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N-N cross country teams enjoy strong showing at Fort Plain Invitational
The boys came in second out of 16 teams and the girls finished third out of 12 teams. The boys were lead by Kyle Fulk, 3rd , Connor Fulk, 8th , Adam Saucier 9th , Deven Grant 30th , and Peter Jarvis 73rd .
Sat Sep 13, 2014
B-P girls soccer record first win
Danielle Biggers and Kylie Gifford each had a goal and an assist to lead Broadalbin-Perth to a 3-2 win over Lansingburgh in a non-league girls soccer contest Saturday at Patriot Field.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Brains and Talent
When brother and sister Jocelyn and Christian Arndt of Fort Plain are taking a break from their studies at Harvard University, they're making music. Today, they're releasing their debut album in Albany at The Hollow.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
News & Notes
During their first meeting of the late 2014-2015 season, the St. Johnsville Senior Citizens heard reports on luncheons, scholarship awards, finances and upcoming trips. Planned for Tuesday, Oct. 21 is a one day mystery trip that will include a show with a 20 piece orchestra, a meal, and shopping at an unknown destination.
File photo - Crop Walk - A crop walk was held Sunday, Oct. 19, 1984, for the purpose of helping to alleviate world hunger. Walkers that left from the Fort Plain Reformed Church were caught in the act on Route 5 in Nelliston heading toward Palatine Bridge.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
There will be a special meeting of the Greater Amsterdam School District Board of Education at 6 p.m. at the Central Administration Building, Liberty Street, Amsterdam. The purpose of this meeting is to enter into executive session in regard to contractual negotiations with the superintendent of schools.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Lady Patriots sweep past Huskies, 3-0
Jordan Marshall finished with 10 kills to lead Broadalbin-Perth to a 3-0 win over Gloversville in a Foothills Council volleyball match at Gloversville High School on Friday. Megan Ryder posted 10 digs and seven kills for B-P , while Keyana Fariello had 12 digs and four aces.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Beating the storms NY Rising final plan is outlined
Expansion of services, creek wall restorations, and bridge replacements are among critical projects outlined in Montgomery County's New York Rising Resiliency Plan. The finalized plan is now available on the county website and it outlines several countywide and community projects that officials plan to tackle to protect residents against future storms.
Students return to school in three local districts
Yesterday, students in the Canajoharie Central School District returned to school, with students in OESJ and Fort Plain central school districts returning for another year of studies this morning. In Fort Plain and OESJ, staff and educators returned earlier this week, taking mandatory training and participating in various workshops, while Canajoharie teachers could be found readying their classroom spaces at the end of last week.
Arkell Adult Home News - 09/04/2014
Talented duo Jan and Jim provided an evening of lovely music, on saxophone and keyboard, on the Arkell porch, playing a classic-song-filled set that included "Love Will Keep Us Together" and "String of Pearls". Attendees enjoyed refreshments as they danced in their seats, some even being moved to get up and shake a leg.
Born at the Fonda Fair
A makeshift stall was built from bundles of hay in the cow palace last Wednesday morning to make room for the Fonda Fair's newest arrival. At 1 a.m., Canary Secure Miami-Red, a holstein cow, gave birth to a calf who could be seen several hours later lying in its stall, seemingly unaware of the excitement around him.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
WeatherBug doppler radar installed in Fort Plain
National Grid has installed a WeatherBug doppler radar above the Village of Fort Plain municipal building, 168 Canal St. The system will provide the most up-to-date weather information to locals, including village and town of Minden residents. The system, installed last week, takes a weather reading every couple minutes right outside the downtown village office.
Plaques installed at historic properties
Plaques denoting what year the Village Municipal Building and Firemen's Home, both of Canal St., were originally constructed, also noting their status as National Register of Historic Places properties, were recently installed on the front of each building. The plaques, sold as a fundraiser by the Friends of Fort Plain, were purchased for the village by the William Gundry Broughton Charitable Private Foundation, Inc., of Glenville, at $375 a piece.
Looking Back - 09/04/2014
Balloon Launch: Students at the West Hill Elementary School anxiously await the whistle that will allow them to release their helium filled balloons. The balloon launch took place on Friday, Oct. 19, 1984, at the school to mark the end of the school district's Parent-Teacher Association membership drive.
Schools gear up for full-day pre-K
The Gloversville, Broadalbin-Perth, Fort Plain and Amsterdam school districts received state grants to pay for full-day programs starting this school year.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Beating the storms NY Rising final plan is outlined
Expansion of services, creek wall restorations, and bridge replacements are among critical projects outlined in Montgomery County's New York Rising Resiliency Plan.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Broadalbin Masonic Lodge 599 will have a chicken barbecue in front of the lodge building at 2 Bridge St. beginning at 4 p.m. Eat-in or take-out is available.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Camp Noah teaches coping techniques and resilience
Camp Noah, held for the first time in our area at the Fort Plain Reformed Church last Monday through Friday, aimed to build resiliency and teach coping skills to 50 attendees from Fort Plain, Little Falls, Herkimer and Schoharie.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Paula and Thomas Colvin, of Fort Plain, announce the engagement of their daughter Heather L. Colvin, to Nathan P. Harder, son of Beverley and Ronald Harder, of Lockport.
Renison celebrates 99th birthday
Mary H. Renison, of Arkell Hall, Canajoharie celebrated her 99th birthday on Aug. 2 during two special events.