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Mohawks' bullpen struggles in 6-5 loss to Glens Falls

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder GLENS FALLS -- It's been a rare occasion this summer when the Amsterdam Mohawks haven't been able to count on their relief pitchers to usher them safely through the late innings of a game. Saturday night just happened ...
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Yankees offense quiet in loss

HOUSTON (AP) -- Yankees starter Michael Pineda couldn't appreciate how much better he pitched on Sunday against the Houston Astros than he did in his previous start since the end result was the same. Another loss. "I'm feeling good because I'm pi ...
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Watson captures Travelers in playoff

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) -- Bubba Watson is hard to beat in a playoff. The long-driving lefty made an 8-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole Sunday to outlast Paul Casey for his second Travelers Championship victory. Watson improved to 5-1 in ov ...
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Maggert wins US Senior Open for 2nd senior major title

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Jeff Maggert is moving into an elite class on golf's senior circuit. Maggert won the U.S. Senior Open on Sunday for his second major victory on the Champions Tour this year. He closed with a 5-under 65 at sun-drenched Del ...


Stanley C. Tonko

June 28, 2015 Stanley C. Tonko, 94, of Princeton Street, Amsterdam, passed away peacefully, Sunday, June 28, at St. Mary's Healthcare. Funeral services are incomplete and will be in Tuesday's edition of The Recorder. Arrangements are by Ams ...
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Shirley D. Lawyer

June 26, 2015 Mrs. Shirley D. Lawyer, 85, of St. Johnsville entered into eternal rest Friday evening, June 26, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica, with her family at her side, after valiantly battling failing health for several years. She wa ...

Myrtle Blumenstalk

June 24, 2015 Myrtle Lucy Thompson Blumenstalk passed quietly in her sleep Wednesday, June 24, at her apartment at Bassett Manor in Williamsville (Buffalo), two months shy of her 93rd birthday. Myrtle was born in East Worcester to Lucy and Hiram ...

Maryrose E. Lewis

June 26, 2015 Maryrose E. McCauley Lewis, 78, beloved wife of G. Richard Lewis for 56 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family and in the comfort of her own home on Friday, June 26, 2015. Maryrose was born in Troy, NY on ...


Main Street

Clothes Make the Man In the avalanche of graduation programs, baccalaureate sermons, class day exercises, etc., that fill the columns of our publications at this season there is so much similarity that one reads about the same as another. Except ...

Letters to the editor

Where have the flowers gone? To the editor: I have never written a letter to the editor. Surely, the editor is not who this letter is directed to. I am very hurt and feel violated. As the administrator for the past 15 years of the beautiful San ...

Letters to the editor

We need to turn it around To the editor: This incident in S.C., the church massacre, by Dylann Roof, should be a wake-up call to all government agencies. They must rethink what and where the problem exists. Gun control is not the answer. Think ab ...

Letters to the editor

Dad is the leader of the band To the editor: On Feb. 14 of this year, seven days after my dad passed away, I was talking to a good friend whose dad passed two years ago. I asked her how she got through, and she replied, "The first year is the tou ...


'Ted 2' trails 'Jurassic,' 'Inside Out'

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A foul-mouthed Teddy bear is no match for a pack of dinosaurs. Seth MacFarlane's "Ted 2" opened far under expectations with $32.9 million, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday, ceding the top two spots to holdovers "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out." While $32.9 million is a solid opening for an R-rated comedy, bigger things were expected from "Ted 2," which cost a reported $68 million to produce. The Universal Pictures sequel was e ...

Entertainment news in brief

Luke is leaving the 'Hospital' again NEW YORK (AP) -- Anthony Geary, whose character Luke Spencer's marriage to Laura in 1981 on "General Hospital" was the biggest moment in daytime television history, will appear in his final episode next month ABC announced in May that Geary decided to leave the show after nearly three decades, saying his character would be written out of the series later this summer. His last appearance in the role will air on July ...

Around the Remote: Television picks for June 28-July 4

By CHUCK BARNEY Contra Costa Times DON'T MISS: Fourth of July celebrations -- Here's our big bang theory: Nothing beats watching fireworks live and in person. But if you happen to be welded to the couch this year, television has plenty of "oohs" and "ahs" to offer. The special programming includes the "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" (8 p.m. Saturday, NBC) from Manhattan. Hosted by Willie Geist and Tamron Hall, it offers performances by Di ...

Wyle talks aliens, animals as end of 'Falling Skies' nears

By LYNN ELBER The Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- Noah Wyle's life during the past five years has been divided neatly between bucolic and demanding. At his Santa Barbara-area ranch, Wyle has been happily surrounded by his wife, actress Sara Wells; his son and daughter; and rescue animals, including a pair of miniature horses that, as the former "ER" star puts it, "do nothing but stand there and look cute." "I have sort of a love ranch. Everybody ...
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