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Boston Globe
GE has disputed property taxes from Lynn to LouisvilleRichard Saxl still vividly remembers the court fight with General Electric Co.,
GE has disputed property taxes from Lynn to Louisville
Boston Globe / Posted 3 hours ago
Richard Saxl still vividly remembers the court fight with General Electric Co., a decade ago, while he was the town attorney for Fairfield, Conn. The industrial giant was challenging its property tax bill for the 69-acre suburban campus where it had... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Five local wrestlers advance to semifinalsIn the Division I (large-school) tournament, Amsterdam's Daniel Montalvo (106),
Five local wrestlers advance to semifinals
The Leader-Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
In the Division I (large-school) tournament, Amsterdam's Daniel Montalvo (106), Marcus Torres (195), Nelson Quinones (195) and Chris Garrison (285) all advanced to the semifinals in their respective weight classes. "It wasn't a bad way to begin the... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Dunkin’ Donuts site plan approvedThe proposed restaurant will be located at the intersection of Elmwood Avenue a
Dunkin’ Donuts site plan approved
The Leader-Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
The proposed restaurant will be located at the intersection of Elmwood Avenue and Route 29A. Luigi Palleschi, an engineer from ABD Engineers in Schenectady, presented the Dunkin' Donuts site plan to the board in January. Code Enforcement Officer... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Fulton County set to spend $40k on courtThe board's Buildings and Grounds-Highway Committee recommended action on the c
Fulton County set to spend $40k on court
The Leader-Herald / Posted yesterday
The board's Buildings and Grounds-Highway Committee recommended action on the court projects in a committee meeting that preceded the board meeting at the County Office Building. "The state has approved the money to upgrade the court system,"... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo man being held for two Schenectady holdupsA Buffalo man has been charged with two holdups in downtown Schenectady – Tuesd
Buffalo man being held for two Schenectady holdups
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
A Buffalo man has been charged with two holdups in downtown Schenectady – Tuesday at a Key Bank branch and last Saturday at the SEFCU credit union. James G. Hamilton, 45, was arrested Tuesday by Schenectady police in a parking lot near the Key Bank... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
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 days 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
Alfred AgnewToday we celebrate the life of , 77, who passed away on February 6, 2016, at Ha
Alfred Agnew
The Leader-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Today we celebrate the life of , 77, who passed away on February 6, 2016, at Haven Hospice in Lake City, Florida. He was born on September 6, 1938, in Waterbury Connecticut to the late Alfred and Adel Agnew. Alfred was predeceased by his... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Theodore E. KurtzOct. 4, 1931 – Jan. 26, 2016 , a special education teacher and administrator,
Theodore E. Kurtz
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
Oct. 4, 1931 – Jan. 26, 2016 , a special education teacher and administrator, died Jan. 26 in the Weinberg Campus, Getzville, after a short illness. He was 84. Born in Brocton, he was a graduate of Brocton High School and served in... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Cop killed wife, son, torched home then shot himselfLaw enforcement officials investigate a fatal fire, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, i
Cop killed wife, son, torched home then shot himself
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
Law enforcement officials investigate a fatal fire, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in Colonie, N.Y. Police in upstate New York say bodies have been found in a house owned by a local police officer after firefighters responded to a fire at the home. (Skip... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Cop killed wife, son, torched home then shot himselfLaw enforcement officials investigate a fatal fire, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, i
Cop killed wife, son, torched home then shot himself
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
Law enforcement officials investigate a fatal fire, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in Colonie, N.Y. Police in upstate New York say bodies have been found in a house owned by a local police officer after firefighters responded to a fire at the home. (Skip... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
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 3 days ago
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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Bennington Banner
SVC falls to Daniel WebsterBENNINGTON >> The Southern Vermont College women's basketball team lost a
SVC falls to Daniel Webster
Bennington Banner / Posted 3 days ago
BENNINGTON >> The Southern Vermont College women's basketball team lost a tough one on Wednesday night to Daniel Webster, 71-58. The Mountaineers all night had troubles stopping the Eagles Jillian Gilman, who recorded her first career... Read more
