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MAY 6 BASEBALL Fonda-Fultonville at Lansingburgh, 4:15 p.m. Galway at Mayfield, 4:30 p.m. OESJ at Central Valley Academy, 4:30 p.m. Broadalbin-Perth at Johnstown, 7 p.m. SOFTBALL Fonda-Fultonville at Lansingburgh, 4:15 p.m. Galway at Mayfield, 4:30 p ...
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Saratoga Catholic edges Fort Plain 6-5 as rivalry nears end

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder FORT PLAIN -- Fort Plain's Craig Phillips and Saratoga Catholic's Phonsey Lambert, two of the three winningest coaches in Section II baseball history, having been dueling back and forth since the late 1980s. With Lamb ...
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Amsterdam takes over top spot in Foothills South

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder GLOVERSVILLE -- At this point, all the Amsterdam Rams can do if they want to capture a second straight Foothills Council South Division baseball championship is win out and hope for the best. Amsterdam took a half-gam ...

Queensbury downs AHS

QUEENSBURY -- James Conway scored four goals and Jake Miller had two goals and five assists to lead the Queensbury boys lacrosse team in a 16-9 win over Amsterdam in Foothills Council action Thursday. Colin Cunningham added a hat trick for league-l ...

Obituaries

Sarah Ann Smith

January 28, 2016 Mrs. Sarah Ann Smith, 100, formerly of Montgomery Street, Canajoharie, New York, died Jan. 28, 2016, at Palatine Nursing Home. A spring interment graveside service will be held on Monday, May 9, 2016, at 10 a.m. at the Slate H ...

Winifred D. Kane

April 30, 2016 Mrs. Winifred D. Kane, 99, formerly of Mathias Avenue, Amsterdam, New York passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Loretto Health in Syracuse, New York. She was born Dec. 9, 1916, in Amsterdam, New York, a daughter of the late ...

Shirley Diane Dillenbeck Sammons

May 3, 2016 Shirley Diane Dillenbeck Sammons passed away peacefully on May 3, 2016, with her family at her side, at the age of 77 years old. She was born in Amsterdam, New York, on Aug. 31, 1938, the daughter of the late Henry B. and Eleanor ...
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Aldona Lillian Baltch-Gravrogkas

May 2, 2016 Aldona Lillian Baltch-Gravrogkas, M.D. distinguished physician and teacher, died May 2, 2016, after a brief illness. She was born June 25, 1926, to Anthony C. and Julia Baltch in Binghamton, New York. In the early 1930s, she and he ...

Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Help available for mental health disorders, smoking To the editor, Today -- Thursday, May 5 -- is National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day and the theme is "Finding Help, Finding Hope." This aims to explore how communities can increase acc ...

Letter to the Editor

Local organizations partnering to combat the opiate addiction crisis To the editor, The opiate addiction is a far too real crisis that is affecting our friends and families, our neighborhoods and the quality of life in our community. Likely you o ...

From The Recorder Archives

Compiled by SHARON WALEGA Recorder News Staff THIRTY YEARS AGO * Amsterdam's new school superintendent should be a well-qualified, progressive individual with a broad educational background, good communication skills and the ability to be a ...

Letters to the Editor

County raises aren't warranted To the editor: Has the Montgomery County Legislature lost their mind? How do they think the people of this county can afford the raises they have instituted? Also are these raises really warranted? I am a senior cit ...

Entertainment

As 'The Good Wife' nears its finale, its co-creators look back

NEW YORK (AP) -- As "The Good Wife" comes in for a landing after seven seasons, it finds its namesake heroine, Alicia Florrick, facing the same dilemma as when it began: defending her husband, now the governor of Illinois, who is mired in a scandal that could send him back to prison. Will this crisis reunite Alicia (played by Julianna Margulies) with Peter (Chris Noth), from whom she's been estranged as he awaits a jury's verdict? Or will she finally div ...

Beyonce again proves to be center of pop universe with her latest release, 'Lemonade'

By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY AP Entertainment Writer Beyonce doesn't simply release albums anymore, she unleashes events. And so it was this weekend, amid deep mourning for a lost icon, music's queen dropped "Lemonade," an arresting display of what technically qualifies as videos and singles, but is better described as a work of art that appeared deeply personal, yet is a bold social and political statement as well. It contains revenge anthems for sc ...

Q&A: 'Brink' won't be back depsite loose ends

By RICH HELDENFELS Akron Beacon Journal You have questions. I have some answers. Q: Just got done binge-watching "The Brink." We are left with many loose ends. I cannot believe HBO will leave us in this situation. Any chances that this show will be set for another season? A: No. The show starring Jack Black and Tim Robbins was dropped in October 2015 after one season. Making that a bit weird: HBO ordered a second season, then changed its mind. ...

Heroes divide in revitalizing 'Captain America: Civil War'

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer Conventional movie wisdom would suggest that there can only be diminishing returns with long-running franchises. There must be a breaking point, right? Especially at movie four, five, six and beyond. There are exceptions, sure, but even the painstakingly plotted Marvel films have had low points. And yet in the ashes of "Avengers: Age of Ultron," the brain trust behind Marvel Studios and directors Joe and Anthony Russ ...
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