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Friday, October 24, 2014
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Students Matthew Bresonis, Connor Cozzocrea, Griffin Cozzocrea, Julia Dion, and Ryan Bresonis spend some time with Gaj and Jason Nare of the Montgomery County Sheriffs Office during Thursday's Fall Festival at R.J. McNulty Academy for International Studies and Literacy Magney School.

GASD board updated on 2 programs

Friday, October 24, 2014 - Updated: 10:11 AM

By CASEY CROUCHER Recorder News Staff The Greater Amsterdam School District Board of Education was updated last week on the status of two important educational programs, the School to Career program and the Naviance program, during its monthly meeting. The work-based School to Career program at Amsterdam High School is a partnership with Liberty, the Montgomery County Chapter of New York State ARC, Inc., where students learn important work skills. The prog ...

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Tryon Technology Park should help spur economic development

Friday, October 24, 2014 - Updated: 10:11 AM

By LEVI PASCHER For The Recorder PERTH -- The 240 acres of land at the Tryon Technology Park and Incubator Center will provide the county the inventory of sites it needs to spur future economic development across the region, Fulton County Industrial Development Agency Executive Director James Mraz told business and community leaders on Wednesday morning. Mraz provided an update and spoke about the plans for the new park as part of a Fulton Montgomery Regio ...

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After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

Friday, October 24, 2014 - Updated: 10:11 AM

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONG The Associated Press NEW YORK -- A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged residents not to be alarmed by the doctor's diagnosis Thursday, even as th ...

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Former IDA among eliminated agencies

Friday, October 24, 2014 - Updated: 10:10 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff The former Counties of Fulton and Montgomery Industrial Development Agency is among 36 agencies in the state officially being eliminated to improve government efficiency. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation Monday that will eliminate the urban renewal and industrial development agencies that are either defunct, were never ultimately established by local law, or are no longer needed to carry out the public functio ...

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Area football teams ready for sectionals

Friday, October 24, 2014 - Updated: 10:10 AM

By MICHAEL KELLY and ADAM SHINDER Recorder Sports Staff At last, at long last -- the Section II football playoffs are here. As a bonus, two marquee games are at local venues, with Gloversville visiting Amsterdam in Class A, and Broadalbin-Perth playing host to Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk in Class B. Both games are at 7 p.m., with berths in the semifinals at stake. Canajoharie will wait a week before its Class D playoffs begin, while Fonda-Fultonville will begi ...

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Late surge lifts Patriots soccer

Friday, October 24, 2014 - Updated: 10:10 AM

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder BROADALBIN -- Ryan Dingman could sense his high school soccer career slipping away. Already stunned by a first-half Mechanicville goal that came complete against B-P's domination of the run of play and left the Patriots in a hole, what happened seven seconds into the second half could have been the sucker punch that sent B-P packing early in the Section II Class B boys soccer tournament. Mechanicville's Eric Krasuski had th ...

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Late surge lifts Patriots soccer

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder BROADALBIN -- Ryan Dingman could sense his high school soccer career slipping away. Already stunned by a first-half Mechanicville goal that came complete against B-P's domination of the run of play and left the Patriots in a hole, what happened seven seconds into the second half could have been the sucker punch that sent B-P packing early in the Section II Class B boys soccer tournament. Mechanicville's Eric Krasuski had th ...

Obituaries

Patricia J. Loucks

October 22, 2014 Patricia J. Loucks, 55, of Arnold Avenue, Amsterdam, NY, passed away Wednesday morning October 22, 2014 at home. Born in Rahway, New Jersey on September 25, 1959, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Audrey Nickerson K ...

A zombie government

By SHANNON BERTUCH For The Recorder A chronicled souvenir from my Catholic education is looking like an oracle these days. I recall Sister Superior recounting the meeting between President Kennedy and Pope Paul VI, told to us as Catholics that ...

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