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Another rip & flip

Ribbon is cut on renovated Woodrow Wilson Townhomes By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff Extensive renovations have transformed Woodrow Wilson Townhomes in Amsterdam from an aging, drab, affordable housing development into a modern, bright and inviting community. Jessica Rivera has lived at the development for two years and witnessed the transformation from start to finish, which she said has been a great improvement for the community. Rivera lives with her ...

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Spreading the word on fighting fire

FONDA -- A combination of curiosity and excitement surrounded the students of both Mrs. Carey and Ms. Wolf's first grade classes Wednesday afternoon at Fonda-Fultonville Elementary School. Firefighters from Tribes Hill and Hagaman took the time to teach kindergarten and first grade students the proper safety tips in the event of a fire in the a home. Some safety tips included: properly calling 911, not playing with any items that could start a fire, proper ...

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Local news in brief

Water main flushing planned in city The final week of the four-week water main flushing program by the city Department of Public Works will begin Monday, Oct. 12 and continue through Friday, Oct. 16 between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Water will be temporarily disturbed due to the flushing. During this operation, residents will be unable to use their water and should store a sufficient amount before that time. Avoid laundering during this period. After ...

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AHS, Averill Park slated to renew high-scoring rivalry

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- If recent history is any indication, if you want to be fully prepared for Friday night's football game between the Amsterdam Rugged Rams and Averill Park Warriors, you may need to have your trusty calculator, slide rule or abacus on hand. Since Doug Edick took over as head coach of the Rugged Rams for the 2012 season, no rivalry -- perhaps in all of Section II -- has produced as many wild, wacky, memora ...

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Spraker, Famiglietti score for Patriots

BROADALBIN -- Stephen Spraker and Austin Famiglietti scored in the second half as the Broadalbin-Perth boys soccer team pulled an upset Wednesday afternoon, knocking off the South Glens Falls Bulldogs -- ranked ninth in the latest statewide Class A poll -- 2-0 in Foothills Council action. Ian Halloran made 10 saves for B-P (10-2-1, 8-2-1 Foothills) to record his seventh shutout of the season as the Patriots won a back-and-forth match. Ben Wilson made six s ...

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B-P still controls own destiny

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder For the Broadalbin-Perth Patriots, the Section II Class B playoffs have already started. The Patriots might be 0-5 for the 2015 football season, but with two regular season games left on their schedule, they still control their own destiny for the fourth and final playoff spot out of the Class B West Division. Two wins, and they're in -- which makes every game from here on out a must-win, starting with Friday night's homeco ...

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