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Broken sewer line spills more sewage into Mohawk River

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - Updated: 10:12 AM

By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff Amsterdam officials are tackling another sewage discharge in the city after an apparent sewer line break is estimated to have spilled around 100,000 gallons of untreated sewage into the Mohawk River to date. A sewer line in the city started leaking into the adjacent North Chuctanunda Creek area at approximately 9:45 a.m. Monday, according to a notification through New York State's All Hazards Alert and Notification Syste ...

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Aldermen OK sale of five city properties

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - Updated: 10:13 AM

By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff Five foreclosed properties will be released from the city's ownership after the Amsterdam Common Council signed off on reconveying the parcels. Aldermen approved Tuesday selling properties at 37-41 Grand St., 4-6 Guy St., a vacant lot on North Mason Avenue, 119 Northampton Road and 2-4 Schuyler St. based on recommendations of the Property Disposition Committee. City Controller Matthew Agresta said there was one bid recei ...

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County approves $100K for sheriff's overtime budget

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - Updated: 10:14 AM

By EMILY DREW Recorder News Staff FONDA -- Depleted resources and retirements have caused deputies in the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office to work over regular hours, Sheriff Michael Amato said Tuesday. The Montgomery County Legislature unianimously approved a resolution Tuesday transferring $100,000 to the overtime budget after Amato explained why the additional funding was needed during the legislature meeting. The funds are being transferred from the ...

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Miami Avenue project gets green light after bid awarded

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - Updated: 10:14 AM

By EMILY DREW Recorder News Staff FONDA -- The Montgomery County Legislature approved the final bid for the culvert repair on Miami Avenue on Tuesday, setting the project toward its September completion date. The legislature awarded Casale Excavating the bid to install the new culvert pipe that will run beneath Miami Avenue. The installation will cost $349,500 as the lowest bid. The legislature awarded Varitech the bid to create and deliver the new high-de ...

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Bye bails out Mohawks in 5-3 win over Glens Falls

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - Updated: 10:11 AM

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder Garrett Bye came to the Amsterdam Mohawks from the University of South Florida for the summer to get a handle on his control. For the first month of the season, things were rocky for the lefthanded pitcher -- four walks in two innings in an early-season outing against the Albany Dutchmen, a disastrous half-inning in an exhibition against a Japanese all-star team. Boy, how things have changed. Since June 29, Bye has allowed ...

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Post 701 opens states with thrilling victory

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - Updated: 10:10 AM

UTICA -- The Amsterdam Post 701 Senior American Legion baseball team made a phenomenal first impression in its first game at the New York State Championships. Playing in the last game of the first day of action at Murnane Field, Post 701 didn't take the diamond against Whitestown Post 1113 until nearly 9 p.m. but made the most of their spot in primetime, rallying from a four-run deficit to score a thrilling, 6-4 victory. Amsterdam trailed 4-0 heading to th ...

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Bye bails out Mohawks in 5-3 win over Glens Falls

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder Garrett Bye came to the Amsterdam Mohawks from the University of South Florida for the summer to get a handle on his control. For the first month of the season, things were rocky for the lefthanded pitcher -- four walks in two innings in an early-season outing against the Albany Dutchmen, a disastrous half-inning in an exhibition against a Japanese all-star team. Boy, how things have changed. Since June 29, Bye has allowed ...

Obituaries

Melanie R. Zumbolo

July 25, 2016 Melanie R. Zumbolo, 77 of Jewett Street passed away Monday morning at St. Mary's Hospital with her loving family at her side. She was born May 4, 1939 in Gloversville, the daughter of the Late Mehrley and Edith Weiderman McLouth. ...

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Nielsen's top programs for July 18-24

NEW YORK (AP) -- Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 18-24. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "America's Got Talent" (Tuesday), NBC, 11.10 million. 2. "America's Got Talent" (Wednesday), NBC, 10.78 mill ...

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