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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Amsterdam, NY ,

Nicole Antonucci/Recorder staff

First Ward Alderman Edward Russo and 4th Ward Alderwoman Diane Hatzenbuhler listen to 3rd Ward Alderman Ronald Barone Monday during the first Committee of the Whole meeting held in Mayor Ann Thane's office.

Communication lines opened Mayor, council have a sit-down

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - Updated: 10:15 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff City finances became a recurring theme Monday as the Common Council sat with Mayor Ann Thane to discuss ongoing issues in the city. It was the first Committee of the Whole meeting held in the mayor's office with city Controller Matthew Agresta and Corporation Counsel Gerard DeCusatis also in attendance. Topics ranged from the foreclosure list to funding the extension of water and sewer lines for a senior living cente ...

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Storm of the century stays east, fizzles locally

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - Updated: 10:16 AM

By MEGHAN BARR The Associated Press NEW YORK -- A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early today, pounding coastal eastern Long Island into Maine with high winds and heavy snow, but it failed to live up to the hype in big cities like Philadelphia and New York, which canceled its travel ban amid better-than-expected weather conditions. Massachusetts was pounded by snow and lashed by strong winds early today as bands of heavy snow left ...

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Market vendors getting together

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - Updated: 10:16 AM

City may host two farmers markets by this summer By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff There may be two farmers markets in the city of Amsterdam this summer. A meeting has been scheduled Wednesday in city hall where vendors from last year's Amsterdam Farmers Market are expected to discuss management, volunteer structure, and promotion for the coming season. Volunteer Sherri Bardascini Crouse said Monday that the vendors who participated last season have ...

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B-PCS grappling with budget figures

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - Updated: 10:16 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY Recorder News Staff BROADALBIN -- Broadalbin-Perth Central School District officials are struggling to create a tentative budget after learning the education proposals in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's executive budget. At a board of education meeting Monday, business administrator Marco Zumbolo said he intends to present the board with a tentative budget for the 2015-16 school year, but after reviewing Cuomo's proposal released last week, he canno ...

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Lawmakers consider replacing NY speaker following charges

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - Updated: 12:48 PM

ALBANY (AP) — Democrats in New York’s state Assembly are expected to call for replacing their longtime leader, Speaker Sheldon Silver, following federal corruption charges. The Democratic lawmakers, who have a two-thirds majority and control that chamber, plan to continue closed-door talks today on whether they want to retain Silver as their leader. They deliberated for five hours Monday night. An increasing number of lawmakers say Silver must ...

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Amsterdam's Kory Bergh back on top

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - Updated: 10:17 AM

We're back to business as usual. Last week saw the first change atop either the boys or girls In Our Five rankings this season when Broadalbin-Perth's Ryan Dingman supplanted Amsterdam's Kory Bergh, but Bergh fired back with one of his best games of the year Friday night in a huge spot and has reclaimed the top spot heading into Friday's massive game against Scotia-Glenville. Meanwhile, the Fonda-Fultonville girls have been uneven as a team over the past f ...

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Fort Plain's Failing set to pitch at Albany

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder As a lefthanded pitcher with a track record of shutting down opposing hitters, Fort Plain native Marcus Failing had his pick of where he wanted to continue his college baseball career next year. With the University of Albany, everything added up for him. Failing, who will pitch this spring for Herkimer County Community College, recently signed his National Letter of Intent to compete for coach Jon Mueller at UAlbany in 2016 ...

Obituaries

S. Henry "Hank" Palombi

January 18, 2015 S. Henry "Hank" Palombi, 91, of Menifee, CA formerly of Amsterdam, NY died January 18, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by the DeStefano Funeral Home, Rte. 5S, Amsterdam, NY.

Letters to the editor

Maintaining the turf fields To the editor: An article in last week's Recorder quoted GASD Superintendent Thomas Perillo as saying "the synthetic turf at the Wilbur H. Lynch Literacy Academy needs to be refurbished because it is seven years past i ...

Entertainment

Melissa Rivers files suit in mom's death

By COLLEEN LONG The Associated Press NEW YORK -- While Joan Rivers lay sedated in a Manhattan clinic, her doctors performed unauthorized medical procedures, snapped a selfie with the comedian and failed to act as her vital signs deteriorated, ...

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