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Saturday, February 13, 2016
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Alex Cooper / Recorder staff Let the Good Times Roll  Albany resident Luz Molina and Town of Florida resident Lorena Diana hang out during a Mardi Gras Dance Party on Friday at the GFWC Century Club in Amsterdam.

Council reviews streets to be paved

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff The Amsterdam Common Council is reviewing what streets they would like to see paved in each ward, although there is a limited amount of state funding for the city to draw from to complete projects. City Engineer Richard Miller told the aldermen Tuesday that the city will likely receive around $500,000 of Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS) funds for road paving, which typically allows for f ...

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Old Peddler's Wagon closing, owners are moving on

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff The owners of Old Peddler's Wagon in the city of Amsterdam are saddling up and closing the business after 24 years. Co-Owner Ellen Benanto is planning to retire while co-owner Edward DiScenza is planning to move onto a new job. The two plan to officially close the doors of the gift shop, 175 Church St., at the end of the month. Benanto said Friday it was the right time for her to retire, which will allow her to spend mor ...

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Local man crashes into Valley View motel room

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM

No injuries were reported after a Fort Johnson man crashed his motor vehicle into the front of the Valley View Motor Inn in the city of Amsterdam on Friday. Joseph Constantine, 37, of 148 Prospect St., Fort Johnson, allegedly told police his gas pedal malfunctioned, which caused him to crash into Room 115 at the motel on Route 5S. The room was vacant at the time, according to the Amsterdam Police Department. Sgt. Thomas DiCaprio said it was determined that ...

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Broadalbin to sell park land to Stewart's Shops

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By JOHN BORGOLINI For The Recorder BROADALBIN -- Town officials approved the sale of 20 acres of land on Route 29 to Stewart's Shops, Inc. Tuesday. The site, located near the intersection of Route 29 and Honeywell Corners Road had previously been set aside for developing a town park. Kevin Buchanan, member of the Town Park Committee amd Broadalbin Youth Commission, said the town board approved the sale, because the committee ran into issues with wetlands ...

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Kordyjak's big 4th quarter lifts B-P over C-D

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder BROADALBIN -- Erica Kordyjak spent the first three quarters of Friday night's Section II Class B girls basketball play-in game against Cairo-Durham largely consigned to the bench due to foul trouble. But when the Lady Patriots needed their senior standout to deliver down the stretch, Kordyjak finally found her groove. Kordyjak scored 14 of her game-high 15 points in the fourth quarter, helping B-P surge back in front after ...

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Braves fall to Catskill in sectional opener

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - Updated: 4:08 AM

CATSKILL -- Justyn Lacy scored 25 points to lead four Catskill players in double figures as the No. 15 seed Cats topped No. 18 seed Fonda-Fultonville, 72-42, in a Section II Class B boys basketball tournament play-in game Friday night. Justin Worth added 12 points for Catskill, which also got 10 points apiece from William Bartholomew and Logan Worth. The Cats will visit No. 2 seed Glens Falls in the next round Tuesday night. Jackson Atty led Fonda-Fultonvi ...

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FEBRUARY 13 WRESTLING Section II state qualifier, at Glens Falls Civic Center, 10 a.m. BOYS SWIMMING Section II championships, at Shenendehowa HS, 10 a.m. FEBRUARY 14 WRESTLING Section II state qualifier, at Glens Falls Civic Center, 9 a.m. FEBRUARY 15 INDOOR TRACK Section II state qualifier, at UAlbany, 6 p.m. FEBRUARY 16 BOYS BASKETBALL Section II Playoffs Class B Cairo-Durham/Hoosic Valley winner at Broadalbin-Perth, 7 p.m. Class C Mayfield at Canajohar ...

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· Area high school sports calendar

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· Braves fall to Catskill in sectional opener

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