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Monday, September 01, 2014
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Big band, big crowd

A large and enthusiastic crowd greeted the Joey Thomas Big Band Saturday evening at Riverlink Park for the final summer concert of the season.

Beating the storms NY Rising final plan is outlined

Monday, September 01, 2014 - Updated: 10:32 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff FONDA -- Expansion of services, creek wall restorations, and bridge replacements are among critical projects outlined in Montgomery County's New York Rising Resiliency Plan. The finalized plan is now available on the county website and it outlines several countywide and community projects that officials plan to tackle to protect residents against future storms. "We tried to come up with the best plan that would benef ...

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Broadalbin-Perth school board sets year's objectives

Monday, September 01, 2014 - Updated: 10:33 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY Recorder News Staff BROADALBIN -- With a new school year kicking off Thursday, the Broadalbin-Perth Board of Education finalized its 2014-15 goals at a special meeting last week. The goals outline the objectives the board would like to see the staff and administration complete by the end of the school year. That includes tailoring the district's educational programs to meet students' interests and making them more customizable --similar ...

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Easy Street hosts a healing service for horses

Monday, September 01, 2014 - Updated: 10:33 AM

By CASEY CROUCHER Recorder News Staff TOWN OF FLORIDA -- During Saturday's horse blessing ceremony at Easy Street Horse Rescue, traditional practitioner Gino Antonio told a small crowd he was going to make medicine out of greens from the environment and hot coals. "It could be medicine or it could just be smoke," Antonio said. "It all depends on how you look at it." Antonio and partner Harrison Jim Sr. shared their culture Saturday by performing a traditio ...

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Helping hand for the city's Sassafras

Monday, September 01, 2014 - Updated: 10:33 AM

By CASEY CROUCHER Recorder News Staff Twenty-two years ago, Bob Martin was inspired to construct Sassafras Park, a wooden playground on Henrietta Boulevard in Amsterdam. And on Saturday morning he was inspired to help restore the park to its original beauty. "We had 2,500 volunteers originally help build this playground," Martin said. "We built it in five days. We started on a Wednesday and had the whole thing done by Sunday. It really got the whole commun ...

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Lady Patriots claim title to start season

Monday, September 01, 2014 - Updated: 10:34 AM

By MICHAEL KELLY @ByMichaelKelly BROADALBIN -- Capping a long Saturday of high school girls volleyball at the Broadalbin-Perth Tip-Off Tournament, the host Lady Patriots captured the event's championship with a victory against powerhouse Johnstown. And, while the B-P head coach Mike Calvello's squad wildly celebrated the victory, junior Zoe Simonson said not to call the Lady Patriots' win an upset. "I don't think this was a surprise," she said. "We all bel ...

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Rugged Rams solid in scrimmage

Monday, September 01, 2014 - Updated: 10:34 AM

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder After two weeks of lining up across from their own teammates, the members of the Amsterdam High School football team were just happy to see a team in a different jersey and helmet opposite them. "It's always great to see another jersey, finally, get back to the groove," said Rugged Rams senior linebacker and fullback Brady McGillin. Heading into their season opener this weekend against Cornwall at the Carrier Dome in Syracu ...

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Rugged Rams solid in scrimmage

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder After two weeks of lining up across from their own teammates, the members of the Amsterdam High School football team were just happy to see a team in a different jersey and helmet opposite them. "It's always great to see another jersey, finally, get back to the groove," said Rugged Rams senior linebacker and fullback Brady McGillin. Heading into their season opener this weekend against Cornwall at the Carrier Dome in Syracu ...

Obituaries

Patricia Ann Perillo

August 29, 2014 Patricia Ann Perillo, 78, of Amsterdam, passed away Friday evening Aug. 29, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving husband and children. Born in Amsterdam March 1, 1936, she was a daughter of the late James and Mildred Rai ...

Letters to the editor

Nurses at St. Mary's need a voice To the editor: I'm a registered nurse in the maternity unit at St. Mary's Hospital. I've been there for 10 years working with the mothers and babies of this community. I'm happy to stand with the majority of nurs ...

Entertainment

Celebrity news in brief

Joan Rivers' family is still hopeful NEW YORK (AP) -- Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. "We are keeping our fingers crossed," her daught ...

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  Monday, September 01, 2014 - Updated: 10:42 AM

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  Monday, September 01, 2014 - Updated: 10:36 AM

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· Rugged Rams solid in scrimmage

  Monday, September 01, 2014 - Updated: 10:34 AM

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· Lady Patriots claim title to start season

  Monday, September 01, 2014 - Updated: 10:34 AM

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· Helping hand for the city's Sassafras

  Monday, September 01, 2014 - Updated: 10:33 AM

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· Easy Street hosts a healing service for horses

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