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Frontier union workers in Johnstown protest for fair contract

Frontier union workers in Johnstown protest for fair contract

Photo Caption: Frontier Communications employees and members of the IBEW 363 union Kathy Howell of Canajoharie, left, Carla Gagliano of Mayfield, center, and Terri Knapik of Amsterdam protest the recent contract offer from their employer at Sir William Johnson Park on Saturday. STAN HUDY/THE LEADER-Herald JOHNSTOWN - Carla Gagliano pumped her fist in the air and smiled at the driver of the truck as they drove through the light at the intersection of West Main…
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Walmart hiring for Johnstown, Sharon Springs distribution centers

JOHNSTOWN — Walmart will host hiring events Wednesday and Thursday at three Mohawk Valley distribution centers.Prospective employees can apply in person from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at:300 Enterprise Road, Johnstown180 High St., Sharon Springs8827 Old River Road, MarcyApplicants can also text 240240 to seek employment at the facility.The hiring events follow the mega-retailer's announcement in September that it plans to hire 20,000 new employees nationwide for its growing supply chain network.Open positions include lift…
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Johnstown mayoral candidates preach openness

Johnstown mayoral candidates preach openness

By Andrew Waite/The Leader-Herald JOHNSTOWN — Both mayoral candidates in the City of Johnstown are pledging to prioritize financial openness. Republican Amy Praught and Democrat Michael Rose both expressed disappointment in past financial transparency dating to City Treasurer Michael Gifford’s tenure, which began in the late 1990s and ended recently after he announced that he would not seek re-election this year. Thomas Herr, the interim treasurer who has been on the job since the beginning…
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Fourth-quarter surge sends Johnstown field hockey back to Class C championship game

Fourth-quarter surge sends Johnstown field hockey back to Class C championship game

JOHNSTOWN — They came in as the No. 1 seed in the Section II Class C tournament, but the Johnstown field hockey team entered Wednesday’s semifinal against Schuylerville having not played a game in 13 days and having gone 20 days since the last time the Lady Bills both won a game and scored a goal.Johnstown coach Christine Krempa, whose team had a bye into the semis, said her team may have felt the effect…
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Amsterdam filmmaker’s ‘The Last Frankenstein’ at The Movieplex in Johnstown

Amsterdam filmmaker’s ‘The Last Frankenstein’ at The Movieplex in Johnstown

Photo Caption: Left, the poster for "The Last Frankenstein," written and directed by David Weaver, right. Cast members include Michael Wetherbee, bottom right, as The Creature and William Barnet, center, as Jason Frankenstein. Photos Provided An Amsterdam cinephile’s debut feature film is hitting the big screen. “The Last Frankenstein,” written and directed by David Weaver of Gila Films, was screened on Saturday at Proctors and then headed to The Movieplex in Johnstown for a two-week run.…
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