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  1. Villa orders emergency sewer repairs on Pershing RoadRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Recorder

    Longstanding sewer issues along one city street has reportedly led several residents to experience sewage back ups somewhat regularly into their homes, so crews have begun emergency repairs to address the problem. Amsterdam Mayor Michael Villa said he issued Wednesday a Declaration of Emergency to complete sanitary sewer repairs on Pershing Road.

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  2. Artist selected for MVGO sculptures, aldermen to voteRead the original story

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    A Bulgarian native has been selected to create the final pieces of artwork for the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook Bridge, which includes two sculptures and a decorative gate. Amsterdam Common Council members are scheduled to hold a special meeting Wednesday and aldermen will vote on a proposed contract with 48-year-old artist Dimitar Lukanov to complete two sculptures and an artistic gate, which will be installed at the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook pedestrian bridge.

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  3. Mohawks' pitchers rise to Griffin's challengeRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Recorder

    As the Amsterdam Mohawks try to build momentum in the final week of the 2017 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League regular season, head coach Keith Griffin has leveled a challenge at an oft-inconsistent pitching staff to give a team a boost down the stretch. They certainly answered the bell Tuesday night against the Saugerties Stallions, and prior to Wednesday's game against the Glens Falls Dragons, Griffin was singing the praises of the three pitchers who rose to the occasion.

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  4. Dorothea L. StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Recorder

    Dorothea L. Stewart, 87, of Old Trail Road, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, July 26, 2017, at her home, with her loving family at her bed side. She was born at home on Locust Avenue in Amsterdam on June 20, 1930.

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  5. Phyllis M. "Phidy" ParryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Recorder

    Mrs. Phyllis M. "Phidy" Parry, 84, of Tribes Hill, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at the Home of the Good Shepherd in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., with her family at her side. Born in Amsterdam, N.Y., on Sept.

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  6. Roberta J. PiurekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Recorder

    Roberta J. Piurek, 76, passed away peacefully at home on July 24, 2017, in the loving arms of her family after her long, courageous battle with breast cancer. Born in Amsterdam, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late John and Sadie Silka.

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  7. Police reportsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 24 | Recorder

    Police said Guthridge was operating a vehicle southbound on Route 30 in the town of Florida when he moved onto the shoulder of the roadway and then initiated a u-turn. Police said while turning Guthridge steered his vehicle into the passenger side of the vehicle that was behind his as it passed him.

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  8. Janet Marie DarrowRead the original story

    Monday Jul 24 | Recorder

    Janet Marie Darrow, 67, formerly of Sprakers, died suddenly Monday, July 24, 2017, at Columbia Memorial. Janet was born in Amsterdam to the late Lois and "Bucky" Darrow.

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  9. Kenneth S. Sponable, Jr.Read the original story

    Friday Jul 21 | Recorder

    Kenneth S. Sponable, Jr., 46, of Broadalbin, N.Y., died suddenly on Friday, July 21, 2017, surrounded by his family. Born in Amsterdam, N.Y., on July 24, 1970, he was the son of Deborah Shelmandine Rogers and the late Kenneth S. Sponable, Sr. A lifelong area resident, Ken was employed as a truck driver for various local companies.

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  10. Land bank moves to raze East End properties in cityRead the original story

    Yesterday | Recorder

    Three dilapidated homes Amsterdam officials have longed to see razed at the East End arterial entrance in the city are slated to be demolished by the fall. The Capital Regional Land Bank has agreed to solicit bids for three structures from 42 to 48 Forbes Street, with several other buildings on John Street identified for future demolition, Nicholas Zabawsky, of the Amsterdam Urban Renewal Agency, said Tuesday.

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  11. Playing a role in Liberty's developmentRead the original story

    Yesterday | Recorder

    In 2017, Liberty ARC is celebrating 60 years of providing quality programs to individuals with disabilities in our community. This is the second installment of articles relating some of the high points of Liberty's history including anecdotes about the people and places that played a role in the agency's development.

