Annual autism group meeting set
The Fort Plain Autism Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday for a "gather and gab" annual meeting with all parents and members at the United Methodist Church, 39 Center St. To RSVP, call -429-3154.
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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
Ayres Animals - 04/17/2014
Laurie is a 6-month-old female tiger. She was found on Kane Road, Fonda and arrived at the shelter on April 9. She's pretty and playful.
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.
Tax relief coming for flood victims?
The Montgomery County Education and Government Committee has moved a resolution to the full Legislature opting into a program that will provide tax relief to flood victims.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Volunteers continue to make a world of difference
On Saturday, local volunteers and members of St. John's Baptist Church of Valatie spent a full day sorting through donated items for flood victims in a West Grand St. storage unit, inventorying and sorting items, taking them from boxes and displaying them prominently.
Students write letters for Military Child Appreciation Month
Students in Melanie Pombrio's and Nancy Wilder's classes at Fort Plain Jr. /Sr. High School wrote "thank you" letters and appreciation cards in April in recognition of Military Child Appreciation Month.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Village brush pick up schedule
The Department of Public Works for the village of Fort Plain will be picking up garden rubbish and yard debris two times each month.
Track & Field Roundup: Fort Plain boys sweep WAC meet; girls earn split
The Fort Plain boys track and field team picked up a pair of wins over Saratoga Catholic and Middleburgh in a Western Athletic Conference meet Tuesday.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Fort Plain softball opens with losses
The Fort Plain softball team opened its season at the Disabled American Veterans Tournament at the Mudville complex on Sunday.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Top school incomes above medians
School administrators ranging from superintendents to building principals top the list of the highest-paid district officials in 2013 in Fulton, Montgomery and southern Hamilton counties.
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
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State budget has good news for Fort Plain flood victims
Spring cleaning in Fort Plain but it isn't just the winter residents are cleaning up from.
Concerned neighbor found body
When neighbor and friend Donna Nellis entered the Ephratah home of Gwenda Lisman on July 1, she knew something wasn't right.
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
Area benefits from new spending plan
Local schools will see an increase in education aid, and Fort Plain flood victims will get tax relief under the state budget adopted Monday.
Ayres Memorial Animal Shelter raises money for ongoing projects
Joshua Thomas Ayres Memorial Animal Shelter Board Member Dale Folmsbee with raffle boxes featuring items donated by various local businesses.