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  1. Cheers and JeersRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The Gloversville Public Library opened Monday in its temporary home at the Fulton County Center for Regional Growth while the 100-year-old Andrew Carnegie library is renovated. The CRGa Swill be the library's home for the next 18 to 24 months.

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  2. Galway rec soccer program begins May 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The fields are located on Sacandaga Road, across from the Ballston Spa National Bank in Galway. Registration forms are available at the Joseph Henry Elementary School in Galway, the Galway Town Complex and the Galway Public Library.

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  3. Man pleads in workers' comp caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    An Amsterdam roofing contractor has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of workers' compensation fraud, according to the New York State's Attorney General's Office. New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott said in a news release that Joseph Kellogg, Sr., 51, of Storrie Street, Amsterdam, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Montgomery County Court to the workers' compensation crime of failure to secure compensation and first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, both felonies.

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  4. Edna Mae BottistiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Edna Mae Bottisti, resident of Amsterdam, NY, died peacefully on April 22, at Albany Medical Center surrounded by her family.

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  5. Gloversville sewage problem: E. Pine Street shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    A section of East Pine Street has been closed off to traffic as city officials work to stop the leakage of raw sewage into the Cayadutta Creek. The intersection at South Kingsboro Avenue has been blocked off by Department of Public Works barricades and the road is closed to traffic up to Beaver Street.

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  6. Gloversville works feverishly to stop sewage spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    A short way up from River Street in the city, a section of the Cayadutta Creek is a different color from the rest. It appears murky, and occasionally a piece of toilet paper can be seen floating by, according to city officials.

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  7. Benjamin M. Rose SrRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Benjamin M. Rose Sr., 64, of Reed Hill Road, Fultonville, NY, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017, at St. Mary's Healthcare in Amsterdam, NY. Ben is survived by his wife, Carol Phillips Rose, whom he married April 29, 1972; one son, Benjamin M. Rose Jr., of Randall, NY; two daughters, Katherine Marie Rose-Hayes of Johnstown, NY and Tracy Cranker also of Randall, NY; four sisters, Laurie LaVoie, Peggy Carpenter, Gwen Hutchins and Pam Manchester ; eight grandchildren, Devin, Dylan, Carolyn, Jonathan, Allison, Brodie, Tyler and Kylie.

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  8. Fultonville rescinds $18K raise for clerksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The village board voted unanimously Monday night to rescind more than $18,000 in raises to village clerk-treasurer Tom DiMezza and his wife, deputy cerk Kathy DiMezza - one action taken during a more than three-hour meeting in which complaints and greivances about the married couple's long tenure serving the village were aired by the public and the board. At the center of the controversy was the increased compensation the board chose to pay Tom DiMezza for what they say was to train his replacement, Kelley O'Kosky.

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  9. Arlene R. SkaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Arlene R. Skaine, 88, passed away April 19, 2017, at St. Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam, NY. She was born on February 10, 1929, to the late Floyd and Ethel Ellsworth Rulison.

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  10. Sheriff's receives $29,690Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The Sean Craig Memorial Fund Inc. has awarded the Fulton County Sheriff's Department $29,690 to buy state-of-the-art, high-resolution sonar equipment for underwater search-and-rescue operations in the Fulton, Montgomery and Saratoga county region. The donation, which has to be approved by the county board of supervisors after it is OK'd by the board's public safety and finance committees, will enable first responders to more clearly discern what is underwater, said Sheriff Richard Giardino.

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  11. Celebrating Earth Day at Schoharie CrossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Despite chilly, windy weather, Eva Mycek of Amsterdam climbs atop metal playground apparatus at the Schoharie Creek Boat Launch during Canal Clean Sweep Saturday as people clean the park grounds behind her. David Bielawa of Amsterdam, a groundskeeper for the Schoharie Creek State Historic Site ,volunteers his time to scrape debris away from the curb at the Schoharie Creek Boat Launch Saturday during the statewide Canal Clean Sweep.

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  12. Fultonville mayor rails against his trusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Tensions are escalating between newly elected village Mayor Ryan Weitz and several members of the village's board of trustees. Weitz and the trustees have been at odds since Weitz's decision to dismiss interim clerk-treasurer Kelley O'Kosky and retain the services of long-time clerk-treasurer Tom DiMezza and his wife Kathy DiMezza, who serves as deputy clerk and bookkeeper for the village.

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  13. H.S. Baseball Roundup: Johnstown picks up first victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    That changed Monday as the Sir Bills backed up a strong performance on the mound by Mike Brown with their first win of the season, a 12-3 Foothills Council South Division victory over Amsterdam at Johnstown High School. "It has been our trouble in the first four games that we have not been able to get through the fifth with our starting pitcher with pitch count and everything," "Today, with him being able to hold his pitch count where it was and putting the pitch across the plate, he made them put it in play and we made the plays.

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  14. Sophia Lazurko BishkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Sophia Lazurko Bishko, 94, formerly of Broadalbin, New York, died peacefully on Friday, April 7, 2017, in Houston, Texas, where she lived her last two-and-one-half years of life. Sophia was born in Ukraine, to the Rev.

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  15. Community calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    If anyone needs to contact a member of Alcoholics Anonymous of Fulton and Montgomery counties, call the AA answering service at 736-2644. For more information about Take Off Pounds Sensibly, including the various meeting times and places that are available, call Judy Pettit at 752-4148 or toll free at 1-800-932-8677.

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  16. Volunteers needed for Canal Clean SweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site is looking for volunteers for the 12th annual Canal Clean Sweep, an event aimed at clearing debris at the sites along the Erie Canal. David Brooks, the Education Coordinator at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, said this year the local Canal Clean Sweep event will be conducted April 22, at 8 a.m. He said participants will be conducting a sweep along the towpaths of the historic site and around Yankee Hill to pick up debris and trash.

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  17. Mayor Eugene R. ChristopherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Mayor Eugene R. Christopher, 88, of Union Street, Broadalbin, died Thursday evening, April 13, 2017, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Broadalbin on December 8, 1928, a son of Victor and Clara Crannell Christopher and was a 1945 graduate of Broadalbin High School.

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  18. Man pleads to workers' comp fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    A former city of Amsterdam employee has pleaded guilty to defrauding the workers' compensation system of $15,000 according to a news release from New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott. William Forte, 51, of Coolidge Road, Amsterdam, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Amsterdam City Court to attempted workers' compensation fraud, a misdemeanor, with restitution in the amount of $15,000.

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  19. 3 Amsterdam teens indicted in murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Three city teens have been indicted by a Montgomery County grand jury for the March murder of Alexander Martuscello, according to District Attorney Kelli P. McCoski. aS Raymond Matros, 18, of 24 Clark Ave. with two counts of second-degree murder, attempted robbery and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

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  20. Kaycee LandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Kaycee Lander, 24, of Amsterdam, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 3, 2017, at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam. She was born October 4, 1992, in Amsterdam, the daughter of Christopher Lander Sr. and Doreen Sleezer Gillis.

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