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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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Trevor Junquera/Recorder staff

Time of the season

Monday ushered in the first day of autumn and with it, the season of pumpkins, apples and falling leaves. Among those prepping for fall is Tim Korona, who was seen arranging pumpkins at his family dairy farm in Perth.

Roundtable vision: Turning the area around

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - Updated: 10:15 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff JOHNSTOWN -- While Montgomery and Fulton counties have made significant strides in a "think regional, grow local" approach to providing economic growth to the area, there is much more that has to be done, officials said Monday. At a press conference at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, representatives of the CEO Roundtable provided an update on a regional business plan, which was created in 2011 with the vision of ...

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Nov. 20 F-F sets its bond vote date

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - Updated: 10:16 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff FONDA -- A $19.4 million bond proposal will be presented to Fonda-Fultonville Central School District voters as one proposition on Nov. 20. The board of education voted unanimously Monday to present the project as a whole, rather than break athletic fields out as a separate proposition on the ballot, as previously discussed. "They reviewed it and in light of the support they received on the first vote, in light of th ...

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Outdoors TV hosts offer students a new angle

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - Updated: 10:16 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY Recorder News Staff MAYFIELD -- Popular fishing television hosts Charlie Ingram and Ray Brazier made their first stop at Mayfield High School Monday during their tour of Fulton County. But, before filming of "Fishing University" began, Principal Christopher Wojeski had a reminder for students. "Over 40 million people may tune in to see you on this show," he said. Approximately 100 biology students and a handful of seniors skipped first p ...

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Group offers help for veterans in need

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - Updated: 10:17 AM

By CASEY CROUCHER Recorder News Staff JOHNSTOWN -- After witnessing the long-term effects serving in the Vietnam War had on his brother, Paul DuBois knew he had to do something. So in 2012 he started the Mountains to Miracle Veterans Foundation, a not-for-profit organization established to serve veterans in the Northeast. "You see these veterans who fought next to guys who were killed," DuBois said, "and they come back home and they've got severe post-trau ...

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Hoosick Falls remains on top in Class C poll

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - Updated: 10:17 AM

By MICHAEL KELLY @ByMichaelKelly I'll tell you what: The three-division format to Section II Class C football has acted to really show the divide between the area's teams this season. With the breakdown of the conference into three divisions, the area's strongest teams all pretty much get to stay away from one another, with most top squads only needing to play one tough opponent in the regular season. The exception to that, of course, is Corinth, which pla ...

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Amsterdam golfers cruise past Gloversville

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - Updated: 10:17 AM

Marc LaBahn and the Amsterdam High School golf team cruised Monday to a Foothills Council victory at the Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course, topping Gloversville, 164-189. LaBahn fired the day's best score, contributing a 38 for head coach Tim Jones' squad. James Phelps and Jon LaBahn each had a 41, while Corey Tambasco shot a 44. For Gloversville, Kyle Johnston and Kyle Fonda each had 45s. Justin Putnam collected a 49, and Dylan Sweeney had a 50. Johnstown 1 ...

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Sports

Area sports calendar

SEPTEMBER 23 BOYS CROSS COUNTRY Broadalbin-Perth at Gloversville, 4:15 p.m. Fort Plain/Canajoharie, Duanesburg at Cherry Valley-Springfield, 4:30 p.m. Mayfield, Galway at Saratoga Catholic, 4:30 p.m. BOYS SOCCER Gloversville at Broadalbin-Perth, 7 p.m. GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY Broadalbin-Perth at Gloversville, 4:15 p.m. Fort Plain/Canajoharie, Duanesburg at Cherry Valley-Springfield, 4:30 p.m. Mayfield, Galway at Saratoga Catholic, 4:30 p.m. GIRLS SWIMMING Sout ...

Obituaries

Arthur E. Ulman

September 22, 2014 Mr. Arthur E. Ulman, 90, of Clinton Road, Canajoharie, NY died peacefully on September 22, 2014 at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, NY. Born in Bridgeport, CT on December 31, 1923 he was the only son of the late Stephen ...

Main Street

At the Old Fort "There isn't a real ghost up there, a real ghost, is there?" quizzed one of my youngsters as he gazed at the picture of the ghost room in old Fort Johnson, a trick photo by John Maney used as an illustration in Max Reid's book of ...

Entertainment

Entertainment news in brief

Floyd's new 'River' features no Waters NEW YORK (AP) -- Pink Floyd's new album will arrive on Nov. 10. A Monday news release gives fresh details about "The Endless River," the British rock 'n' roll group's first new material in 20 years. The 18 ...

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