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Amsterdam rec basketball champions crowned

There's apparently no deficit to large for Cotugno Dental to overcome. In the Amsterdam Recreation Basketball League grades 7-8 semifinals on Feb. 22, Cotugno Dental overcame an 11-point deficit to post a one-point victory over Wishful Thinking and ...
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S-G eliminates Amsterdam in Class A opener

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder TROY -- The Amsterdam Lady Rams got themselves off to the perfect head start, but once the Scotia-Glenville Lady Tartans got themselves going, Amsterdam's wheels fell off and the Lady Rams never got them back on strai ...

Lufkin, Argyle too much for Northville in Class D quarters

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder STILLWATER -- In an attempt to corral Argyle Scots sophomore guard Kobe Lufkin, Northville Falcons coach John Karbowski III gave senior guard Will Wilson the difficult assignment of shadowing Lufkin all Saturda ...
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Voorheesville edges Broadalbin-Perth 61-59 in overtime

CLIFTON PARK -- The first loss the Broadalbin-Perth Patriots suffered to a Class B opponent this season also turned out to be the one that ended B-P's 2014-15 boys basketball season. For the second straight year, the Patriots were bounced by Voorhe ...


Kathleen (Zappia) Wysowski

Kathleen (Zappia) Wysowski February 27, 2015 Kathleen (Zappia) Wysowski, 91, formerly of the Sanford Home for Women in Amsterdam, died Friday morning, Feb. 27, at St. Mary's Healthcare. Born March 18, 1923, in Norfolk, N.Y., she was the daug ...

Carmella (Marotta) Siciliano

Carmella (Marotta) Siciliano January 3, 2015 Carmella (Marotta) Siciliano of Mechanicville passed away on January 3, 2015, in the loving company of her three daughters and family. Carm lived on East Main Street, Amsterdam, all of her pre-mar ...

Harold Clarence Joslin

Harold Clarence Joslin February 25, 2015 Harold Clarence Joslin, 97, of Coburg Village, beloved husband of over 76 years of Helen Amelia Yates Joslin of Rexford, peacefully entered into eternal life surrounded by his family Wednesday, Feb. 25, ...

Bernard R. 'Bernie' Brandow

February 26, 2015 Mr. Bernard R. "Bernie" Brandow, age 80, the harbor master of the village of St. Johnsville marina and longtime St. Johnsville resident, passed away at his home Thursday morning, Feb. 26. He was surrounded by his loving family ...


Main Street

Month's-End Palaver Very risky business commenting on Spring with the mercury flirting around zero, but the fact that this is the last day of February and that Fireman Bill Brinkman heard a robin this morning proves that it can't be far away. ...

Letters to the editor

Brookman Corners: An update To the editor: Dominion Transmission Inc. (DTI) is seeking approval of a massive expansion project at the Brookman Corners compressor station, located in the town of Minden. Compressor power will nearly triple to 18,54 ...

Letters to the editor

The future of the community To the editor: I live with my husband and two sons in Amsterdam. My sons attend school in the Greater Amsterdam School District. My oldest son, Garrett, is in fifth grade and my younger son, Parker, is in third grade. ...

Letters to the editor

Another successful tournament To the editor: The seventh annual Walleye Ice Fishing Challenge took place Jan. 31 on the Great Sacandaga Lake, with weigh stations in Mayfield at Lanzi's on the Lake and at the Broadalbin boat launch. The tournament onc ...


Will Smith's 'Focus' tops the box office with $19.1 million

By JAKE COYLE The Associated Press NEW YORK -- Will Smith's con-man caper "Focus" disrobed "Fifty Shades of Grey" at the box office, but the film's modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once unstoppable star. According to studio estimates Sunday, Warner Bros.' "Focus" easily topped all competitors on a weekend with little competition at North American multiplexes. In second place was the Colin Firth spy ...

Leonard Nimoy's legacy goes beyond science-fiction

By DERRIK J. LANG The Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- Leonard Nimoy didn't just leave a lasting impression on the science-fiction genre, he also left his mark on science itself. Seth Shostak, who researches the possibility of real-world extraterrestrial life as the senior astronomer at SETI Research, recalled that Nimoy was regularly willing to lend the organization a helping hand. When he was asked to narrate a planetarium introduction or appear ...

Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on ’Star Trek,’ dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of “Star Trek” fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died. Nimoy’s son, Adam Nimoy, said the actor died Friday of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Los Angeles home. He was 83. Although Leonard Nimoy followed his 1966-69 “Star Trek” run with a notable career as both an actor and director, in t ...

Tea Leoni is in a happy state as star of 'Madam Secretary'

By FRAZIER MOORE The Associated Press NEW YORK -- Wednesday was Tea Leoni's birthday. But when referring to her age recently, she realized she wouldn't be turning 50 this time, but 49 instead. "I keep doing this!" she laughed, meaning giving her age a boost. Ever since her last birthday, she had reported her age as 49. "I lost 48 this year -- totally!" It started as a playful goof on the ploy of a friend who routinely claims she's eight years ol ...
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