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LeBron, Love power Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Back home, the Cavaliers were not hospitable. Just rude. They roughed up the visiting Raptors again. LeBron James scored 23 points then sat the fourth quarter, Kevin Love scored 25, and Cleveland unleashed tenacious defense on Toron ...
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Amsterdam boys place 2nd, girls finish 3rd at championships

By ADAM SHINDER @RecorderShinder JOHNSTOWN -- The little things added up to help the Amsterdam High School boys track and field team come home from Wednesday's Section II Group 2 championship meet with some hardware. The Rams couldn't catch overall c ...

Neck problem knocks Teixeira out of lineup

NEW YORK (AP) -- Just as one aging slugger gets ready to return to the New York Yankees, they're concerned about the health of another. Slumping first baseman Mark Teixeira missed Wednesday night's 8-4 loss to Toronto because his neck stiffened aga ...

Martin hits 1st 2 HRs of season, Jays rip Yankees

NEW YORK (AP) -- Once he finally produced some power at the plate, Russell Martin got into a dangerous groove. Martin hit his first two home runs of the season, Michael Saunders also went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays broke out their big bats Wedn ...


John H. Gentile

April 26, 2016 John H. Gentile, 84, of Vrooman Avenue, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam. Born June 4, 1931, in Amsterdam, New York, he was the son of the late Angelina and Anthony Gentile. He was a lifel ...

Stephen J. Widanka

May 22, 2016 Mr. Stephen J. Widanka, passed away at the age of 86 on Sunday, May 22, 2016, at the Wells House, Johnstown, New York. His family surrounded him with support and they were thankful for the wonderful care offered. He was born on D ...
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Pastor Ray L. Lydick

May 21, 2016 Pastor Ray L. Lydick, 83, of Amsterdam, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016, at the Wilkinson Residential Health Care Facility with his loving family at his side. He was born in Madison, Maine, on Aug. 28, 1932, a son of the late C ...

Rose Zeno Ossenfort

May 21, 2016 Rose Zeno Ossenfort, 95, of Amsterdam, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare. Born on Sept. 28, 1920, in Amsterdam, she was one of 10 children to the late Dominick and Ma ...


Letters to the editor

Library appreciates support Dear Editor, Joy! Joy! The sign in the front of the Amsterdam Free Library expresses my feelings. The sign reads "Thank you, Thank you, Now Let's Do Great Things". The residents of the greater Amsterdam School Distric ...

Letters to the Editor

Some advice regarding lead in Amsterdam water To the editor: As a chemist, I need to speak to the issue of lead found in the water samples of three of our Amsterdam schools. I routinely participate in water sampling of my home taps when offered ...

From The Recorder Archives

Compiled by SHARON WALEGA Recorder News Staff THIRTY YEARS AGO * Fourth Ward Alderman David Pietrusza pulled the rug out from under Mayor Mario Villa at Tuesday's Common Council meeting regarding the purchase of a carpet for the municipal go ...

Letters to the Editor

Miami Avenue reconstruction project update An open letter to the residents of Montgomery County: I wanted to give you an update on the status, planning and implementation to the Miami Avenue failure and reconstruction. The history of the Miami ...


'X-Men: Apocalypse' satisfies

By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer It's a bit of bad timing for "X-Men: Apocalypse" coming third in this summer's superhero lineup. Director Bryan Singer invigorates his latest X-Men film with vintage 1980s charm in an origin story about how the mutant supergroup unites and divides in response to the villain Apocalypse. And while battles between heroes are an X-Men tradition, warring among the ranks has become a superhero trope this season, a ...

'Looking Glass' is uninspiring

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer "Alice Through the Looking Glass," like its predecessor, owes very little to Lewis Carroll. Textual adherence is somewhat beside the point when serving as a sequel to something that also cherry picked. But, lest you think that a six-year gap and the absence of Tim Burton in the director's chair might have allowed for a return to the gleeful absurdity of Carroll, it doesn't. Screenwriter Linda Woolverton ("Beauty ...

'Risen,' 'Finest Hours' top this week's new releases

Faith, hope and dating are themes in the new DVD releases available this week. "Risen," 2.5 of 4 stars: The film is more "The Last Temptation of Christ" than "The Greatest Story Ever Told." It's a film that comes wrapped in the theological teachings of the Bible, but it is really a procedural drama that looks to fill in the gaps left between the crucifixion and the ascension. This blend will be jarring to those who believe in the strict narrative of th ...

CBS most popular for eighth season in a row

NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS will finish the television season as the nation's most popular television network for the eighth consecutive year, and win among the youthful demographic sought by advertisers for only the third time since modern record-keeping began in the 1980s. CBS' victory among all viewers was its 13th in the past 14 years, the Nielsen company said. Fox won in 2007-8, when a writer's strike kept most fresh scripted series off the air while "Amer ...
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