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Step Into the Past

Lively fairgrounds once stood in Johnstown

November 9, 2015 It’s difficult to imagine a horse race taking place in the middle of Johnstown, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, a horse track was laid out in the area near present-day Townsend Avenue and... more »»

At The Trail's End

Getting ready for the hunt

November 2, 2014 It’s that time of year again: Summer is over (finally) and fall is here. My and many of the members of our hunting camp’s thoughts focus on getting everything ready for the upcoming deer season. more »»

Into the Wild

Getting ready for ice angling

December 7, 2014 In a county that boasts 44 lakes, ice fishing opportunities abound for the novice and most experienced of anglers. more »»

At The Trail's End

Hunting rabbit between seasons

January 11, 2015 With deer season over (sadly and gladly) and ice-fishing season not yet fully started, there are a few hunting opportunities to get me out of the hous. more »»

Into the Wild

Bird hunts during dog days of winter

February 1, 2015 Anyone who lives here in the Northeast and is an avid bird hunter with a loyal and trusted bird dog lives for the autumn, when bird-hunting season arrive. more »»

Step Into the Past

Local children’s outings were popular in 1920s

March 2, 2015 These 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... more »»

At The Trail's End

Memories of upstate ice fishing

March 8, 2015 Normally by the end of February, I would have been ice fishing at least a dozen times. But with this winter’s weather, it has been a challenge to say the least. more »»

Step Into the Past

Local soldiers served in Civil War regiment

March 16, 2015 During 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. more »»

Into the Wild

Tips for catching early trout

April 5, 2015 I’ve never heard the statement, “I’m ready for winter to be over and to get the boat out,” more from anglers than in the past two months. more »»

Step Into the Past

Local sanitarium housed tuberculosis patients

April 13, 2015 By Tuberculosis, also known as consumption or the White Plague, was rampant in the 1800s and early 1900s U.S. and Europe. more »»

Into the Wild

Hunting for wild turkey

May 3, 2015 Winter is officially over here in the Northeast, we hope, and hunters are turning their attention to one of the most exciting quarries to pursue: the wild turkey. more »»

At The Trail's End

When lakes ice out, it’s time for trout

May 10, 2015 If there is one time of the year that I look forward to the most for fishing, it’s springtime. more »»

Step Into the Past

Ku Klux Klan was active in Fulton County

May 11, 2015 When 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. more »»

At The Trail's End

Get the kids outside and get ’em fishing

July 12, 2015 With summer vacation here and the kids out of school, there is no better time to get them out for some outdoor activities, fishing or campin. more »»

Step Into the Past

Gloversville was home to busy record plant

July 20, 2015 I’m sure many readers remember the days of listening to their favorite tunes by putting a 45 on the record player, dropping the needle, and bopping along to The Beatles or Connie Francis or whatever... more »»

Into the Wild

The bug and walleye connection

August 9, 2015 With hot weather descending upon us, it triggers a food source for walleye that most never consider — insects. more »»

Step Into the Past

Loyalist raid claimed life of Putman and son

August 17, 2015 Just along Route 29, just before Hales Mills Road Extension meets the highway, is a historic marker along the side of the road at the tree line. more »»

Into the Wild

Outdoor opportunities abound

October 11, 2015 With the start of hunting season and fall fishing heating up, this time of year is without a doubt the best time of year for the outdoorsman or woman in Fulton and Montgomery counties. more »»

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Arts grants opportunities for 2014

October 8, 2013 Saratoga Arts has announced the following information about its 2014 grant program in Fulton and Montgomery counties: Fulton-Montgomery Arts Grants (F-MAG) provides funding for arts & cultura... more »

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