Nov 12

‘A labor of love for the Lord’ — Ship inspired by man’s faith in God finally sets sail By Abigail Curtis, BDN Staff – Nov. 11, 2013 BELFAST, Maine — The stout, unfinished white boat, still without its mast and sails, looked a little out of place this week, moored as it was next to […]

written by admin \\ tags: , ,

Jan 06

After 14 years of saving lives, Fonda’s Foundlings getting out of the cat rescue business January 6, 2013 by Centre Daily Times Shirley Fonda sits cross-legged on the floor in her Park Forest home and cradles Bob in her arms. Bob is about 8. He was born on a Bellefonte sidewalk. A boy brought him […]

written by admin \\ tags: , ,

Nov 12

Ami McKay’s The Virgin Cure Ami McKay’s debut novel The Birth House was inspired by the former midwife’s home she and her husband bought in Nova ‘Scotia near the Bay of Fundy. Her 2011 novel The Virgin Cure also has a real-life inspiration — McKay’s great-great grandmother was a woman doctor who ministered to the […]

written by admin \\ tags: , ,

Sep 11

Pebble Beach war pilot recalls surviving missions By DENNIS TAYLOR, Herald Staff Writer, Posted: 09/05/2011 After flying his 50th bombing mission over Europe, Bill Fonda of the United States Army Air Force was rotated back to the U.S. to a base in Greenville, S.C. On the day he got those orders, he briefly considered asking […]

written by admin \\ tags: , ,

Sep 11

Floodwaters can’t stop Fonda Fair Spirited effort to clear damage preserves 170-year-old tradition By Carol DeMare, Staff Writer – Friday, September 2, 2011 FONDA — For 170 years, the Fonda Fair has gone on as scheduled, attracting those from the surrounding farm communities as well as outsiders who come for the food, the rides, the […]

written by admin \\ tags: , ,