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The Advocate
Delgado baseball team, ranked in the top 10, attempts to reach another NJCAA World Series with a rebuilt rosterLast year at this time, Delgado Community College was coming off an appearance
Delgado baseball team, ranked in the top 10, attempts to reach another NJCAA World Series with a rebuilt roster
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Last year at this time, Delgado Community College was coming off an appearance in the NJCAA World Series with a team of returning players. The Dolphins parlayed that into a second consecutive trip to the World Series. But after 22 players signed... Read more
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examiner.com
A rising string quartet announces touring plans for the remainder of the seasonThe Dover Quartet was formed in 2008 at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philad
A rising string quartet announces touring plans for the remainder of the season
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Dover Quartet was formed in 2008 at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia by students who were still teenagers at the time. Led by first violinist Joel Link, the other members are violinist Bryan Lee, violist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt,... Read more
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Business Wire
Rite Aid Foundation’s Big Hearts Give Challenge Awards Over $1.5 Million to KidCents CharitiesCAMP HILL, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the spirit of the season, throughout the mo
Rite Aid Foundation’s Big Hearts Give Challenge Awards Over $1.5 Million to KidCents Charities
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
CAMP HILL, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the spirit of the season, throughout the month of February, Rite Aid associates across the country will recognize their local KidCents charities for participating in The Rite Aid Foundation’s Big Heart Gives... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Brothers win A title, fall short of statesSchenectady For a team that had just won its second consecutive Section II Cla
Brothers win A title, fall short of states
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
Schenectady For a team that had just won its second consecutive Section II Class A boys' bowling championship, Christian Brothers Academy wasn't in a celebratory mood Tuesday at Boulevard Bowl. Unlike last year, when their first ever sectional... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Edward O. Snyder, 94, of Meadow St., Tribes Hill, NY, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016, a
Edward O. Snyder
The Leader-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
, 94, of Meadow St., Tribes Hill, NY, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016, at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam with his loving family at his side. Born in the town of Amsterdam, NY on January 22, 1922, a son of the late Orville A.... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
John W. Hewitt, age 96, died Monday, February 8, 2016, at Glendale Nursing Home, Scotia. A p
John W. Hewitt
The Leader-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
, age 96, died Monday, February 8, 2016, at Glendale Nursing Home, Scotia. A private funeral service will take place at Jeffords & Stewart Funeral Home, 85 W. Main St., Broadalbin, with Major Michael Himes officiating. Interment will... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Fort Plain finishes second at sectionalsHoosick Falls won the team title with 5,297 pins, while Fort Plain finished wit
Fort Plain finishes second at sectionals
The Leader-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Hoosick Falls won the team title with 5,297 pins, while Fort Plain finished with 5,229 pins. Middleburgh (5,188) was third. Canajoharie (4,845) was seventh and Mayfield (4,476) was 16th. Kyle Marx led Fort Plain with a high game of 227 and a... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Bail set at $25,000 for Levant man arrested in Brewer standoffBANGOR, Maine — A Levant man who allegedly arrived at an apartment on State Str
Bail set at $25,000 for Levant man arrested in Brewer standoff
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
BANGOR, Maine — A Levant man who allegedly arrived at an apartment on State Street in Brewer with a gun Friday night and then instigated a 12-hour standoff after refusing to talk to police remained at the Penobscot County Jail on Monday unable to... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Price Chopper to close North Adams store by month's endNORTH ADAMS >> The Price Chopper supermarket chain announced Monday that
Price Chopper to close North Adams store by month's end
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
NORTH ADAMS >> The Price Chopper supermarket chain announced Monday that it plans to close its North Adams store at 245 State Road by the end of the month. Employees were notified of the decision on Monday. Golub Corp., based Schenectady,... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Jim Ingraham: The Super Bowl and the Browns have had an extremely complicated relationship for, oh, about 50 yearsThe Super Bowl is 50 years old. The Browns are 70 years old. Isn’t it about ti
Jim Ingraham: The Super Bowl and the Browns have had an extremely complicated relationship for, oh, about 50 years
