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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Aug 31

At The Railyard: Fonda Johnstown & Gloversville Review Post by trmania on Sun Aug 19, 2012 10:13 pm …when the sewing machine came into popularity in the middle of the 19th century, it caused a boom in textile production. In Gloversville, New York, the main product of the textile industries was fine leather gloves. 20 […]

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Jan 21

Passions Grow Over First Native American Saint By Sebastian Smith (AFP) – January 17, 2012 FONDA, New York — Gazing down a frozen New York field, the statue of a Mohawk girl about to become the first Native American saint exudes calm. Yet the real Kateri Tekakwitha had a brutal existence — and ghosts from […]

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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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Sep 05

Daniels went down to Fonda Concert among events at fair September 5, 2010 By AMANDA WHISTLE, The Leader-Herald FONDA, NY – With the stroke of a bow on a fiddle, a crowd in the sold-out arena at the 169th Fonda Fair knew what Charlie Daniels was going to play next. The unmistakable notes followed by […]

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