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Alex Cooper / Recorder staff From right, Amsterdam student Daniel Bublak talks with Fort Plain student Jasmine Rouse while waiting for a seminar to start in O'Connell Hall during a 3 week PTECH Bridge Program on Wednesday, July 27, at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. Freshman and Sophmores from high schools in Fulton and Montgomery counties attended this group development program. Around ten workshops were available, including archaeology, sports marketing, textile arts, and more.

County planners approve Dollar General site plan

Friday, July 29, 2016 - Updated: 10:15 AM

By EMILY DREW Recorder News Staff FONDA -- Dollar General's Northeastern Distribution Center will move on in the planning process after the site plan received approval from the Montgomery County Planning Board. Frank Palumbo, of C.T. Male Associates, who represents Dollar General, presented the company's 750,000 square-foot center in the Florida Business Park Extension to the county planning board Thursday evening. The project, off of Route 5S, was referre ...

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Planning board OKs Amsterdam solar revisions for Amsterdam

Friday, July 29, 2016 - Updated: 10:14 AM

The Montgomery County Planning Board approved the town of Amsterdam's zoning law amendments that would add provisions to regulate solar energy systems. The board previously approved the zoning amendments that regulate solar project details such as lighting, fencing and glare, and sets expectations for decommissioning, but the Amsterdam Town Board has since made revisions. The revised regulations approved during the planning board's Thursday meeting allows ...

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Santabarbara seeks state funds for city sewage leak

Friday, July 29, 2016 - Updated: 10:15 AM

By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff State Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, has requested emergency state funding to help Amsterdam cover costs of repairing its sewer line leak, with contractors hoping to have the bypass operational today. Santabarbara toured the site of the apparent sewer line break in the city Thursday with Mayor Michael Villa and City Engineer Richard Miller as contractor crews worked on constructing the sewer bypass. Santab ...

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Mohawks wrap up PGCBL East Division title

Friday, July 29, 2016 - Updated: 10:10 AM

ONEONTA -- The Amsterdam Mohawks turned in a dominant pitching performance en route to clinching the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League East Division championship Thursday night, as eight pitchers combined to allow just five hits over 14 innings in a doubleheader sweep of the Oneonta Outlaws, winning by scores of 1-0 and 7-1 at Damaschke Field. The Mohawks entered Thursday needing just one win to clinch the division title, taking care of that business ...

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Amsterdam 14U falls in playoffs in Myrtle Beach

Friday, July 29, 2016 - Updated: 10:11 AM

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- The Amsterdam Rams 14-and-under travel baseball team's run at the 14U Ocean Breeze Week-Long Tournament at the Ripken Experience came to an end Thursday with a 12-6 loss to the Full Count Futures of Middlesex, N.J. in the first round of the 12-team championship bracket. Amsterdam finished the tournament with a 4-3 record, advancing out of pool play thanks to scoring 19 runs in a win over the Jacksonville Crusaders on Thursday. Michael ...

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Post 701 eliminated from state tourney

Friday, July 29, 2016 - Updated: 10:11 AM

UTICA -- Needing a win Thursday morning to get out of pool play at the New York State American Legion Championships, the Amsterdam Post 701 Senior American Legion baseball team came up short, falling 7-0 to McKeever Post 64. After rallying for a 6-4 win over Whitestown Post 1113 to kick off the tournament Tuesday night, Post 701 went its final 16 innings at the tournament without scoring a run, losing 11-0 Wednesday to the Rockland Pirates before Thursday' ...

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Post 701 eliminated from state tourney

UTICA -- Needing a win Thursday morning to get out of pool play at the New York State American Legion Championships, the Amsterdam Post 701 Senior American Legion baseball team came up short, falling 7-0 to McKeever Post 64. After rallying for a 6-4 win over Whitestown Post 1113 to kick off the tournament Tuesday night, Post 701 went its final 16 innings at the tournament without scoring a run, losing 11-0 Wednesday to the Rockland Pirates before Thursday' ...

Obituaries

Catherine L. Mahoney Acela

July 27, 2016 Catherine L. Mahoney Acela, 93, formerly of Forest Avenue, Amsterdam, N.Y.; passed away Wednesday evening July 27, 2016, at River Ridge Living Center in Amsterdam. Born in Amsterdam on Feb. 20, 1923, she was the daughter of the l ...

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