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Area wrestlers head to Civic CenterAfter advancing out of last weekend's class tournaments, wrestlers will look to
Area wrestlers head to Civic Center
The Leader-Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
After advancing out of last weekend's class tournaments, wrestlers will look to reach the state tournament this weekend. Amsterdam will compete in the Section II Division I (large-school) tourney, while Johnstown, Fonda-Fultonville and... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Chancellor visits local PTECH"We want to make sure that the courses they are taking are the right program,"
Chancellor visits local PTECH
The Leader-Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
"We want to make sure that the courses they are taking are the right program," Zimpher told local officials. She spent Thursday visiting both programs with local educational leaders such as Fulton-Montgomery Community College President Dustin... Read more
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Amsterdam girls second seed for Class A tourneyWednesday at the Section II seeding meetings, Amsterdam, with a 15-5 overall re
Amsterdam girls second seed for Class A tourney
The Leader-Herald / Posted yesterday
Wednesday at the Section II seeding meetings, Amsterdam, with a 15-5 overall record, was awarded the second seed in the Class A tournament behind two-time defending champion Averill Park of the Suburban Council. Amsterdam received an opening round... Read more
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OESJ boys seeded second, B-P third seed in Class BThe Wolves find themselves one-win away from a trip to the Glens Falls Civic Ce
OESJ boys seeded second, B-P third seed in Class B
The Leader-Herald / Posted yesterday
The Wolves find themselves one-win away from a trip to the Glens Falls Civic Center as they were awarded a first-round bye as the No. 2 seed in the Class D postseason tournament at Wednesday's Section II seeding meetings. The Wolfpack, who dropped... Read more
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Lions roll past Wolfpack in WAC title gameFacing WAC North champion Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville, the Lions nailed s
Lions roll past Wolfpack in WAC title game
The Leader-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Facing WAC North champion Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville, the Lions nailed six first-half 3-pointers and held the Wolfpack to 12 points as they cruised to the fifth-straight WAC Cup championship 64-44 at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. "Our... Read more
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Lady Bills cruise past MechanicvilleAnd they got it. Facing Mechanicville on senior night, the Lady Bills got off
Lady Bills cruise past Mechanicville
The Leader-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
And they got it. Facing Mechanicville on senior night, the Lady Bills got off to a fast start, survived a surge and finished strong to claim a 61-39 non-league victory Monday night at Johnstown High School. Johnstown’s Mallory Baldwin looks to make... Read more
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Wrestlers ready for sectionalsJohnstown will travel to Hudson Falls to compete in the Section II Class CC Tou
Wrestlers ready for sectionals
The Leader-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Johnstown will travel to Hudson Falls to compete in the Section II Class CC Tournament, while Fonda-Fultonville and Canajoharie-Fort Plain will travel to Tamarac to take part in the Section II Class C Tournament. Amsterdam will make the trek to... Read more
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Janet C. OldickMrs. , 80, of St. Johnsville Nursing Home died peacefully on Friday, February 5
Janet C. Oldick
The Leader-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Mrs. , 80, of St. Johnsville Nursing Home died peacefully on Friday, February 5, 2016 at Bassett Medical Center surrounded by her family. Born in Fort Plain, NY on May 12, 1935 she was the daughter of the late Roy and Doris Smith... Read more
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WAC sets crossover scheduleThe Western Athletic Conference has its announced its boys and girls basketball
WAC sets crossover schedule
The Leader-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
The Western Athletic Conference has its announced its boys and girls basketball crossover schedule. All games will take place at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. The boys crossover slate begins Friday. The first game of the 14-game schedule... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Mayfield hands OESJ its first loss, 55-54Mayfield trailed at the half 25-22 before outscoring Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Joh
