Arch Kested was a violin maker and ginseng grower from Fonda who was the plaintiff in an assault case that had political overtones. Born in Broadalbin in 1861 to Henry and Lydia Lansing Kested, Arch Kested married Charlotte Craig in 1891. He became proficient in “hand wood turning,” according to his 1940 obituary. He was a longtime woodworker at “the old steam mill” in Fonda.
People used to say that Amsterdam police Officer Andrew C. Nelson would give his own mother a traffic ticket. According to one of his relatives, Officer Nelson did attach a ticket to a car owned by the police chief, illegally parked near the chief’s home. Nelson was born in Amsterdam in 1893, the son of Andrew and Minnie Coons Nelson. He attended West Spring Street School and lived in the city’s West End most of his life. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War I.
Two readers have contributed memories of time spent at Woodworth Lake Scout Reservation in Bleecker. A recent column recounted the history of the camp, opened in 1949. Located eight miles north of Gloversville, the 1,100-acre site was at 1,800-foot elevation. Amsterdam native Steven Twardzik, now a Guilderland resident, was a member of Amsterdam Troop 50 in the late 1960s and early 1970s. His father, Michael Twardzik, was Scoutmaster and a camp commissioner for a couple of those years.
Today Sunday, February 19 2018, on http://bobcudmore.com -Home page of The Historians Podcast-Episode 202 online-Link to Historians fund drive http://gofundme.com/historians2018 -Magic 590 Talk of the Town online with Dan McCoy, Albany County Executive-Focus on History: Chalmers building-
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Today Thursday, February 15 2018, on http://bobcudmore.com -Home page of The Historians Podcast-Friday's episode looks at a use for blighted city buildings-Walter Elwood Nature Club meets in Amsterdam tonight at inman Center-Link to Historians fund drive http://gofundme.com/historians2018
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