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Rams look solid in scrimmage; opener Friday

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder The Amsterdam Rugged Rams got exactly what head coach Doug Edick wanted out of Saturday morning's scrimmage with Schenectady at Lynch Literacy Academy: the Rams' starters showed their potential, several backups made c ...
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B-P wins Tip-Off tourney

BROADALBIN -- Madison Fariello had 10 aces and five assists as the Broadalbin-Perth girls volleyball team defeated Fonda-Fultonville in two straight sets, 25-14 and 25-9, in the finals of the B-P Tip-Off Tournament Saturday. Eliana Frasier added thre ...

Kaepernick will sit through anthem until there's change

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Defiant, and determined to be a conduit for U.S. change, Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem for as long as he feels is appropriate and until he sees significant progress in America -- specifically wh ...

Larson takes advantage of late restart for first Cup win

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) -- During the last couple laps of his first Sprint Cup victory, Kyle Larson was emotional. "I think with two to go, I was starting to get choked up," he said. "We worked really, really hard to get a win, and just haven't done i ...

Obituaries

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Nancy S. Rusilas

August 27, 2016 Nancy S. Rusilas (nee: DiCicco), 84, passed away peacefully in her home Aug. 27, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Amsterdam, New York, on April 11, 1932, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Bumbardatore) ...

Gaetano J. 'Guy' Cappuccio

August 26, 2016 Mr. Gaetano J. "Guy" Cappuccio, 85, of Division Street, Amsterdam died peacefully Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at home with his loving family at his side. Born in Amsterdam, New York, on April 8, 1931, a son of the late Giuseppi and ...
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Joseph Floyd Perry

August 5, 2016 Surrounded by loving family, Joseph Floyd Perry passed away on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, in Leesburg, Fla. Born Nov. 1, 1936 in St. Johnsville, N.Y., son of Rose Sindici and Floyd Perry, Jr., Jo-Jo graduated 1955 from St. Johnsville ...
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John A. Nelli, 'Sparkie', 'Jack'

August 22, 2016 Penfield: August 22, 2016 at age 88. John was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. Predeceased by his parents, Sisto and Marianina Nelli; brothers Frank, Joseph and James Nelli; and grandson, Scott Puglisi. Surviv ...

Opinion

Pepe is an ideal candidate To the editor, Primary election day on Tuesday, Sept. 13, is as important as the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 8. In the 7th district in the City of Amsterdam, Republican voters will have the opportunity to put Mi ...

From The Recorder Archives

Compiled by SHARON WALEGA Recorder News Staff THIRTY YEARS AGO * The Montgomery County Economic Development Corp. hopes to take in $50,000 or more in donations over the next month to "raise the quality of life of every citizen in Montgomery ...

From The Recorder Archives

Compiled by SHARON WALEGA Recorder News Staff THIRTY YEARS AGO * The renovation of the former Vrooman Avenue School into an upscale apartment building is two weeks ahead of schedule, with an official involved in the project predicting that a ...

Letter to the Editor

Broadalbin Legion, VFW member is gone, but not forgotten To the editor, I had hoped I wouldn't have to write thi,s but time has passed which shows the need. Several months ago a World War ll veteran died and later his burial was held at the Sa ...

Entertainment

Italy probes whether negligence played role in earthquake deaths

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) -- Italian authorities are vowing to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the high death toll in last week's earthquake in Italy. They also called for efforts to ensure organized crime doesn't infiltrate lucrative construction contracts to eventually rebuild much of the picturesque towns leveled in the disaster. Meanwhile, rescue workers pressed on with the task of recovering bodies ...

'Don't Breathe' scores, ousts 'Suicide Squad' at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The horror movie "Don't Breathe" has reason to let out a big sigh of relief. Audiences turned out in droves for the late summer thriller, which brought in $26.1 million, according to studio estimates released Sunday. That's more than double the early predictions for how the scary pic would perform and far above the modest production budget, which was reportedly less than $10 million. Stage 6 Films produced and Sony's Screen Gems over ...

Beyonce dominates MTV Video Music Awards

NEW YORK (AP) -- Beyonce proved once again she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her skills and outshine her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears. Beyonce won eight awards, including video of the year, and performed five songs from her visual album "Lemonade" in an epic 16-minute concert Sunday that had the audience at Madison Square Garden in awe. She sang live, danced heavily and worked the crow ...

The News in Brief

Britney Spears hitches a ride for Corden's Carpool Karaoke NEW YORK (AP) -- Oops! James Corden did it again, sharing his Carpool Karaoke commute with Britney Spears on Thursday's edition of "The Late Late Show." As they drove through LA byways with the CBS host at the wheel, they doubled up for Spears' hit songs including "Superstar," "Make Me," "Toxic" and "Baby One More Time" (the latter performed in matching schoolgirl garb). And, of course, there ...
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