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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 »»

The Talking Dead

February 17, 2013 Johnstown native Georgia O’Connor makes her living as a “translator,” facilitating conversations between her clients and their loved one. more »»

‘Mr. Adirondack’

February 10, 2013 Though Donald R. Williams retired as a school principal in 1989, he’s never stopped educating people about the history and folklore of the Adirondacks. more »»

Renaissance Mission

February 3, 2013 GLOVERSVILLE — The volunteers who run the Glove Performing Arts Center say the community now has a unique opportunity to support the historic theater. more »»

Putting It All Together

January 27, 2013 CANAJOHARIE — Most of the stuff in Chris Duncan’s garage is typical of any upstate homeowner’s. more »»

Local Masons carry on as caretakers of history

January 20, 2013 JOHNSTOWN — Most residents of this area are familiar with the name Sir William Johnson and the historic landmarks associated with his settlement of the region. more »»

An Evolving City

January 20, 2013 I like to walk. Lately, I prefer to avoid civilization, but if a place has a story to tell, I will follow along. The city of Dresden certainly has a fascinating one to tell. more »»

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 »»



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