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Incoming GASD AD Nolan to take over Dec. 22

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder The Greater Amsterdam School District will be getting its new athletic director just in time for the holidays. Stephen J. Nolan was approved by the GASD Board of Education at its November meeting to be the district's ...
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Amsterdam falls 69-61 to Green Tech to drop to 0-2

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- A home-and-home series against the highly-touted Green Tech Eagles didn't produce a win for the Amsterdam High School boys basketball team, but a pair of tight games against a Section II power hav ...

Jetty lifts Northville past Galway

NORTHVILLE -- Lucas Jetty scored a game-high 21 points, and the Northville Falcons kicked off their Western Athletic Conference boys basketball schedule with an impressive 56-39 win Friday over Galway. Danny Reidell scored 18 points and was 10-of-1 ...

Local deer hunters have been finding their targets

By ED NOONAN For The Recorder This week's Buck Tales begins with a 158-pound eight-pointer taken with a Parker Contender compound bow by Saratoga huntress Susan Duggan Cooley. In late October, Cooley had set up her climber treestand twice in a d ...


Vera M. Zannitto

December 8, 2016 Vera M. Zannitto, 93, former resident of Hickory Hill Road, Fonda, passed away Thursday morning, Dec. 8, 2016, at the Capital Living Nursing & Rehabilitation Centre in Schenectady after being a resident for two years. Born ...

Gloria J. Dunham Bombard

December 6, 2016 Gloria J. Dunham Bombard, 90, of Queen Anne Road, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, Dec. 6, 2016, with her loving family at her side. Born July 24, 1926, in Gloversville, she was a graduate of Gloversville High School ...
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Elizabeth A. LaPorta Ault

December 6, 2016 Elizabeth A. LaPorta Ault, 97, of Amsterdam, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. She resided at the Sarah Jane Sanford Home for Women in Amsterdam. Born Jan. 1, 1919, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, a daughter of the late Archie and Imm ...
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Betty Yager-Manchester

December 7, 2016 Betty Yager-Manchester, 86, of Fort Plain, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at Palatine Nursing Home. Born Dec. 16, 1929, in a house on Willow Street in Gloversville, she was the daughter of Virgil and Myrtle Smith, ...


Letter to the Editor

To the editor: The year 2016 is the year that the national forest service celebrated it's centennial anniversary observing the ongoing, diligent protection, of America's most treasured resources of more than 400 national parks. Now, another celeb ...

Letters to the Editor

Parking spaces for veterans a nice idea To the editor: On a recent visit to St. Mary's Healthcare, I was pleased to notice that some parking spaces, painted purple, were reserved for veterans. A sign indicating such was displayed. I am sure tho ...

From The Recorder Archives

Compiled By SHARON WALEGA Recorder News Staff THIRTY YEARS AGO * What a mess. If you looked outside this morning and thought about diving back into bed and pulling the sheets over your head, you probably weren't alone. Maybe you were thi ...

From The Recorder archives

Compiled by SHARON WALEGA Recorder News Staff THIRTY YEARS AGO * Three Amsterdam aldermen have agreed not to sue Mayor Mario Villa for $14,000 in road repairs they did not authorize, but Fourth Ward Alderman David Pietrusza says he may still bring a ...


'The Hollow Crown' tops this week's television picks

By CHUCK BARNEY East Bay Times DON'T MISS: "The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses" -- This lavish three-part follow-up to the award-winning 2012 production is based on Shakespeare's "Henry VI" (Parts 1 and 2) and "Richard III." An all-star cast that includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench and Hugh Bonneville helps bring to life the bloody conflict between the Lancasters and Yorks in the 1400s for the English throne. 9 p.m. Sunday, PBS. Other b ...

Q&A: 'The Leftovers,' 'Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders,' ads for drugs

By Rich Heldenfels Tribune News Service You have questions. I have some answers. Q: Will the HBO show "The Leftovers" continue? A: Yes, for a bit. The series will return for its third and final season of eight episodes in April. HBO's announcement said nothing about the plot in the mystery-laden series, but it did confirm that the cast will include Justin Theroux, Carrie Coon, Amy Brenneman, Kevin Carroll, Christopher Eccleston, Scott Glenn, Lin ...

Wonderful 'Manchester by the Sea' is an emotional masterpiece

By RENE RODRIGUEZ Miami Herald In "Manchester by the Sea," a death in the family forces a solitary man to let the world back into his life -- at least for a while. Lee (Casey Affleck) works as a handyman in Boston, unclogging people's toilets, fixing leaks and shoveling snow from walkways. He's quiet, mostly polite and keeps to himself inside his drab basement apartment. When a woman at a bar flirts with him, he doesn't reciprocate; you can almost s ...

Suspenseful 'Nocturnal Animals' wallows in misery, with high style

By MICHAEL PHILLIPS Chicago Tribune In "Nocturnal Animals," revenge is a dish best served in manuscript form. One ordinary day in her unhappy marriage, cash-strapped LA art gallery owner Susan, played by Amy Adams, receives a plain brown envelope. Inside is the new novel written by her ex-husband, portrayed by Jake Gyllenhaal, titled "Nocturnal Animals," with a note attached suggesting they reunite sometime soon. Intrigued, Susan dives into the no ...
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