Jan 27

Story of Masonic Apron – Found at the Battle of Gettysburg on Culp’s Hill – Harrisburg Lodge Thirty-Six Years Later Discovers Owner and Returns Apron Gettysburg Compiler, Wednesday, May 5, 1909 Lost by one Federal soldier in the sudden shifting of an army corps at Chancellorsville, Va.: found two months later by another at Gettysburg, […]

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Aug 07

Mike Fonda: A life fighting sexual violence January 28, 2015 by The Hudsonian Student Newspaper – Andrea Currie, News Editor “This is a perfect retirement job for a guy like me,” said Mike Fonda, a retired Detective Sergeant from the Cohoes Police Department, who works as a Prevention Educator for the Sexual Assault and Crime […]

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Aug 30

The gravestone of E. Raymond Fonda at Albany Rural Cemetery, who gave his life in battle during the Civil War, has been restored. The work was performed by Grave Stone Matters on August 24, 2010. (click on images to enlarge) The work scope was more extensive than planned because of the discovery of marble side […]

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Dec 05

There are numerous ties between the Fonda and Lansing families… having followed very similar paths from Holland to Albany and beyond.   There is a new book published about the Lansing family entitled, “The Lansing Family Journey” which “begins with Henry Hudson’s journey to New Netherland and tracks the Dutch Lansing family as it spread out […]

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Aug 05

New sign to be installed in the spring: Update after restoration completed: Franklin, Kevin wrote: (Oct 25, 2009) Latham Scout Troop 279 has finished (with exception of seeding) the restoration of the Fonda-Lansing Cemetery on Rt. 9 in Colonie.  This was an extensive project taking up every weekend with the exception of one beginning in […]

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