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Kevin Mattison


Kevin is the Executive Editor of the Recorder, and you can contact him at You may also read his blog - featuring columns both old and new - at Mattison's Avenue Blog.

Marianne Friers


Fultonville dairy farmer Marianne Friers is a regular columnist. She blogs at

Don Williams


Don was born and raised in the Adirondacks. He is a retired Gloversville school principal and magazine writer. He lives in Gloversville.


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Tampa Bay beats Rangers, will play for Stanley Cup

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Lightning will play for the Stanley Cup, winning their third straight game at Madison Square Garden 2-0 on Friday night to beat the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference finals in seven games. Ben Bishop, pulled fr ...
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Mohawks to open on Tuesday

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder For Amsterdam Mohawks president and general manager Brian Spagnola, the end of May and beginning of June is always a mad scramble. That hasn't changed at all this year. With the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League ...

Tonko bill to push for drug controls in horse racing

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, announced Friday morning that he is planning to introduce bipartisan legislation that creates a national, independent agency to establish uniform drug and medication standards ...

Canajoharie girls win Group 4 championship

STILLWATER - Led by a pair of wins from Dainara Veeder in the 100 and 400-meter hurdles, and a sweep of the top three spots in the 400-meter dash with Jordan Porter, Jordyn Logan and Christina Towse, the Canajoharie girls track and field team capture ...


George J. Romleski

March 29, 2015 George J. Romleski 71, of Durhamville fought a long hard battle with Parkinson's Disease and dementia and passed away with family by his side, on Sunday March 29, 2015. He was a medical patient at the Oneida Healthcare Extended Ca ...
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Hazlett J. Quackenbush Jr.

May 27, 2015 Mr. Hazlett J. Quackenbush Jr. 94, of Amsterdam, passed away Wednesday, May 27, at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam with his loving family at his side. He was born Nov. 20, 1920, in Rensselaer, the son of the late Hazlett J. and C ...
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Sara (Danzis) Lukasiewicz

May 27, 2015 Sue Lukasiewicz passed away Wednesday, May 27, at home with her loving family at her side. She was 84. Born in New York City Feb. 11, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Lena (Erlandsen) Danzis. She was the wife of t ...

Mimi (Marie) Reid

Memorial gathering A memorial gathering for Mimi Reid will be held Sunday, May 31, at 2 p.m. at Point O'Pines Camp, 7201 Route 8, Brant Lake. It was Mimi's wish to have her many friends and family gather at the special place she called home for ...


Around the Remote: TV picks for the week of May 31-June 6

Combined wire services DON'T MISS: "Hannibal" -- As the critically beloved serial-killer drama opens its third season, our titular cannibal (Mads Mikkelsen) is on the lam in Europe. He's accompanied by his psychiatrist and colleague Bedelia Du Maurier (Gillian Anderson), who will play a much bigger role on the show this year. Sounds absolutely delectable. Bon appétit, Fannibals. 10 p.m. Thursday, NBC. SUNDAY: Somebody takes home 50 grand a ...

Unscripted TV stripped bare by scripted drama 'UnREAL'

By FRAZIER MOORE The Associated Press NEW YORK -- "UnREAL" might be TV's most fully realized reality series. Why shouldn't it be? It's scripted, then performed by professional actors. Premiering Monday at 10 p.m. EDT on Lifetime, "UnREAL" arrives with what just might be perfect timing. The reality genre is cooling off (yet still embarrassing itself) as reality-based networks scramble to shore up their schedules with scripted dramas and comedies -- ...

The Associated Press Music Reviews

Whitesnake "The Purple Album" (Frontiers) Who says you can't go home? David Coverdale delves deep into his Deep Purple background on the new Whitesnake album, which re-does songs from his tenure fronting the legendary classic rock outfit. "The Purple Album" begins with a more bottom-heavy version of the classic rock anthem "Burn," which Coverdale shared lead vocals with Glenn Hughes on the original track. And while the remake misses Hughes' hi ...

The fault & our stars Dwayne and his muscles can't save a cheesy, predictable film

By JOCELYN NOVECK The Associated Press It's sure been a rough year for Hollywood. First there was the stinging Sony hacking scandal. And now we have the humbling image of the Hollywood letters themselves toppling to the ground, as most of California is pulverized by an earthquake -- make that earthquakes, plural -- in "San Andreas." If those letters toppling sounds like a pretty obvious image, well, duh. Everything in "San Andreas," which stars Dw ...
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    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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