Sep 05

168th Fonda Fair – September 1 – 7 Tags: Events, Montgomery Co., News, Towns

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Aug 05

Provincie Fryslân is inviting Americans with Frisian roots for a Festival and Friesland Day in New York Thursday, 18 june 2009 Friesland (one of the northern provinces of the Netherlands) is inviting Frisian emigrants, descendants of immigrants and other Americans with Frisian roots for the Special Friesland Day on September 12th at the New isLand […]

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Mar 01

AC Fonda – Charleston Stop Anthony Cornelius Fonda (1818-1893) was the 6th of 10 children born to Cornelius Isaac and Alida VanVranken Fonda of Albany, New York.  He was baptized at the Boght Becker Reformed Dutch Church in Colonie, NY.  AC came from a family of farmers, but he took an interest in education.  In […]

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Dec 20

Local veteran presented Bronze Star The Leader-Herald, December 20, 2008 Johnstown, NY – After waiting more than 40 years to receive official recognition for heroic military service, Joseph Fonda had a tough time waiting one more night. “He couldn’t sleep at all,” said his wife, Charlene, with a laugh. On Friday morning, Fonda was finally […]

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Oct 02

Small Items Make Soldiers’ Day Guilford Courier – October 02, 2008 Small items that make a soldier’s day are sought by the Guilford VFW Ladies’ Auxiliary. The group hopes to send hundreds of items, from baby wipes to power bars, shampoo to snacks, to Connecticut troops in Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan. “They can really use […]

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