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Amelia Hoag, of Canajoharie, wins third place as the southern belle and her frog in the Livestock Costume Class Friday at the Fonda Fair.

At GASD, lunch is on the feds

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By CASEY CROUCHER Recorder News Staff The Greater Amsterdam School District's elementary schools and middle school were awarded federal funding for all students to receive free breakfast and lunch for four years. "I think it's important for the district to receive this funding because we do have a high economically-eligible, disadvantaged population," GASD Superintendent Thomas Perillo said Friday. "This allows everyone to get a free meal, so I think it's ...

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Officials seek historic nod for city clock tower

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By CASEY CROUCHER Recorder News Staff Emphasis has shifted from bringing the city's historic clock back to life to getting the entire Clock Tower Complex on the National Historic Register. "About a year ago, I met with the owners of the complex and other officials and we talked about the restoration of the clock itself," Historic Amsterdam League President Jerry Snyder said Friday. "One of the topics we discussed at that time was the possibility of getting ...

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War dog memorial aims to honor 'forgotten heroes'

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY Recorder News Staff TOWN OF FLORIDA -- When David Anderson's dream to build a war dog memorial was repeatedly shut down by local officials, the Vietnam War era veteran nearly gave up on the idea. Anderson, a Broadalbin resident and loyal dog owner, had long dreamed of creating a war dog monument to honor the fallen four-legged heroes he believes are overlooked in history. Making his dream a reality was not an easy task, but it became a r ...

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Fonda Fair draws record attendance

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff FONDA -- The Fonda Fair is nearly over, but fairgoers and workers alike have chalked this year up as one of the best. In addition to being one of the biggest compared to the last several years, the 173rd Fonda Fair has drawn in record crowds each day, making it one of the most well-attended. "We are averaging around 3,000 people on the ground each day," Fonda Fair Treasurer Kelly O'Kosky said. "We are up about 15 per ...

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DeSorbo paces Braves in cross country opener

Sunday, August 31, 2014 - Updated: 1:43 AM

FONDA — Dylan DeSorbo led area high school runners at the Fonda-Fultonville Invitational Saturday with a second-place finish in the small-school division. The Fonda-Fultonville Braves senior clocked a time of 17 minutes, 55.11 seconds for the three-mile race. Taconic Hills sophomore Trey Hotaling won the division with a time of 17 minutes, 8.02 seconds. Also posting top-10 finishes for the Braves were senior Dan Westman (18 minutes, 27.07 seconds) ...

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AHS cross country squads preparing for first competition

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By MICHAEL KELLY @ByMichaelKelly With a week left before their teams' first competition of the 2014 season, Amsterdam High School cross country head coaches Stu Palczak and Kevin Wilary are pleased with where their Rams and Lady Rams stand. Both AHS squads return key pieces from 2013, but top runners such as junior Jonathan Knack for the Rams and freshman Olivia Lazarou for the Lady Rams will have new terrain and opponents for the upcoming season. AHS move ...

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AHS cross country squads preparing for first competition

By MICHAEL KELLY @ByMichaelKelly With a week left before their teams' first competition of the 2014 season, Amsterdam High School cross country head coaches Stu Palczak and Kevin Wilary are pleased with where their Rams and Lady Rams stand. Both AHS squads return key pieces from 2013, but top runners such as junior Jonathan Knack for the Rams and freshman Olivia Lazarou for the Lady Rams will have new terrain and opponents for the upcoming season. AHS move ...

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Kathleen A. Glamm August 28, 2014 Kathleen A. Glamm, 83, formerly of Henrietta Boulevard, passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2014 at St. Mary's Healthcare, Amsterdam, NY. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Riley Mortuary, ...

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By JAMES SHERIDAN For The Recorder For the longest time I felt a great deal of sympathy for the people who ran the penny candy stores. I couldn't see how by selling Mary Janes, orange slices and green leaves, two for a penny, how they could dr ...

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Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France

NEW YORK (AP) — Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says. Jolie and Pitt wed in a small chapel in a private ceremony attended by family and friends at Provence’s C ...

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