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2 mishaps, 1 DWI charge in Montgomery
A drunk Montgomery County driver struck a sign, took off and not far away landed in a ditch, State Police said Saturday.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Ossenfort delivers State of the County
Early Friday morning, Montgomery County Executive Matthew Ossenfort delivered the first State of the County address since the new government started in January.
Upcoming Events - 03/06/2014
On Saturday, March 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Arkell Museum will once again host an antique show benefitting the 1747 Nellis Tavern.
Village board names GAVAC lead 911 responder
On Tuesday evening, the Canajoharie Village Board decided unanimously, minus absent trustees Jena Coppernoll and Stanley Smith, to name Greater Amsterdam Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Museum and Friends to create Cultural Heritage Center
The Fort Plain Museum and the Friends of Fort Plain will join forces in the development of a downtown Cultural Heritage Center, with a focus on the area's canal-era history, at 47 Main St., Diefendorf Hall.
CCS students and educators fight for fair funding
Joshua Thomas During Friday's rally, members of the Fort Plain-Canajoharie Drama Club ran through scenes from the "Wizard of Oz", playing March 28-30 at CHS.
Looking Back - 03/06/2014
Heavy snow has again taken its toll as a second roof collapse on a village building, this time the roof of the village Department of Public Works garage on West Main Street.
OESJ closing for aide's funeral
Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District officials announced classes will be canceled Thursday because of the funeral of a teacher's aide.
Commission to eye welfare of animals
Montgomery County's executive implemented his first executive order Tuesday to establish the creation of a county Animal Welfare Investigation & Cruelty Prevention Commission.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Resiliency after disasters focus of meeting
Local volunteers, Red Cross workers and officials and state representatives met at the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Education Services Friday to discuss how to bring back a sense of community and help areas devastated by disasters such as June's flooding in Fort Plain.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Upcoming Events - 02/27/2014
The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a breakfast presentation, the State of Montgomery County, featuring Montgomery County Executive Matthew Ossenfort, on Friday, Feb. 28, at 8 a.m. at The Winner's Circle, 3293 Route 5. The event is sponsored by C.T. Male Associates and is open to chamber members, their employees, and to the ... (more)
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Sewer District board making pipeline repair plans
The June 28, 2013 Otsquago Creek flood caused far more than just visible damage in Fort Plain, compromising a buried sewer pipe connecting dozens of Fort Plain homes to the greater sewer network, Montgomery County Sanitary District Number 1. The Montgomery County Sanitary District Number 1 Board of Directors has hired McDonald Engineering to survey ... (more)
Looking Back - 02/27/2014
Ames Cub Scouts Honored at Blue and Gold Dinner: The annual Blue and Gold dinner, the event Cub Scouts of Ames Pack 82 have been eagerly awaiting all year, was held last Friday evening, Feb. 22, 1964, at the Ames Methodist Church.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Man charged with DWI, leaving scene
A Galway man was arrested on drinking and driving charges following a hit-and-run accident Friday that resulted in damage to six vehicles.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Upcoming Events - 02/20/2014
The village board of trustees had changed its meeting night this week from Tuesday, Feb. 18, to Thursday, Feb 20. CANAJOHARIE -- Fort Plain Boy Scout Troop 61 will hold a fundraising night at the Dutchtown Plaza McDonald's, Palatine Bridge, on Tuesday, Feb. 25. A percentage of all items sold between 5-7 p.m. will benefit the group.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Santabarbara visits local historical locations
Joshua Thomas Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara views the hill overlooking the Fort Plain Museum with Friend of Fort Plain David Manclow.
DRRO opens 14 new flood-related cases in Fort Plain
On Saturday, case workers from the Catholic Charities of Montgomery and Herkimer Counties' Disaster Response and Recovery Offices met with flood victims from Noon to 7 p.m. in the Fort Plain Reformed Church.
Fort Plain Class of 1973 holds 40th reunion
The reunion was held at the Elks Lodge in Nelliston where about 50 people attended.
Looking Back - 02/20/2014
The Burning of the Valleys Special Events Committee met at the Van Alstyne Homestead, Canajoharie, for the purpose of planning the 215th Anniversary commemoration of the Assembly of General James Clinton's Grand Brigade, to be held in Canajoharie.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Three area schools receive preliminary grant notifications
Three area school districts have received preliminary grant award notification as part of the Strengthening Teacher and Leader Effectiveness 3 Program, State Education Commissioner John B. King Jr. announced Tuesday.