Last Updated: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 3:28:21 PM
Montgomery County Sheriff's Office
-- Jonathan Tyler Hotaling, 18, of 309 E. Main St., Canajoharie, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana following a traffic stop. He was allegedly operating a vehicle with an obstructed rear license plate in the town of Palatine. He is schedule to appear in town court.
St. Johnsville Police Department
-- As part of an ongoing investigation, village police officers arrested Crystal Quayle for petit larcenty at Kinney Drugs, St. Johnsville. Quayle, ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 3:24:48 PM
FORT PLAIN -- Recently announced were Fort Plain Central School's September, October and November Students of the Month for grades 7-12. The students are nominated for this honor by teachers or staff and selected by a vote of a committee of teachers. A plaque containing a group photo of all Students of the Month will be hung in the lobby at the end of the school year.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 3:21:19 PM
FORT PLAIN -- The Fort Plain Technology Club made 30 cars to donate to needy children in Fulton and Montgomery counties. The Technology Club consists of several students from grades 7-12. They have been working on the cars before school for the past three weeks. On Friday, Dec. 12, they presented the cars to the Fulton Montgomery Catholic Charities for distribution.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 3:18:08 PM
CANAJOHARIE -- With the aim of gathering input from local students on statewide education policies and issues, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, this fall, called for students to volunteer for his Student Cabinet. Students were selected through an application process.
In October, Canajoharie students, with other students from across the 111th State Assembly District, gathered at the GE Theatre at Proctors in Schenectady for the cabinet's first meeting.
According to Assemblyman Santabarbara, in cr ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 3:16:30 PM
CANAJOHARIE -- Students in Canajoharie High School Technology Teacher Dwayne Heroth's Production Systems class made toys to donate to children for the holidays this year.
Working together, students made toy cars, spinning tops and miniature baseball bats out of wood. The activity helped to introduce students to the manufacturing process and will provide gifts for children in need during the holidays.
The students produced more than 50 toys by Wednesday, Dec. 17. A representative from the Fulmont ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 3:13:11 PM
CANAJOHARIE -- Thanks to the Canajoharie High School All Alumni Association, a plaque featuring the school alma mater now hangs inside the high school's main entrance.
The alumni association's efforts to revive the singing of the school alma mater began two years ago when the group approached the Canajoharie Board of Education.
Since then, the group's research recovered the original music for the song and students now sing it again at special events such as graduation. The association has now ha ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 3:10:58 PM
CANAJOHARIE -- Due to recent winter weather, the Canajoharie Central School has revised their winter concert schedule as follows.
Performing on Friday, Dec. 19, at 1:30 p.m. is the East Hill Choir.
On Thursday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m., the Chamber Choir, 6th Grade Choir, 6th Grade Band, 6th Grade Orchestra, High School Choir and Jazz Ensemble will perform in the Arkell Performing Arts Center.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 7:03:17 PM
OPPENHEIM-EPHRATAH -- Sixth graders in the Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District were recently made aware of a local man, Army PFC E3 Lynn Weaver Jr., a 2010 graduate of OECS stationed overseas.
PFC Weaver is the son of Lynn and Nancy Weaver, of Dolgeville. OESJ Teachers Aide Alma Getman coordinated the effort between the family and Brenda Waterbury, OESJ reading teacher, and the idea to send PFC Weaver and his fellow soldiers holiday care packages was born.
The s ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 7:00:37 PM
OPPENHEIM-EPHRATAH -- The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville PTA hosted a Bingo night for students in grades Pre-K through five and their families on November 14 in the elementary/middle school cafeteria. Approximately 50 students and their families enjoyed several games during the hour-long event. Prizes donated by the PTA were given to every student. PTA President Jill Fredericks commented that she “was happy with the turnout and hopes the PTA can continue to sponsor more parent-student a ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 6:59:29 PM
CANAJOHARIE -- The Canajoharie High School Technology Club earned a first place win this fall in the Connecticut Electrathon.
Held at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, CT on Oct. 24, the race features student-built electric vehicles. The students must drive their electric-powered vehicles as far as possible on a closed circuit course for up to one hour, using a limited electrical supply.
This was only the second time the Technology Club competed in the race. Students designed and built an electric ve ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 6:56:40 PM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- The OESJ Central School District has announced their Holiday Concert Schedule for all of the schools in the district.
The OESJ High School Concert will be on Thursday, Dec. 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the High School Auditorium.
The Middle School Christmas Concert for the Middle School Chorus and Band will be on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Middle School Gym and the OESJ Elementary Band, Chorus and Classroom Concert will be on Thursday, December 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the g ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 6:55:47 PM
CANAJOHARIE -- A Soup Cook-Off will take place at the Canajoharie High School cafeteria on Saturday, December 13, from noon to 2 p.m. The event will be sponsored by the CHS Ski Club. $5 to enter, $5 to taste. A prize will be awarded for the best soup.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 04, 2014 4:24:14 AM
FORT PLAIN -- The pre-kindergarten students at Harry Hoag Elementary School were treated to a visit from a real author on Friday, November 21.
Mary Ashwood read aloud her book "A Week at Grandma's", a story about Amani and her grandmother taking a surprise adventure, where they learn about colors, birds and days of the week.
A friend of the author and former caseworker in Fort Plain, purchased and gave a copy of the book to each Pre-K student to keep and take home. Ashwood also provided each stu ...
Last Updated: Thursday, December 04, 2014 4:22:20 AM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- OESJ Central School has announced honors for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year.
