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Amsterdam newspaper sold to owners of Schenectady printing company

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— The Recorder and four associated weekly newspapers have been sold to the owners of a Schenectady printing company.

In an article on the daily newspaper's front page this morning, it announced a new company, Port Jackson Media LLC, had purchased The Recorder, as well as the Courier-Standard-Enterprise, Adirondack Express, Hamilton County Express and Sacandaga Express, from William J. Kline & Son Inc., the family-owned company that has operated The Recorder since it was founded in 1878.

Terms of the deal were not announced.

According to the article, the principals in Port Jackson Media are Bob Kosineski Sr. of Amsterdam and his sons, Bob Jr. and Brian, owners of Benchemark Printing of Schenectady. Benchemark has been in business since 1985, according to its website, and moved into its current 80,000-square-foot facility on Maxon Road Extension in Schenectady in 1997.



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