Alex Cooper/Recorder staff

Santa and crafts

Amsterdam residents Genesis Negron and Jonathan Baez get their picture with Santa during the Winter Craft Bazaar on Saturday at the Marie Curie Institute of Engineering and Communication.


Winter weather hits area, a few accidents reported

Monday, December 05, 2016 - Updated: 7:21 AM - By MORGAN FRISCH For The Recorder Area residents experienced some slick conditions this morning and can expect winter weather for the remainder of the week. In Amsterdam, Deputy Police Chief Victor Hugo said police have been responding to calls of ac ...


Local tree farmers busy as Christmas approaches

Monday, December 05, 2016 - Updated: 7:23 AM - By MORGAN FRISCH Recorder News Staff For many, the holiday season is often spent wrapping gifts, baking or bonding with family, but local tree farmers are hard at work. In Galway, Bob's Trees Owner Kathy Doyle said she expects their weekends to be bu ...


Northville school district to hold meeting on capital project

Monday, December 05, 2016 - Updated: 7:23 AM - By MORGAN FRISCH Recorder News Staff NORTHVILLE -- Community members are invited to attend an informational meeting regarding Northville Central School District's $7.5 million capital project Wednesday. Superintendent Leslie Ford said all of the init ...


Experiential learning

Monday, December 05, 2016 - Updated: 7:24 AM - By Elizabeth Press For The Recorder I attended public school in Putnam County, New York, where I participated in a BOCES program called Walkabout. The mission of this alternative program was to advocate for experiential education, or learning by doin ...


OESJ beats buzzer twice to edge Schoharie in OT thriller

Monday, December 05, 2016 - Updated: 7:25 AM - JOHNSTOWN -- A.J. Hayes scored 23 points and hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to tie the game at the end of regulation, and Jack Brundage beat the buzzer with the game-winner in overtime as the Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville boys basketball team ope ...


Brady breaks QB wins mark, Patriots beat Rams 26-10

Monday, December 05, 2016 - Updated: 7:28 AM - FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Tom Brady now stands alone when it comes to career wins by an NFL quarterback. Brady became the league's leader in victories among QBs, earning his 201st by throwing for 269 yards and a touchdown to lead the New England Patr ...