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  1. Historic jail to be open for tours during Herkimer Diamond DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The museum also features an ongoing exhibit of life in Herkimer County, the story of Francis Elias Spinner, treasurer of the United States under Abraham Lincoln, and for all ages, the Joyce Keller Doll House miniature display. The Friends of Historic Herkimer County will open the 1834 Herkimer County Jail for tours showing the sheriff's quarters, a display on the jail's history, and the upper level jail cell area that features the Chester Gillette cell.


  2. City rejects landbank offer, againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The city has been given a second chance to join the Greater Mohawk Valley Land Bank, but isn't interested, again. Mayor Vern Jackson informed the Common Council Monday night at City Hall that he received a letter from the agency inviting the city to join the land bank.


  3. Canal Days this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Canal Days is a free community festival celebrating the Erie Canal and the character of the people and towns along the way. The festivities are part of the celebration of the Erie Canal Bicentennial.


  4. Mohawk Valley event beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The event includes 10 presentations, two bus tours, a colonial tavern dinner and an opening reception. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.


  5. Fulton County buys 2 trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    According to the resolution, agreed to unanimously by the board, the purpose of the purchase of the trucks is to help the Fulton County Solid Waste Department's transition to single-stream recycling methods, a change that began in the first quarter of 2017. Single-stream recycling, which started in March, requires residents to put all of their recycling materials, including paper, plastic, metal and glass goods, into one curbside lidded container, which should have a county recycling sticker on it.


  6. Agricultural event set for May 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Farming Your Future, a first-of-its-kind agricultural and educational event, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 17, at the Herkimer County Fairgrounds, according to a news release. The event is organized by the Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES School To Careers program, Madison-Oneida BOCES, Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES and the School To Careers Agriculture Committee.


  7. Land bank gets $1.6M to battle blightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The newly created Greater Mohawk Valley Land Bank has received $1.6 million in funding, part of $20.9 million disbursed to 19 land banks across the state. The money was awarded by the Land Bank Community Revitalization Initiative established in 2013 by the New York State Office of the Attorney General, with funding from settlements with the big banks after the foreclosure crisis.


  8. Dolgeville volleyball players earn CSC honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Four Dolgeville volleyball players were among those named to the 2016-17 Center State Conference Division II volleyball all-star team. Seniors Raquel Borst and Mercedes Rumrill were named to the first team for Dolgeville, while seniors Rachael Gross and Kacey Daley were named honorable mention.


  9. New single-stream recycling going smoothlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The first official week of the rollout of Fulton County's new single-stream recycling program has gone well, officials said. County Department of Solid Waste Interim Director Cindy Livingston said Monday that county residents appear to be complying with single stream.


  10. Recycling changes beginning nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Even though the official switch from the old recycling method to single-streak doesn't begin until March, Fulton County residents are being asked to make the switch now. County Recycling Coordinator Dianne Woske said Tuesday that the intention has been to formally roll out the new program in March and that's still the case.


  11. FMCC women win sixth straight gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    My'eesa Grant scored 19 points and grabbed 20 rebounds to lead Fulton-Montgomery Community College to an 87-63 victory over Herkimer College in a Mountain Valley Conference women's basketball game Wednesday. Moet Jenkins had 18 points and six steals for the Lady Raiders, while Amirah Greene finished with 13 points.


  12. John R. FossRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    He was born on September 8, 1924, the son of Fred and Grace Lasher Foss of Broadalbin, NY. John was a combat veteran of World War II where he served with the 28th Infantry Division in Europe.


  13. Dolgeville players named CSC all-starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Anthony Chromczak and Chandler Riddell were named first-team all-stars for the Blue Devils, who went 2-14 overall. Andrew Mosenthin was named honorable mention for Dolgeville.


  14. Ralph Q. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Mr. Ralph Q. Smith, 85, of 217 Bliss Road , St. Johnsville, and currently a resident of the St. Johnsville Nursing Center since June 2016, died there Monday, January 23, 2017, of natural causes. Ralph was born in Little Falls, the son of Arnold and Bessie Smith and was educated in local schools.


  15. Single-stream recycling scheduled to roll out in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The county has entered a five-year contract with the Utica-based Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority to take Fulton County's recyclables. The program will involve county residents mixing all recyclable items - plastic, paper, metal, glass - together loosely in one container with a lid.


  16. City to start single-stream recyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The Fulton County Solid Waste Recycling Coordinator Dianne Woske was on hand during Tuesday's Common Council meeting to answer city official's questions about the new system. The program will involve county residents mixing all recyclable items - plastic, metal, glass - together loosely in one container with a lid.


  17. City expected to vote on solar permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The Common Council is expected to vote on a resolution that will see a solar permitting process added to the city code. During tonight's meeting, the council is expected to vote on the proposal that will set guidelines and a permitting system for solar installations within city limits.


  18. Johnstown Common Council prepares to meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    A Fulton County official will explain upcoming county recycling changes at the Common Council meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall. She said Friday she is starting to make the rounds to municipal meetings to explain the county's planned change in recycling, tentatively set for March.


  19. Mohawk region awarded $81.9 million in economic development fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    The restoration of historic Parkhurst Field received a big boost Thursday with a $500,000 state grant that is part of $81.9 million awarded to the Mohawk Valley region at the Regional Economic Development Council awards. Mohawk Valley's $81.9 million award was the third highest.


  20. Road work announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Town of Florida: Route 30 between County Route 159 and Belldons Road. Motorists will encounter northbound and southbound lane closures controlled by flaggers due to miscellaneous roadwork.


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