Month: October 2016

Canajoharie to launch Community Education Program in November

The Canajoharie Central School District will begin piloting a new Community Education Program next month with its first two classes focusing on technology and holiday craft making. Last year, the district distributed a community survey to gauge interest in a Community Education Program. Survey respondents indicated a high level of interest in technology classes and …

Canajoharie honors U.S. Army general during Hall of Fame ceremony

The Canajoharie Alumni Hall of Fame honored Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland as its first ever inductee during a ceremony at the high school Tuesday, Oct. 25. A 1977 Canajoharie High School graduate, Lt. Gen. MacFarland is the Commanding General of III Armored Corps and Fort Hood, Texas. From September 2015 until August 2016, he was …

Canajoharie teacher, marathoner seeks community support to benefit seriously ill children

A Canajoharie teacher ran the New York City Marathon Nov. 6 to benefit a Northeast charity that aids seriously ill children and their families. Canajoharie High School English teacher Mrs. Richele Simmons-Mollica finished the 46th Annual New York City Marathon to benefit the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, an organization founded by actor Paul …

Golfers successful at Sectionals, finish second

Congratulations to the Canajoharie student athletes Michael Balfe, Chris Congdon, Austin Countryman, Aiden O’Neil and Derek Countryman. They took second place at the Class C & D Golf Sectionals Tuesday, Oct. 4, two strokes behind first place! Balfe, Congdon and A. Countryman will move on to ABCD Playoffs next week.

Golf team wins League title

 This year they won the Western Athletic Conference Tournament and the WAC Large School Division Title. They finished the season with a 13-0-1 record, and five team members will go on to compete at Sectionals Tuesday. Oct. 4. Players going on to Sectional are seniors Michael Balfe, Chris Congdon, Austin Countryman, junior Aiden O’Neil and …

Ceremony recognizes completion of new East Hill School playground

The East Hill Elementary School community celebrated the completion of the school’s new playground with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, Sept. 30.   Community guests, students, teachers, staff, administrators and state Sen. George Amedore were all on hand for the event. “This playground is a testament to what can happen when a community works together for …

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