Mayfield hands OESJ its first loss, 55-54
The Leader-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Mayfield trailed at the half 25-22 before outscoring Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville 25-12 in the third quarter and held off a 17-point fourth-quarter surge to pick up the upset victory. Jay Sweeney led the Panthers' scoring with 19 points,... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
District task force to study housing projections, facility needsSince 2013, I have primarily covered the Anoka-Hennepin and Spring Lake Park sc
District task force to study housing projections, facility needs
ABC Newspapers / Posted 8 days ago
Since 2013, I have primarily covered the Anoka-Hennepin and Spring Lake Park school districts as well as the city of Spring Lake Park for ABC Newspapers. Since 2013, I have primarily covered the Anoka-Hennepin and Spring Lake Park school districts... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Pack 412 races in Pinewood DerbySince 2013, I have primarily covered the Anoka-Hennepin and Spring Lake Park sc
Pack 412 races in Pinewood Derby
ABC Newspapers / Posted 8 days ago
Since 2013, I have primarily covered the Anoka-Hennepin and Spring Lake Park school districts as well as the city of Spring Lake Park for ABC Newspapers. Since 2013, I have primarily covered the Anoka-Hennepin and Spring Lake Park school districts... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Lady Panthers claim WAC North crownThe victory clinched the WAC North title for the Lady Panthers. It was the firs
Lady Panthers claim WAC North crown
The Leader-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The victory clinched the WAC North title for the Lady Panthers. It was the first league title in school history for Mayfield (14-5 overall, 11-1 WAC). Brianna Eagan scored 10 points for the Lady Panthers, who outscored the Lady Wolves 24-5 in the... Read more
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Two facing chargesNicole Hilts, 29, of 23 Hoosac St., Johnstown, and Stephanie Seeley, 32, of 39
Two facing charges
The Leader-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Nicole Hilts, 29, of 23 Hoosac St., Johnstown, and Stephanie Seeley, 32, of 39 Division St., St. Johnsville, both were charged with two counts of second-degree attempted robbery. Officers said that on Jan. 22 at approximately 3:30 p.m., the... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
OESJ boys defeat Frankfort-SchuylerThe Wolfpack led 35-23 at the half on their way to the victory. David Anselmo
OESJ boys defeat Frankfort-Schuyler
The Leader-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
The Wolfpack led 35-23 at the half on their way to the victory. David Anselmo scored 15 points for OESJ (18-0 overall). Parker Goldsmith scored 22 points to lead Frankfort-Schuyler (2-15 overall), while Ryan DeRollo added 16... Read more
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Voting machine switch discussedLee Hollenbeck, a commissioner for the Fulton County Board of Elections, told t
Voting machine switch discussed
The Leader-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Lee Hollenbeck, a commissioner for the Fulton County Board of Elections, told the county Board of Supervisors' Finance Committee schools are required to now use either paper ballots or optical-scan voting machines for this election, under the state's... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Panthers fall short against BulldogsAfter battling to a low-scoring 6-6 draw in the opening quarter, the Bulldogs s
Panthers fall short against Bulldogs
The Leader-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
After battling to a low-scoring 6-6 draw in the opening quarter, the Bulldogs stepped up their game, going on a 19-0, eight minute run that stretched early in the second quarter into the third to build a big enough lead to defeat Mayfield 50-34... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Vera G. Mastenbrook, age 82, of Corning and Stratford, NY, died Thursday, January 28, 2016 at her
Vera G. Mastenbrook
The Leader-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
, age 82, of Corning and Stratford, NY, died Thursday, January 28, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. Vera was born on May 11, 1933 in Corning to Levi and Frances (Markle) Case. She married Robert Mastenbrook on October... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Canajoharie tops Fort PlainSierra Hill added eight points for the Lady Cougars, who improved to 2-9 in WAC
Canajoharie tops Fort Plain
The Leader-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Sierra Hill added eight points for the Lady Cougars, who improved to 2-9 in WAC play. Soren Shirley scored 15 points to pace Fort Plain (5-12 overall, 5-6 WAC), while Alexis Hagadorn added eight points. Canajoharie 42, Fort Plain 38 Canajoharie10... Read more
