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Alex Cooper / Recorder staff Light Snow Amsterdam resident Phillip Madore shovels snow near the end of his driveway on Tuesday in Amsterdam. Madore said he prefers using his snow blower, but the snow was light enough to shovel with ease. More scattered snow showers are expected in Amsterdam and surrounding areas until Friday.

Mohawk rejects stipulations for regional business park deal

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - Updated: 10:45 AM

By EMILY DREW Recorder News staff TOWN OF MOHAWK -- Negotiations regarding an annexation and revenue sharing agreement between the town of Mohawk and the city of Johnstown for a proposed regional business park have reached an impasse. Montgomery County officials have been trying to work with the entities, but according to a letter sent to Mohawk Supervisor Edward Bishop on Feb. 1 by the Montgomery County Legislature, an agreement could not be reached. The ...

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Water main break a bust for businesses

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - Updated: 10:46 AM

By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff Some business owners are blaming a water main break for a drought of customers. Complications repairing a water main on Locust Avenue has left part of the road closed, which might have caused a slowdown in business over the past week, according to business owners. A 14-inch water line developed a hole and subsquently cracked near the intersection of Locust Avenue and Prospect Street, City Engineer Richard Miller said, wh ...

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Gloversville man charged with murdering his wife

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - Updated: 10:47 AM

By LEVI PASCHER For The Recorder GLOVERSVILLE -- A city man was arrested Wednesday evening after police determined he allegedly murdered his wife within their Steele Avenue home, Police Chief Donald VanDeusen said. Frank Ostrander, 70, of 35 Steele Ave., was charged with second-degree murder and has since been arraigned and sent to the Fulton County Jail without bail, authorities said. Authorities said this morning that after a thorough investigation, Fran ...

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What's Happening

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - Updated: 10:52 AM

Today AMSTERDAM The Amsterdam Lions Club will hold its regular meeting at Bosco's Restaurant, 165 Division St., at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Mary Pat at 842-2658. AMSTERDAM The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold Preschool Learning Hour: Holiday Science at 10:30 a.m. AMSTERDAM The Amsterdam Free Library, 28, Church St., will hold a Kirk Douglas Film Festival: "The Last Sunset," at 6 p.m. AMSTERDAM The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Chur ...

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AHS. B-P, OESJ earn top 4 seeds in respective classes

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - Updated: 10:50 AM

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder The Amsterdam Running Rams will start their quest for a Section II Class A boys basketball championship from right about where they expected. Heading into Wednesday's Section II seeding meeting, Amsterdam coach Tim Jones was fairly certain Troy would be the No. 1 seed in Class A, followed by Scotia-Glenville -- a team the Rams swept in two regular season games -- with the Rams and Lansingburgh Knights in line for the third ...

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Lady Rams get a 2nd seed; will open Feb. 20 at home

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - Updated: 10:51 AM

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder A year makes a big difference for head coach Eric Duemler and the Amsterdam Lady Rams. In 2015, Duemler was extremely displeased with the seed the Lady Rams received for the Section II Class A girls basketball tournament -- when Amsterdam was the No. 4 seed and ended up exiting the tournament with a quarterfinal loss to Scotia-Glenville. Wednesday, Duemler was prepared for the Lady Rams to enter the 2016 playoffs as the No. ...

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Lady Rams get a 2nd seed; will open Feb. 20 at home

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder A year makes a big difference for head coach Eric Duemler and the Amsterdam Lady Rams. In 2015, Duemler was extremely displeased with the seed the Lady Rams received for the Section II Class A girls basketball tournament -- when Amsterdam was the No. 4 seed and ended up exiting the tournament with a quarterfinal loss to Scotia-Glenville. Wednesday, Duemler was prepared for the Lady Rams to enter the 2016 playoffs as the No. ...

Obituaries

Rose M. Morgan

February 9, 2016 Mrs. Rose M. Morgan, 93, formerly of Beck Street, Fort Plain, and most recently of Palatine Nursing Home died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at St. Mary's Healthcare of Amsterdam, surrounded by her loving family. Born on Feb. 24, 19 ...

Letters to the Editor

Visitor unaware of city's winter parking regulations To the editor: May I comment on your city's hospitality to out of towners? Beware and be clairvoyant!! On a recent visit to your city, I parked on upper Market Street, to visit an acquaintanc ...

Entertainment

Zoolander returns, 15 years later, to a very different world

By RAFER GUZMAN Newsday Barely three weeks after the attacks of 9/11, Ben Stiller's comedy "Zoolander" arrived in theaters. At the time, light entertainment seemed so inappropriate that Hollywood was postponing the release of movies like Arnol ...

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