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Union filing may be the new normal
Vic Giulianelli , CEO of St. Mary's Healthcare, has focused on keeping staff informed since a union filed paperwork last week seeking to represent 250 workers at the Amsterdam, New York, hospital system.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
New rules are proposed for train cargo
The U.S Department of Transportation proposed new rules Wednesday to improve the safety of trains carrying crude oil and other hazardous materials.
Locals debate casino impact
The debate continues over whether a potential casino at Thruway Exit 27 could provide an economic boost to the area or create more harm in the long run.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Marker to honor park's centennial
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the opening of Crescent Park -- today's Shuttleworth Park in Amsterdam -- the Historic Amsterdam League commissioned a historical marker that tells much of the story of the popular plot of land in the heart of the city.
City clerk's role reviewed by charter group
The role of the Amsterdam city clerk is the latest item of discussion by the Charter Review Commission appointed by Mayor Ann Thane.
Antonie M. Langr Close
Antonie M. Langr Close, 77, of Mayfield, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 19, at St. Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam, with her family at her side.
Popular sports-themed camp takes over Bacon
Michael Kelly/Recorder staff Jeff Asencio, left, participates in the obstacle course Tuesday as part of the city of Amsterdam's all-day summer camp at the former Clara S. Bacon Elementary School.
Perth man facing rape charge
Justin R. Milonovich, 46, of 4293 Route 30 Lot 12, was arrested by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Tuesday and charged with third-degree rape.
a Take a surgical robot for a "test drive"
St. Mary's Healthcare in Amsterdam, New York plans to let people take its new surgical robot for a "test drive."
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Amsterdam retirement community in Port Washington seeks bankruptcy protection
In East Islip road construction. right lane closed on Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27 WB between Connetquot Ave/X46 and Carleton Ave/X46 In East Islip road construction.
Home demolition set to begin soon
Members of the town board approved at Monday's board meeting a $27,500 bid to Eric J. Preene Trucking and Excavating of Amsterdam to demolish the property at 775 Youngs Corners Road.
Teens charged with robbery
Four teenagers were charged Monday in connection with the strong-armed robbery of a person in the parking lot of the former Stewart's store on Route 30, Fulton County sheriff's deputies said today.
Malaysia Airlines crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city
The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government today on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels to impose tougher economic sanctions on Russia.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Music Fest Helps Fire Department
"Music is my passion, that's why I really wanted to start this festival up originally," firefighter Robert Hassenfuss said Saturday during the 6th annual Hagaman Volunteer Fire Department Music Festival.
Wall Street Journal
The Innocent Lives of Flight 17
A day after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 crashed in eastern Ukraine, killing 298 people, the small Dutch town of Volendam paid their respects to Cor Schilder and Neeltje Tol, two of their own killed in the tragedy.
Richard Lee Hughes
Richard Lee Hughes, 67, formerly of New York City, passed away Monday, June 23, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, after a brief illness.
For 30 years Deb Deming has taught art to Gloversville high school students. Recently, she's expanded her teaching to a wider range of students, in a different kind of classroom.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: What we know so far
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: What we know so far Following the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash Thursday--which killed all 298 on board--many questions remain.
Vaccination clinic set for city dogs
After six cases of canine parvovirus were discovered in a three-month span, Amsterdam residents are being encouraged to bring their dogs to an upcoming parvo vaccination clinic.
Whitty to start as fire chief July 28
Battalion Chief Michael Whitty started serving in the Amsterdam Fire Department July 18, 1988 -- and in fewer than 10 days he will begin his role as Amsterdam's new fire chief.