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Tuesday, March 03, 2015
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The St. Stanislaus Church hosted its second annual chicken and biscuit dinner Monday in the church hall, Cornell Street. The dinner included a salad, chicken and biscuits, a cream puff for dessert and beverage. ABOVE: Mary Ann Rieley, Mary Ellen Kolbe, Ann Sherman and Kathleen Joyce, all of Amsterdam, chat together.

Presentation on civility cut short due to attendance

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 - Updated: 9:37 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff A presentation on civility was scheduled for Monday's committee of the whole meeting with the mayor, but it was cut short due to lack of attendance from the Common Council. Fifth Ward Richard Leggiero and 2nd Ward Alderwoman Valerie Beekman were the only ones to attend the weekly scheduled meeting. Aldermen Edward Russo, Ronald Barone and Diane Hatzenbuhler were absent. Mayor Ann Thane seemed embarrassed by the disp ...

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Municipal complex at center of spat

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 - Updated: 9:38 AM

By CAROLINE MURRAY Recorder News Staff PALATINE -- Plans to construct a $400,000 municipal complex in Stone Arabia continue to cause tension between elected officials and the public. Town resident John McGlone filed an article 78 proceeding last week against the town council, supervisor Sara Niccoli and town clerk Linda Logan, claiming they unlawfully denied him access to records following a Freedom of Information Law request related to the proposed town h ...

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State plans nearly $1B in upgrades to parks system

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 - Updated: 9:41 AM

By CHRIS CAROLA The Associated Press SARATOGA SPRINGS -- New York will transform its aging system of public parks and historic sites by investing $900 million by the end of the decade to upgrade facilities and replace crumbling infrastructure, the state parks commissioner said Monday. "We are going to change this park system," reversing years of neglect that saw it deteriorate into nearly "total physical and financial decline," Rose Harvey said as she disc ...

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County's best musicians shine at annual festival

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 - Updated: 9:42 AM

By JOSHUA THOMAS For the Recorder CANAJOHARIE -- On Saturday, the best young musicians in Montgomery County came together for the 60th Annual All-County Music Festival, which highlights the year-round work done by dedicated students and teachers to elevate music programming in schools. Starting in the fall, the Montgomery County Music Teachers Association meets once a month to organize the annual festival, which is held in a different district each year. S ...

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Amsterdam back to work after winning 2OT thriller

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 - Updated: 9:41 AM

By ADAM SHINDER @Recorder Shinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- The aches and pains the morning after were all worth it. The Amsterdam Running Rams may have needed a few Advil and plenty of ice Monday morning after playing 40 grueling minutes Sunday against the Queensbury Spartans in the Section II Class A boys basketball quarterfinals, but they were more than willing to deal wit a little fatigue, because after Sunday's 77-74 victory in two overtimes, the Rams stil ...

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Opening week unkind to local teams

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 - Updated: 9:42 AM

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder And then there was one. The first week of the Section II basketball playoffs proved unkind to local teams, as through the quarterfinal round the Amsterdam boys are the only area squad -- boys or girls -- left in contention as play resumes this week in the semifinals. For some, the early exits were the product of upsets, leaving them short of hopes and expectations. Other teams simply ran into tough-to-tackle juggernauts. He ...

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Opening week unkind to local teams

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder And then there was one. The first week of the Section II basketball playoffs proved unkind to local teams, as through the quarterfinal round the Amsterdam boys are the only area squad -- boys or girls -- left in contention as play resumes this week in the semifinals. For some, the early exits were the product of upsets, leaving them short of hopes and expectations. Other teams simply ran into tough-to-tackle juggernauts. He ...

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Mina Irene VanValkenburgh Vogle Sweet February 27, 2015 On February 27, 2015 at 6 p.m. a wonderful angel of 83 went home to be with the Lord with her Children and Grandchildren at her side in her home. On February 20, 1932, Mina was born to ...

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Month's-End Palaver Very risky business commenting on Spring with the mercury flirting around zero, but the fact that this is the last day of February and that Fireman Bill Brinkman heard a robin this morning proves that it can't be far away. ...

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