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Friday, October 31, 2014
Amsterdam, NY ,

Trevor Junquera/Recorder staff

HIGH ROLLERS

Sandy Delisa of the town of Florida hands out candy Thursday night in Amsterdam, during the William H. Barkley MicroSociety Magnet School’s annual trunk-or-treat event.

A sod situation F-F weighs health risks of turf field

Friday, October 31, 2014 - Updated: 10:18 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff FONDA -- In light of recent reports that synthetic turf fields may pose health risks to athletes, the Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education is taking another look at replacing the athletic fields with synthetic turf, one of the projects outlined in a $19.4 million capital bond that will go before voters next month. At a special meeting Thursday, architect Michael Harris told the board there is ...

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PERB taking aim at the city

Friday, October 31, 2014 - Updated: 10:19 AM

By CASEY CROUCHER Recorder News Staff The state's Public Employee Relations Board is charging the city with committing an improper practice in regard to the threat of layoffs at the Amsterdam Fire Department during a Common Council meeting Oct. 7. The charge, filed by attorney Thomas Jordan -- representative for the Amsterdam Professional Firefighters Union -- states that during a Public Safety Committee meeting 3rd Ward Alderman Ronald Barone Sr. "threate ...

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Two county bridges are replaced and reopened

Friday, October 31, 2014 - Updated: 10:19 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff ROOT -- Two bridges in the town of Root were officially reopened Thursday, marking the completion of a $1.3 million bridge replacement project that began last year. The bridges, on Logtown Road (Route 110) and Brand Road (Route 130), were replaced because they had started to deteriorate and were deemed not safe and not able to meet state standards. "Logtown Road bridge had been load posted for a number of years so th ...

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Three taking aim at Amsterdam's town council

Friday, October 31, 2014 - Updated: 10:20 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- There are four candidates listed on the Nov. 4 ballot for town council, but only three say they will accept the position if elected. Democrat Mary Maines and Republicans Jeffrey Kreisel and Ronald DiCaprio are vying for two town council seats left vacant by the election of Terry Bieniek and Alexander Kuchis to the county Legislature last year. Democrat Robert Purtell is also listed as a candidate ...

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In Broadalbin, the faces are familiar in run for office

Friday, October 31, 2014 - Updated: 10:20 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY Recorder News Staff BROADALBIN -- Democrat William D. Wills and Republican Jennifer A. Gilston are both competing for a seat on the town board this election season. Wills, a former Montgomery County supervisor and Amsterdam city alderman, retired to the Great Sacandaga Lake region with little interest in getting back into politics. However, that all changed three years ago when the Democratic committee approached him about running for Br ...

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Early struggles forged stronger Rams

Friday, October 31, 2014 - Updated: 10:20 AM

If you'd asked me six weeks ago if I though the Amsterdam Rugged Rams would still be playing meaningful football by the time Halloween night rolled around, I'm honestly not sure what my answer would have been. That Friday night six weeks ago, I made the short drive from Lynch Literacy Academy back to The Recorder's base of operations on Venner Road with my head spinning. One hundred and fourteen points in one night can do that to a guy. That was the night ...

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Sports

Area high school sports calendar

OCTOBER 31 CROSS COUNTRY Area teams, at Section II championships, at Saratoga Spa State Park, 11 a.m. FOOTBALL Class A Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake at Amsterdam, 7 p.m. Class B Broadalbin-Perth at Schalmont, 7 p.m. GIRLS SOCCER Class C Canajoharie vs. OESJ, at Stillwater High School, 6:30 p.m. NOVEMBER 1 BOYS SOCCER Class D Northville vs. Fort Ann, at Colonie High School, 4 p.m. FOOTBALL Class C Fonda-Fultonville vs. Voorheesville, at Stillwater High School, ...

Obituaries

John W. Jankowski

October 29, 2014 John W. Jankowski, 97, formerly of First Avenue Broadalbin , entered into eternal life on Wednesday morning October 29, 2014 at Mountain Valley Hospice House, Gloversville. He was born in Amsterdam on May 16, 1917 a son of Ge ...

Not just pulling your leg

By JAMES SHERIDAN For The Recorder As promised, my story on the Brass Rail in the 1950s, warts and all. I still hadn't learned how to cook and I had no idea as to how far back I was. I was about to find out. I was hired as a dish washer at the Brass ...

Entertainment

23.5 million saw Game 7 of series

NEW YORK (AP) -- An estimated 23.5 million people watched the San Francisco Giants' 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7, enabling the matchup to escape the distinction of least-watched World Series. The Nielsen company said Thursday that ...

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· Area high school sports calendar

  Friday, October 31, 2014 - Updated: 10:22 AM

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· Early struggles forged stronger Rams

  Friday, October 31, 2014 - Updated: 10:20 AM

  If you'd asked me six weeks ago if I ...


· In Broadalbin, the faces are familiar in run for office

  Friday, October 31, 2014 - Updated: 10:20 AM

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· Three taking aim at Amsterdam's town council

  Friday, October 31, 2014 - Updated: 10:20 AM

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· Two county bridges are replaced and reopened

  Friday, October 31, 2014 - Updated: 10:19 AM

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· PERB taking aim at the city

  Friday, October 31, 2014 - Updated: 10:19 AM

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