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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Sep 05

Daniels went down to Fonda Concert among events at fair September 5, 2010 By AMANDA WHISTLE, The Leader-Herald FONDA, NY – With the stroke of a bow on a fiddle, a crowd in the sold-out arena at the 169th Fonda Fair knew what Charlie Daniels was going to play next. The unmistakable notes followed by […]

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Jul 21

Church to be Demolished to Expand Store WNYT-TV, Albany, NY – 07/20/2010 – Subrina Dhammi Fonda, NY – For the first time in about 170 years, there will no longer be a place of worship at 42 W. Main Street in Fonda.  In 1842, a group of methodists built a small wooden church at that […]

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