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Caroga museum hosts exhibit of works by Tom Healey

July 7, 2013 By BILL ACKERBAUER The Leader-Herald CAROGA — Tom Healey does his creative work both at home in central New Jersey and at his summer residences, but the inspiration he gets from this region is most... more »»

Amsterdam yoga expert helping others find comfort

June 30, 2013 Laura Harrison is the founder of Enlighten Yoga + Community Center in the Clock Tower Complex in Amsterdam. She spoke recently with The Leader-Herald about her background and her goals for the center. more »»

From Berlin to Broadalbin

June 23, 2013 Elfriede Cromling, a retired ballet teacher and homemaker who has spent most of her life in rural Broadalbin, has come a long way from her youth in wartime Berlin. more »»

Local women donate time, skills to aid those in need

June 9, 2013 CAROGA — A group of women from the North Bush United Methodist Church got together last year and decided to focus their energies on making a positive contribution to the community. more »»

BOCES students hone audio skills in new studio

June 2, 2013 JOHNSTOWN — Students at the HFM BOCES Career & Tech Center are learning to record and edit sound on the same kind of equipment and software used by professional studios. more »»

Learning the Lens

May 26, 2013 GLOVERSVILLE — A typical person might have a hundred photos on his cellphone and a thousand on his computer, but not all those images are created equal. more »»

Keeping the Beat: Q & A with drummer Mike Porter

May 19, 2013 Mike Porter of Gloversville is a musician who has found success in performing in bands. He currently plays drums for local bands Saving Atlantis and The Grand Desig. more »»

Priceless Prom

May 5, 2013 More than $1,100 — that’s the average amount families across the U.S. are spending to send a student to prom this year, according to a recent national survey. more »»

The horror! Q&A with local actor-director Mark Joseph Peek

April 28, 2013 GLOVERSVILLE — City native Mark Joseph Peek is an actor, director, producer and writer for both the stage and screen, having appeared in dramatic productions at local theater venues such as the... more »»

Local writer to have book-signing event

April 28, 2013 BROADALBIN — Local writer Greg Hitchcock will host a book-signing party and fundraiser at the American Legion, 19 N. Main St., from 2 to 4 p.m. May 4. more »»

From the Ground Up

April 14, 2013 JOHNSTOWN — This spring, Cornell Cooperative Extension’s master gardeners are offering Food Gardening 101, a series of classes for beginning vegetable growers and those interested in getting their... more »»

Gloversville Transit riders say service is appreciated

April 7, 2013 GLOVERSVILLE — A Gloversville Transit System bus has the atmosphere of a coffee shop on wheels. more »»

Working for a living with Lexington

March 31, 2013 GLOVERSVILLE — For four decades, the sheltered workshop at Lexington Center provided employment for disabled adults, allowing them to earn a paycheck for basic assembly-line and packaging work in a... more »»

The Good Old Days

March 24, 2013 JOHNSTOWN — Bob and Deb Landrio’s Town Line Museum is a shrine devoted to a simpler tim. more »»

Over in Erin

March 17, 2013 Today is St. Patrick’s Day, a holiday celebrated around the world by people who share a love of Ireland and its culture. more »»

Postcard dated 1914 went from Ireland to Gloversville — and back

March 17, 2013 GLOVERSVILLE — Ninety-nine years ago, a woman named Barb sent a postcard from Ireland to a Miss Lula MacDonald in care of “Adler’s Factory, Gloversville, NY, US. more »»

Promoting Johnstown's Past

March 10, 2013 JOHNSTOWN — For a small city, Johnstown has quite a few organizations looking out for its historic interests. more »»

Old church buildings have vast potential but present challenges

March 3, 2013 T he architectural landscape of Fulton and Montgomery counties is dotted with historic churches, and over time, more and more of them have ceased to be used for religious purposes. more »»

Heart Heroes

February 24, 2013 JOHNSTOWN — Romping around the living room with his baby brother, Tracker Wager is as playful and silly as any typical 3-year-old. more »»



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