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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May 30

A moment in history… Hotel Roy Burned Fonda Landmark Destroyed – Night Porter Injured While Escaping Syracuse Herald, Syracuse, NY, 26 Jan 1909 Fonda, NY – Jan 26 — The most disastrous fire that has visited this village since 1899 was discovered about 2 p.m. yesterday in Hotel Roy. The fire was first discovered by […]

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May 03

Queen of the workout video Jane Fonda gets back in the old routine By Daily Mail Reporter – Last updated at 1:47 AM on 3rd May 2010 It takes more than hip and knee replacement surgeries to stop the queen of the workout video.  Jane Fonda defied her 72 years at the weekend, sliding into […]

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Apr 28

ESS EXTRA!! – Fonda Speedway, Fonda, NY Empire Super Sprints – April 25, 2010 – by Dean Reynolds The “Track of Champions” continues to thrive in Upstate, NY under the promotions of Ric and Laura Lucia and the race directing of Marty Beberwyck. While many tracks are pulling back the reins with the state of […]

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