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Letters to the Editor

Attend bake sale, support Relay for Life

The Northville Falcon Helpers 4-H Club is participating in this year's Relay for Life and will be hosting a bake sale Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. in front of the Adirondack Country Store on Main Street in Northville. All proceeds will go to Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society.We have 13 ...

Closing event Thursday

The Fulton Montgomery Quilt Barn Trail will have its closing event Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m.The group has had its display at the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce, at 2 N. Main St. in Gloversville, for the month of April. It has been very well received and excitement is growing ...

Golf tournaments could boost economy

As progress continues to make Saratoga become a recognized global tourism center and expanded brands, United States' campaigns introducing more foreign countries to America's tourism industry continue.Collateral economic benefits will steadily materialize. Local and area golf courses can be ...

Christ’s resurrection proves eternal life

Prior to Christ coming to earth as the incarnation of God, the Israelites sacrificed animals in the Holy of Holies, that part of the temple where the high priest made atonement for the sins of the people, which was a foreshadowing of Christ's ultimate sacrifice once and for all at Calvary's ...

Former historian reduced chaos of files

In the content of The Leader-Herald's article April 14, "Historian eyes past practices," I was perplexed to read, "county history files are in a state of chaos."Really? When did that happen? While such statements produce good theater before a committee, they also reveal a paucity of ...

Keep dogs safe outside

OK, we all agree that excessive dog barking is annoying, but sometimes they just have to let it out or they are communicating with other dogs in the neighborhood.Why yell and get upset when you can simply bring them inside?But make sure their barking isn't to alert you that something's wrong. ...

People indifferent to others nowadays

The country I love, a country that used to be a country of "we" and "us," has become a country of "I" and "me."In days gone by, neighbor helped neighbor. He helped without being asked or any thought of being paid; he did it because he was a neighbor.In those bygone days, every house had a front ...

Overwhelmed by generosity for club

On behalf of the Gloversville Boys & Girls Club, we would like to thank Frankilyn Greco, Checkers Out Speedway and The Dirt Track Digest for a wonderful and successful event. For the past four years, Frankilyn has dedicated her time and service to our organization, and as a result, ...

Many ways to ‘trap’ tourists in our area

There are many ways to promote tourism from Pennsylvania to Canada along Route 30 (an old Indian trail) including: free overnight tent camping, firewood, playground for kids and pets, dumping stations at state campgrounds; large enough for new motor homes and trailers, and tourism maps with ...

Take part in Community Clean up Day

On Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, the Fulton County Board of Realtors and the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold the annual Community Clean Up Day. Everyone is encouraged to get out and clean up the streets and roadways as well as their own property.Supplies will be ...

Please keep cats indoors

In regard to the letter from Linda Hine: First of all, I hope and pray you find your beloved cat. But please, to all cat owners, keep your cats inside only.Cats are vulnerable to dangers when let outside, especially in a city: traffic, being chased by dogs, getting lost because cats are ...

Girl Scouts should try homemade cookies

I was sitting on the pellet stove one evening when my mind turned to things that grate me - such as British companies that buy out American electric companies and raise power prices 60 percent during the hardest winter we've had recently, and airplanes that go missing, and gambling laws that ...

Thanks for making ‘Celebration’ great

We would like to thank all who attended our American Association of University Women's inaugural "Celebration." People were mixing, meeting, trying on hats fashioned by Donna Cerasuolo, and posing for photos taken by photographer Darlene Bornt. Under the direction of Jahnn Gibson; Katerina ...

Visit fundraiser to help Relay for Life

The Miss Johnstown Diner, owned by Bob and Jen Blanchard, hosted a pancake breakfast to benefit the Relay for Life on April 3. I would like to thank them for their continued support. Also, to Becky and Ashley for working at the breakfast, along with everyone who came out to eat or donate, ...

Consider students’ welfare

Spring is here along with April showers, May flowers and voting on school budgets and board members.Please be sure you consider your choices very carefully. Don't vote "no" on the budget to "show them." Don't vote for anyone who is running because they have an ax to grind.As a longtime resident ...

Prescription drug disposal day April 26

Our Fulton County community has done increasingly well at getting unused medications out of people's homes and keeping them from falling into the wrong hands, including those of our young people. This could be one of the reasons prescription drug abuse among Fulton County's high school seniors ...

Southworth for senator

A few months ago, I had the privilege of working on a large project with Patty Southworth. Our goal was to organize and expedite a town parade for the Ballston's 225th anniversary celebration. Keep in mind, we had three weeks and no finances to do this. Patty and I were the only organizers, ...

Town of Johnstown eyes successful year

The town of Johnstown is shaping up to have another successful year ahead of us, with multiple new home permits, commercial construction and renovations already approved for this month.It truly is encouraging to see members of the community out in their yard, cleaning and prepping after such a ...

Thanks to all who keep eye out for cat

We would like to say thank you to all who have called with prayers, tips and messages of hope for our cat, Judas. He has been gone since Feb. 23, but we still have hope that he is still around. We are raising our reward to $200 for the recovery of our cat. We follow up on all tips, as small as ...

Extra fee leads to changing cable service

This is a followup to the recent letter to the editor about service being provided by Time Warner Cable.I have been a customer of Time Warner Cable's TV and Internet service since the service was first available. I was not unhappy with the service until I received a post card stating that ...