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Polmateer retiring as fire coordinator
He was hired one month after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and it's what he's accomplished since then that makes Fulton County Civil Defense-Fire Coordinator Allan Polmateer look back with pride.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
High Schools: Phillips closing in on 700 wins
Jesse Heroth pitched a one-hitter, doubled and scored a run Friday as Fort Plain edged Canajoharie in a Western Athletic Conference game, 3-2, giving Hilltoppers' baseball coach Craig Phillips his 699th win.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Undersheriff to run for Assembly seat
Montgomery County's undersheriff will try to run as the Republican candidate for the 111th New York State Assembly seat, now held by Democrat Angelo Santabarbara.
Library preparing for expanded Cupcake Wars and Basket Raffle April 25
The Canajoharie Library is in full-on preparation mode for their second annual, expanded Cupcake Wars and Basket Raffle Fundraiser, which will take place on Friday, April 25, from 6-8 p.m., with the basket raffle starting at 7 p.m. The event will be significantly larger than last year's tremendously successful event.
Warm weather draws out local bunnies for Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt
On Saturday morning, Spring was in full bloom in downtown Fort Plain, the massive crowd of kids that turned out for the annual Central Mohawk Valley Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt blessed with warmth and sun as they tore off through Haslett Park searching for eggs of all colors.
Over 100 complete PARP reading program
Joshua Thomas Over 100 successful PARP participants were invited to last Wednesday's graduation ceremony at the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Locals hop from shop to shop during first-ever Eggs-Acta
On Saturday, over 70 locals hopped, walked and drove from village business to business during the first-ever Eggs-Acta, an event that married Easter fun with a tour highlighting Canajoharie's downtown merchants.
Looking Back - 04/17/2014
A public hearing on Canajoharie Central School District's tentative 1994-95 school budget of $9,353,096 will be held in the high school auditorium.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Item Extra
He was born Sept. 30, 1924, in Richfield Springs, N.Y. His family moved to Canajoharie, N.Y., where he grew up on a dairy farm.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Albany Times Union
Man in construction garb admits bank
A Montgomery County man is facing 25 years in prison after admitting he robbed a Slingerlands bank at gunpoint last summer while dressed as a construction worker.
Attendance increases at expanded Community Health and Wellness Fair
On Saturday, April 5, the Fourth Annual Community Health and Wellness Fair attracted over 180 attendees, a significant number above the highest previous attendance of around 130.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
GAVAC/SAVAC significantly increases local presence
GAVAC/SAVAC has been designated the first emergency responder in the villages of Canajoharie and Fort Plain, and presentations have been made in the towns of Minden, Palatine and the village of Nelliston requesting the same consideration.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Several area bowlers named WAC all-stars
Mayfield's Alex Colby was named to the boys team, while Mayfield's Bryanna Hammond, Virginia Johnson and Carly Poyfair were named to the girls all-star team.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Community Health and Wellness Fair to feature new events April 5
The coordinators of the annual Community Health and Wellness Fair, in the interest of appealing to the largest cross-section of locals possible, have expanded upon this year's expo, scheduling a Salad Wars event, a Biggest Loser competition and more all-ages, hands-on activities.
Upcoming Events - 04/03/2014
Effective April 1, the Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, 19 Kingsbury Avenue, will be open the following schedule: Monday, 9:30 a.m. 8:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Noon; Closed Thursday and Sunday.
Local businesses and groups invited to exhibit at 4th on the 3rd
In order to expand upon the event, the Fort Plain Community Activity Council would like to invite all businesses, religious and civic organizations from Fort Plain, Canajoharie and St. Johnsville to join the celebration by hosting a booth.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
CPR Community Chest begins fundraising letter campaign
The Canajoharie-Palatine-Root Community Chest will begin its annual fundraising letter campaign this week, dispersing over 3,000 letters to area residents in an attempt to raise money for local not-for-profit organizations.
Looking Back - 04/03/2014
The Canajoharie Village Board adopted a 1994-95 proposed budget of $2,910,559.76, which will have an estimated tax rate of $67, an increase of $3 over the current budget.
Sherwood and Shirley Dingman celebrate 60 years
Sherwood and Shirley Dingman, married on April 3, 1954 in Starkville, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on March 28 at a dinner party at Raindancer Restaurant, Amsterdam, thrown by their children Gloria and Edward Kline, of Canajoharie; William and Nancy Dingman, of Lansdale, PA; and Sharon and John Sebastian, of Canajoharie.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Extension struggles with funding issues
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Fulton and Montgomery Counties is dealing with layoffs and the cancelation of its main 4-H spring fundraiser.