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A matter of record City resident uncovers where South Side soldier died in WWII

Monday, May 30, 2016 - Updated: 9:52 AM

By EMILY DREW Recorder News Staff City of Amsterdam resident Daniel Andrews has spent the last two years trying to set the record straight. After hours of research, back and forth emails and days spent sifting through newspaper archives, Andrews finally found what he was looking for -- proof that Pfc. Edward J. Meyers, the first World War II soldier from the city's South Side to die in the war, had actually died in Italy, not North Africa. His research res ...

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Students help veterans visit WWII memorial

Monday, May 30, 2016 - Updated: 9:54 AM

By WINNIE BLACKWOOD For The Recorder With the help from local residents, World War II veterans are able to receive the recognition they deserve after years of service. Jason Leszczynski, of Fultonville, and three other students in the University at Albany Weekend MBA program were given an assignment in their entrepreneurship and creativity course to create a business and treat it as such. However, all the proceeds have to go to a not-for-profit organizatio ...

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Home Helpers receives $284K to move into former YMCA

Monday, May 30, 2016 - Updated: 9:53 AM

By EMILY DREW Recorder News Staff HAGAMAN -- Home Helpers and Direct Link of Amsterdam will use a $284,000 State Community Development Block Grant Small Business Program award to expand into the former YMCA building. Home Helpers and Direct Link of Amsterdam (HHDLA) CEO Ramon Rodriguez said they have been waiting for the go ahead from the state to close on the former YMCA building. He said the company is ready to move into the property hopefully within a ...

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County planning board approves zoning district in the town of Mohawk

Monday, May 30, 2016 - Updated: 9:54 AM

By EMILY DREW Recorder News Staff FONDA -- The town of Mohawk can move forward with plans for a new zoning district after the Montgomery County Planning Board approved the town's referral Thursday. The planning board approved the referral that proposed to create a new B-3 neighborhood district on Route 30A in the town of Mohawk. County planning board member Mark Hoffman, who abstained from the vote as chairman of the Mohawk Planning Board, said the section ...

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Heroth, Hilltoppers win Class D title in 8-inning classic

Monday, May 30, 2016 - Updated: 9:55 AM

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder TROY -- Jesse Heroth wanted the ball. It didn't matter to the Fort Plain Hilltoppers' pint-sized lefthanded ace pitcher that he was tired from already throwing seven innings on the mound in oppressively hot conditions, his pitch count into triple digits. Three years ago, after Heroth and the Hilltoppers lost the Section II Class C championship game to Voorheesville, the pitcher promised head coach Craig Phillips that his cl ...

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Corradi gets first Fonda win

Monday, May 30, 2016 - Updated: 9:56 AM

FONDA -- Pep Corradi made Saturday's special Memorial Day weekend card at Fonda Speedway even more special, as he won the modified feature for his first career victory at the Track of Champions. Corradi took the lead at the drop of the green flag and wired the field to claim his first-ever Fonda feature. Also picking up wins Saturday night at Fonda were Cody Clark (602 sportsman), Shane Henderson (pro stock), Josh Neal (rookie sportsman), Josh Coonradt (st ...

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Corradi gets first Fonda win

FONDA -- Pep Corradi made Saturday's special Memorial Day weekend card at Fonda Speedway even more special, as he won the modified feature for his first career victory at the Track of Champions. Corradi took the lead at the drop of the green flag and wired the field to claim his first-ever Fonda feature. Also picking up wins Saturday night at Fonda were Cody Clark (602 sportsman), Shane Henderson (pro stock), Josh Neal (rookie sportsman), Josh Coonradt (st ...

Obituaries

Sophie Kryzak Korona

May 27, 2016 Sophie Kryzak Korona, 96, of Johnstown, N.Y., passed away peacefully on Friday, May 27, 2016. Born on Oct. 30, 1919, in Amsterdam, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Elfranzina "Frieda" Cisek and Michael Kryzak. Sophie attende ...

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· Corradi gets first Fonda win

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· County planning board approves zoning district in the town of Mohawk

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· Home Helpers receives $284K to move into former YMCA

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· A matter of record City resident uncovers where South Side soldier died in WWII

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