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Officials make play to hear casinos' plans
Capital OTB President and CEO John Signor was on hand at Tuesday night's full legislature meeting to ask Montgomery County to support the building of the proposed casino in Rensselaer County.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Service to the community leads to prestigious award
Dozens of community leaders and guests made their way to the garden on Monday evening to celebrate the 94th annual Women's Equality Day and honor the 2014 Equality Award recipient at an event hosted by the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Hometown Association.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Police: Tractor trailer stuck in drive-thru
At 1 p.m. this afternoon, Amsterdam police were trying to figure out how to move a tractor trailer stuck in the Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru lane of the Volero gas station after it hit a telephone pole.
St. Mary's transition Diocese seeking a permanent fix
The Rev. Lawrence J. Decker will fill the role of administrator of St. Mary's Church in Amsterdam while the Albany Catholic Diocese continues its search for a priest to guide the congregation on a more permanent basis.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Letter to Amsterdam parishes from Bishop Edward Scharfenberger
The following letter from Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger was read this morning to the congregation of St. Mary's Church in Amsterdam: I want to update you on the pastoral planning process for Amsterdam.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
From Farm to Fair
This year, attendees at the 173rd Fonda Fair will be able to get a closer look at where their food comes from than ever before.
Centro Civico raising funds for basketball court
After the Amsterdam Common Council prohibited basketball hoops or any type of basketball game on city streets last month, Centro Civico officials have been actively seeking another solution for children.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
County cleaning up after another storm
Trevor Junquera/Recorder staff Randall Hart Sr. of the town of Mohawk cuts the pavement on Reservoir Road as repairs to Thursday night's storm damage commenced this morning.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
County settles lawsuit over arrest: attorney
Montgomery County has settled a lawsuit brought by a man who alleged the Sheriff's Department violated his civil rights when he was arrested while trying to keep his vehicle from being repossessed, a news release said.
Down to earth
When Joseph Emanuele recently went to 4 p.m. Saturday Mass at St. Mary's Church in Amsterdam, he encountered something he didn't expect.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Jobs are coming to Edson Street
The Flooring Authority Inc. in Amsterdam is expanding into the city's Edson Street Industrial Park and as a result will bring additional jobs to the area.
Amsterdam and B-PCS are among local schools earning pre-K grant
The Greater Amsterdam and Broadalbin-Perth Central school districts are among 81 districts and community-based organizations to receive state funding to start full-day pre-kindergarten programs.
Police still seek info on shooting
Amsterdam police say they are still looking for suspects involved in a shooting Tuesday morning at a Garden Street residence.
The Greater Amsterdam School District Board of Education will meet for its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Central Administration Building, 11 Liberty St. The Amsterdam Free Library will host Summer Reading Program: Utica Zoo at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. At 1 p.m. Reptiles and Amphibians visit the library and at 3 p.m. More Summer Fun: ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Woman organizes community walk to help stop child abuse
For the past two years, the Hagaman resident has been working with child protective services, and going back and forth to court, to protect a youngster.
Amsterdam police investigate early morning shooting
Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Tuesday morning. According to Amsterdam Police, they received reports of shots fired around 3:45 a.m. on Garden Street.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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Photos: Polish Festival
Scott Murawski, from Amsterdam, playing the part of Scotty Nut Nut, spins a plate as he entertains guests at the Schenectady Polish American Festival at Saint Adalberts Church on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Schenectady, N.Y. This is the 29th year of the festival for the church which is over 100 years old.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
AHS classes of 48 and 1949 gather for final reunion
NICOLE ANTONUCCI/Recorder Alumni Nancy Catena and Betty Blase reunite Saturday at the the AHS Class of 1948/1949 reunions at the Raindancer Restaurant, Amsterdam.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
More jobs still in play
While a developer's play to locate a casino in Montgomery County went bust, there will be more opportunities for local officials to lend a hand to businesses to bring jobs to the area.
Amsterdam's 'Nando' bounces back with a victory
Paul Antonelli/Recorder staff Amsterdam light heavyweight boxer Luis "Nando" King poses with his trainer Joe Sagarese following a win over Scott Donovan at Saratoga Springs City Center on Friday night.