Schools: Canajoharie tops Schoharie in boys’ basketball

Schools: Canajoharie tops Schoharie in boys’ basketball

Canajoharie picked up a 57-54 Western Athletic Conference boys’ basketball win Monday against Schoharie. LA Fairley led Canajoharie with 19 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists. Also for Canajoharie, Aundray Fowler had 13 points. Schoharie’s Quin Barton had 23 points and Dan Bernhardt scored 10. Canajoharie trailed 26-24 at halftime, but brought a three-point lead into the fourth.Berne-Knox-Westerlo won 94-41 against Middleburgh. Mark Edwards had 24 points in the win, while AJ Wright added 19 and Zach…
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State judge overturns NY mask mandate

State judge overturns NY mask mandate

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York judge ruled Monday that the state's mask mandate can't be enforced, after it was reinstituted by Gov. Kathy Hochul over concerns about a winter surge of coronavirus cases. State Supreme Court Judge Thomas Rademaker said in his decision that the state Department of Health didn't have the legal authority to implement the mandate, and that it was up to the state Legislature to do so if needed. The…
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Feds: Gloversville man admits meth, cocaine, gun possession

Feds: Gloversville man admits meth, cocaine, gun possession

ALBANY - A Gloversville man admitted to federal methamphetamine, cocaine and weapons counts Monday, federal prosecutors said. Kent Tucker, 24, of Gloversville, pleaded guilty to possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine, as  well as possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking. He admitted in his plea that he possessed meth pills and cocaine on Aug. 21, 2020, and possessed a loaded, stolen firearm to protect his drugs and proceeds, prosecutors said.…
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Abuse experts describe troubling cycle

Abuse experts describe troubling cycle

In the case of alleged kidnapping and torture inside a Town of Perth trailer, one domestic abuse advocate believes there were actually two victims: the woman who told police she was heinously assaulted, and Nicole K. Elmore, the 35-year-old woman who has been charged with helping to torture her. “From my point of view, there are two victims in this situation: the poor woman who was tortured and then the other woman who participated in this,”…
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Obituaries for Jan. 17 to Jan. 22, 2022

Obituaries for Jan. 17 to Jan. 22, 2022

Recent Obituaries from The Leader-Herald Obituaries for Saturday, Jan. 22: Jeffery J. “Doc” Fairbanks, 64, of Mayfield William “Bill” Gotobed, 84, of Johnstown John LaVada, Sr, 82, of Mayfield James Lowerre, 70 Howard C. Smith, 64, originally from Oppenheim Thomas E. Zabawczuk, 78, formerly of Broadalbin Obituaries for Friday, Jan. 21: Arnold Ralph Eckerson Jr., 56 Michael J. Warfield, 76, of Gloversville Obituaries for Thursday, Jan. 20: James M. (Jim) Failing, 78, of Fort Plain…
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