Alex Cooper/The Recorder From left, Shannon Armstrong, Mark Kilmer, and Vicky Meyers pose for a photo during the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce annual golf tournament on Friday, at the Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course.

New assisted living facility taking shape in downtown

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Updated: 1:09 AM - By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff The sound of a jackhammer filled the air this week as contractors continued their work to transform the former America's Best Value Inn in downtown Amsterdam into a new assisted living facility. Amsterdam Mayor Mic ...


City kicks off homecoming with bonfire on South Side

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Updated: 1:09 AM - By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff Amsterdam will kick off homecoming festivities tonight with a bonfire in the South Side along the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook pedestrian bridge. Amsterdam Recreation Department Director Robert Spagnola said the ...


Police investigate cause of fatal crash

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Updated: 4:07 AM - By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff Amsterdam police are still investigating the cause of a fatal motor vehicle crash that occured Friday morning in the city of Amsterdam. Joanna Maciariello, 64, of Clifton Park, was pronounced dead after crashing he ...


Planners weigh impact of large solar projects

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Updated: 1:08 AM - By EMILY DREW Recorder News Staff FONDA -- As solar developments become more abundant in Montgomery County, the county planning board is working to decide the best route to take when assessing large developments. County senior planner William Roehr c ...


Stanavich rushes for 265 yards and three TDs to lead AHS, 35-0

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Updated: 1:08 AM - By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder TROY -- Talk about the right game at the right time. The Amsterdam Rugged Rams headed into Friday's football game against Lansingburgh desperately needing to regain some momentum after Saturday's 40-point blowout loss ...


Mayfield sweeps Fort Plain

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Updated: 1:08 AM - FORT PLAIN -- Mikayla Myers had six kills and seven digs, while Emily Mormando compiled 14 assists, six blocks and 17 service points as the Mayfield High School volleyball team notched a 3-0 sweep of Fort Plain in Western Athletic Conference action F ...