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  12. Alberta M. WaufleRead the original story

    Monday Jul 24 | Recorder

    Alberta M. Waufle, 81, of St. Johnsville, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 24, 2017, at Wilkinson Residential, Amsterdam, N.Y. with her loving family by her side. She was born June 4, 1936 in Princetown, N.Y., the daughter of late Charles and Luetta Belfance and was educated in Mariaville School in Schenectady, N.Y. Mrs. Waufle was last employed at Helmont Mills in St. Johnsville, N.Y. At one time she worked at the former Felt Shoe Co., in St. Johnsville, N.Y. Alberta's life revolved around her family, with the happiest times being in the company of her loved ones, especially her loving grandchildren.

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  13. Amsterdam man faces rape, sexual misconduct chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Recorder

    Amsterdam police arrested Steven H. Thomas Jr., 20, of 20 Kreisel Terrace, and charged him Thursday with second-degree rape, a felony, and sexual misconduct. Police arrested Thomas after an investigation into him having sexual contract with a 15-year-old female and another female younger than 15 years old.

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  14. Abel Tasman, Elate no worse for wear after 1-2 finish in G1 CCAORead the original story

    Monday | Recorder

    Abel Tasman, fresh off her head victory in the Grade 1, $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks at Saratoga Race Course, was set to fly out of Newburgh Airport early Monday afternoon to return to Bob Baffert's barn at Del Mar in California. All looked well Monday morning for the Quality Road filly, according to trainer John Terranova, who housed the winning filly at his barn on the main track backside.

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  15. Mohawks fall 3-0 on the roadRead the original story

    Monday | Recorder

    The Amsterdam Mohawks never got out of the gate offensively Monday night against the Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs, managing just five hits in a 3-0 loss that was ended due to rain in the seventh inning. Douglas Molnar and Levi Abrahamson combined on the shutout for Mohawk Valley , with Molnar allowing four hits, walking one and striking out two in six innings before Abrahamson earned the save with a scoreless seventh, allowing one hit and striking out one.

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  16. Class of 2020's Andre Jackson receives offer to attend UMassRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Recorder

    When the first of what's likely to be a boatload of Division I offers came his way, Andre Jackson was taken a little bit by surprised, but it's serving as motivation for the Amsterdam native as he enters the long, arduous college basketball recruiting process. Earlier this month, Jackson, a rising sophomore at Albany Academy and likely to be one of New York's most coveted college prospects in the class of 2020, received his first college offer from the University of Massachusetts.

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  17. Amsterdam Free Library kicks off Summer Reading ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Recorder

    State Education Department Commissioner MaryEllen Elia joined state and local representatives Monday morning to formally kick off the Summer Reading Program at Amsterdam Free Library. Amsterdam library staff had planned to start this year's Summer Reading on July 5, but the program was delayed following a fire outside the historic building last month.

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  18. Issue with water, sewer revenue holds up 2015-16 AUDRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 23 | Recorder

    One issue is holding up Amsterdam from officially closing its books for the 2015-16 fiscal year as city officials target completing that year's audit by the end of August. City Controller Matthew Agresta said last week his office is still working to complete the 2015-16 Annual Update Document to file with the State Comptroller's Office.

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  19. St. Mary's Healthcare among HealthCare's - Most Wired'Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 23 | Recorder

    St. Mary's Healthcare, Amsterdam has been named by the American Hospital Association as one of HealthCare's "Most Wired" Hospitals. The AHA uses a survey to gather information on how hospitals use technology to improve health care experiences and better engage patients.

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  20. Rymaruk passes test for 5th degree black beltRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 23 | Recorder

    Photo submitted Front row, from left, Justin Rymaruk and Master Instructor Ihor Rymaruk. Back row, from left, Brian Misavage, Dr. William Papura, Stephen Valle and Wayne Marotta.

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