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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Trevor Junquera/Recorder staff

A firm grip

Jaxin Smuk of Amsterdam sits in a wagon full of pumpkins from Bill's Produce, loaded up for the weekend farmers market in Amsterdam.

Homeland grant helps to update dispatch center

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:06 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff FULTONVILLE -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office and Office of Emergency Management are utilizing a $1.6 million homeland security grant to update essential emergency equipment in the county dispatch center. The project calls for renovation of the current call center at the sheriff's office on Clark Street, replacing four radio consoles that Sheriff Michael Amato said are outdated. "We are working to redo the ra ...

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Upcounty drug sweep Five-month probe leads to arrests

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:06 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff FONDA -- A five-month investigation into drug sales in western Montgomery County resulted in the arrest of eight individuals last week. The arrests were made during a Sept. 25 sweep by the police departments in St. Johnsville, Canajoharie and Fort Plain. Each suspect was located and arrested without incident and returned to the jurisdiction where the alleged sales occurred. There, they were processed and arraigned by ...

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Plans for pedestrian walkway are gaining steam

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:07 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY Recorder News Staff NORTHVILLE -- Plans to create a pedestrian walkway beside the bridge over the spillway on South Main Street are slowly gaining momentum, as village officials wait to hear if they were awarded a grant through the state's Consolidated Funding Application process, which would fund construction of the project. However, Mayor John Spaeth said the Hudson River Black River Regulating District has an issue with the current de ...

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Marketing the region third step in roundtable report

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:07 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff The Regional Business Plan for Fulton and Montgomery Counties, created in 2011, provides a regional approach to economic growth. Last week, the CEO Roundtable released a report updating the plan's progress and the six goals outlined to achieve its vision of providing a friendly climate for business growth and retention, a variety of entertainment venues for social gathering, an educated and trained work force, and a ...

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Lady Rams hold off Johnstown, 1-0

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:08 AM

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder It ended with a lot of kick-and-run from both sides, but in the brief moments early on when the Amsterdam High School girls soccer team produced some magic through the midfield Monday night against the Johnstown Lady Bills, it proved to be all the offense they'd need. Emma Patrei tapped home the rebound of a Diana Constantine shot in the ninth minute, finishing off a picture-perfect passing sequence on the counterattack, an ...

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Local athletes Baia, Altieri to compete in Strongman National Championships in Reno

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:08 AM

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- Under an unusually sweltering late-September sun, Bryan Baia pulled his metallic grey four-door Hyundai Elantra behind the Alpin Haus Fitness center Friday afternoon and, with Mike Altieri guiding him, reversed until his back tires were evenly settled on a medieval-looking black metal contraption. Then, Baia and Altieri took turns slipping thick straps around their wrists, wrapping the ends around two h ...

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Local athletes Baia, Altieri to compete in Strongman National Championships in Reno

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- Under an unusually sweltering late-September sun, Bryan Baia pulled his metallic grey four-door Hyundai Elantra behind the Alpin Haus Fitness center Friday afternoon and, with Mike Altieri guiding him, reversed until his back tires were evenly settled on a medieval-looking black metal contraption. Then, Baia and Altieri took turns slipping thick straps around their wrists, wrapping the ends around two h ...

Obituaries

Cecelia A. (Mydlowski) Foss

September 27, 2014 Cecelia A. (Mydlowski) Foss, 94, formerly of Log City Rd., Amsterdam, NY, passed away peacefully Saturday at the River Ridge Living Center LLC. Born in Amsterdam on June 25, 1920, the last surviving child of Valenty and Mary ...

Letters to the editor

The OFA is not a county agency To the editor: In a recent article (Sept. 22) regarding the Montgomery County Office for Aging's annual senior picnic, it was implied that the agency is a county department. I just wanted to provide some clarificati ...

Entertainment

Wal-Mart: Morgan wasn't wearing seat belt

By DAVID PORTER The Associated Press NEWARK -- Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and other people in a limousine struck from behind by a Wal-Mart truck on a highway in June are at least partly to blame for their injuries because they weren't wearing ...

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