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Slicing up Bacon: More groups need space than will fit

By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff High demand for the former Clara S. Bacon Elementary School has lead to complications as multiple organizations, including Wishful Thinking and the Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, vie for space. The Amsterdam Recreation Basketball League kicked off this week at the Bacon school gym, but initially there was uncertainty whether it would be held at that location after a district administrator contacted ...

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B-P considers joining forces to reduce its solar farm fee

By MORGAN FRISCH Recorder News Staff BROADALBIN -- The Broadalbin-Perth Central School District might be able to share an interconnection fee for its solar project with two other developers. Superintendent Stephen Tomlinson told the board of education Monday about a preliminary discussion that was held with two solar developers. In February, the board approved an 18-year power purchase agreement with a seven-year extension with Solar Liberty. Solar Liberty ...

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Mayfield student raises money to help narcolepsy research

By MORGAN FRISCH Recorder News Staff MAYFIELD -- Camryn Meca is not your typical teenager. The 16-year-old advocate is explaining to the world that her sleepiness does not stem from laziness, but a rare neurological disorder. Meca was diagnosed with narcolepsy with cataplexy two years ago. Earlier this month, she held a bake sale and raised $1,000 to donate to Stanford University in California. The university's medical team evaluated and treated Meca's dis ...

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Kindar turns 100 years old

Eleanor L. Kindar, a lifelong resident of Amsterdam, turned 100 years old today. For 13 years, she lived at Hill Crest Spring Adult home and recently moved to the Oneida Health Care Nursing Home in Oneida. Her 100th birthday was celebrated by family and friends in Oneida. The party was hosted by her nephew, Bill Angell. Local guests attended from Amsterdam. Out-of-town guests attended from Vermont, New Jersey, Syracuse, Camden, Corning and Troy. Eleanor wa ...

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Lazarou finishes 2nd in Foothills Championships

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder SARATOGA SPRINGS -- Amsterdam junior Olivia Lazarou tuned up for next week's Section II cross country championships with a solid run over familiar ground Monday at Saratoga Spa State Park. Lazarou, a New York state meet qualifier each of the past two seasons, took second behind South Glens Falls' Regina Rosati in the girls varsity race at Monday's Foothills Council championship meet over the same course that will host the s ...

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Rams give home crowd a big show

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder The Amsterdam Rugged Rams knew that, except for extraordinary circumstances, Friday night's Section II Class A quarterfinal game against was going to be their last performance of the season at Lynch Literacy Academy. They certainly gave their hometown fans a performance to remember. The Rams dominated every aspect of Friday's game against Lansingburgh, riding an epic performance from senior Dale Stanavich in a 49-20 win tha ...

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