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Caroline Murray/ Recorder Staff - Santa Claus made a visit to the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame Saturday located at 30 East Main St., Amsterdam. Kids of all ages came out to take a photo, and receive a wrestling card and candy from Old St. Nicholas. In photo (above) Volunteers and staff at the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame - From left to right: John Soto, Santa's helper Bill Fertal, Jorge "The Giant Midget" Ramos,  John Aney and Jamie Charboneau.

AAA Northway projects travel trends

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - Updated: 7:06 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY Recorder News Staff There is no place like home for the holidays. Stockings hung by the fireplace, Christmas trees alight with colorful bulbs and the smell of sugar cookies baking in the oven — is enough to entice most people to make the trek home. Every year, thousands of people across the United States hop in their vehicles, catch a train or book flights in order to spend the holidays with friends and family. This year, the per ...

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City woman steals $700 worth of merchandise

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - Updated: 7:06 AM

 An Amsterdam city resident was arrested Friday for shoplifting over $700 worth of merchandise from an area department store. Maria Negron, 41, Union Street, was charged with one count of petite larceny after she allegedly stole an assortment of items from Target.  Troopers said employees from the store’s loss prevention department witnessed Negron conceal items in her purse and then attempt to leave the store. Negron will get arraigned in ...

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Amsterdam 1-3 at Montgomery County Duals; Galway wins title

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - Updated: 7:07 AM

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM – A long day at the Montgomery County Duals ended with the Amsterdam High School wrestling team and head coach Ken Pfeiffer wondering what might have been. The Rams opened their home round-robin dual meet tournament with an easy win over a massively undermanned Christian Brothers Academy team, but Amsterdam's remaining three duals Saturday afternoon were an exercise in frustration. Three losses &ndas ...

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Legislature approves $3.5M bond resolution to construct a new wing at Public Safety Building

Saturday, December 20, 2014 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff FONDA -- The Montgomery County Legislature approved more than $6 million in bonding resolutions Tuesday to get started on projects outlined in its five-year capital project plan. After approving the capital plan in its entirety during the regular board meeting, the legislature took action on a $3.5 million bonding resolution to construct a new wing at the Public Safety Building to relocate various county departments ...

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Group is fundraising to take local chimp case to state's highest court

Saturday, December 20, 2014 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY Recorder News Staff MAYFIELD --The national animal rights group that is working to grant human rights to chimpanzees has started a fundraiser on behalf of a local chimp named Tommy. After losing its case in appellate court this month, the Nonhuman Rights Project is looking to appeal Tommy's case to the Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state. A press release issued by the group Friday says facing the highest court comes with "en ...

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Amsterdam tops Gloversville 68-19 in home opener

Saturday, December 20, 2014 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- The first four minutes were raggedy. The final 28 were rampant. It took a few minutes for the Amsterdam girls basketball team to settle into Friday's game against the Gloversville Dragons, with a few awkward Gloversville shots finding their marks to keep the game tied early. It wasn't tied for long. With an explosive burst led by a defense that forced 20 steals and started a seemingly never-ending chain ...

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Amsterdam tops Gloversville 68-19 in home opener

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- The first four minutes were raggedy. The final 28 were rampant. It took a few minutes for the Amsterdam girls basketball team to settle into Friday's game against the Gloversville Dragons, with a few awkward Gloversville shots finding their marks to keep the game tied early. It wasn't tied for long. With an explosive burst led by a defense that forced 20 steals and started a seemingly never-ending chain ...

Obituaries

Sarah D. Conover

Sarah D. Conover December 1, 2014 Sarah D. Conover, 84, passed away on December 1, 2014 in Santa Barbara, California after a long illness. She was the daughter of the late Kenneth P. and Katherine Savage Conover. Interment will be private wi ...

Life-changing moments

By JAMES SHERIDAN For The Recorder As promised, the following is a series of events, that changed our lives 180 degrees. We lived in Northville and things were not going too well. We were members of the Baptist Church. And I must tell you a ...

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Film review: 'Interview' deserves to be seen

By JAKE COYLE The Associated Press That I was one of the relative few to see "The Interview" is not a boast I take any pleasure in. It's with heavy sadness, not pride, that I review Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's North Korean farce. As of t ...

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