Alex Cooper / Recorder Staff BP students Amber Vosburgh and Carley Nolan wait in the hallway as the Jazz Ensemble performs during the B-PHS Holiday Concert on Wednesday, December 7, at Broadalbin-Perth High School.

A toy story Annual Christmas party has collected more than 10,000 toys for children

Thursday, December 08, 2016 - Updated: 7:15 AM - By MORGAN FRISCH Recorder News staff If Chad Majewski were told 15 years ago that he would collect over 10,000 toys for children in the community, he would have never believed it. "But I would never want it to be any other way," he said. Majewski and ...


City observes 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

Thursday, December 08, 2016 - Updated: 7:15 AM - By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff Dozens of local residents gathered on the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook pedestrian bridge Wednesday afternoon at approximately the same time the first bombs were dropped on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago. At least one ...


Officials seek to identify man in mobile home blaze

Thursday, December 08, 2016 - Updated: 7:16 AM - By LEVI PASCHER Fulton County Express VAIL MILLS -- The man who died in a mobile home fire at Stanley Estates Wednesday remains unidentified as of this morning. Fulton County officials said they will perform an autopsy later today to identify the bod ...


What's Happening

Thursday, December 08, 2016 - Updated: 7:17 AM - Today AMSTERDAM The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold Makerspace: Youth FX at 4 p.m. AMSTERDAM The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold Tech Thursday: Social Media at 6 p.m. AMSTERDAM The Friends of Amsterdam Free Library w ...


McGillin rolls perfect 300 game

Thursday, December 08, 2016 - Updated: 7:24 AM - By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder TOWN OF AMSTERDAM -- Brendan McGillin knew what was at stake when he grabbed his bowling ball for his final frame of Wednesday's match against the Broadalbin-Perth Patriots. The Amsterdam High School senior had been f ...


AHS wrestlers win

Thursday, December 08, 2016 - Updated: 7:23 AM - By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder Whenever Wednesday's Foothills Council dual meet against the Schuylerville Black Horses seemed to be getting too close for comfort, the Amsterdam High School wrestling team always seemed to have the answer. The Rams g ...