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  1. Why your out-of-town friends cana t pronounce HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Real Deal

    ... was a delegate in the 1787 Constitutional Convention and one of the original trustees of the University of Georgia at Athens. It's impressive, but how did a transcontinental Southerner give his name to one of Manhattan's most important streets? The ...

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  2. William T. Barnes Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... his children, Dana M. Conklin and husband, Joseph, of Pleasant Gap and William T. Barnes Jr. and wife, Jasmine, of Athens, N.Y.; five grandchildren, Aiden Gingerich, Elliot Gingerich, Olivia Conklin, Avery Barnes, and Annabelle Barnes; and siblings, ...

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  3. Emirates' Clark stands firm on merits of Athens-NY routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Air Transport World

    Emirates Airline president Tim Clark is standing firmly behind his decision to launch a daily fifth-freedom service between Dubai and New York via Athens even though the route prompted a new outburst of protest from the three US majors. Dubai-based Emirates announced in January it plans to start the Athens-New York Newark route in March.

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  4. Letter: Farms depend on immigrant laborRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Albany Times Union

    A worker cleans Brussel Sprouts at the new Field Goods facility Friday Jan. 29, 2016 in Athens, NY. A worker cleans Brussel Sprouts at the new Field Goods facility Friday Jan. 29, 2016 in Athens, NY.

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  5. John Lew "Jack" MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... daughter, Gina L. Martin; son-in-law, Michael Johnson; grandson, Garrick Johnson; granddaughter, Arden Johnson of Athens, New York; three brothers, Anthony of Lake Mary, Florida, James (Jim) of Perdido Key, Florida, and Charles of Saranac Lake, New ...

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  6. Athens-New York year-long link returns after five yearsRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | UAport

    ALEXANDRA KASSIMI After a five-year absence, the year-round daily air link between Athens and the New York area is scheduled to resume as Dubai-based airline Emirates on Monday announced it will be starting flights on the route from March 12. Athens International Airport officials had been trying to get the airline to commit to the service since 2013.

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  7. Emirates' Dubai-Athens-New York flight violates U.S. aviation agreement, say U.S. airlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Fox News

    Emirates' announcement on Monday that it would start flying to the United States with a stop for passengers in Greece sparked a strong reaction from a lobby group representing U.S. competitors who accused it of competing unfairly through state subsidies. The world's largest long-haul airline said it would start daily flights to New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport via Athens on March 12. Emirates was "flagrantly violating" the air services agreement that allows it to fly to the United States, said the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies, which represents Delta Air Lines and other U.S. airlines.

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  8. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2017 | North Country Now

    ... guard Abbey LaPage (North Bangor, N.Y./Franklin Academy) had a game-high 17 points, while junior forward Emily Drake (Athens, N.Y./Coxsackie-Athens) grabbed 11 rebounds for another game-high. Sophomore forward Jenna Einink (Mayville, N.Y./Chautauqua ...

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  9. More retired than active priests historic first in Albany dioceseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    ... Deimeke, 76, a retired diocesan priest who shuttles between two parishes five miles apart, one in Catskill and one in Athens. The diocese has sweetened the pot by offering retired priests a stipend of $75 per Mass. The extra pay is nice, but retired ...

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  10. Cargill Accountant Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $3.1 mnRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | WebCPA

    An Upstate New York woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling at least $3.1 million from agriculture giant Cargill Inc., the Justice Department announced. Diane Backis, 50, of Athens, N.Y, was an accounting manager at Cargill, and conducted her embezzlement over a 10-year span, causing at least $25 million in losses.

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  11. Former Cargill accounting manager admits to fraud.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | World-Grain

    ... P. Kitchen of the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI), New York Field Office. Backis, 50, of Athens, New York, U.S., pleaded guilty to mail fraud and filing a false income tax return. While at Cargill, Backis was responsible for ...

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  12. New York Accountant Admits Stealing $3M from Grain ShipperRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Insurance Journal West

    A corporate accountant in New York admitted Monday to stealing at least $3.1 million from agribusiness giant Cargill, Inc., and causing $25 million in losses to the privately held company's grain shipping operations at the Port of Albany. Diane Backis, of Athens, New York, pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Albany to mail fraud and filing a false income tax return.

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  13. Albany accountant admits stealing $3M from grain companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Times Herald-Record

    ... million in losses to the privately held company's grain shipping operations at the Port of Albany. Diane Backis, of Athens, New York, pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Albany to mail fraud and filing a false income tax return. U.S. Attorney ...

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  14. Accountant admits stealing $3M from CargillRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Albany, N.Y. a A corporate accountant in New York admitted Monday to stealing at least $3.1 million from agribusiness giant Cargill, Inc., and causing $25 million in losses to the privately held company's grain shipping operations at the Port of Albany. Diane Backis, of Athens, N.Y., pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Albany to mail fraud and filing a false income tax return.

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  15. Woman accused of stealing $3.1M from Cargill pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | WTEN-TV Albany

    The U.S. Department of Justice says Diana Backis, 50, of Athens, N.Y., pleaded guilty Monday to stealing at least $3.1 million over the past 10 years. "Ms. Backis stole millions of dollars from her employer in a decade-long scheme to enrich herself so she could live beyond her means," U.S. Attorney Richard S. Hartunian said.

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  16. 3BlogsA 1929 Alien AbductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Syracuse New Times

    ... problems were representative of the classic alien abduction scenario. Nov. 3, 2016: At 7:30 p.m., a resident of Athens, NY, reported observing a helicopter flying northbound. He said the helicopter was following behind a group of small red lights ...

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  17. MBA student dies of complications from surgeryRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | Daily Pennsylvanian

    ... and education into his work, the email said. After graduation, he worked for the Boston Consulting Group in Athens, New York and Philadelphia. He took part in an elite global social impact initiative at BCG before returning to Penn this fall to ...

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  18. Greene County a historical gemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    The Hudson-Athens Lighthouse, in New York's Hudson River, a silent sentinel guiding mariners along their way for more than 125 years, is a little brighter and cheerier while bedecked in Christmas lights, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2000, for the holiday season. The lighthouse is midway between the City of Hudson on the east shore and the Village of Athens on the west shore of the Hudson about 25 miles south of Albany.

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  19. Shots fired in woods, shooter arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    A Greene County man who fired shots in the woods near a town of Athens home was arrested Wednesday because he was supposed to have turned in his weapons, State Police said. Steven Parente , 50, of Athens is charged with criminal contempt and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, felonies, and misdemeanor criminal possession of a weapon and unlawful marijuana possession, a violation, troopers said.

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  20. Maple Hill Girls Volleyball downs Coxsackie-Athens with come fromRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    Earlier this season, when the Maple Hill Girls Varsity Volleyball team played in Coxsackie they left with their heads down, falling to the Indians in what senior Jess Hogan describes as an "ugly game." Tuesday evening, the Wildcats returned the favor pulling ahead after dropping the first set 16 to 25. "We knew if we worked together we could beat them," senior Anna Horbota said.

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