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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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Jacob Rush plays in a tire tractor, on display by Loose Moose Express of Cherry Valley.

Another farm, another sundae

Monday, September 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:22 AM

Agriculture, education combine once again for a day of family fun down on the farm By JOSHUA THOMAS For The Recorder PALATINE -- On Sunday afternoon, thousands of people had the opportunity to get a firsthand look at the operations of a local dairy operation that has been in business on Dygert Road in the town of Palatine since 1723. Dygert Farms, owned and operated by Robby and Shannon Dygert since 2009, has been in the family for 13 generations -- since ...

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A plan for the water

Monday, September 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:22 AM

Management issues addressed in regional report By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff Wetlands restoration, wildlife and habitat protection, and flood hazard reduction are among the issues addressed in the Mohawk Watershed Management Plan, made public last week. The Mohawk River Watershed Coalition of Conservation Districts presented the plan at several forums held throughout the region last week. The plan serves as a guiding document to restore and prote ...

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Annual senior picnic growing in popularity

Monday, September 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:22 AM

By NICOLE ANTONUCCI Recorder News Staff FONDA -- For the 400 people who attended the county's annual senior picnic Friday, it was a chance to catch up with old friends and make new ones. "It's like a community reunion," Dottie Piurek of Amsterdam said. "It's good to renew old friendships. I like it and I want to come back." Piurek sat at a table with her friend Chris Barkevich of Galway and watched the activity going on around them. It was their first time ...

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City still looking to place FGI workers and fill the old plant

Monday, September 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:23 AM

By CASEY CROUCHER Recorder News Staff Approximately 20 employees from the Fiber Glass Industries location on Edson Street in Amsterdam, will soon start temporary work at the company's Shuler Street location. "This is good news, but it's not time to start breaking out the champagne or anything yet," Robert von Hasseln, Amsterdam's Community and Economic Development director, said. In early August, FGI announced it is closing both of its Amsterdam plants as ...

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Fox, Brownell lead opportunistic Canajoharie

Monday, September 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:23 AM

By MICHAEL KELLY @ByMichaelKelly WARRENSBURG -- After digging themselves into a hole with their first two results, the Canajoharie Cougars knew the importance of Saturday's Week 3 visit to take on the Warrensburg Burghers. "This was our make-or-break game," said Canajoharie senior Buck Anderson. "This was for (a chance at the) playoffs or not." And, Canajoharie responded to the gravity of the game. The Cougars forced five fumbles, while the duo of junior q ...

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Dissecting another AHS-AP shootout

Monday, September 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:24 AM

I have a simple equation for you: Amsterdam + Averill Park = INSANITY. In the last three football seasons, the Amsterdam Rugged Rams have met the Averill Park Warriors on five separate occasions. In those three games, a grand total of 422 points have been scored -- and if you take into account only the three games the teams have played in 2013 and 2014, they've combined for 296 points, an average of 98.7 per game. Friday night at Lynch Literacy Academy mig ...

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Sports

Area high school sports calendar

SEPTEMBER 22 BOYS SOCCER Middleburgh at Fort Plain, 4:30 p.m. Duanesburg at Canajoharie, 4:30 p.m. Mekeel Christian at Galway, 4:30 p.m. OESJ at Sharon Springs, 4:30 p.m. Schoharie at Mayfield, 7 p.m. GIRLS SOCCER Scotia-Glenville at Broadalbin-Perth, 4:30 p.m. Fort Plain at Middleburgh, 4:30 p.m. Canajoharie at Duanesburg, 4:30 p.m. Mayfield at Schoharie, 4:30 p.m. Northville at BKW, 4:30 p.m. OESJ at Mekeel Christian, 4:30 p.m. GIRLS TENNIS Amsterdam at ...

Obituaries

Arthur Ulman

September 22, 2014 Mr. Arthur Ulman of Clinton Road, Canajoharie died peacefully on Monday, Sep. 22, 2014 at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown. Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to Lenz & Betz Funeral Home, 69 Otsego ...

Main Street

At the Old Fort "There isn't a real ghost up there, a real ghost, is there?" quizzed one of my youngsters as he gazed at the picture of the ghost room in old Fort Johnson, a trick photo by John Maney used as an illustration in Max Reid's book of ...

Entertainment

'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5M

By JAKE COYLE The Associated Press NEW YORK -- The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate. The 20th Century Fox release easily ...

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· Area high school sports calendar

  Monday, September 22, 2014 - Updated: 11:22 AM

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· Dissecting another AHS-AP shootout

  Monday, September 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:24 AM

  I have a simple equation for you: Am ...


· Fox, Brownell lead opportunistic Canajoharie

  Monday, September 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:23 AM

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· City still looking to place FGI workers and fill the old plant

  Monday, September 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:23 AM

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· Annual senior picnic growing in popularity

  Monday, September 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:22 AM

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· A plan for the water

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