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Friday, January 30, 2015
Amsterdam, NY ,

It was Grandparents Day Wednesday at St. Mary's Institute in Amsterdam. The annual get-together was delayed a day this year due to this week's snowstorm and comes as part of the institution's annual Catholic Schools Week celebration. Above, Sally Kreuczunas works with her granddaughter Martina Coppola.

Flummoxed Aldermen are reacting to list of tax delinquencies

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - Updated: 10:17 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff With the city owed $13.39 million in back taxes, the Common Council is demanding answers as to the reality of the financial situation. It is known that the city is not current financially, having only just completed its 2011-12 annual update document last summer, but after the submittal of a list of delinquent taxes Jan. 19 in Montgomery County, aldermen are raising concerns about how they are funding city operations ...

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Senior housing project slowdown Ossenfort asks city for cooperation

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - Updated: 10:17 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY Recorder News Staff FONDA -- Montgomery County Executive Matthew Ossenfort sent a letter Wednesday to Amsterdam Mayor Ann Thane and the Common Council noting his disappointment with a lack of cooperation from city officials in regard to the Concordia Senior Community Project. "An economic development project of this magnitude must be embraced with enthusiasm and nurtured through collaboration to project completion," the letter states. "H ...

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County fair board lands country star

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - Updated: 10:18 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY Recorder News Staff FONDA -- Fonda Fair attendance increased by roughly 5,000 last year, Montgomery County Agricultural Society President Richard Kennedy said Wednesday during the group's annual meeting. Which, perhaps, is how the society landed country music star Trace Adkins for its musical entertainment this year. This summer marks the 174th edition of the Fonda Fair, which will run from Sept. 1-7. Kennedy was enthusiastic about the p ...

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Bettering the world, one page at a time

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - Updated: 10:19 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY Recorder News Staff FONDA -- A group of Fonda-Fultonville Elementary School students can call themselves authors after writing and publishing a book at the ripe old ages of 7 and 8. The six ambitious first and second graders presented the book titled, "The World Would Be a Better Place If ..." to their parents and members of the Parent-Teacher-Student Association at the school's library Wednesday. The PTSA sponsored the after school init ...

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Farmers market association is in the works

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - Updated: 10:19 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff Nearly a dozen vendors and volunteers showed up to Amsterdam City Hall Wednesday to talk about the return of the farmers market in the city. It was the second meeting of the Amsterdam Farmers Market Association, which is forming in order to independently run the market, and help it become self-sufficient. The purpose of the association is to make the market an integral part of the city's downtown cultural landscape, ...

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Amsterdam ready for Scotia-Glenville's Cremo

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - Updated: 10:19 AM

By PAUL ANTONELLI Recorder Sports Editor The task of developing a blueprint to stop Scotia-Glenville's Joe Cremo is a work in progress for Amsterdam coach Tony Orapello. He's also not alone in that category. Cremo lit up the Rams for 34 points in the first meeting between the two teams back on Dec. 12 -- a 68-57 Scotia-Glenville victory -- but this time around, Orapello is determined to make scoring a little more difficult for the 6-foot-4 UAlbany-bound s ...

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Amsterdam ready for Scotia-Glenville's Cremo

By PAUL ANTONELLI Recorder Sports Editor The task of developing a blueprint to stop Scotia-Glenville's Joe Cremo is a work in progress for Amsterdam coach Tony Orapello. He's also not alone in that category. Cremo lit up the Rams for 34 points in the first meeting between the two teams back on Dec. 12 -- a 68-57 Scotia-Glenville victory -- but this time around, Orapello is determined to make scoring a little more difficult for the 6-foot-4 UAlbany-bound s ...

Obituaries

Roma Marie Gould

January 27, 2015 Roma Marie Gould was called home to Heaven on January 27, 2015 at age 88. Roma was born on September 7, 1926 in Waynsboro, PA. She was married for 60 years to her loving husband Rev. Ardell who predeceases her. Rev. Gou ...

Letter to the editor

Seeking some cheer therapy To the editor: I hope this past Saturday's Recorder article, "Dough for doughnuts," brought some smiles to many faces. Dad dictated it to my sister from his hospital bed in Ellis Hospital where he's been for over a week ...

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'Project Almanac' a sci-fi thriller that's really not worth your time

By LINDSEY BAHR The Associated Press What have we done to deserve another found-footage movie? The tired hand-held technique that seemed so fresh in 1999 with "The Blair Witch Project" long ago wore out its welcome. The only thing noteworth ...

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· Amsterdam ready for Scotia-Glenville's Cremo

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· Farmers market association is in the works

  Thursday, January 29, 2015 - Updated: 10:19 AM

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· Bettering the world, one page at a time

  Thursday, January 29, 2015 - Updated: 10:19 AM

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· County fair board lands country star

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· Senior housing project slowdown Ossenfort asks city for cooperation

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· Flummoxed Aldermen are reacting to list of tax delinquencies

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