1 hr ago
Drug investigation yields four arrests
Four Montgomery County residents have been arrested by Fort Plain police after a three-month investigation into drug sales in the village.
5 hrs ago
C-FP loses to Little Falls
Although claiming victories in seven of the 13 contested bouts, the Canajoharie-Fort Plain wrestlers came up on the short end of the final non-league score, 40-36, on Thursday.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Undersheriff stepping aside ... for a while
When asked to talk about his right-hand man last Thursday, there were several moments Sheriff Michael Amato listed in defining Undersheriff Jeffery T. Smith's value as a cop.
FOFP present Barton with Certificate of Recognition
On Saturday afternoon, the Friends of Fort Plain honored Mayor Guy Barton for his dedication to the village and for his efforts following the June 28 flood.
Looking Back - 12/12/2013
Fort Plain Boy Scouts Hold Court of Awards Program: Members of Fort Plain Scout Troop 61, leaders, and their parents met last night, Wed., Nov. 30, 1960, in the American Legion hall for a Court of Awards program, during which pins were presented for advancement in rank.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Catholic Charities to help with post-flood rebuilding in Fort Plain
By Edward Munger Jr. Gazette Reporter Catholic Charities of the Albany Diocese is establishing a Disaster Response and Recovery Office to focus on long-term recovery operations dedicated to people victimized by flooding this summer in Montgomery and Herkimer counties.
Preservation League presents nearly $20,000 in grants
The Preservation League of New York State presented three grants, totaling nearly $20,000, to Montgomery County organizations on Tuesday morning at Canajoharie business Twilight Gardens.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Fire Department gets $5,000 grant
FORT?PLAIN - The Fort Plain Volunteer Fire Department has received a $5,000 grant from the Adam & Nellie Horn Foundation.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
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.