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Amsterdam's Nina Fedullo (11) drives to the basket against Scotia-Glenville on Friday night. Fedullo finished with 35 points in the Lady Rams' 49-47 in overtime.

State of the City focuses on optimism

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff Amsterdam Mayor Ann Thane painted a picture of progress for the city as she highlighted last year's accomplishments during her annual State of the City Address Friday. She began the speech by colorfully describing Amsterdam as a "typical 21st century post-industrial American city that has experienced difficulty and true struggle over the decades." However, rather than focus on negativity and the setbacks of the past ...

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The text: State of the city

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - Updated: 4:08 AM

Following is the text of Amsterdam Mayor Ann Thane's State of the City address, delivered Friday at City Hall. She emailed a copy for publication. Good afternoon and welcome to City Hall. It is my honor to offer an annual assessment of the progress this administration has made over time and to set some goals for the coming year. The word "Renaissance" has been bandied about a bit lately, which is not a word I regularly cite in regard to our city. It is a w ...

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Pair accused of upcounty arson

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY Recorder News Staff PALATINE BRIDGE -- Deputies said a neighborly dispute is at the root of arson in Palatine Bridge. Tenants of the Budget Inn are accused of setting a house on fire at Failing Hill Road Thursday around 8 p.m. They're also accused of setting fire to a residential garage and pick up truck on East Grand Street that was reported 2.5 hours earlier. Scott Joseph Cole, 37, of 93 E. Grand St., Room 112, was charged with second- ...

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Speaker Silver resigns

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - Updated: 4:08 AM

ALBANY (AP) -- New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver announced his resignation as two lawmakers jockeyed for his position Friday following federal charges that the longtime leader took nearly $4 million in kickbacks. The Manhattan Democrat filed a letter with the clerk of the Assembly making his resignation effective as of 11:59 p.m. Monday, spokesman Michael Whyland said. Silver, who has said he expects to be exonerated, intends to keep his Assembly se ...

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State of the County addresses development

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By LEVI PASCHER For The Recorder JOHNSTOWN -- Fulton County Administrative Officer Jon Stead delivered his 23rd State of the County address Friday morning and spoke about the efforts that are under way to spur economic growth and job creation. He spoke about what was accomplished last year, and where the county is heading this year for an event sponsored by the Fulton Montgomery County Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Holiday Inn. Stead said work at the ...

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Lady Rams nip Scotia-Glenville in overtime; need just one win to clinch South Division title

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - Updated: 4:08 AM

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- Nina Fedullo took the game over, but as the seconds ticked down in overtime Friday night at Amsterdam High School, the Lady Rams' star sophomore forward found herself in the role of distributor. Fedullo drove into the lane, drew the Scotia-Glenville defense to her and slipped a pass to junior forward Autumn Duemler, who laid the ball in with her left hand with six-tenths of a second remaining. Just like that, the Lady Rams had their 13 ...

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Lady Rams nip Scotia-Glenville in overtime; need just one win to clinch South Division title

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- Nina Fedullo took the game over, but as the seconds ticked down in overtime Friday night at Amsterdam High School, the Lady Rams' star sophomore forward found herself in the role of distributor. Fedullo drove into the lane, drew the Scotia-Glenville defense to her and slipped a pass to junior forward Autumn Duemler, who laid the ball in with her left hand with six-tenths of a second remaining. Just like that, the Lady Rams had their 13 ...

Obituaries

Donald R. Yurgans

Donald R. Yurgans December 31, 2015 Donald R. Yurgans, 50, of Corpus Christi, Texas, formerly of Amsterdam, NY, passed away unexpectedly on December 31, 2015 at his home in Texas. Born on August 28, 1964 the son of Harry and Carol Yurgans. ...

Main Street

Random Remarks No matter how early the first guests arrive for the annual supper of the Adirondack Beagle Hare Club at the Junior High School tonight, they won't be the first there. The early birds were there last week already -- Fred Callahan a ...

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