The Leader Heraldhttp://www.leaderherald.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 24 Apr 2014 06:55:54 EDTThu, 24 Apr 2014 06:55:54 EDT fire chief to retire - After 27 years of service and working up the ranks to fire chief, Beth Whitman-Putnam announced at the Common Council meeting Tuesday she will retire at the end of June.Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTBoard seeks to be paid - Elected, unpaid city Water Board members want to be paid. Board President Nicholas Cannizzo Sr. and Vice President John Pradelski asked the Common Council on Monday to approve pay for the five members of the water board.Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTAuction planned at Tryon buildings - The Fulton County Industrial Development Agency will have a May 7 auction of items from four Tryon property buildings, which later will be demolished. The IDA is turning the former Tryon youth detention campus into a business park.Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTCouncil OKs about $1.4M for vehicles - The Common Council on Tuesday unanimously approved borrowing nearly $1.4 million to purchase new vehicles for the city Transit and Fire departments.Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTTech Talk - With the recent surge in high-tech industries and associated educational opportunities, the Mohawk Valley Technology Forum participants said the area is ready to host more companies and jobs.Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT