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MCA's shooting too much for F-F

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder SCOTIA -- The Fonda-Fultonville Braves first Western Athletic Conference boys basketball game in six years couldn't have come against a tougher opponent at a worse time. Playing without standout freshman guard Jackson ...
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Mayfield holds on for 69-68 win over Galway

By PAUL ANTONELLI Recorder Sports Editor GALWAY -- When Sean Kennedy took over the Galway boys basketball program earlier this year, his first goal was to instill a new attitude -- one that involved playing hard and ultimately winning basketball game ...

Vikings welcome Zimmer back to practice after eye surgery

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- Mike Zimmer was back at practice with the Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday, not quite a week after surgery to repair a detached retina. Except for the white patch that was taped over his right eye, the players didn't see any ...
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Red Sox acquire ace Sale from White Sox for a hefty package

By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer OXON HILL, Md. -- No surprise that Chris Sale got traded, it was time to go. The real shocker? That the Boston Red Sox swooped in to snag him. The reloading Red Sox pulled off the biggest deal yet at the wint ...

Obituaries

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David Guy Winn

December 5, 2016 David Guy Winn, 71, of Edinburg, N.Y. passed away at home on Dec. 5, 2016, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 19, 1945, the son of the late Benjamin and Alta Winn. He attended Northville Central ...
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Florence H. Salvatore

December 5, 2016 Florence H. Salvatore, 103, of Amsterdam, N.Y., has gone to her eternal rest on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. Born on Jan. 10, 1913, in Amsterdam, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Hazel Van Patten and John Hinkle. Florence gradu ...

William H. Parks

December 5, 2016 William H. Parks, 96, of Amsterdam, N.Y., passed away Monday morning, Dec. 5, 2016, at Wilkinson RHCF in Amsterdam. Born in Fairvale, New Brunswick, Canada, he was the son of the late Burton Harold and Marion Christine Humphr ...
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Thomas William Nevich

December 2, 2016 Thomas William Nevich, 61, of Johnstown, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, following a long illness. Tom was born June 9, 1955, in Amsterdam, N.Y., the son of William and Virginia Nevich. He attended Amsterdam schools, graduating fro ...

Entertainment

You can't stop the beat with 'Hairspray Live!' telecast

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) -- In the steadily escalating battle of the TV musicals, NBC's "Hairspray Live!" is the most ambitious contender yet. It's got a deep bench of stars, including Kristin Chenoweth, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande and Martin Short. It boasts strong themes of racial equality, tolerance and self-acceptance. And it has the outsized, joyful talents of Harvey Fierstein as writer and actor, reprising his Tony Award-winning role as Edna ...

'The Truth' does not get at whole story of Pearl Harbor

By VERNE GAY Newsday THE DOCUMENTARY: "Pearl Harbor: The Truth" WHEN, WHERE: Wednesday at 4 p.m. on History WHAT IT'S ABOUT: On the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor many questions remain, notably, what did Washington know about the impending attack, and what did it do about it? A vast amount of radio traffic between Tokyo and its embassy was intercepted. This hour asks: Why didn't the top officers in charge of Oahu's defense know ...

Beyonce, Adele nominated for top 3 Grammy Awards

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Grammy Awards are sipping all of Beyonce's lemonade. The pop star is the leader of the 2017 Grammys with nine nominations, including bids for album of the year with "Lemonade," and song and record of the year with "Formation." The singer, who already has 20 Grammys, is also the first artist to earn nominations in the pop, rock, R&B and rap categories in the same year. Behind Beyonce are Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West, who scored ...

Leftovers 'Moana,' 'Fantastic Beasts' rule box office again

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Audiences came back for a second helping of "Moana" and "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" this weekend. Both family-friendly films topped the post-Thanksgiving box office charts, with "Moana" bringing in $28.4 million and "Fantastic Beasts" earning $18.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Disney's animated "Moana," in only its second weekend in theaters and second weekend at No. 1, has grossed $119.9 million, while ...
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