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Mets help playoff chances by beating Marlins

MIAMI (AP) -- Before Wednesday's game, Mets manager Terry Collins joined other spectators to watch the funeral motorcade for Jose Fernandez outside Marlins Park. After the game, Collins crossed the field to give Miami manager Don Mattingly one last ...
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Bowles says Seferian-Jenkins will 'sink or swim on his own'

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Austin Seferian-Jenkins is getting a quick second chance from the New York Jets. Coach Todd Bowles is counting on the tight end to make the most of it. "I don't have any reservations yet because I haven't met him," Bowl ...

Cowboys' Bryant has a hairline knee fracture, outlook unclear

FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Dez Bryant could be joining Tony Romo on the sidelines again, just like a year ago when Dallas slid from first place to last in the NFC East without the two offensive stars. The Cowboys are resolute about playing with who they ...
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New formations help Bills' McCoy find his footing

ORCHARD PARK (AP) -- Taking a few steps back led to LeSean McCoy enjoying more than a few big rushes forward. After a sputtering start to the season, the Buffalo Bills running back showed signs of regaining his footing by setting up deeper in the b ...

Obituaries

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Michol E. Smith

September 26, 2016 Michol E. Smith, 64, of McQueen Road, Amsterdam, died Monday evening, Sept. 26, 2016, at the Fulton Center for Rehab. & Health Care, Gloversville. She was born in Amsterdam on March 30, 1952, a daughter of Armand and Ger ...
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Karl A. Veit

=September 26, 2016 Mr. Karl A. Veit passed away peacefully and surrounded by family at the age of 78 on Sept. 26, 2016, at the St. Johnsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Karl has valiantly battled Parkinson's over the past 5 to 6 years a ...

Thelma M. Laymon

September 26, 2016 Thelma M. Laymon, 91, of the Town of Canajoharie died Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. Born Nov. 17, 1924, in Canajoharie, she was the daughter of V. Joseph and Amanda (Gnossa) Hawkins. Mrs. Laymon worked for many years at Beechnu ...
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Donald W. Keehan

April 20, 2016 Mr. Donald W. Keehan passed away on April 20, 2016, after a brief illness. He was 77 years old. He was a resident of Lake of the Woods, in Locust Grove, Va., where he resided for 20 years with his loving wife, the former Anna Rosa ...

Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Thank you Montgomery County District 7 Republican Primary voters To the Editor: On Tuesday Sept. 13, 2016, 68 percent of the Republican voters in Montgomery County's 7th District, who chose to exercise their voting rights that Primary day, electe ...

From The Recorder Archives

Compiled by SHARON WALEGA Recorder News Staff THIRTY YEARS AGO * The Amsterdam Holiday Inn no longer is affiliated with the national Holiday Inn organization. Jennifer Burgess, Holiday Inn's supervisor of public relations for the New York ...

Letter to the Editor

Many issues to deal with regarding proposed solar farm To the editor: Dear town of Amsterdam residents: This is regarding the solar farm to be located on Log City Road right across the road from some of our homes. There are 16 potential issues ...

A proposal for comprehensive growth for the city of Amsterdam

By MARK KOWALCZYK For The Recorder The demographics of our region pose some very difficult challenges, but also offer unique opportunities. Amsterdam's lack of large manufacturing and retail businesses are well known. It is also unfortunate t ...

Entertainment

'Bull' has a promising ratings start

NEW YORK (AP) -- Nielsen's first "most likely to succeed" list is out, and it includes Michael Weatherley, Mandy Moore, Kiefer Sutherland and Kevin James. They are among the stars in new series that performed well during the first week of the new TV season, the Nielsen company said. The best performer was "Bull," CBS' series starring Weatherley as a trial consultant in a story loosely based on Dr. Phil McGraw's life. Its audience of 15.6 million made it ...

Nielsen's top programs for Sept. 19-25

NEW YORK (AP) -- Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 19-25. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Chicago at Dallas, NBC, 20.62 million. 2. NFL Football: Houston at New England, CBS, 17.55 million. 3. "NCIS," CBS, 16 million. 4. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 15.82 million. 5. "Bull," CBS, 15.57 million. 6. "NFL Pregame," NBC, 15.41 million. 7. "60 Minutes," CBS, 14.36 million. 8. "The Voi ...

Answers to questions about 'Nashville,' 'Mistresses' and more

By RICH HELDENFELS Tribune News Service You have questions. I have some answers. Q: I would like to know if the show "Nashville" will be coming back on another network. I truly hope so. A: The drama will be back with new episodes on CMT beginning in January. Most of the cast from the ABC version will be back as well. Q: What is going on with "Mistresses"? I watched the season finale and Karen got killed. Then it went into the future and everyo ...

'Magnificent Seven' rides Denzel's star power to $35M debut

NEW YORK (AP) -- Movie stars don't open movies anymore? Tell that to Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks. The pair, once co-stars in "Philadelphia," have together dominated the last three weeks of the box office. After Clint Eastwood's Miracle on the Hudson docudrama "Sully," starring Hanks as Captain Chesley Sullenberger, topped ticket sales of the last two weeks, "The Magnificent Seven" rode Washington's star power to an estimated $35 million debut over t ...