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Alderman floats expanding residential user fee exemptions

By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff Rehabilitation of single unit homes in Amsterdam may become a more attractive prospect if a proposal to widen eligibility for the city’s user fee abatement is approved. Fifth Ward Alderman...

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Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police department BRENTWOOD (AP) — A U.S. Marine Corps veteran who lost his legs below the knee after stepping on an explosive in Afghanistan is joining a suburban New York police...

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Saturday AMSTERDAM St. Nicholas Ukrainian Church, 24 Pulaski St., will hold a Pysanky workshop from 12:15 to 4:30 p.m. The event will include a documentary film, “Pysanka: The Ukrainian Easter Egg,” a video, “How to Decorate...

Marjorie C. Hayes

March 23, 2017 Mrs. Marjorie C. Hayes, 86, most recently of Arkell Hall, Canajoharie, N.Y., went home to her Lord on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Born on May 10, 1930, in St. Johnsville, N.Y., she was the daughter of Henry Adelbert...

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Morgan Frisch/ Recorder staff. Nancy Langdon, volunteer, reads to students Friday at the...


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