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Gloversville edges Johnstown in OTHowever, the Dragons came back with 3-pointers from Josh Nails and Cam Stewart
Gloversville edges Johnstown in OT
The Leader-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
However, the Dragons came back with 3-pointers from Josh Nails and Cam Stewart to retake the lead but couldn't hold off a late surge from the Sir Bills as Jamal Vasquez converted a pair of free throws and Devon Boyle drained a foul-line jumper with... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Centennial birthdayFriday was Rider's 100th birthday, which was celebrated at the American Legion
Centennial birthday
The Leader-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Friday was Rider's 100th birthday, which was celebrated at the American Legion Post 168. The tables at the celebration honoring Rider were patriotically decorated and filled with the World War II veteran's friends and family. He was also honored by... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Queensbury ends Amsterdam’s 11-year win streak in ‘The Pit’The Leader-Herald AMSTERDAM - For the second straight year, the Amsterdam wres
Queensbury ends Amsterdam’s 11-year win streak in ‘The Pit’
The Leader-Herald / Posted 14 days ago
The Leader-Herald AMSTERDAM - For the second straight year, the Amsterdam wrestling team headed into its final league match with an opportunity to claim the crown with a win over Queensbury. However, the Spartans claimed their ninth Foothills... Read more
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Mayfield girls lose to Mekeel ChristianMAYFIELD - Lexy Rychcik scored 13 points to lead Mekeel Christian Academy to a
Mayfield girls lose to Mekeel Christian
The Leader-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
MAYFIELD - Lexy Rychcik scored 13 points to lead Mekeel Christian Academy to a 35-29 win over Mayfield in a non-league girls basketball game Tuesday. The Lady Lions outscored the Lady panthers 13-5 in the first quarter on their way to the... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Two charged with armed robberyStephanie Seeley, 32, and Nicole Hilts, 28, both of St. Johnsville, were charge
Two charged with armed robbery
The Leader-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Stephanie Seeley, 32, and Nicole Hilts, 28, both of St. Johnsville, were charged with felony counts of second-degree robbery and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor, on Monday. Village police said the investigators found out a... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Governor’s proposal offers incentiveBy participating in the Municipal Consolidation and Efficiency Competition, mun
Governor’s proposal offers incentive
The Leader-Herald / Posted 18 days ago
By participating in the Municipal Consolidation and Efficiency Competition, municipalities have the opportunity to receive a $20 million reward for coming up with a plan that would result in the greatest permanent reduction in property taxes,... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Dolgeville posts 50-28 win over Fort PlainComing off a two-point loss to Mayfield on Wednesday and a hard-fought 49-45 vi
Dolgeville posts 50-28 win over Fort Plain
The Leader-Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Coming off a two-point loss to Mayfield on Wednesday and a hard-fought 49-45 victory over Northville on Friday, the Lady Hilltoppers hung with Dolgeville through the opening half but could not match the Blue Devils second-half intensity as they fell... Read more
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Lady Panthers edge SaintsThe Lady Panthers led 26-21 heading into the fourth quarter before having to wi
Lady Panthers edge Saints
The Leader-Herald / Posted 20 days ago
The Lady Panthers led 26-21 heading into the fourth quarter before having to withstand a late rally by the Lady Saints to hold on for the victory. Kaylee Bumpus finished with eight points for Mayfield (12-3 overall, 10-1 WAC). Emma VanDeCar had... Read more
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Johnstown boys come up short against SchuylervilleThe Sir Bills' Jamal Vazquez started the scoring with two free throws only 14 s
Johnstown boys come up short against Schuylerville
The Leader-Herald / Posted 20 days ago
The Sir Bills' Jamal Vazquez started the scoring with two free throws only 14 seconds into the quarter. Schuylerville quickly answered with a bucket from Clay Patrick and then Devin Boyle scored twice for Johnstown, while Josh Signor added two for... Read more
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Valentine William Ellerby Jr., age 63, of St. Johnsville, N.Y., passed away suddenly at Albany Medical Cente
Valentine William Ellerby Jr.
