Mayfield Planning Board closes months long public hearing

Mayfield Planning Board closes months long public hearing

MAYFIELD -- The Mayfield Planning Board Wednesday night closed the public hearing for the proposed $4 million 277-slot RV park, roughly five months after the board first opened up the public hearing for the controversial project in January.The town Planning Board is the lead agency for the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR) process and is tasked with determining whether or not the project will have an adverse environmental impact on the town, which is known as a “Positive Declaration,” which would bring a halt to the project’s forward progress through any of the multiple regulatory approvals it…
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Blasts from the Past: (Nursing) School Days: A brief history of the Nathan Littauer Hospital School of Nursing

Blasts from the Past: (Nursing) School Days: A brief history of the Nathan Littauer Hospital School of Nursing

In the late 19th century, the city of Gloversville was booming. The glove and leather industry drew new folks to the area from across the country and across the ocean. The small metropolis had almost anything anyone could need or want, from specialty shops and general stores to restaurants and a large selection of different religious organizations and social clubs. However, the good citizens of Gloversville realized the one thing they lacked: a hospital. So on May 21, 1891, a Gloversville Hospital Association was formed to establish a hospital in the city. Several members of the Association purchased subscriptions to…
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Senior news in brief

Western Fulton County SeniorsOn Feb. 14, the Western Fulton County Seniors met for their monthly meeting with 11 members present and one new member.President Angel Hill opened the meeting by leading us in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and the Lord’s Prayer. Treasurer Linda Christman reported on the financial business of our club. Secretary Donielle Goebel recapped all our information from the January meeting.New business discussed: Hill reported that a repairman has been contacted and will install a new ramp in the spring. Unfinished business: on March 26, the club will have a Turkey and Biscuit dinner instead of chicken…
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Online Extra: Photos of weekend sledding in Gloversville

Online Extra: Photos of weekend sledding in Gloversville

GLOVERSVILLE - The weekend proved a great time for sledding. Some sledding Saturday at Park Terrace Elementary School in Gloversville. Photos by our Stan Hudy --- Help us bring news to you, check out our subscribe page at: LeaderHerald.com/Subscribe --- . Elka Sayles, 5, of Johnstown gets up in the air and a little tipsy as she enjoys sledding. STAN HUDY/LEADER-HERALD More from The Leader-Herald Tuesday: Former Johnstown funeral home director turns himself in to police in body case; Faces multiple felonies Republican senators seek to force report on nursing home COVID Girls’ basketball: Amsterdam sprints out to 20-3 lead,…
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