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 6 days ago
The Super Bowl is 50 years old. The Browns are 70 years old. Isn’t it about time we got these two crazy kids together? How can there have been 50 Super Bowls involving 100 teams over the last half-century, and the Browns have been a no-show in all... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Nicholas and Cara MaryanopolisThe ceremony took place at the Gedney Farm, New Marlboro, Mass. Joshua Antonucc
Nicholas and Cara Maryanopolis
The Leader-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
The ceremony took place at the Gedney Farm, New Marlboro, Mass. Joshua Antonucci officiated. The bride was escorted by her father. Mr. and Mrs. Maryanopolis The maid of honor was Margaret Smith of Brooklyn, Kings County. The bridal attendants were... Read more
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Daily Press
Teaching dogs physics is part of public lectureBenji, Buddy, Beethoven and Lassie were gifted dogs, to be sure. But could they
Teaching dogs physics is part of public lecture
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Benji, Buddy, Beethoven and Lassie were gifted dogs, to be sure. But could they talk physics? Did they ever wonder if the wave-like nature of particles could help them catch squirrels, or muse on the quantum superposition of Schrodinger's... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Woman killed by school bus in Brooklyn hit-runThe 50-year-old victim was struck at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Sc
Woman killed by school bus in Brooklyn hit-run
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 8 days ago
The 50-year-old victim was struck at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Schenectacy Avenue. (Google Maps) BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — A 50-year-old woman was killed Friday by a yellow school bus in a hit-and-run. On Friday at 6:34 p.m., the... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Moody's: Lago casino willALBANY -- A new Finger Lakes casino will have an advantage over existing gambli
Moody's: Lago casino will
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
ALBANY -- A new Finger Lakes casino will have an advantage over existing gambling facilities because it will have table games and a better tax rate, a report Friday from Moody's Investment Services contended. The Lago Resort & Casino is set to open... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Upstate NY veterans to honor WWII's heroic Four ChaplainsMECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - A memorial event is being held at an upstate New Yor
Upstate NY veterans to honor WWII's heroic Four Chaplains
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 9 days ago
MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - A memorial event is being held at an upstate New York veterans organization to commemorate the sacrifices of a group of World War II Army clergymen known as the Four Chaplains. The U.S. transport ship Dorchester was... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Upstate NY veterans to honor WWII's heroic Four ChaplainsMECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - A memorial event is being held at an upstate New Yor
Upstate NY veterans to honor WWII's heroic Four Chaplains
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 9 days ago
MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - A memorial event is being held at an upstate New York veterans organization to commemorate the sacrifices of a group of World War II Army clergymen known as the Four Chaplains. The U.S. transport ship Dorchester was... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
FRACKED GAS HIGHWAYS: Pipelines feed demand, rattle neighborsWhen mapped, they look like highways cutting across upstate New York, connectin
FRACKED GAS HIGHWAYS: Pipelines feed demand, rattle neighbors
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
When mapped, they look like highways cutting across upstate New York, connecting Albany to areas near Binghamton, Elmira, Ithaca and the Pennsylvania state line. They carry names sounding like railroad lines of a century ago: the Dominion, Williams,... Read more
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The Post-Journal
NYSUT Sues State Education Department Over Teacher Improvement PlansNYSUT is alleging the state Education Department's decision to move the teacher
NYSUT Sues State Education Department Over Teacher Improvement Plans
The Post-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
NYSUT is alleging the state Education Department's decision to move the teacher improvement plans into the management realm violates the Taylor Law. The Taylor Law regulates the contracts and negotiations of public employees. In January, the Board... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Berkshire County High School Art Show celebrates 30th anniversarySTOCKBRIDGE >> The nation's biggest football game isn't the only event ma
Berkshire County High School Art Show celebrates 30th anniversary
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 9 days ago
STOCKBRIDGE >> The nation's biggest football game isn't the only event marking a milestone this weekend. Saturday marks the 30th anniversary of the Berkshire County High School Art Show, organized and held at the Norman Rockwell Museum. Like... Read more
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Macworld