The Leader-Herald / Posted 21 days ago
, age 63, of St. Johnsville, N.Y., passed away suddenly at Albany Medical Center on Friday, January 15, 2016. He was born on July 4, 1952, the son of the late Valentine William Ellerby Sr. and Maryann (Handy) Ellerby. He... Read more
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Area schools face low tax limitsThe Leader-Herald JOHNSTOWN - School leaders are preparing their proposed 2016
Area schools face low tax limits
The Leader-Herald / Posted 21 days ago
The Leader-Herald JOHNSTOWN - School leaders are preparing their proposed 2016-17 budgets knowing they will be able to get little to no additional help from local taxpayers. As a result of the low rate of inflation, the state has set the tax-levy... Read more
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Amsterdam posts 81-75 win over B-PThe Rams outscored the Patriots 28-12 in the second quarter before holding off
Amsterdam posts 81-75 win over B-P
The Leader-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
The Rams outscored the Patriots 28-12 in the second quarter before holding off a second-half rally by B-P to earn the win. Tysean Hanna scored 17 points for the Rams (11-3 overall, 8-2 Foothills), and Ben Rhodes scored 16. Preston Taylor scored 27... Read more
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Hudson Falls gets past Johnstown, 49-30Michael Sherman (126 pounds), Chris Jett (132), Joel Charpentier (145), Ethan H
Hudson Falls gets past Johnstown, 49-30
The Leader-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Michael Sherman (126 pounds), Chris Jett (132), Joel Charpentier (145), Ethan Huguley (152) all won by pinfall for the Tigers, while Nick Moore (120) won by major decision. Tom Hill posted a 3-2 win over the Sir Bills' Na'Jon Subik at 220 pounds,... Read more
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Lady Panthers outlast Lady HilltoppersThe Lady Panthers led 13-2 after one quarter before holding off a rally by the
Lady Panthers outlast Lady Hilltoppers
The Leader-Herald / Posted 23 days ago
The Lady Panthers led 13-2 after one quarter before holding off a rally by the Lady Hilltoppers. Julie Hampton scored 11 points for Mayfield, while Kaylee Bumpus added nine. Fort Plain’s Soren Shirley (20) battles with Mayfield Shelby Dopp (3) and... Read more
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Students named to president’s listLocal students named to the president's list are listed below: Flint Anthony D
Students named to president’s list
The Leader-Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Local students named to the president's list are listed below: Flint Anthony Davis Jr. of Dolgeville, business, business administration; Jennifer Hayes of Dolgeville, human services; Elijah N. Hill of Johnstown, communication arts: digital... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Cuomo’s solution worse than problemThe money wasted on the failed Start Up NY campaign apparently wasn't enough. H
Cuomo’s solution worse than problem
The Leader-Herald / Posted 26 days ago
The money wasted on the failed Start Up NY campaign apparently wasn't enough. He is now proposing an across-the-board increase in the minimum wage. This proposal will only result in doing more harm than good to the workers it targets. If enacted, we... Read more
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Galway rallies past MayfieldMAYFIELD - In a matchup of the top two teams in the North Division of the Weste
Galway rallies past Mayfield
The Leader-Herald / Posted 27 days ago
MAYFIELD - In a matchup of the top two teams in the North Division of the Western Athletic Conference, Galway rallied for a 46-43 win over Mayfield on Friday. The Golden Eagles trailed 39-33 heading into the fourth quarter before outscoring the Lady... Read more
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Dragons hold off Sir Bills, 55-50The Dragons led 14-7 after one quarter before the Sir Bills evened the score at
Dragons hold off Sir Bills, 55-50
The Leader-Herald / Posted 27 days ago
The Dragons led 14-7 after one quarter before the Sir Bills evened the score at 23-23 at the half. Gloversville outscored Johnstown 17-5 in the third quarter to take a 40-28 advantage. The Sir Bills outscored the Dragons 22-15 in the final quarter,... Read more
