Oct 15

PCA’s ‘The Miracle Worker’ communicates Helen Keller’s amazing story By Scott Orr, The Daily Courier – 10/11/2011 PRESCOTT – To see “The Miracle Worker” performed live at the Prescott Center for the Performing Arts is to simultaneously suspend disbelief and realize what an effort it is to stage this very physical play effectively. And it […]

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Sep 11

Pop-up phenomenon: Here this week, gone the next By Sarah Gish, The Kansas City Star – Mon, Aug. 22, 2011 (..) Port Fonda — a cross between a food truck and a mobile restaurant — has since become one of the city’s hottest foodie destinations.  On Friday and Saturday nights, Ryan parks it in a […]

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Sep 11

Student finds his soundtrack to success The past few weeks of Grant Fonda’s life would not make for a very stirring motion picture. Although Fonda participated in an international contest that tested his skill and resolve, there was no final scene of victory, only quiet affirmations. No triumphant hoisting of a trophy over his weary […]

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Mar 22

Fonda buildings become history Written By: Michelle Monroe ST. ALBANS CITY — The buildings at former Fonda paper products plant site have been taken down and now meticulous cleanup work will begin, according to St. Albans City Director of Planning Chip Sawyer.  “It’s coming along really well,” said Sawyer of the demolition that’s taking place […]

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Dec 02

Note: The early lineage of the Fonde family is uncertain (as is the Fonda family).  Fonde family records (see excerpt below) indicate that the American progenitor, Andrew Fonde (1765-1833), immigrated from France, settling in Philadelphia in the 1790′s.  The family apparently fled from Italy due to political unrest, possibly during the incursion of Napoleon into […]

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