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Saturday, May 23, 2015
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Flagging a hero

Cub Scout Owen Compani of AmsterdamÕs Pack 101 places a new flag at the grave of Korean War veteran Thomas L. Marcellino.

Poultry banned from county fairs

Saturday, May 23, 2015 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff FONDA -- The bird flu that's quickly spreading across the Mideast led state officials to ban all poultry and fowl competitions from this year's county and state fairs. A Fonda Fair poultry show judge thinks the state jumped the gun, however, because there were no confirmed cases of avian influenza in New York state before the ban was enacted. The state Department of Agriculture and Markets issued the order Tuesday to "en ...

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Council OKs project list

Saturday, May 23, 2015 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff After weeks of debate, the Amsterdam Common Council agreed to move forward with a $2.9 million capital project list. During Wednesday's Finance Committee meeting, the aldermen voted 4-1 to draft a $2.9 million bond resolution for capital improvements in the city. Fourth Ward Alderwoman Diane Hatzenbuhler voted against the motion, and sought to reduce the project list further. "Is there anything on here that we could ...

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Riverlink Park's new eatery is open for the season

Saturday, May 23, 2015 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff New Riverlink Park operator Dan Nelli hopes to make the park a premiere recreational destination in Amsterdam this summer. Nelli's restaurant Dan's Backyard Barbecue opened in the park Thursday. Nelli said his main goal is to draw people to the park. "I feel like it may have been underutilized over the past few years, and it is my goal to make it the best thing for the community," Nelli said. "I want people to just c ...

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Graf: Suspects played 'bumper carts' on course

Saturday, May 23, 2015 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff The Amsterdam Police Department is investigating an incident of criminal mischief that occurred at the municipal golf course earlier this week. Detective Sgt. Thomas Hennessy said police responded to a call at the course Monday after several golf carts were taken from the shed overnight and driven around the golf course. "Pieces of the golf carts were found along the course," Hennessy said. "The carts also had some s ...

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Mayor & council putting the cart before the course

Friday, May 22, 2015 - Updated: 10:14 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff The Amsterdam Common Council is back to square one in discussions with Mayor Ann Thane and the Golf Commission regarding a cart fee charged to non-members of the municipal golf course. The aldermen were forced to approve a new resolution requesting the Golf Commission remove fees for riders on member-owned carts after an error was found in a resolution vetoed by the mayor. Rather than remove a $12 cart fee for non-me ...

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Stanavich delivers big game-winning hit for AHS

Friday, May 22, 2015 - Updated: 10:14 AM

By PAUL ANTONELLI Recorder Sports Editor It was just over 75 minutes into Amsterdam's Section II Class A quarterfinal against South Glens Falls at Shuttleworth Park when Bryan Stanavich showed his coaches and teammates that he can also deliver the goods on the baseball diamond. Stanavich, a standout in both football and basketball for the Rams, drilled a walk-off single to right centerfield to score pinch-runner David Crawford from third base in the bottom ...

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Fielder hit two homers, Rangers outslug Yanks

NEW YORK (AP) -- Prince Fielder launched two long homers, drove in four runs and helped the Texas Rangers hold off the New York Yankees 10-9 Friday night for their third straight win. Quickly down 7-0 and still trailing 10-5, New York rallied in the eighth inning on pinch hitter Garrett Jones' three-run homer. Journeyman Ross Ohlendorf took over to begin the ninth, gave up a one-out home run to Mark Teixeira and walked Chase Headley with two outs. Step ...

Obituaries

Anita A. (Bellen) Smith

May 20, 2015 Anita A. (Bellen) Smith, age 90, a longtime and well-known and loved resident of St. Johnsville, NY, passed away peacefully yet suddenly on Wednesday afternoon, May 20, 2015 at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown, NY. Anita A. Belle ...

Letter to the editor

Chorus is a true treasure To the editor: I have just returned home after enjoying a most entertaining musical program at the Amsterdam High School. Amsterdam -- "We have a treasure in the Mohawk Valley Chorus." This is nothing new -- I have b ...

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Vandals hit selfie-taking Ottoman prince statue

ISTANBUL (AP) -- A statue erected in a Turkish city of an Ottoman prince taking a selfie with a cellphone has been vandalized amid strong criticism of the artwork. Just days after it was erected, someone -- perhaps offended by disparagement of Otto ...

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