Jan 26

Fonda may study dissolution, mayor says January 17, 2013 by Arthur Cleveland, The Leader Herald FONDA, NY – The village may form a committee to look into consolidating more services with the town of Mohawk and possibly dissolving the village.  Mayor William Peeler said at a village meeting Monday he is open to the possibility […]

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Jan 29

City’s junk becomes a cautionary artistic vision By Victoria Dalkey, Bee Art Correspondent, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012 You would expect an exhibition at a college gallery to be educational. Gioia Fonda‘s show at the James Kaneko Gallery on the American River College campus is that in spades. Fonda documents every step of the labor-intensive process […]

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Sep 11

Fondas celebrate 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, May 29, 2011 Bruce and Yoshiko Fonda of Radcliff will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 1, 2011.  They were married June 1, 1961, in Okinawa.  Mr. Fonda is a retired Sgt. Maj. from the U.S. Army and retired from service as a loan officer at Fort Knox Federal […]

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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 […]

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May 30

A moment in history… Fonda, NY Train Wreck “The wreck occurred on July 18, 1947 at Fonda, NY.  My grandfather was the engineer operating engine number 2775, an L2a Mohawk I believe. He was the only one injured.  It tied up all four tracks of the mainline for quite some time. He said the tower […]

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