Traditional contest showcases evolving views

Traditional contest showcases evolving views

Isabelle Henderson was crowned Miss Montgomery County on Sunday night after an onstage performance that left little doubt that the 50th edition of the Miss America local preliminary has come a long way from the first.Henderson, a communications and sociology major at the University at Buffalo Honors college, was one of six women competing for the two county crowns. Alexis Houser, of Johnstown, was named Miss Fulton County.The event is organized by the Miss Fulton County &…
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Obituaries for Jan. 10 to Jan. 15, 2022

Obituaries for Jan. 10 to Jan. 15, 2022

Recent Obituaries from The Leader-Herald Obituaries for Saturday, Jan. 15: Donald R. Houghton, 84, of Mayfield Josephine Vitarius (nee McInnes), 99 Obituaries for Friday, Jan. 14: William (Bill) M. Salloway, 83 Geraldyn M. Smith, 99, formerly of Johnstown Obituaries for Thursday, Jan. 13: Edwin L. Queeney Jr., 89, of Gloversville Gary Lee Robbins, 76, of Gloversville --- Help us bring news to you, check out our subscribe page at: LeaderHerald.com/Subscribe --- Obituaries for Wednesday,  Jan.…
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Edinburg woman greeted by car parade for 103rd birthday

Edinburg woman greeted by car parade for 103rd birthday

Audrey “Norma” Porteus bundled up Saturday afternoon and stood on the porch of the Sacandaga Valley Arts Network in Northville to watch friends and family drive by honking, playing music and wishing her a "happy birthday."Porteus turned 103 on Tuesday.“With the pandemic, it’s a little harder to get people together,” said Drea Fetsko, one of Porteus’ granddaughters. Porteus said she was surprised by the parade and that it was great seeing everyone. Over the past century, Porteus has seen…
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Troopers: Gloversville woman stole more than $3K in merchandise from town of Amsterdam Target store

Troopers: Gloversville woman stole more than $3K in merchandise from town of Amsterdam Target store

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM - A Gloversville woman stole more than $3,000 in merchandise last week from the town of Amsterdam Target store, state police said. Amy L. Johnson, 32, of Gloversville, was arrested Jan. 8 and charged with one count of third-degree grand larceny, a felony, along with misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance, state police said. State police responded to the store at around noon that day for a report of a person…
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Trump reportedly declares Stefanik ‘will be president’ during big night at Mar-a-lago

Trump reportedly declares Stefanik ‘will be president’ during big night at Mar-a-lago

During a fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, on Tuesday night at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, former President Donald Trump showered Stefanik with praise and reportedly declared that she could be president in 6 years. The event and Trump’s words are among the strongest signals yet that Stefanik, the 37-year-old GOP House Conference Chair, could be on the shortlist of vice presidential candidates should Trump run for President in 2024.  Stefanik’s congressional campaign wouldn’t indulge…
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