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AHS will celebrate homecoming with festivities all week

By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff School and community spirit will be bolstered on Saturday during Amsterdam High School's homecoming celebration, with a variety of activities leading up to the Rugged Rams' football game. The Amsterdam Recreation Department will present The Fall Festival and Homecoming, sponsored by The Recorder, with festivities kicking off at 10 a.m. at the Four Diamonds baseball fields, across from the Wilbur H. Lynch Literacy Academy ...

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Crews progress with road projects

By EMILY DREW Recorder News Staff Crews around Montgomery County have been working to finish road projects, from paving to replacing worn and broken pipes and completing some long-awaited repairs. Among the larger projects in the county, the Miami Avenue project will be coming to a close within the next two weeks. The heavily traveled road has been closed since March 18 for crews to replace a collapsed culvert pipe, but county communications specialist And ...

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Giving backBoy Scout builds shed for McNulty community garden

By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff Several students at R.J. McNulty Academy for International Studies and Literacy Magnet School high-fived Amsterdam High School student Thomas Knack on Tuesday in celebration of the completion of his Eagle Scout project. The project involved constructing an outdoor shed for the community garden located at the elementary school. Knack, a member of Amsterdam Boy Scout Troop 48, said he felt good giving back to his former el ...

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F-FCS: Summer program helps failing students

By EMILY DREW Recorder News Staff FONDA -- Summer programs at the Fonda-Fultonville Central School District were largely successful in helping students who may have been struggling with some coursework, district officials reported this week. During Monday's board of education meeting, middle school Principal David Zadoorian and elementary school Principal Darcy Williams reported summer school programs helped many of the students who attended. Between the t ...

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Johnstown holds off AHS

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder Bolstered by the momentum of picking up their first win in four weeks Monday, the Amsterdam High School girls soccer team started brightly Wednesday night against Johnstown and picked up a pretty goal within 15 minutes, but the early spark wasn't to last. Two defensive lapses in less than 40 seconds late in the first half helped Johnstown strike back, as the Lady Bills got goals from Abby Gottung and Ally Queeney to come aw ...

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Broadalbin-Perth sweeps Amsterdam

BROADALBIN -- Jordan Marshall had a match-high 10 kills and contributed five aces among her eight service points as the Broadalbin-Perth girls volleyball team notched a 3-0 win over Amsterdam in Foothills Council action Wednesday. B-P (6-1, 6-1 Foothills) won by scores of 25-16, 25-15 and 25-10. Madison Fariello had a huge game at the service line for B-P with 30 points, including nine aces. Fariello also led B-P with 11 assists. Cassy Bown chipped in four ...

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