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‘Uncle Art’ a friend to park users

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The kids at the park called him “Uncle Art.” When Arthur J. Hartig died, the line at the funeral home went out the door, as people paid their last respects to the popular caretaker of Amsterdam’s favorite recreational facility. Born in Amsterdam in 1913, Hartig played softball, soccer and hockey as a young man. He kept hound dogs and loved hunting, camping and fly fishing. He married Mildred Guyne in 1941 and went into the ...

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