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  1. Food pantry is keeping up with demandRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Recorder

    ... in Montgomery and Fulton counties grows with every year. The food pantry, located at 1 Kimball St. in the city of Amsterdam, assembled and distributed 75 Thanksgiving food baskets to those in need this season. The small staff will do it all over ...

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  2. Lady Rams hoops expecting successRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Recorder

    Adam Shinder/Recorder staff Nina Fedullo works on her jump shot during a recent girls basketball practice at Amsterdam High School. Adam Shinder/Recorder staff Amsterdam girls basketball coach Eric Duemler, center, speaks to his team during a recent practice at Amsterdam High School.

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  3. Christopher Peter DolanRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Recorder

    Christopher Peter Dolan, 24, of St. Johnsville, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 as results of an automobile accident. He was born December 2, 1989 in Amsterdam, New York the son of Peter and Valerie Dolan.

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  4. Who we picked for the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame Class of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | SLAM! Sports

    ... moment to write a column about who they selected and why. Selection to the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in Amsterdam, NY, are set up similarly, with noted wrestlers and historians voting on the selection class for that year. So here are our ...

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  5. Tonko talks job creation at rotary luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Recorder

    U.S Rep. Paul Tonko sat down with members of the Amsterdam Rotary Wednesday to discuss job creation and workforce development. Attendance was light at the rotary's annual luncheon at the Raindancer Restaurant, but for the 20 members who attended, it was a chance to ask the congressman how he plans to address bringing more jobs to the area.

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  6. Promising group coming up for Rugged RamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Recorder

    It took some time for the Amsterdam High School junior varsity football team to come together this fall, but once they did, the end product left JV coach John Homich feeling bright about the program's near future. The JV Rugged Rams lost their first three games while dealing with issues that kept their full team from taking the field, but when they finally reached full strength starting in Week 4 against Gloversville, the team took off.

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  7. Area news in briefRead the original story

    Thursday | Recorder

    The Amsterdam Engineering Department announced the following road closure, effective immediately: Kreisel Terrace from Vrooman Avenue. The road was closed "due to the treacherous hill, and the ability to not maintain this street," a news release said.

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  8. Anita Smith celebrates her 90th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Courier Standard

    ... with relatives from as far away as Florida. Some of the family members, including a portion of her family from Amsterdam, she hadn't seen for about ten years prior to her birthday celebration. Though Smith has spent the past few Thanksgivings at a ...

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  9. County may update road rate formulaRead the original story

    Wednesday | Courier Standard

    ... come up with a rating scale to define the quality of the roads to determine the rate. "A road in the town of Amsterdam like Miami Avenue would be an 'A' road while a dead-end road in St. Johnsville would be an 'E' road," Dimond said. "Their ...

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  10. Rick Martel proud of his PWHF inductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | SLAM! Sports

    ... be paying homage to his late older brother Michel, who got him into pro wrestling during his induction speech in Amsterdam, NY, next May. Martel also knew many of his fellow Class of 2015 inductees very well, as his career spans well beyond his most ...

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  11. Patricia Ann BracchiRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Recorder

    Patricia Ann Bracchi, 80, of Division Street, Amsterdam, NY; passed away Monday morning November 24, 2014 at River Ridge Living Center in Amsterdam. Funeral services will be held Saturday November 29, 2014 at 10:15 at the Riley Mortuary, Inc., 110 Division Street, Amsterdam, NY 12010, followed at 11:00 by a Mass of Christian Burial, which will be celebrated at St. Mary's Church 156 East Main, Amsterdam, NY.

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  12. 4 injured in car, buggy collisionRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Police say four people have been injured in a crash involving a car and a horse and buggy traveling on a Mohawk Valley road. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said that the crash occurred around 4 p.m. Tuesday on Route 161 in Amsterdam.

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  13. Legislature seeks road countRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    During Tuesday's meeting the legislature voted 5-4 to approve a two-year road contract and create a committee that will investigate the maintenance, ownership and divestment of county owned roads. According to the contract, Montgomery County will pay the city of Amsterdam, the village of St. Johnsville and the county's 10 towns for snow, ice, grass and brush removal on county roads.

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  14. 4 injured in car, buggy collision in Mohawk ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | 13WHAM

    Police say four people have been injured in a crash involving a car and a horse and buggy traveling on a Mohawk Valley road. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office tells local media that the crash occurred around 4 p.m. Tuesday on Route 161 in Amsterdam, 30 miles northwest of Albany.

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  15. Small Amsterdam squad expects to competeRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Recorder

    Without a deep roster at her disposal, Amsterdam High School boys swimming and diving coach Nancy Spagnola knows that every athlete on her squad needs to be versatile -- but they'll also have plenty of chances to prove what they're best at. "We're still a small team, but we're excited for what the season may hold for us," Spagnola said.

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  16. Small businesses are the focus this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Recorder

    Trevor Junquera/Recorder staff Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce President Mark Kilmer addresses the crowd Tuesday at Nana's Bakerz Dozen as Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, left, and co-owners Dawn and David Jobin, right, listen. Trevor Junquera/Recorder staff Left to right: Fulton Montgomery Chamber of Commerce President Mark Kilmer, Mayor Ann Thane, co-owners Dawn and David Jobin and Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara cut the ribbon Tuesday for the grand opening of Nana's Bakerz Dozen at 44 Main St., Amsterdam.

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  17. Stefanie SchultzRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Recorder

    Mrs.Schultz is survived by her loving husband, Siegfried Schultz of Astoria, NY; her devoted daughter Elizabeth Schultz of Manhattan; dear brother, Konstantine Karaban of Sayreville, New Jersey and dear sisters, Adele Litinsky of Troy, NY, Victoria Karaban of Amsterdam, NY and Veronica Pino of Schenectady, NY.

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  18. Canal Craft 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Tugster

    ... seen her before this encounter above lock 7. The next three photos were taken just above and just below lock 11 Amsterdam, showing use of small boats on the Canal/Mohawk River for bridge and dam work. Click here to see what park this bridge footing ...

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  19. AHS wrestling has deep, experienced group for new coach PfeifferRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Recorder

    Adam Shinder/Recorder staff Amsterdam's Brian Swank, right, looks to set up a takedown attempt on teammate Dom Santiago during Friday's wrestling practice at Lynch Literacy Academy. Adam Shinder/Recorder staff Brailin Santana, right, looks up for instruction as he works on a pinning technique with Joe Kelly during Amsterdam wrestling practice Friday at Lynch Literacy Academy.

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  20. Volunteers put the love and support behind holiday meal for communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Recorder

    The Faith Soup Kitchen in Amsterdam captured the spirit of Thanksgiving Monday, not only with a festive menu, but with the love and support of its volunteers. By 6 a.m., a dozen or so parishioners from various Amsterdam churches were already at the Masonic Lodge kitchen at 34 Division St., cooking turkey -- with all of the trimmings -- in order to give back to the community.

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