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Carol Jordan, left, draws caricatures of Maci Hams, right, and Katie Garcia, left, at Spring Fling.

Alessa Rivera holds up a quilt from Quilty Treasures.

Officer Ariel Santiago, left, Sgt. Carl Rust, center, and officer Todd Stark hold up the police department's new K-9 unit t-shirt.

Former state assemblyman George Amedore, left, and Amsterdam's First Ward AldermanEdward Russo.


Annual Spring Fling

Monday, May 19, 2014 - Updated: 1:09 PM

More than 100 vendors and more than a fair share of local residents filled Main and Market streets in Amsterdam Saturday for the annual Spring Fling — which, according to organizer Sherri Crouse, was the biggest one yet. The community came together under sunny skies and early spring temperatures to enjoy a bevy of hometown the sights, sounds and flavors.

Photos by CASEY CROUCHER/Recorder staff

Seven-year-old Gabriela Martinez sells hair bows.

Karen Salva, back, and her daughter Lauren Mowry, look at tie dye shirts.

The Recorder's Cindy McRae holds down the fort.

Rob Richardson of Fresh Squeezed makes lemonade.

Eric Brown of North Country Wild Care holds Jack - the one-eyed barn owl.

Sophia Chambers has her face painted by Michelle Arko.

Amsterdam Free Library supervisor Katie Capel, left, Chuck Krajewski of Good Fellas, center, library director Nicole Hemsley, center, library treasurer Kim Beebe and Sharon Tallmadge, right line up with customers for a photo at the library's Taste of Amsterdam event Saturday.

Brayden Mickels, right, pets SPCA dog Scooby while volunteer Alex Jackson, left, watches.

Four-year-old Shaquila Cunny looks at Mango the cat at the Montgomery County SPCA's Spring Fling table.

Julia McLaughlin holds a Princess ballon while her father, Danny McLaughlin, pushes her in her stroller.

Sara Pierce, left, gets a henna tattoo from Michelle Arko.

Dan Nelli of Dan's Backyard BBQ cuts some chicken.

Four-year-old twins Zyleigh, left, and Sophia Chambers.

Sisters Jaylinn, left, and Allie Dennison share popcorn.

Philip Gill, left, Kevin Edo, center, and Joel Gardner, right, wait in line for lemonade.

3 of a Kind Band performs at Saturday's Spring Fling.

Delaney Crosby, front, and Shana Smith, back, make cotton candy.

State Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk, D-Duanesburg, right, pets Issa the dog with Montgomery County SPCA volunteer Scott Curtis.


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