your Body is Your Strad programming through its 2020 Virtual Institute from June 2 ...

Re-openings, 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 Valley Chorus’ June ...

Re-openings, 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 Valley Chorus’ June ...

Hamilton County honors senior

WELLS —Alice Megargle is Hamilton County Senior of the Year. She is originally from the Potsdam/Canton area, and attended Potsdam University, pursuing a degree in education. She has held elementary teaching positions in New York, Minnesota, Missouri, and Ohio, until her retirement in 2000. ...

Stock graduates, enlists in Army

GLOVERSVILLE — Christopher C. Stock, grandson of Arthur and MaryAnn Stock of Gloversville; and son of Charles and Pamela Stock, of Allendale, New Jersey graduated this May from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a bachelor’s degree in business information technology ...

Re-openings, 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 Valley Chorus’ June ...

DOT road work

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 signed detour in place due to concrete work and bridge joint removal on the bridge over Route 29. The detour will be West Main ...

Re-openings, 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 Valley Chorus’ June ...

Radiology and me — little town, big dream job

If you asked my family what my response was to the question, “What do you want to do with your life?” they’ll tell you it changed every week; which is true. One undertone of every job I could envision myself doing was one involving patient care. I have always wanted to do something in ...

Davis earns SUNY Chancellor’s Award

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton-Montgomery Community College employee, Christie Davis, is the recipient of the prestigious 2020 State University of New York’s Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service. In order to be eligible for this honor, the recipient must perform superbly in ...