Broadalbin-Perth school district to host community safety forum Oct. 5

Broadalbin-Perth school district to host community safety forum Oct. 5

BROADALBIN – Nicole Buckley, 27, may very well know your child. On a recent morning, the new Broadalbin-Perth Central School District school resource officer, who is one of two new school resource officers the district brought in this year, welcomed students being dropped off by parents and by buses. It was spirit week, and she was quick to compliment the outfits – the pink glasses, the capes. One month on the job, and Buckley has become a regular part of the school community. But for parents who haven’t yet interacted with Buckley – or who simply want to get to…
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After 17 years of pageants, reigning Miss Fonda Fair is ready to pass on the crown

After 17 years of pageants, reigning Miss Fonda Fair is ready to pass on the crown

FONDA -- Alexys Conti, 21, competed in her first pageant when she was 3 years old. While onstage during the Miss Mohawk Valley fundraiser pageant, she was asked to name her favorite animal. “Snake,” she told the judges. “I like that they go ‘sssss.’” Everyone laughed, and Conti, of Fultonville, was declared Sweetheart Mohawk Valley. That was the first of more than 50 crowns Conti has won in her life, including being named last year’s Miss Fonda Fair. And while humor helped Conti win her first title, she says pageants have helped her prepare for some of life’s most serious facets.…
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