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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Amsterdam, NY ,

Trevor Junquera/Recorder staff

Weave, only just begun

The Walter Elwood Museum in Amsterdam continued its summer session of educational camps on Tuesday, this time focusing on the art of basket weaving. Among those taking part was Elizabeth Magai-Townsend, who displays her work in its infancy.

Being filed Friday City prepping audit update

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:24 AM

By CASEY CROUCHER casey.croucher@recordernews.com City accounting documents for fiscal year 2011-12 will be filed with the state by Friday, according to Amsterdam Controller Matthew Agresta. The city's 2011-12 Annual Update Document mandated by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board is a complete list of financial records for that year. The report is one every municipality in the state is required to file annually. The city's 2011-12 AUD was due in Oc ...

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Area banquet hall is hitting the auction block

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:25 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY caroline.murray@recordernews.com PERTH -- The Perthshire wedding and banquet hall is closing after 20 years of business. County Line Auction is set to auction off the establishment, located on Route 30 in the town of Perth, Thursday at 11 a.m. For owner Phyllis Kluska, the sale is bittersweet. She and her husband David purchased the property in 1994 and transformed the former Bible camp into a full-service banquet hall. For the past two ...

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GASD board looks to fill a school district hall of fame

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:25 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI nicole.antonucci@recordernews.com The Greater Amsterdam School District is creating a hall of fame to recognize individuals for their contributions in areas of work, study and athletics. At the July 23 board of education meeting, Superintendent Thomas Perillo and Hall of Fame Committee Chairman Robert Noto updated the board about the hall of fame and provided a time frame for when the committee will begin accepting nominations and induc ...

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Changes are coming in the lunch line at Fonda-Fultonville school

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:25 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI nicole.antonucci@recordernews.com FONDA -- Several changes are in the works for the Fonda-Fultonville Central School district breakfast and lunch programs. On Monday, the district board of education discussed offering a new breakfast program which, while successful in the middle and elementary schools, is lacking sales from the high school. "The program is supporting itself but it takes the middle and the elementary program to support w ...

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At B-PCS, lunch is 20 cents more

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:25 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY caroline.murray@recordernews.com BROADALBIN -- Broadalbin-Perth High School students will find themselves scraping together an extra 20 cents to purchase a school lunch this September. At a board of education meeting last week, officials passed a resolution approving food service prices. High school lunch rates increased from $2.55 to $2.75; all other rates remained the same. Superintendent Steven Tomlinson said the 20-cent raise is a re ...

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Record breakers: Mohawks throttle DiamondDawgs

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:26 AM

By MICHAEL KELLY michael.kelly@recordernews.com With a display of offensive might and several dazzling defensive plays in a 20-5 win against the Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs, the Amsterdam Mohawks recorded their record-breaking 36th win of the season Tuesday at Shuttleworth Park. The milestone victory left Mohawks head coach Keith Griffin with a simple takeaway: If Amsterdam brings its best game when the playoffs start Friday, a fifth championship in six yea ...

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Record breakers: Mohawks throttle DiamondDawgs

By MICHAEL KELLY michael.kelly@recordernews.com With a display of offensive might and several dazzling defensive plays in a 20-5 win against the Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs, the Amsterdam Mohawks recorded their record-breaking 36th win of the season Tuesday at Shuttleworth Park. The milestone victory left Mohawks head coach Keith Griffin with a simple takeaway: If Amsterdam brings its best game when the playoffs start Friday, a fifth championship in six yea ...

Obituaries

Bertha E. (Betty) Dingman

July 28, 2014 Bertha E. (Betty) Dingman, 91, passed away July 28, 2014. She was born February 14, 1923 in Junius, New York, the daughter of Harry Rackmyer and Alta Parsels Rackmyer. Bertha married Alton H. Dingman on June 29, 1940, and had a ...

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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Maggie Gyllenhaal glows as 'The Honorable Woman'

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "The Honorable Woman" is a meditative thriller that investigates a woman's inner life and a global hot spot. Poised between dream-state and tough reality, it exposes timeless truths while remaining as current as the next Israeli-P ...

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· Record breakers: Mohawks throttle DiamondDawgs

  Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:26 AM

  By MICHAEL KELLY michael.kelly@recor ...


· At B-PCS, lunch is 20 cents more

  Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:25 AM

  By CAROLINE MURRAY caroline.murray@r ...


· Changes are coming in the lunch line at Fonda-Fultonville school

  Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:25 AM

  By NICOLE ANTONUCCI nicole.antonucci ...


· GASD board looks to fill a school district hall of fame

  Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:25 AM

  By NICOLE ANTONUCCI nicole.antonucci ...


· Area banquet hall is hitting the auction block

  Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:25 AM

  By CAROLINE MURRAY caroline.murray@r ...


· Being filed Friday City prepping audit update

  Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:24 AM

  By CASEY CROUCHER casey.croucher@rec ...



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