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Saratoga is off and running

As you're reading this column, Day 1 of the 2016 Saratoga meet is in the books. Hope everyone had a good opening day and got the meet off on the right track with winnings. My columns during this year's meet will focus on weekend racing. These two day ...
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Trip to Delaware a thrill for Amsterdam 12U

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder For Amsterdam's 12-and-under travel baseball team, last weekend's trip to Rehoboth Beach, Del. for the Summer Slugfest 12U tournament was going to be the last time the group played together on a small field before mov ...
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Mohawks silenced in defeat

The Amsterdam Mohawks' offense was shut down for seven innings by Albany Dutchmen pitcher Gavin Wallace, and a rough fifth inning for Amsterdam pitcher Griffin Roberts proved too much for the Mohawks to overcome in a 6-1 loss to Albany on Friday nigh ...

Jose Reyes' 3 hits help Mets edge Marlins 5-3

MIAMI (AP) -- Jose Reyes had his first three-hit game since joining the New York Mets early this month and scored twice to help them beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Friday night. Reyes drove in a run, stole a base and scored on two sacrifice flies by ...


Warren P. Roosevelt Sr.

July 15, 2016 Warren P. Roosevelt Sr., a former resident of Canada Lake and Fonda, New York passed away in Punta Gorda, Fla., on July 15, 2016. Born on April 11, 1938 in Amsterdam, N.Y., he was the son of the late Melfred "Jake" and Alberta Eng ...

Catherine L. Dievendorf

July 21, 2016 Catherine L. Dievendorf of Sherman Avenue, Arcade and formerly of Fort Plain, N.Y. died Thursday, July 21, 2016, at the Bertrand-Chaffee Hospital in Springville at the age of 65. She was born April 10, 1951 in Amsterdam, N.Y., a ...

Mary Jo D'Alessandro

July 20, 2016 Mary Jo D'Alessandro, 72, of Amsterdam, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at her home. Born on June 29, 1944 in Amsterdam, she was the daughter of the late Neil and Mary Derrico D'Alessandro. A lifelong resident ...

Daniel J. 'Pucky' Agresta

July 21, 2016 Daniel J. "Pucky" Agresta, 44, of Arch Street, Amsterdam, New York, passed away Thursday morning, July 21, 2016, at St. Mary's Healthcare in Amsterdam. Born in Amsterdam, New York, on Aug. 17, 1971, he is the son of Virginia Phel ...


Q&A: Saying goodbye to some shows, waiting and objecting to a few

By RICH HELDENFELS Akron Beacon Journal You have questions. I have some answers. Q: Why do the game shows on ABC on Sundays at 8 p.m. have to be so vulgar? The time period is still family time. These are shows we enjoyed as kids and want our kids to enjoy -- but not with the questions they ask now. I know sex sells, but I feel this is getting out of hand A: Let me offer several reasons, not to justify TV behavior but to explain it. First, some ...

Extra footage won't help muddled 'Batman v Superman' DVD

By RICK BENTLEY The Fresno Bee This week's top video releases features additional material from the theatrical version. "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," 2 stars out of 4: Holy bloated muddled mess! The first 45 minutes of director Zack Snyder's "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" is such a confusing menagerie of worn-out and worthless story points that only a well-staged battle and the appearance of a female savior keep this latest comic-boo ...

OPENING IN HOLLYWOOD THIS WEEK "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie" -- Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley are back as Edina and Patsy, living the AbFab life until they cause a media storm and flee to the French Riviera. With Julia Sawalha. Written by Saunders. Directed by Mandie Fletcher. (1:30) R. "Ice Age: Collision Course" -- Scrat's back chasing that acorn and sets off a chain of cosmic events that threatens the world he and his friends know. Voices b ...

'Star Trek,' 'Aliens' celebrating anniversaries at Comic-Con 2016

By DERRIK J. LANG AP Entertainment Writer "Star Trek" is going to Comic-Con to celebrate its birthday in a bold way. The intergalactic franchise is among several long-running entertainment properties scheduled to mark major milestones at this week's pop-culture extravaganza in San Diego. The series' 50th anniversary will be celebrated alongside the likes of the 20th birthday of the spooky video game series "Resident Evil," the 25th anniversary ...
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