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Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Caroline Murray/Recorder staff

Broadalbin-Perth pre-kindergarten students were dressed up in their best Thanksgiving garb Friday. Clockwise from the left are Alex Teresco, Taylor Gifford, Morgan Egan and Arianna Rossie, Jackson Sargalis and Lukas Morealle.

Producers offering lead roles for movie

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By CASEY CROUCHER Recorder News Staff A film production company will give Amsterdam boys the opportunity to get on the silver screen for the film adaptation of "We the Animals" by Justin Torres. Public Record, a Brooklyn-based production company, will hold auditions Sunday at the Creative Connections Arts Center in its search for three Latino or multi-racial boys to play lead roles in the film. "The film will be the same as the book, just slightly differen ...

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Tots talk turkey legs and traditions

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By CASEY CROUCHER and CAROLINE MURRAY Turkey legs, chicken patties, cupcakes, popcorn and chocolate milk -- those are some of the ideal dishes and beverages local children can't wait to gobble up on Thanksgiving. With the big feast less than a week away, local students are learning about the holiday's history. They talked about what they're thankful for, their traditions, and the feast. Some students are thankful for their families: "I'm thankful for my co ...

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Local couple to celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY Recorder News Staff Sixty five years ago Monday, Amsterdam residents June and Bob Jock exchanged wedding vows at St. Stephen's Church in Hagaman. The Jocks recalled their wedding ceremony taking place on a snowy Thanksgiving morning. The two ate breakfast at a nearby diner afterward-- they made it as far as Albany for their honeymoon. Two children, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren later, the Jocks admit their lifestyle ha ...

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B-P student will perform with opera singer for concert series

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY Recorder News Staff BROADALBIN -- A sophomore was selected to perform with local opera singer Angelo Mazzone at Broadalbin-Perth High School's Hometown Concert series. The concert will take place at 7 p.m. Monday at the high school auditorium. Andie Van Wormer, 15, auditioned to perform with the singer two weeks ago. She was surprised to learn she was chosen for the gig. "I enjoy singing and wanted to take a step outside my comfort zone ...

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Fonda officials seek input on town property annexation

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff Officials from Fonda and town of Mohawk are at odds over the village's effort to annex adjoining town properties. A letter and questionnaire was sent to residents last week as part of a study undertaken by the village board. Officials want to determine the interest and feasibility of annexing town properties currently receiving water and sanitary sewer services. "The village of Fonda is looking at annexation of prope ...

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Stanavich, Derby lead all-area team

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - Updated: 4:08 AM

By MICHAEL KELLY and ADAM SHINDER Recorder Sports Staff There was something new to shake your head at with every week of the 2014 local high school football season. Each time the Amsterdam, Broadalbin-Perth, Canajoharie and Fonda-Fultonville football teams took to the gridiron this fall, it seemed like the players were locked in a perpetual game of, "Can you top this?" and were putting up spectacular numbers at a rate the area hasn't seen in quite some tim ...

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Stanavich, Derby lead all-area team

By MICHAEL KELLY and ADAM SHINDER Recorder Sports Staff There was something new to shake your head at with every week of the 2014 local high school football season. Each time the Amsterdam, Broadalbin-Perth, Canajoharie and Fonda-Fultonville football teams took to the gridiron this fall, it seemed like the players were locked in a perpetual game of, "Can you top this?" and were putting up spectacular numbers at a rate the area hasn't seen in quite some tim ...

Obituaries

Mary S. Morini

Mary S. Morini November 20, 2014 Mary S. Morini, 93, of Lindbergh Avenue, Amsterdam, NY; passed away Thursday afternoon November 20, 2014 at Wilkinson RHCF in Amsterdam Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10:15 at the Riley Mortu ...

Christmas trees for sale

By JAMES SHERIDAN For The Recorder As promised, this is the story given to me by Howard Bradt. I had been unable to confirm the details but Howard Bradt never lied to me. He had premature gray hair and was taken from us far too soon. He was re ...

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Bin Laden documentary is most popular ever for Fox

By DAVID BAUDER The Associated Press NEW YORK -- Fox News Channel's two-part documentary on the former Navy SEAL who claims to have fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden is the network's most popular documentary ever. Reporter Peter Do ...

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