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Wood Woman

January 13, 2013 In a weathered, concrete building in downtown Gloversville, the deafening roar of a machine can be heard as sawdust piles up at the feet of a young artisan. The building, at 5 Forest St. more »»

Lake Historian: Alice Peck, 96, writes book about community founded by her family

January 6, 2013 By BILL ACKERBAUER The Leader-Herald PECK’S LAKE — Over the last two centuries, this small community in the Adirondacks has been a summer destination for hundreds of families and a year-round home... more »»

New Year’s Eats: Treats to try while welcoming 2013

December 30, 2012 Planning to host a dinner party or gathering to ring in the New Year? The Leader-Herald asked several local food and hospitality pros to suggest a few recipes our readers might try to liven up their... more »»

Making Memories

December 23, 2012 Leona Fessenden remembers a simpler Christmas when decorating the tree was a Christmas Eve delight and the gifts beneath it on Christmas morning came from the nickel and dime store. more »»

Area hospitals strive to please patient palettes

December 16, 2012 Hospital food often gets a bad rap, but officials at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville and St. more »»

The colorful corners of Fulton County

December 9, 2012 Google might be able to suggest the best route from Red Bunch to Keck’s Center, but satisfying one’s curiosity about the names of those places — among the dozens of obscure corners of Fulton County ... more »»

Easing Back Pain

December 2, 2012 By JOHN BORGOLINI The Leader-Herald GLOVERSVILLE — A roomful of local residents received an earful Tuesday night about an ailment as common, as it is troublesome — back pain. Presenter D. more »»

Beyond the Pale: Craft brews in demand among local beer lovers

November 25, 2012 JOHNSTOWN — Thanks to a broadening of beer drinkers’ tastes, craft beers are seeing a surge in popularity in upstate New Yor. more »»

Turkey Day Delights

November 18, 2012 The Leader-Herald invited several local chefs and food purveyors to share some of their favorite fall recipes, just in time for those of us planning our Thanksgiving feasts. more »»

Getting Serious: Local theater groups tackle complex plays

November 11, 2012 JOHNSTOWN — Look up the performance schedule at any local theater venue in Fulton or Montgomery counties, and you’re likely to find light-hearted musicals, comedies and children’s shows fill much of... more »»

For his next trick, psychic will raise money for local hospital

November 4, 2012 GLOVERSVILLE — Robert Channing swears he can boggle the minds of his audiences using only the powers of his own. more »»

Travel guide caters to families

November 4, 2012 ALTAMONT?— A writer with roots in Fulton County has written a new travel guide geared toward visitors to the Adirondack Park who want their children to get the most out of the region. more »»

Touring on Two Wheels

November 4, 2012 Editor’s note: Vincent DeSantis of Gloversville has been traveling in Europe for several months. In July, he wrote about his experiences staying on a farm on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia. more »»

Russo pens memoir about ‘two Gloversvilles'

October 28, 2012 GLOVERSVILLE — “But what a nest of thorns the past can be. more »»

Carving out a Niche

October 21, 2012 JOHNSTOWN — “I was lucky enough at a real early age to be exposed to oil painting,” says Jonathan Swartwout, crediting his grandfather with putting a brush in his hand and letting him make his first... more »»

After surgeries, Gloversville teen strides toward a career in health care

October 21, 2012 GLOVERSVILLE — When she was younger, friends used to joke with Jenn Sprung that she “walked like a duck. more »»

Johnstown man, 95, has seen the world, had far-reaching influence on health

October 14, 2012 JOHNSTOWN — From a young age, Jackson W. Riddle had a keen interest in science. more »»

Author to discuss women who fought in Civil War

October 14, 2012 EPHRATAH — Lisa Potocar is a writer of historical fiction whose love of history didn’t blossom in the classroom. more »»

SkyHeart owners bring vintage venue back to musical life

October 7, 2012 GLOVERSVILLE — Antique fiddle tunes and timeless songs filled the air Friday night as SkyHeart Studio opened its newly renovated performance space with a concert by the folk duo Jay Ungar and Molly... more »»

The Musher of Mayfield

September 30, 2012 The autumn leaves hardly have started to fall, let alone the first snowflake, but on certain cool mornings, a team of sled dogs can be seen zipping up and down a quiet back road in Mayfield. more »»

 
 

 

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