Last Updated: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 10:15:44 AM
Eleanor L. Kindar, a lifelong resident of Amsterdam, turned 100 years old today. For 13 years, she lived at Hill Crest Spring Adult home and recently moved to the Oneida Health Care Nursing Home in Oneida.
Her 100th birthday was celebrated by family ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 10:04:01 AM
By SARA MOULTON
Cheesecake is usually served cold. So brace yourself for something a little different.
The first time I made this recipe, I pulled it out of the oven and set it on the counter to cool. The plan was to chill i ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 10:03:54 AM
By The Associated Press
A look at some of the top singles by 1960s pop singer Bobby Vee and their Billboard chart positions:
* "Take Good Care of My Baby," hit No. 1 on the Hot 100 chart in September 1961. The single stayed at No. 1 for three we ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 10:02:33 AM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Pop idol Bobby Vee, the boyish, grinning 1960s singer whose career was born when he took a Midwestern stage as a teenager to fill in after the 1959 plane crash that killed rock 'n' roll stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. " ...
Last Updated: Monday, October 24, 2016 9:33:30 AM
By VERNE GAY
THE SHOW: "Man With a Plan"
WHEN, WHERE: Premieres tonight at 8:30 p.m. on CBS
WHAT IT'S ABOUT: Pittsburgh contractor Adam Burns (Matt LeBlanc) decides to spend more time at home with the three kids so wife Andi (Liza ...
Last Updated: Monday, October 24, 2016 10:48:40 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Tyler Perry bested Tom Cruise at the box office this weekend.
Perry's "Boo! A Madea Halloween" opened in the top spot with an estimated $27.6 million, edging Cruise's "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" into second place, according t ...
Last Updated: Monday, October 24, 2016 9:32:57 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In an evening filled with jokes about Bill Murray's elusiveness and quirky personality, it was David Letterman who provided the most touching moment as Murray was honored with the nation's top prize for comedy.
Murray, 66, receiv ...
Last Updated: Monday, October 24, 2016 9:32:51 AM
By RUSS MITCHELL
Los Angeles Times
SAN FRANCISCO -- Until recently, there was no question about who's responsible for an automobile's operation: the driver. One-hundred percent.
When driverless cars without a steering wheel or brake pedal st ...
Last Updated: Saturday, October 22, 2016 4:08:50 AM
The Rev. Harlow Gordon
349 Forest Ave. 441-7541
Sunday -- 10 a.m., Worship services.
Wednesday -- 7 p.m., Bible study.
25 Church St. 842-5455
Sunday -- 10 a ...
Last Updated: Friday, October 21, 2016 12:40:30 PM
Gwen Stefani to return for the next 'Voice' season
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gwen Stefani will be back on "The Voice" and joining current coaches Alicia Keys, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton for Season 12 of NBC's musical competition series. It will begin in Fe ...
Last Updated: Friday, October 21, 2016 10:31:08 AM
By DIANE WERTS
THE SHOW: "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"
WHEN, WHERE: Second-season premiere tonight at 9 p.m. on CW
WHAT IT'S ABOUT: Watch the first two minutes of tonight's season premiere. Or next week's first two minutes. Those quickie r ...
Last Updated: Friday, October 21, 2016 10:31:04 AM
By MALCOLM X ABRAM
Akron Beacon Journal
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced its Class of 2017 nominees Tuesday. Let the grumbling begin!
As always, the first question is: Who are the shoo-ins? The obvious answer is grunge her ...
Last Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2016 1:00:56 PM
"American Pastoral" -- Based on Philip Roth's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a former star athlete, married to a former beauty queen, who goes in search of his daughter after she is accused of a violent act. With Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Connelly ...
Last Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:41:25 AM
By KATIE WALSH
Tribune News Service
A wise person once claimed "comparison is the thief of joy" -- wise words to keep in mind when impossibly perfect, gorgeous, worldly new neighbors move into the cul-de-sac, as they do in the action-comedy "K ...
Last Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:41:21 AM
By KATIE WALSH
Tribune News Service
Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) will use a gun if the situation calls for it, but he prefers to use his fists. His punches in "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" don't so much land as explode like cannon shots, decimati ...
Last Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:41:13 AM
By RICK BENTLEY
The Fresno Bee
A true classic and a botched classic mark the Oct. 18 releases.
"Downton Abbey: The Complete Limited Edition Collector's Set"; 4 out of four stars : One of the finest examples of television production is superb ...
Last Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:41:10 AM
THE BIRTH OF A NATION. 3.5 stars. Nate Parker's Sundance sensation lives up to the hype: A powerful work of history and myth alike, it depicts Nat Turner's transformation from a preacher who taught his fellow slaves to submit to white ownership into ...
Last Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:29:44 AM
Canajoharie student accepted to early college
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. -- It's not every day that students start college early, but for one Canajoharie 16-year-old that's exactly the case.
Imara James earned a place in the fall 2016 entering clas ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:11:14 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- NBC's flagship Sunday Night Football game had its smallest audience in five years this week, evidence of the NFL's new deflation issue.
The game between Indianapolis and Houston reached 13.6 million viewers, removing the weekly bro ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:10:50 AM
The Amsterdam High School Parent and Community Outreach Team spent time at the Fall Festival promoting Eschool Data's Parent Portal, an important way for parents to stay informed regarding their child's academic progress.
All secondary teachers ha ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:10:19 AM
The Amsterdam High School choirs are off to busy start this fall. The school year started off preparing for the CBS 6 Annual Melodies of Christmas Auditions.
Senior Kat Llaurador was accepted into the Elite Empire State Youth Chorale after a very ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:10:12 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Emma Stone and Jane Curtin are late additions to the lineup of performers who'll celebrate Bill Murray when he receives the nation's top prize for humor.
The Kennedy Center announced Tuesday that Stone and Curtin will take the st ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:10:05 AM
12:1:2 Classrooms at the high school provide a fun breakfast opportunity to staff while raising classroom funds. With support from the local Panera Bread on Route 30, students participate in a unique breakfast delivery system.
Each week, faculty a ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:10:03 AM
Unified Sports is an awesome opportunity for students with and without disabilities. The two teams at Amsterdam High School are Unified Basketball, a spring sport, and Unified Bowling, a winter sport.
The team brings students from all different ba ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:09:59 AM
The Ninth Grade Academy had a fabulous first day of school at Amsterdam High School. The students enjoyed their first assembly with Principal Patrick Corrigan.
After the assembly, the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support (PBIS) Team conduc ...