Alex Cooper/Recorder staff Lynch holds open house Amsterdam resident Carmen Lozada, right, fills out paperwork for a focus group with the state education department during an open house on Wednesday at Wilbur H. Lynch Literacy Academy in Amsterdam.

AHS will celebrate homecoming with festivities all week

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - Updated: 7:15 AM - By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff School and community spirit will be bolstered on Saturday during Amsterdam High School's homecoming celebration, with a variety of activities leading up to the Rugged Rams' football game. The Amsterdam Recreation D ...


Crews progress with road projects

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - Updated: 7:16 AM - By EMILY DREW Recorder News Staff Crews around Montgomery County have been working to finish road projects, from paving to replacing worn and broken pipes and completing some long-awaited repairs. Among the larger projects in the county, the Miami Av ...


Giving backBoy Scout builds shed for McNulty community garden

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - Updated: 7:15 AM - By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff Several students at R.J. McNulty Academy for International Studies and Literacy Magnet School high-fived Amsterdam High School student Thomas Knack on Tuesday in celebration of the completion of his Eagle Scout pro ...


F-FCS: Summer program helps failing students

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - Updated: 7:17 AM - By EMILY DREW Recorder News Staff FONDA -- Summer programs at the Fonda-Fultonville Central School District were largely successful in helping students who may have been struggling with some coursework, district officials reported this week. During M ...


Johnstown holds off AHS

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - Updated: 7:18 AM - By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder Bolstered by the momentum of picking up their first win in four weeks Monday, the Amsterdam High School girls soccer team started brightly Wednesday night against Johnstown and picked up a pretty goal within 15 minute ...


Broadalbin-Perth sweeps Amsterdam

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - Updated: 7:14 AM - BROADALBIN -- Jordan Marshall had a match-high 10 kills and contributed five aces among her eight service points as the Broadalbin-Perth girls volleyball team notched a 3-0 win over Amsterdam in Foothills Council action Wednesday. B-P (6-1, 6-1 Footh ...