High Honor Roll
3rd Grade: Dylan Barnes, Kenda Breton
4th Grade: Arielle Hughes, Jaslynn Leach, Abigail Miller, Emileigh Moore, Sydney Schell, Natazia Vingua
5th Grade: Karis Montana
6th Grade: Kamdem Battisti, Nicholas Buccolo, Sydney Eggleston, Brynn Fredericks, Zoe Grenert, Asa Handy, Alexis Klock, Alexis Mumford, Armand Root, Madisyn Schell, Jacob Snell, Jesse Watson
7th Grade: Me ...
Last Updated: Thursday, December 04, 2014 4:21:19 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- In its continuing effort to keep parents, students and the community well-informed and involved, the Canajoharie Central School District is gathering community feedback regarding district communications.
A survey seeking the community’s perspective on communications practices currently in use and areas where communications could be expanded is available both online at www.canajoharieschools.org and in printed form in the school offices and at the Canajoharie Library.
This wi ...
Last Updated: Thursday, November 27, 2014 9:48:34 AM
By JOSHUA THOMAS
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- On Monday, D.H. Robbins students participated in two brand new events, donning handmade turkey hats and first walking (as part of a fitness-focused Wellness Walk), then racing around the building as part of the elementary school's Turkey Trot.
The Turkey Trot was organized by D.H. Robbins Physical Education Teacher Hillary Cool, who, at the conclusion of the event, provided trophies to the winning boy and girl in each age category. Third through f ...
Last Updated: Thursday, November 27, 2014 3:18:49 AM
Last Updated: Thursday, November 27, 2014 3:16:19 AM
CCS Honors announced
CANAJOHARIE -- Canajoharie Central School announces its first quarter Honor Roll and Honorable Mention for the 2014-15 school year. The following students are recognized:
-- 6th Grade
Luke Adams, Victoriah Adams, Michael Barlow, Hailey Becker, Riley Brown, Kelly Davidson, Lydia Dillenbeck, Matthew Ehle, Eric Euler, Mikayla Haslun, Hilary Jonker-Grems, Jack Krug, Robert Kucharski, Caitlynn Lawrence, Christian Leonard, Andrew Mead, Reyna Mojica, J ...
Last Updated: Thursday, November 20, 2014 4:13:54 AM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- Recently, D.H. Robbins Elementary School Morning Program students hosted some special guests. The St. Johnsville Volunteer Fire Department taught kindergarten through fifth grade students about fire safety. After going over general fire safety with kids, each students crawled through a wall of “smoke” to safety. Kindergartners were also invited to ride in the department's trucks.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 20, 2014 4:12:04 AM
OPPENHEIM -- The October Wolf Award winners were honored in a ceremony on Nov. 7 in the OESJ Elementary/Middle School cafeteria. The winners are: Alexis Poston, Joseph Morrison, Madeline Sammons-Wilbur, Myles Hayes, Audrina McAdams, Bailie Richardson, David Hughes, Kayden Moyer, Anabel Morrison, Maddison Simonds, Hailey Steele, Dylan Barnes, Emiliegh Moore, Josie Brundage, Allysa Baldwin, Asa Handy, Alexis Klock, Rebecca Trumble, Dustin Smith, Thysha Boyer, Christopher Swartz, Braden Fredericks, ...
Last Updated: Thursday, November 20, 2014 4:10:23 AM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- The OESJ first annual scholarship games were a huge success, raising $3,700 through food, games and raffles. This money is awarded to graduating seniors to assist them with college expenses. One of the evening's highlights were the basketball shooting contests, with trophies for the winners.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 20, 2014 4:08:11 AM
ST. JOHNSVILLE -- The Oppenheim-Eprhatah-St. Johnsville Central School 9th Grade Academy students attended a field trip to the Albany Institute of History and Art to visit the Ancient Egyptian exhibit. They created Ushabtis, viewed mummies and other artifacts, and enjoyed a Middle Eastern meal at a local restaurant. This event tied in with their recent studies in Global History and a novel they read in English class titled "Pharaoh's Daughter" by Julius Lester.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 20, 2014 4:05:38 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson visited the Canajoharie Middle School Monday, Nov. 3. Escorted by officers of the Middle School Student Council, including President Gabrielle Betts, Vice-President Jackson Nasse, Secretary Michael Barlow Vice-President Jackson Nasse and Treasurer Carolyn Phillips, the congressman toured classrooms and spoke with students, teachers and administrators.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 20, 2014 4:00:20 AM
CANAJOHARIE -- Canajoharie High School senior Nathan Ferguson, junior Robert Frazier and sophomore Jared Paratore have been selected to perform at the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Zone 7 Area All State Music Festival Nov. 22.
The students, all vocalists, will perform with the All Area Choir.
Their selection to perform in the Area All State Music Festival is a result of their solo performances last spring before NYSSMA judges.
The Area All State Music Festival is schedul ...
Last Updated: Thursday, November 20, 2014 3:49:53 AM
-- Katie Ranno interns through SUNY Oswego
OSWEGO -- Katie Ranno, of St. Johnsville, took part in an off-campus internship this fall through SUNY Oswego's Center for Experiential Learning.
A senior majoring in Broadcasting and Mass Communication, she interned with Assemblyman Will Barclay's office in Fulton.
The Center for Experiential Learning at Oswego places students in internships and career awareness opportunities that allow them to earn college credits while garnering valuable life experie ...