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Mohawks unveil 2017 Hall of Fame class

Staff Report The Amsterdam Baseball Hall of Fame Committee has announced the 2017 inductees for the Amsterdam Baseball/Mohawks Baseball Hall of Fame committee. Roger Bowman and Paul Mound will make up the Amsterdam wing, while Keith Griffi ...
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OESJ girls rally from 20-point deficit to stun Canajoharie

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder CANAJOHARIE -- The way the Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville girls basketball team is winning games early this season isn't exactly the best for first-year head coach Chad Fitzpatrick's stress levels, ...

Fureno brothers pace Fort Plain bowlers

CANAJOHARIE -- Brady Fureno fired a 615 series with a high game of 213 and Drew Fureno added a 210-584 as the Fort Plain boys bowling team notched a 4-0 sweep of Berne-Knox Westerlo in Western Athletic Conference action Monday at Iroquois Lanes. Au ...
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Luck helps Colts shred Jets, 41-10

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Andrew Luck was nearly perfect in his return from a concussion, throwing for four touchdowns, three to Dwayne Allen, in the Indianapolis Colts' 41-10 romp Monday night past the in ...


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 ...

Patricia Ann Rumrill

December 2, 2016 Patricia Ann Rumrill Wytrwal of East State Street, Gloversville, N.Y., passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, at her home. She was 72 years old. Born on Aug. 4, 1944, in Gloversville, N.Y., she was a lifelong resident ...
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David Edward Hughes

December 1, 2016 Due to circumstances beyond his control, the familiar powerful voice has been silenced... Dave Hughes, born in Amsterdam on March 10, 1944, slipped away early Thursday morning, following more than a year of indescribable pai ...


From The Recorder Archives

Compiled By SHARON WALEGA Recorder News Staff THIRTY YEARS AGO * What a mess. If you looked outside this morning and thought about diving back into bed and pulling the sheets over your head, you probably weren't alone. Maybe you were thi ...

From The Recorder archives

Compiled by SHARON WALEGA Recorder News Staff THIRTY YEARS AGO * Three Amsterdam aldermen have agreed not to sue Mayor Mario Villa for $14,000 in road repairs they did not authorize, but Fourth Ward Alderman David Pietrusza says he may still bring a ...

From The Recorder Archives

Compiled by SHARON WALEGA Recorder News Staff THIRTY YEARS AGO * Montgomery County supervisors trimmed $40,000 from the proposed $34.7 million budget for 1987 recently, as the budget review committee leaned toward more equitable funding of t ...

From The Recorder Archives

Compiled by SHARON WALEGA Recorder News Staff THIRTY YEARS AGO * Foreclosure papers will be filed "very shortly" on the former Holiday Inn, according to Donald A. Campbell, lawyer for the Amsterdam Industrial Development Agency. AIDA discu ...


'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 ...

Nielsen: Football helps NBC rush to a ratings win last week

NEW YORK (AP) -- Football helped loft NBC to a ratings win last week, according to the Nielsen company. Its Thursday night clash between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Indianapolis Colts was the week's most-watched show, scoring nearly 21 million viewers. The runner-up was NBC's Sunday sportscast of the Kansas City Chiefs vs. the Denver Broncos, seen by 18.44 million viewers. But CBS was close behind with "60 Minutes," ranked third with more than 1 ...
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