The disruption hammer: Apple still drives the smartphone market When all you have to explain how markets work is the hammer of disruption, th
The disruption hammer: Apple still drives the smartphone market
Macworld / Posted 10 days ago
When all you have to explain how markets work is the hammer of disruption, then every problem looks like a nail. Eh, not every lede can be a winner. Please keep your hands and feet... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Player of the MonthNapanee native Luc Brown of the Wellington Dukes has won his second straight OJ
Player of the Month
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 10 days ago
Napanee native Luc Brown of the Wellington Dukes has won his second straight OJHL award. Brown is the OJHL's Gongshow Gear North-East Conference Player-of-the-Month for January, the league announced Tuesday, after also winning... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Ruth Ann Stock, age 80, of Caroga, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2016, at Ellis Hospital
Ruth Ann Stock
The Leader-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
, age 80, of Caroga, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2016, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady. She was born on December 22, 1935, in Gloversville, a daughter of the late John and Elfrieda Ritcher Lander. Ruth was a graduate of... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Cocaine found in vehicle, police sayBryan J. Mosher, 24, of Amsterdam, was charged with fifth-degree criminal posse
Cocaine found in vehicle, police say
The Leader-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Bryan J. Mosher, 24, of Amsterdam, was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation. The passenger in the vehicle, Jesse L. Jones, 22, of Schenectady, also was... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Groundbreaking for Schenectady casino to open in 2017SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - Builders of a riverside casino in Schenectady say they
Groundbreaking for Schenectady casino to open in 2017
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 11 days ago
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - Builders of a riverside casino in Schenectady say they will keep an aggressive construction schedule as they plan for a 2017 opening. Developers of the Rivers Casino & Resort held a ceremonial groundbreaking on Wednesday... 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 11 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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Juneau Empire
Police: Soldier dies trying to show firearm wasn't loadedFAIRBANKS — Fairbanks police say an Army sergeant died when he unknowingly fire
Police: Soldier dies trying to show firearm wasn't loaded
Juneau Empire / Posted 11 days ago
FAIRBANKS — Fairbanks police say an Army sergeant died when he unknowingly fired a loaded gun to his head when trying to show a friend the weapon wasn’t loaded. Police in a Tuesday statement say 25-year-old Sgt. Nathan Michael Higginbotham died... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
High school basketball roundupBOYS' BASKETBALL COLONIAL COUNCIL LANSINGBURGH 68, FONDA 40 Dan Parslow 7 0-
High school basketball roundup
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
BOYS' BASKETBALL COLONIAL COUNCIL LANSINGBURGH 68, FONDA 40 Dan Parslow 7 0-0 18, Atty 3 2-2 8, Warner 3 1-2 7, Geniti 2 0-0 6, Springer 0 1-2 1, Totals 15 4-6 40. LANSINGBURGH Jahidi Wallace 5 6-9 16, Davonte Jones 3 6-6 12, Jio Canty 4 0-0 10,... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Soldier from upstate NY dies trying to show firearm wasn't loadedFAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Fairbanks police say an Army sergeant died when he unk
Soldier from upstate NY dies trying to show firearm wasn't loaded
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 11 days ago
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Fairbanks police say an Army sergeant died when he unknowingly fired a loaded gun to his head when trying to show a friend the weapon wasn't loaded. Police in a Tuesday statement say 25-year-old Sgt. Nathan Michael... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Soldier didn't know gun was loaded when he shot, killed selfFairbanks police say an Army sergeant died when he unknowingly fired a loaded g
Soldier didn't know gun was loaded when he shot, killed self
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 11 days ago
Fairbanks police say an Army sergeant died when he unknowingly fired a loaded gun to his head when trying to show a friend the weapon wasn't loaded. Police in a Tuesday statement say 25-year-old Sgt. Nathan Michael Higginbotham died early... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Soldier dies trying to show firearm wasn't loadedFAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Fairbanks police say an Army sergeant died when he unk
Soldier dies trying to show firearm wasn't loaded
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 11 days ago
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Fairbanks police say an Army sergeant died when he unknowingly fired a loaded gun to his head when trying to show a friend the weapon wasn't loaded. Police in a Tuesday statement say 25-year-old Sgt. Nathan Michael... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
James ‘Jim’ Edward BakerJames (Jim) Edward Baker of Johnstown, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016.
