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  1. Galway claims Montgomery County DualsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Five Galway wrestlers posted 4-0 records to lead the Golden Eagles to a sweep of the competition Saturday at the annual Montgomery County Duals at Amsterdam High School. The Golden Eagles posted an 83-5 win over Christian Brothers Academy and defeated Ballston Spa 57-21 before edging host Amsterdam 39-38 and topping Hadley Luzerne-Lake George 43-37 to take the team title.

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  2. Clark T. - Jr.' MeadRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Clark T. "Jr." Mead, age 79, of Amsterdam and former resident of Northville, died Thursday, December 18, 2014, at home. He was born in Northville, NY, on June 14, 1935, the son of the late Clark and Irene Rulison Mead.

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  3. Know Your RightsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    In November, a Saratoga County sheriff's deputy was videotaped slapping a young man outside a Walmart in Halfmoon after the man refused to submit to a search of his vehicle. But according to Amsterdam attorney E. Robert Keach, the whole situation might have been avoided if the man, Colin Fitch, hadn't been "mouthing off" to the deputy.

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  4. City woman steals $700 worth of merchandiseRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Recorder

    An Amsterdam city resident was arrested Friday for shoplifting over $700 worth of merchandise from an area department store. Maria Negron, 41, Union Street, was charged with one count of petite larceny after she allegedly stole an assortment of items from Target.

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  5. Amsterdam tops Gloversville 68-19 in home openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Recorder

    It took a few minutes for the Amsterdam girls basketball team to settle into Friday's game against the Gloversville Dragons, with a few awkward Gloversville shots finding their marks to keep the game tied early. It wasn't tied for long.

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  6. Cousin Charged with 5-Year-Old's MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... VanAlstyne, Tiffany's mother, who was legal guardian for him and his twin and younger sisters. His mother lives in Amsterdam, NY and his father in Massachusetts, according to news reports.

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  7. Amsterdam Recorder has new ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Albany Times Union

    Port Jackson Media LLC has sold the Amsterdam Recorder and five weekly newspapers in the region to McClary Media Inc., owned by Recorder Publisher Kevin McClary. The sale was announced by Robert Kosineski Sr., whose family owns Port Jackson's parent firm, Schenectady-based Benchemark Printing.

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  8. Homicide suspect arrested in cityRead the original story

    Friday | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    ... Street in Schenectady. He was wanted in the shooting death of Jose Sanchez. A city police news release indicated Amsterdam police charged Abreu on a warrant in a second-floor apartment at 310 Division St. The suspect was found hiding in the ...

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  9. Hospitals step up measuresRead the original story

    Friday | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Visitation guidelines are being implemented at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville and St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam and several other hospitals in the region to further protect patients from influenza and other infectious diseases. The measures are being taken in response to increasing numbers of cases of influenza across the state and region, a news release said.

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  10. Historic Amsterdam League gets behind the library's roof repairsRead the original story

    Friday | Recorder

    After months of trying to raise money for roof repairs, the Historic Amsterdam League has voted to award a matching grant to the Amsterdam Free Library to help repair its roof. "The library is part of the history of this city," HAL President Jerry Snyder said.

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  11. 5-year-old upstate New York boy Kenneth White found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    ... Both parents had lost custody of Kenneth and he had been living with an aunt. His mother lives 25 miles away in Amsterdam, New York. His father lives in Massachusetts. 'They make each other incredibly happy': Cameron Diaz, 43, and Benji Madden, 35, ...

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  12. Mary Catherine "Kitty" Horigan BoscheriniRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Recorder

    ... devoted mother of Christopher, Patrick, and Richard. She is also survived by her father Richard T. Horigan of Amsterdam, NY and twelve brothers and sisters: Timothy Horigan, Aggie Horigan Baker, Christine Horigan, Richard (Duke) Horigan, Jr., Hanna ...

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  13. Robert W. ArgersingerRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Recorder

    Robert W. Argersinger, 72, of North Crystal Lake Drive, Lakeland, FL, passed away at his home on November 20, 2014. Born June 2, 1942 in Amsterdam, NY he was the son of the late Wilson and Dorothy Carter Argersinger.

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  14. Amber Alert ends after upstate New York boy, 5, found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New York Daily News

    ... of interest in the crime is being questioned, the Albany Times-Union report. The boy's biological mother lives in Amsterdam, N.Y., about 30 miles north of Berne, while his father lives in Massachusetts.

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  15. APD investigating another robberyRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Recorder

    ... updated status on the Mohawk Dairy robbery. Investigators say they received a few leads but nothing came of them. Amsterdam detective Lt. Kurt Conroy said the incidents look similar but the department wants to treat them as separate cases for now. ...

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  16. Breeders, sellers speak out Animal regs draw concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Recorder

    ... you also have to include the fact that there are responsible breeders are out there and you need to support us," Amsterdam town resident Lynne Anderson said. "If you don't support us you are only going to have situation you had out there. They are ...

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  17. Port Jackson Media changes ownershipRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Courier Standard

    ... Bob Kosineski Sr. will continue to be associated with the papers in a consulting and advisory role. McClary, an Amsterdam native, has been with The Recorder since 1982, becoming general manager in 1985 and publisher in 2006. Besides the ...

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  18. St. Johnsville man set to have trialRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    ... four counts of third-degree sexual abuse. Also in Montgomery County Court, Israel Miranda, of 106 Division St., Amsterdam, pleaded guilty to second-degree assault on Dec. 1. Police said in August that Miranda partially cut off another man's hand ... 1 comment

  19. Amsterdam bounces back from S-G defeat with impressive win over Broadalbin-PerthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Recorder

    Tenacious defensive pressure and solid offense in a pair of spurts was enough for the Amsterdam High School boys basketball team Tuesday night, as the Running Rams downed Broadalbin-Perth, 76-53, in Foothills Council action. Between the end of the first quarter and most of the second, AHS put together a 21-6 run; later, the Rams opened the third quarter with nine straight points as part of a 24-4 stretch.

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  20. The RecorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Recorder

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last week that Amsterdam was awarded $224,625 through the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council to repair damage to historic City Hall. "This is not money to make things period authentic, or look historically accurate -- it's the building that's historic, but the building has structural problems," city Historian and Community and Economic Development Director Robert von Hasseln said.

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