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On the right track

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder When the Amsterdam High School football team took on the Lansingburgh Knights four weeks ago, the Rugged Rams came away with a 35-0 road win that put Amsterdam's season back on the right track following a humbling los ...
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Broadalbin-Perth blanks CCHS, 9-0

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder BROADALBIN -- Stephen Spraker and his fellow seniors on the Broadalbin-Perth boys soccer team have been waiting a long time for this moment. Dominant at the modified and junior varsity level, this group of Patriots ha ...
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Lady Rams celebrate Senior Night with a win

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- In the last game they'll ever play on their home court, the six seniors on the Amsterdam High School volleyball team got to go out as winners. Morgan Durinick, Kateland Cooks, Maria Lomanto, Cinde ...

Second OT goal propels Germantown past Falcons

NORTHVILLE -- David Fix scored his second goal of the game six minutes into the second overtime period to send Germantown past Northville, 3-2, in a Section II Class D boys soccer first-round playoff game Wednesday. Fix also scored the tying goal f ...


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Lucille M. Small

October 19, 2016 Lucille M. Small, 86, of North Main Street, Broadalbin, died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Ashville, N.Y., on July 30, 1930, a daughter of Arthur and Florence Marcy Root and ...
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Eduardo Luis Gonzalez

October 18, 2016 Mr. Eduardo Luis Gonzalez, 71, of Amsterdam, passed away Oct. 18, 2016, at Edward L. Wilkinson Residential Healthcare Facility, Amsterdam. He was born Nov. 26, 1944, in Yauco, Puerto Rico, the son of the late Ruben and Carmen ...

Raymond W. German

October 14, 2016 Mr. Raymond W. German, 80, of Sloan Avenue, Amsterdam, died suddenly on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at St. Mary's Hospital, with his wife by his side. Born in Elmira, N.Y., he was the son of the late William and Elizabeth White Germa ...

Bernadine M. Olbrych

October 13, 2016 Bernadine M. Olbrych, 92, formerly of Amsterdam and Hagaman, N.Y., died of natural causes on Oct. 13 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, Fla. Bernadine was born Sept. 4, 1924, the daughter of the late Benjamin Pisano and He ...


Letters to the Editor

Stagliano committed fraud and doesn't deserve to hold public office To the editor, "What is good for one is not usually good for all. Last year a former chairman and 20-year member of the Rensselaer County Legislature was arrested and will have ...

From The Recorder Archives

Compiled by SHARON WALEGA Recorder News Staff THIRTY YEARS AGO Education, police and elected officials teamed up recently to urge community support for the Greater Amsterdam School District's Alcohol and Drug Awareness program scheduled for ...

Letters to the Editor

Miami Avenue project was a group effort To the editor, On March 16, the county executive, the commissioner of Public Works, Terry Beiniek, the chairman of the Legislature and myself met to discuss the deflection in the road at Miami Avenue. We l ...

Letters to the Editor

Pitbulls should not be allowed on school property To the editor, I recently had to pick up my great nephew at the Marie Currie Elementary school at 3 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Arriving early on Thursday, I saw a woman walking her dog, I overhe ...


Opening this week

"American Pastoral" -- Based on Philip Roth's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a former star athlete, married to a former beauty queen, who goes in search of his daughter after she is accused of a violent act. With Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Connelly, Ewan McGregor. Written by John Romano. Directed by McGregor. (2:06) R. "Courier-X" -- Conspiracy drama tying the CIA, a Manhattan crime boss and a black marketeer to the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800. With Udo ...

'Keeping Up with the Joneses' doesn't make use of good cast

By KATIE WALSH Tribune News Service A wise person once claimed "comparison is the thief of joy" -- wise words to keep in mind when impossibly perfect, gorgeous, worldly new neighbors move into the cul-de-sac, as they do in the action-comedy "Keeping Up with the Joneses." But those Joneses (Jon Hamm and Gal Gadot) aren't exactly what they seem, and have more than a few surprises up their tailored sleeves. But the biggest surprise of "Keeping Up wit ...

'Reacher' plays to Cruise's strengths

By KATIE WALSH Tribune News Service Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) will use a gun if the situation calls for it, but he prefers to use his fists. His punches in "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" don't so much land as explode like cannon shots, decimating car windows, cement walls and the faces of his enemies: soldiers turned mercenaries with grown-out buzz cuts. Reacher's former military himself, an ex-major (emphasis on the "ex") in the Military Police Corp ...

'Downton Abbey' among best TV shows of all time and you can get it on DVD

By RICK BENTLEY The Fresno Bee A true classic and a botched classic mark the Oct. 18 releases. "Downton Abbey: The Complete Limited Edition Collector's Set"; 4 out of four stars : One of the finest examples of television production is superb, from the cast led by Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery and Maggie Smith to the incredible writing. This is a must-own set. The lives, loves and losses of the inhabitants of Downton Abbey ...
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