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Alex Cooper / Recorder staff Super Bowl games McNulty students Allison Gillis, Alexa Santos, and Lisandra Jones dance and sing during a halftime performance during the Super Bowl of Mathematics Friday in the gymnasium of R.J. McNulty Academy for International Studies and Literacy Magnet School. Two teams, the Huskies and the Diamonds, battled by answering multiplication formulas given to them at random by their school principal. The Diamonds won by a score of 33-32.

Golf board, city council at odds over setting fees

Saturday, February 06, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff Amsterdam Municipal Golf Commission members were unaware city officials would propose an ordinance to strip the panel's authority, but members stressed the commission has not acted upon the full authority its has held. City council members discussed the proposed ordinance during its Tuesday meeting, which would shift the authority to set fees and rates at the Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course from golf commission members t ...

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Village could incur tax cost for Beech-Nut site

Saturday, February 06, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By JOSHUA THOMAS For The Recorder CANAJOHARIE -- For the past three years, Montgomery County has made both the Canajoharie Central School District and the village of Canajoharie whole in terms of tax funding, as former Beech-Nut property owner TD Development hasn't paid taxes on the property, which was purchased in 2013 for about $400,000. While Montgomery County has provided $72,000 to the village for the past three years, and $189,000 to the school distr ...

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Ossenfort discusses next plans for former Beech-Nut property

Saturday, February 06, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By JOSHUA THOMAS For The Recorder CANAJOHARIE -- Montogomery County Executive Matthew Ossenfort made a presentation outlining the county's current plans regarding the former Beech-Nut site during Tuesday's Canajoharie Village Board meeting. Ossenfort said he spent the day in St. Lawrence County gathering information regarding a project in which a site larger than the former Beech-Nut plant, located on 26 acres of downtown property, was remediated to the p ...

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Car crashes into Amsterdam home

Saturday, February 06, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM

By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff An elderly city man crashed his car into a Brookside Avenue home Friday afternoon, which caused the porch to partially detached from the building. Roosevelt Glass said he was inside his home at 59 Brookside Ave. when he heard a loud "boom" outside around 3 p.m. Glass then ran out of his house and found Stanley Swierzowski, 85, in the driver's seat, with the front of the car against his neighbor's front stairs. Glass said ...

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Wrestlers bidding for sectional titles today

Saturday, February 06, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder For Section II high school wrestlers looking to stamp their ticket to Albany later this month for the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships, the journey enters its next phase today. Postseason tournaments in five classifications will be held today. Among area programs, Amsterdam will compete in the Division 1 Class 2 tournament at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School, Fonda-Fultonville and Ca ...

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Green Tech surges past Amsterdam

Saturday, February 06, 2016 - Updated: 4:09 AM

ALBANY -- The Green Tech Eagles erupted for 81 points over the final three quarters en route to a 91-67 win over the Amsterdam Running Rams in non-league boys basketball action Friday night. Tysean Hanna led the way for Amsterdam with 22 points, while Kory Bergh chipped in 19 and Ben Rhodes scored 10. It was the second straight loss for the Rams, who fell to 13-5 with two regular season games left before the Section II Class A tournament seedings are annou ...

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Rams' Torres wins 2nd Division 1 Class 2 crown

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder BURNT HILLS -- Amsterdam senior Marcus Torres was the lone Rams wrestler to claim an individual title Saturday at the Section II Division 1 Class 2 tournament at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, pinning his way to the top spot on the podium at 195 pounds. Torres notched pins against Averill Park's Eric Haskins and Amsterdam teammate Nelson Quinones before finishing Queensbury's Mike Gillingham in the championship match i ...

Obituaries

Janet C. Oldick

February 5, 2016 Mrs. Janet C. Oldick, 80, of St. Johnsville Nursing Home died peacefully on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 at Bassett Medical Center surrounded by her family. Born in Fort Plain, N.Y. on May 12, 1935 she was the daughter of the late Roy a ...

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No need for a new fire station in the Town of Florida To the editor: I am a resident of the Town of Florida, more specifically, I live in the area that has been labeled "Schedule A." I am writing in regards to the recent news of the new firehouse ...

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This week's main television pick? Superbowl 50

By Chuck Barney Contra Costa Times DON'T MISS: Super Bowl 50 -- Break out the chicken wings and adult beverages. America's day of gridiron gluttony is finally upon us. The big game pits the Carolina Panthers against the Denver Broncos in Santa ...

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