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Alex Cooper/Recorder staff Amsterdam High School cheerleaders chant in a huddle during the inaugural Homecoming Kickoff Bonfire on Saturday near the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook  pedestrian bridge on the South Side of Amsterdam.

Fall is in full swing with apple picking, pumpkin patches

Monday, September 26, 2016 - Updated: 10:14 AM

By EMILY DREW Recorder News Staff If the cooler temperatures this weekend are anything to go by, autumn is on its way and local apple orchards have opened up their doors to herald the season in. Several orchards said their crops have been affected by the warm winter weather earlier this year, but that does not mean fall activities are suffering. Many orchards opened up in early September to eager crowds waiting to pick their own apples off the branches. "T ...

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City man gets five years, fine for trafficking cocaine charge

Monday, September 26, 2016 - Updated: 11:40 AM

ALBANY -- An Amsterdam man was sentenced to five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to trafficking cocaine in U.S. District Court Northern District of New York. Matthew Clark was sentenced Sept. 12 by Judge Gary L. Sharpe to five years in prison with four years of post-release supervision and a $10,000 fine. Clark pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine May 17. United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian stated in ...

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National Grid replaces pipe on Swart Hill

Monday, September 26, 2016 - Updated: 10:13 AM

By EMILY DREW Recorder News Staff TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- National Grid has begun construction along Swart Hill Road that will result in a new pipeline and the ability for some residents to hook up to natural gas, a service previously unavailable. After locals have complained about smelling gasoline in the area, National Grid decided it was time to replace the aged pipe that connects Swart Hill Road to the main gas line beneath Route 5, according to National ...

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F-MCC is the local land of opportunity

Monday, September 26, 2016 - Updated: 10:15 AM

By KYLE KEARSLEY For The Recorder It's election year where "we the people" decide who will lead us into the future. Republicans and Democrats are rarely in agreement, however, those labels don't change the American desire for a strong leader. Everyone has their own idea of what makes a leader. My perspective regarding leadership has changed drastically since enrolling at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. The college has provided me with the resources an ...

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Braves fall 35-31 after flag negates winning TD

Monday, September 26, 2016 - Updated: 10:12 AM

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder FONDA -- The Fonda-Fultonville Braves had defeat snatched from the jaws of victory. It's been as tough a start to a football season as any in program history for Fonda-Fultonville, but when Dan Parslow hit Rick Briggs for an 18-yard touchdown pass with 11 seconds left in the fourth quarter of Saturday's homecoming game against Voorheesville at John G. Boshart Field, the Braves thought they finally had something to celebrate ...

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Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Monday, September 26, 2016 - Updated: 10:12 AM

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Arnold Palmer charged across the golf course and into America's living rooms with a go-for-broke style that made a country club sport popular for the everyman. At ease with presidents and the public, he was on a first-name basis with both. Through his remarkable life, he never lost that personal touch. That's what made him the King. Palmer died Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87. "Arnold transcended the game of golf," Jack Nick ...

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Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Arnold Palmer charged across the golf course and into America's living rooms with a go-for-broke style that made a country club sport popular for the everyman. At ease with presidents and the public, he was on a first-name basis with both. Through his remarkable life, he never lost that personal touch. That's what made him the King. Palmer died Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87. "Arnold transcended the game of golf," Jack Nick ...

Obituaries

Carleton F. 'Carlie' Rider

September 22, 2016 World War II veteran and lifelong beloved resident of St. Johnsville, N.Y., Mr. Carleton F. "Carlie" Rider, age 100, entered into eternal rest in the presence of his loving family on Sept. 22, 2016, at his home. He was born ...

Letters to the Editor

Thank you Montgomery County District 7 Republican Primary voters To the Editor: On Tuesday Sept. 13, 2016, 68 percent of the Republican voters in Montgomery County's 7th District, who chose to exercise their voting rights that Primary day, electe ...

Entertainment

'Magnificent Seven' rides Denzel's star power to $35M debut

NEW YORK (AP) -- Movie stars don't open movies anymore? Tell that to Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks. The pair, once co-stars in "Philadelphia," have together dominated the last three weeks of the box office. After Clint Eastwood's Miracle on the ...

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· City man gets five years, fine for trafficking cocaine charge

  Monday, September 26, 2016 - Updated: 11:40 AM

  ALBANY -- An Amsterdam man was sente ...


· F-MCC is the local land of opportunity

  Monday, September 26, 2016 - Updated: 10:15 AM

  By KYLE KEARSLEY For The Recorder It ...


· Fall is in full swing with apple picking, pumpkin patches

  Monday, September 26, 2016 - Updated: 10:14 AM

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· National Grid replaces pipe on Swart Hill

  Monday, September 26, 2016 - Updated: 10:13 AM

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· The State News in Brief

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· Officers hoof it in 'hotspots' to bridge community divisions

  Monday, September 26, 2016 - Updated: 10:13 AM

  NEWBURGH (AP) -- Two officers wearin ...



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