James ‘Jim’ Edward Baker
The Leader-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
James (Jim) Edward Baker of Johnstown, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016. Jim was born on July 14, 1939, to Walter and Isabel (Quay) Baker. He married Dorothy Pelzer in July of 1961. They have two daughters, Amy Elaine Baker and Betsy Lynne... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Margaret E. Ward Gonyea, 46, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 1, 2016, at N
Margaret E. Ward Gonyea
The Leader-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
, 46, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 1, 2016, at Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home with her family by her side. She had been fighting a long battle with cancer. She was born on February 20,... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Amsterdam fourth at Foothills tourneyThe Bulldogs finished with a team total of 6,340, while Scotia-Glenville was se
Amsterdam fourth at Foothills tourney
The Leader-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
The Bulldogs finished with a team total of 6,340, while Scotia-Glenville was second with 6,017. Hudson Falls (5,968) was third, Amsterdam (5,835) was fourth and Johnstown (5,927) was fifth. Queensbury (5,927) finished sixth, Broadalbin-Perth (5,539)... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Parslow scores 20 for Sage in lossSCHENECTADY - The Sage College's women's basketball team traveled to Union Coll
Parslow scores 20 for Sage in loss
The Leader-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
SCHENECTADY - The Sage College's women's basketball team traveled to Union College on Monday night for a non-conference contest. The host Dutchwomen collected the 64-51 win to improve to 14-4 overall, while handing Sage just its third loss on the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Fairbanks police investigate shooting death of Army sergeantFAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Police in Fairbanks are investigating after an Army se
Fairbanks police investigate shooting death of Army sergeant
Lake Placid News / Posted 12 days ago
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Police in Fairbanks are investigating after an Army sergeant died when a firearm he was handling accidentally discharged. The U.S. Army says in a release that 25-year-old Sgt. Nathan Michael Higginbotham died from a single... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Fairbanks police investigate shooting death of Army sergeantFAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Police in Fairbanks are investigating after an Army se
Fairbanks police investigate shooting death of Army sergeant
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 12 days ago
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Police in Fairbanks are investigating after an Army sergeant died when a firearm he was handling accidentally discharged. The U.S. Army says in a release that 25-year-old Sgt. Nathan Michael Higginbotham died from a single... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Burton R. Wilson Sr., age 70, of Fultonville, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016, at Ellis Hos
Burton R. Wilson Sr.
The Leader-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
, age 70, of Fultonville, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady after being stricken at home. He was born on July 10 1945, in Gloversville, a son of the late Howard and Edna Briggs Wilson. He... Read more
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Daily Mail
Burns victim receives a special package from the KardashiansBurns victim who lost her entire family in a house fire and launched an appeal
Burns victim receives a special package from the Kardashians
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Burns victim who lost her entire family in a house fire and launched an appeal for Christmas cards receives a special package from the Kardashians (but she received so many letters it took her a month to notice) Safyre Terry wanted to get enough... Read more
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