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State of Emergency issued for Montgomery County
According to WNYT a State of Emergency has been issued for Montgomery County. As a result the following roads are closed: - State Highway 5 between Reservoir Rd and the Village of Palatine Bridge-Rock slide with people stuck - State Highway 10 between State Highway 5 and Groff Road Town of Palatine- road washed away - Flat Creek Road - State ... (more)
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Max and Tamra Phillips to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary
In honor of their 50th wedding anniversary, a celebration will be held with friends and family in Nelliston on Aug. 23. The party will be thrown by their children Mace Phillips, Sr. and wife Connie, of Fort Plain; Margaret, of Canajoharie; and Max Phillips, Jr. and wife Takako, of Sendai, Japan.
Successful Summer Reading Program comes to a messy end
This year's Summer Reading Program at the Fort Plain Free Library concluded with wild paint storm on Friday during the first-ever Splatter-Paint bonanza, wherein dozens of kids made canvases of one another, bringing the extremely well-attended program to an official close.
Final FOFP workshop to be held Sept. 4
The final Friends of Fort Plain community workshop on Plant Healthcare, hosted by Fred Breglia, will be held Thursday, Sept.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Fort Plain Village Board opts into FEMA/NYS buyout program
On Tuesday evening, numerous flood affected residents, and one woman from Dolgeville handling the affairs of deceased 34 Abbott St. property owner Ethel Healey, approached the village board, questioning whether they would opt into a state property buyout program.
Ayres Animals - 08/21/2014
Memphis is a 4- to 5-year-old female brindle Pit Bull. She was found in the village of Fort Plain on August 13. She's a sweet dog, good on a leash.
Fort Plain plans reading nights
Fort Plain Central School District recently was awarded a $2,000 Early Literacy Grant from Target to continue the "Learning to Live/Living to Learn" Family Reading Nights.
Generator eyed at school
The Northville Community Preparation Association continues to work toward providing the Northville Central School with a generator to complete the Red Cross Emergency Evacuation Site requirements.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Albany Times Union
Court date ahead in Minden motorcycle collision
A Montgomery County man accused of driving his motorcycle into a car and injuring his passenger will be arraigned later this month, authorities said Thursday.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
It has been over a year since residents in Fort Plain suffered from the devastation of flooding in the village and now a buyout can held more residents improve their lives.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Fort Plain Free Library announces massive capital project
The Fort Plain Free Library will soon begin the first phase of an extensive, multi-year capital project that will substantially expand the facility while strengthening its foundation.
Benefit raises money for flood victims
On Saturday, the second annual Standing Strong: River Through Time benefit took place in Haslett Park, bringing in money for local flood victims.
Looking Back - 08/14/2014
Other members are: Theresa Smith, Mike Morse, Wade Smith, Penelope Edick, Timothy Smith, Sherry Smith, Kelly Smith, Steven Edick, Jack Douglas, Lucinda Morse, Richard Jordan, Eric Mathisen and Wendy Young.
Children create get-well cards for Abare
Sunday morning, children of the community came together at Victorious Life Church to create get-well cards for Dennis Abare Jr., the 8-year-old recently injured in a devastating Center Street fire.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
A Strong Stand
Haslett Park was filled Saturday afternoon with families listening to music and eating local food during the second "Standing Strong: A River Through Time" festival.
Albany Times Union
A year later: Epic recovery in Fort
Looking south down Route 80 from the Route 5S intersection in Fort Plain on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014.
8/9/14: Today's Tips: Saturday
MUSIC : Dust Bowl Faeries @ Athens Cultural Center , Athens. Ryder Cooley, Karen Cole, Sara Ayers and Hazel offer their utterly unique ,fauna-centic songs in conjunction with the closing of the art exhibition "Roadkill," which features artwork by Cooley.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Upcoming Events - 08/07/2014
The second annual Standing Strong: River Through Time event will take place Saturday, Aug. 9, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Haslett Park .
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Village discusses joint efficiency grant with MCSD
During the Village Board of Canajoharie's regular meeting Tuesday, the council listened to a report by Chris Yacobucci, of LaMont Engineers, of Cobleskill, detailing a joint efficiency study being conducted by Montgomery County Sanitary District Number One and the village of Canajoharie.
Fire victim moves forward with recovery
Dennis Abare, Jr., the boy who was burned on over 40 percent of his body during last Wednesday's 63 Center St. blaze, is doing relatively well, despite the fact that he's received numerous surgeries and skin grafts since being injured.