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Elizabeth ‘Betty’ JohnsonElizabeth "Betty" Johnson, age 89, of Lassellsville, passed away peacefully on
Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Johnson
The Leader-Herald / Posted 28 days ago
Elizabeth "Betty" Johnson, age 89, of Lassellsville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 14, 2016, at the Mountain Valley Hospice House, Gloversville. She was born on February 19, 1926, in Johnstown, the daughter of the late Clarence and... Read more
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Hampton leads Mayfield to WAC North win over NorthvilleThe Lady Panthers outscored the Lady Falcons 22-3 in the first quarter and led
Hampton leads Mayfield to WAC North win over Northville
The Leader-Herald / Posted 30 days ago
The Lady Panthers outscored the Lady Falcons 22-3 in the first quarter and led 37-7 at the half on their way to the victory. Sydney Sheldon scored 16 points for Mayfield (10-2 overall, 8-0 WAC), while Kaylee Bumpus added 12 points. Hannah Coupas... Read more
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Supervisors OK spending moneyThe board on Monday approved adjusting its contract with Jablonski Excavation o
Supervisors OK spending money
The Leader-Herald / Posted a month ago
The board on Monday approved adjusting its contract with Jablonski Excavation of St. Johnsville to cover $19,000 to repair water line leaks and $15,000 to improve the road shoulders with more gravel, topsoil and grass seeding at the new Tryon... Read more
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Minor damage from wind: officials"Most of the damage was minor. Trees down, wires down, power outages," Montgome
Minor damage from wind: officials
The Leader-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
"Most of the damage was minor. Trees down, wires down, power outages," Montgomery County Undersheriff Justin Cramer said. Most of the reported damage was in Montgomery County. In Amsterdam, there were trees down on Guy Park Avenue, a transformer was... Read more
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Patriots improve to 11-1DiCaterino went 10-for-13 from the free-throw line and added seven field goals
Patriots improve to 11-1
The Leader-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
DiCaterino went 10-for-13 from the free-throw line and added seven field goals for a game-high 24 points for Broadalbin-Perth (11-1 overall, 6-1 Foothills). Evan DiMaio knocked down five 3-pointers in his 16-point performance and Preston Taylor... Read more
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Lady Braves roll past Ravena, 51-29The Lady Braves outscored the Lady Indians 23-9 in the first quarter on their w
Lady Braves roll past Ravena, 51-29
The Leader-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
The Lady Braves outscored the Lady Indians 23-9 in the first quarter on their way to the win. Miranda Nethaway scored 13 points for FFCS (5-7 overall, 3-6 overall). Fonda-Fultonville’s Sarah Subik (13) and Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk’s Kayla Rexford... Read more
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Francis J. ‘Frank’ TessitoreFrancis J. "Frank" Tessitore, age 61, of Gloversville, passed away on Tuesday,
Francis J. ‘Frank’ Tessitore
The Leader-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Francis J. "Frank" Tessitore, age 61, of Gloversville, passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at Albany Medical Center, Albany. He was born on August 15, 1954, in Amsterdam, a son of the late Francis P. and Mary Frances Fitzgibbons... Read more
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OESJ boys top Mayfield, remain unbeatenThe Wolves led 48-40 after three quarters and sealed the win by outscoring the
OESJ boys top Mayfield, remain unbeaten
The Leader-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
The Wolves led 48-40 after three quarters and sealed the win by outscoring the Panthers 21-11 in the fourth quarter. David Anselmo and Devan Battisti each scored 14 points for Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville (11-0 overall, 7-0 WAC), while A.J.... Read more
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