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Confederate flag disrespects N.Y. sacrifices

I must have missed the influx of die-hard Southern rebels who recently moved into the Adirondacks, but there is no mistaking their displays of the "Stars & Bars" from porch roofs and pick-up trucks. What these newcomers don't seem to realize is how many Adirondack men suffered and died on Southern s

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-22 14:40:19

ROUNDUP: Hadley-Luzerne earns narrow win

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POST-STAR - 2017-09-22 20:30:00

The real story behind the sewer lines

An interesting history is involved in the sewer line break near East Pine Street. It was originally laid to bring all sewage, especially tannery sewage, into Gloversville's new "state of the art" sewage treatment plant that began operations about 1905. Residents who lived in and around Harrison Str

LEADER-HERALD - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Sawyer video shot at Glove

Staff from Chromoscope Pictures of Troy, forefront left, line up a shot for Sawyer Fredericks' new video, "Gasoline," on Friday at the Glove Theatre in Gloversville. Fredericks is at right. (The Leader-Herald/Michael Anich) GLOVERSVILLE - Area nationally-known folk artist Sawyer Fredericks is having

LEADER-HERALD - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

'World's Largest Garage Sale' this weekend

WARRENSBURG - The 38th annual "World's Largest Garage Sale," which expects to host more than 500 vendors, is scheduled for this weekend. Visitors will find Main Street and residential sales beginning as early as Friday, with the majority of sales Saturday and Sunday. Vendor booths on Main Street inc

POST-STAR - 2017-09-24 22:00:00

Johnstown school district gets thumbs up on its audit report

The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education approved the district's 2016-17 audit Thursday night at Johnstown High School. (The Leader-Herald/Michael Anich) JOHNSTOWN - The Greater Johnstown School District received another good audit of its funds for 2016-17, the Board of Education hea

LEADER-HERALD - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Vietnam Wall warmly received in Bolton

BOLTON - Retired Lt. Gen. Stephen G. Olmstead said war should not be glamorized or romanticized, but the sacrifices of those who served should be honored. "After each war, we erect our monuments - not to the war, not to the cause of the war, but the brave men and women who answered the call of duty,

POST-STAR - 2017-09-22 22:00:00

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R&T Antiques Queensbury's Oldest Coin and Jewelry Store As Seen on TV Weekly R & T has paid out literally Millions of Dollars for coin collections, gold jewelry and diamonds over the years! R & T ALWAYS buying Old comics, toys, magazines, military swords, knives, silver coins and old fishing lures.

POST-STAR - 2017-09-25 04:40:29

Questions of racial bias surround Black man's imminent execution

(CNN) -- The state of Georgia is set to carry out its second execution of the year on Tuesday, when it plans to put to death Keith Tharpe, who was sentenced in 1991 for murdering his sister-in-law. But Tharpe, 59, and his attorneys are seeking a stay of execution, based in part on racist comments a

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 15:42:00

Target raises minimum wage to $11 an hour, $15 by 2020

Target shuts down Valley Stream store, workers cry foul (CNN Money) -- Target is giving its workers a raise. The company announced Monday that it would increase the minimum hourly wage for all workers to $11 next month. Target also committed to a $15 minimum wage by the end of 2020.

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 15:25:00

Mohonasen runners breaking new ground

Kate and Anna Sherman and Emma Sinisgalli run in a recent meet for Mohonasen. Photographer: Samantha Dollar ROTTERDAM - The traditional Section II heavyweights were all there when the New York State Sportswriters Association released its first set of girls' high school cross country rankings earlier

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

It's impossible for black athletes to leave politics off the field

(CNN) -- President Donald Trump ignited a war of words with the nation's African-American athletes this weekend, yet again putting himself squarely in the middle of a racially charged debate. At a rally in Huntsville, Alabama, Trump called on National Football League owners to dismiss players who ch

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 23:41:00

'Hidden Figures' author joins NASA in honoring Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson at NASA (WTKR) -- NASA Langley has named a building in honor of Katherine Johnson, one of the inspirations behind the novel and film "Hidden Figures." "To have her living legend immortalized on this wonderful facility so thank you all And thank everyone for recognizing and bringi

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 16:39:00

Harris-Stowe State University holds panel discussion on status of African-Americans in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO (KMOV) -- Students at Harris-Stowe State University packed a classroom Wednesday for a panel discussion on the status of African-Americans in the St. Louis area. The university says the Jason Stockley verdict has once again thrust the St. Louis area into the spotlight when it comes to

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 16:35:00

Prosecutors asking for 2-year prison sentence for Anthony Weiner

(CNN) -- With Anthony Weiner's sentencing set for Monday, the big question is: Will he go to prison? In their sentencing memorandum prosecutors are seeking 21-27 months imprisonment for Wiener, the former US congressman and estranged husband of Hillary Clinton's former adviser Huma Abedin. Prosecuto

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 16:21:00

The former FBI director spoke at Howard University. It did not go well.

(CNN) -- Students at Howard University loudly protested former FBI Director James Comey Friday as he delivered a convocation address. As Comey, making a rare public appearance since leaving the FBI, began his speech welcoming new students at Howard University, protesters could be heard yelling from

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 23:05:00

Varin picks up Fonda victory

Tim Fuller had the lead in the Super DIRTCar Series event at Fonda Speedway until the final quarter-mile when the right-rear tire on his modified went flat. Varin raced past bringing his son, Danny, with him at they finished one-two in the 100-lap main event to complete the weekend sweep for the vet

LEADER-HERALD - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

BALLOON NOTEBOOK: Volunteers make it happen

QUEENSBURY - Despite its size and popularity, the Adirondack Balloon Festival remains an all-volunteer, community-supported event, and the number of volunteers grows every year. "We are up to 10 photographers now," said Erin Reid Coker, who coordinates those photographers and is Director Mark Donahu

POST-STAR - 2017-09-24 14:08:00

EDITORIAL: Let teens question gender if they choose

Pictured is the transgender pride flag. Teenage students need the freedom to define their own gender and sexuality in accordance with their deepest feelings about themselves.Courtesy photo School bus drivers need the authority to control their student passengers and keep their buses safe. Teenage s

POST-STAR - 2017-09-24 10:30:00

We must get better at the way we treat others

Your age is no excuse. Neither is your upbringing or where you once lived or your access to the internet. Not your political affiliation. Or your religion. Society is moving forward, and it's no longer acceptable for you to be ignorant and unenlightened and unaccepting of another's lifestyle. In the

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00