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Friends of Fort Plain to honor Mayor
Mayor Guy Barton will be honored by the Friends of Fort Plain group as part of the Saturday Afternoon in Fort Plain's Historic District event, which will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Barton will receive a certificate appreciation at Diefendorf Hall, 47 Main St., at 3 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Santa makes appearances throughout Fort Plain
Joshua Thomas Fort Plain High School's Harmony group sings carols from the Haslett Park bandstand Sunday as attendees look on.
Flander family keeps Thanksgiving tradition alive
At 11 a.m. an assembly line of volunteers began packing up containers full of Thanksgiving dinner and dessert.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Area runners named Western Athletic Conference all-stars
Canajoharie-Fort Plain's Jordan Ahrens, Ruben McFarlane and Jon Payack all were named to the boys all-star team.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Settlement reached in girl's death
The mother of a Fort Plain girl who was shot and killed while riding in a car will receive $225,000 in a settlement to end a wrongful-death and negligence lawsuit she brought against the shooter and the gun owner, according to court documents.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Two in upcounty bust admit guilt
Kenneth D. Shaut, 24, of 37 Center St., St. Johnsville, and Thomas Deacon, 21, of 105 Mohawk St., Fort Plain, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.
Looking Back - 11/28/2013
Kids "Talking It Over" with North Pole Visitor: Santa Claus came calling in Fort Plain last Friday, Nov. 26, 1960, when 500 small fry jammed in the American Legion hall to greet and chat with him.
The Lotus Center expands and re-opens
Joshua Thomas The Lotus Center's new weight room features a three-sided piece of equipment, each side offering at least three functions.
Resch displays work during Midnight Madness
Fort Plain artist Joanne Resch participated in Midnight Madness Friday for the first time in years, and in a new capacity, displaying and selling watercolor artwork spanning nearly twenty years of her career at the Canal St. Studio Gallery.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
After weeks of extensive flood repairs, Linda's Consignment Shop re-opens
Joshua Thomas While all her previous prom attire was destroyed in the flood, Linda's Consignment Shop has completely restocked.
35 volunteers work on flood damaged homes
Joshua Thomas Pictured in Shoemaker's apartment Saturday, from left: Pastor Gail Adamoschek, Volunteer Organizer Cyndi Tracy, Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk, Desiree Shoemaker, Renee Shoemaker, Nicole Devoe and Fort Plain Mayor Guy Barton.
Upcoming Events - 11/28/2013
The town of St. Johnsville garbage and recycling schedule will be changed from Friday, Nov. 29, to Saturday, Nov. 30, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Fort Plain residents have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving
Residents in Fort Plain have much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. In the wake of the devastating floods that destroyed homes and businesses this past summer, Barry Wygel spoke with residents who say they finally feel like they are getting back to normal.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
As Fort Plain recovers, businesses slowly reopen
But one store, Linda's, is one of the lucky ones able to rebuild and finally reopen with a ribbon cutting Friday.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Upcoming Events - 11/21/2013
The Canajoharie Senior Citizens will hold their next meeting on Nov. 22 at 1 p.m. at Arkell Center.
Evening of Praise and Thanksgiving celebrates 15th anniversary
Joshua Thomas Pastor Miriam Barnes presents Dorothy Morrison with a token of thanks for planning the Evening of Praise and Thanksgiving for the past 15 years.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Vandals cause over $3,000 damage at Fort Plain Cemetery
On November 8, Floyd Kilmartin, a resident living in close proximity to the Fort Plain Cemetery, discovered 15 vandalized stones during a walk through the cemetery grounds.
Catholic Daughters outline holiday and servicemen collection plans
The regular business meeting of Court Catherine Esther #1264, Catholic Daughter of the Americas was held on Monday evening, Nov. 4, at Our Lady of Hope Church in Fort Plain with Regent Marlene Nalli presiding.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Red Cross to distribute free turkey dinners in Fort Plain
ALBANY, N.Y. The American Red Cross will be handing out free turkey dinners this weekend to residents in areas that were affected by the summer flooding in Fort Plain.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Rock the Mohawk raises funds for flood victims
Joshua Thomas The Weber family, from left, Steve, Karri, Kyra and Kaylee, recount their ordeal, which involved them running for their lives to escape the June 28 flood waters that engulfed their Abbott St. home.