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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Amsterdam, NY ,

Trevor Junquera/Recorder staff

A ride through the park

The stormy weather broke long enough Monday afternoon to allow Nicholas Sampson, Landon Sampson and Sierra Goodson to enjoy a picnic and a wagon ride in Amsterdam's Veterans Park.

Amsterdam the backdrop for movie makers

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - Updated: 10:30 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY caroline.murray@recordernews.com The Rug City's post-industrial architecture will be the centerpiece of a feature film scheduled for release some time next year. The production company Kill For Me Films LLC moved into the city in June to shoot the thriller "Kill For Me" starring actor Bailey Chase, who plays a lead role on A&E's television series "Longmire." The cast and crew were on set Monday afternoon at 24 Storrie St., where they ...

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Whitty on duty New fire chief takes the oath

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - Updated: 10:31 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI nicole.antonucci@recordernews.com The Amsterdam Fire Depart-ment welcomed Michael Whitty as its new chief Monday during a special ceremony in City Hall. Family members, friends and colleagues gathered in the lobby to watch Whitty be sworn in by Mayor Ann Thane and Assemblyman Angelo Santabar-bara, D-Rotterdam. "It is a proud day here in Amsterdam and I am proud to welcome Michael Whitty as the chief of the city fire department," Thane s ...

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F-FCS weighs capital project vote date

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - Updated: 10:31 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI nicole.antonucci@recordernews.com FONDA -- The school board may need more time to discuss its $19.8 million capital project before it goes before voters again. The issue came up during Monday's meeting of the Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education when members discussed setting a date for the bond vote, stating that public notice has to be issued 45 days prior. The board originally planned to put the new proposal u ...

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Former inmate injured in jail files lawsuit against the county

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - Updated: 10:31 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI nicole.antonucci@recordernews.com FONDA -- A former Montgomery County jail inmate is suing the county and jail officials for negligence, claiming jail officials ignored concerns about the safety of his cell resulting in his falling and breaking his hip. Robert Staley, who has only one leg, filed the suit in U.S. District Court in Albany on July 18. He states that while he was given a jail cell with a handicapped-accessible shower, it la ...

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Foothills AAU squad competes on national stage

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - Updated: 10:32 AM

By MICHAEL KELLY michael.kelly@recordernews.com The results from their first foray onto the national scene did not overwhelm, but the members of the Foothills Hoop Club eighth-grade girls AAU basketball team are known for their resilience. When the majority of the 10 girls that make up head coach Mike Philo's team first got together four years ago, the results were disastrous. The club -- which now features six players from Gloversville, two from Mayfield, ...

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Mohawks tie franchise record with 35th victory

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - Updated: 10:32 AM

By MICHAEL KELLY michael.kelly@recordernews.com With a 6-4 victory against the Adirondack Trail Blazers Monday at Shuttleworth Park, the Amsterdam Mohawks picked up a milestone win on a rainy night. On the strength of a strong pitching performance from starter Zack Brown and a pair of three-run innings, the Mohawks pushed their record to 35-10, tying the franchise's own PGCBL record for most wins in a regular season. Monday's victory tied this year's Mohaw ...

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Mohawks tie franchise record with 35th victory

By MICHAEL KELLY michael.kelly@recordernews.com With a 6-4 victory against the Adirondack Trail Blazers Monday at Shuttleworth Park, the Amsterdam Mohawks picked up a milestone win on a rainy night. On the strength of a strong pitching performance from starter Zack Brown and a pair of three-run innings, the Mohawks pushed their record to 35-10, tying the franchise's own PGCBL record for most wins in a regular season. Monday's victory tied this year's Mohaw ...

Obituaries

Linda M. Graff Ruback

July 26, 2014 Linda M. Graff Ruback, 62, passed away Saturday at Nathan Littauer Hospital with her loving family at her side. Born in Amsterdam on Sept. 1, 1951 she was the daughter of the late Walter and Jean Murray Graff and a 1969 graduate ...

Letters to the editor

No feeling for the kids To the editor: It's time for a change. I get The Recorder but like most, just read the obits and sports. Today the headlines about hoop dreams caught my eye. I have a group of kids across the street from me. They range in ...

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Entertainment news in brief

Ronstadt gets answer to the question WASHINGTON (AP) -- Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?" The answer was Monday at the White House, by President Barack Obama, who hung a N ...

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