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BH-BL blanks AHS

Kristin Langdon tossed a one-hitter to lead Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake to a 2-0 victory over Amsterdam in a non-league girls softball game on Thursday. Sydney Szczepanik had the lone Amsterdam hit — a single with two outs in the seventh inning. Langdon finished the contest, striking out eight and...

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The Recorder – 04/19/2019

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Celeste named women’s soccer coach at F-MCC

JOHNSTOWN — Joe Celeste has been selected as the head coach for the women’s soccer program at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, which has added women’s soccer back to its list of sports after a five-year hiatus. Celeste is a native of Glens Falls and is a graduate from Cazenovia College...

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Area golf courses gear up for 2019

Mike Demars chips onto the ninth green Wednesday at the Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course. (Adam Shinder/Recorder staff) By PAUL ANTONELLI Recorder Sports Editor There is little more promising than a golf course that opens on the heels of perhaps the biggest golf story in decades: Tiger Woods winning...

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F-FCS board adopts budget

From left to right, Fonda-Fultonville Superintendent Thomas Ciaccio, Board of Education President Matt Sullivan and Vice President Bonnie Couture during Wednesday’s Board of Education meeting. (Winnie Blackwood/Recorder staff) By WINNIE BLACKWOOD Recorder News Staff  FONDA — The...

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Florida orders annexation study

Michael Crowe, an attorney with FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth in Glens Falls, right, speaks to the Florida Town Board about the potential annexation with the city of Amsterdam during a board meeting this week. (Winnie Blackwood/Recorder staff) By WINNIE BLACKWOOD Recorder News Staff FLORIDA — Town...

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WingFest set for Saturday in Amsterdam

By JOHN PURCELL Recorder News Staff Amsterdam is looking to give people something to cluck about this weekend through a new citywide event. More than 20 different types of chicken wings will be served up across 17 businesses throughout the city Saturday from 1 to 7 p.m. for Amsterdam’s inaugural...

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Analysis: Mueller paints damning portrait

Attorney General William Barr speaks about the release of a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report during a news conference Thursday in Washington. (The Associated Press) By JULIE PACE The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — To Donald Trump, the start of special counsel...

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Trump claims victory; president tries to frame moment with more bluster

President Donald Trump greets people at Palm Beach International Airport Thursday  in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump is spending the Easter weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate. (The Associated Press) WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly two years, President Donald Trump and his allies sought to undermine...

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Phyllis ‘Cheech’ Murphy

April 16, 2019  Phyllis  “Cheech” Murphy, 80, of County Highway 126, Amsterdam, NY passed away suddenly  on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 with her loving family by her side.  Phyllis was born in Amsterdam, NY on May 21, 1938. She was the daughter of Alfred “Benny” and Agnes Draus Myers....

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Joanne (Jenny) Hall

Joanne (Jenny) Hall, 90, of Johnstown, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019 with her loving family by her side. She was born on May 28, 1928 in Amsterdam, the daughter of the late Alfred and Pauline Coluni DiCaprio. She attended Amsterdam schools and was employed for many years at Garfalls in...

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Michael Joseph Leo Kowalczyk

April 15, 2019 Michael Joseph Leo Kowalczyk, 68, of Perth, N.Y., entered eternal peace on Monday, April 15, 2019 with his loving family by his side. Born on November 11, 1950 in Amsterdam, N.Y., he was the son of Joseph and the late Irma (Stuart) Kowalczyk. Michael graduated from the former Perth...

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Marlene E. Gargiulo

April 17, 2019 Marlene E. Gargiulo, 85, passed away April 17, 2019 with her loving family by her side. Marlene was born March 15, 1934 in Amsterdam, and is the daughter of the late Elwood and Marguerite (Tabor) Husted. She is survived by her children Susan (Duane) Butts, Cathy (Don) Gardner, Edward...

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Food stamps, online shopping about to mix

In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo, Walmart associate Alicia Carter fulfills online grocery orders at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Amazon and Walmart on Thursday are kicking off a two-year pilot established by the government to allow low-income shoppers on government food assistance in New York...

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Giants have 2 first rounds: expect beef and maybe a QB

In this March 2, 2019, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine, in Indianapolis. Haskins is a possible pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.  (The Associated Press) EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After trading offensive catalyst Odell Beckham Jr....

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Pass-rushing presence the target for Jets

NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets’ massive offseason makeover is about to take another critical step. New York has the No. 3 overall pick in the NFL draft for the second straight year, and general manager Mike Maccagnan has a chance to add a big-time difference-maker to his overhauled roster. Last year,...

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Network bosses pleased with NFL TV packages

By JOE REEDY AP Sports Writer Howard Katz has the most unenviable task in the National Football League. As the league’s senior vice president of broadcasting and media operations, he is the point person for formulating the schedule and trying to make the executives of the league’s four broadcast...

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Texas Tech’s Culver declares for NBA draft after 2 seasons

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Big 12 player of the year Jarrett Culver declared for the NBA draft Thursday after helping lead his hometown Texas Tech Red Raiders on the two deepest NCAA Tournament runs in school history. Culver’s on-campus announcement came 10 days after the Red Raiders finished their...

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Thunder’s Paul George out of sync, looking to find rhythm

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George, left, looks to pass the ball around Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, in Portland, Ore.  (The Associated Press) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — When Paul George...

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Penguins and Lightning exits show big playoff hockey differences

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer Scotty Bowman had already coached six teams to the Stanley Cup championship when his high-powered Detroit Red Wings that won 12 of their first 14 playoff games couldn’t get the puck away from the New Jersey Devils and got swept in the 1995 final. “They just shut...

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