Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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Remains Of The Rollover

Remains Of The Rollover

by Kieron Kramer

At around 2 am on Thursday, April 10, a truck carrying a lime product failed to negotiate a turn on the Taconic Trail (NY Route 2) and rolled over. (more…)


Hoosick Town Board Action – No Pool This Summer

Hoosick Town Board Action – No Pool This Summer

by Bea Peterson

During the April 14 Hoosick Town Board meeting the Board approved a resolution transferring $40,000 from Fund Balance to establish the Hoosick Pool Rehabilitation Fund. The Board was in agreement that repairs to the Pool will not be completed this summer. Supervisor Surdam said anyone is welcome to visit the Town website and “see what we see.”

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Town Hall Event On Heroin And Drug Abuse

submitted by Deb Alter

On Wednesday, April 23, at 7 pm, the HAYC3 Community Coalition will hold an important Town Hall Meeting at the HAYC3 Armory in Hoosick Falls regarding the recent rise in heroin, prescription drug and other substance abuse in our community. Parents, youth, community leaders and members are invited to attend and become better informed about the current trends in the existence and usage of illegal substances right here at home.

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Fire At Taconic

submitted by Petersburgh Fire Chief Bill Seel

On Tuesday firefighters made quick work of a fire at Taconic in Petersburgh. The fire began at around 6 am in the exhaust ductwork and extended to materials that were stored on the floor at Building 1. The Petersburgh Fire Department and Ambulance, the Berlin Fire Department and the Grafton Fire Department were on the scene for about 90 minutes.

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Berlin Town Board Action – Beneath The Surface

by Kieron Kramer

The Berlin Town Board meeting on Thursday, April 10, seemed uneventful on its surface, but on reflection several important, long-standing issues were discussed. Town Supervisor Rob Jaeger reported on the pre-workshop meeting on March 27 with the Petersburgh Town Board in which the Boards discussed Petersburgh’s contract for use of the Berlin transfer station. (more…)


Grafton Town Board Action – Truck Rollover

by Alex Brooks

At the Grafton Town Board meeting on Monday Highway Superintendent Herb Hasbrouck said there was an incident with one of the Town trucks about a month ago. A Town 2000 International single axle dump truck was forced off the road by a reckless driver in a car, and the truck rolled over onto its side.  The insurance company declared the truck unrepairable, so it must be replaced. The Town Board voted unanimously to seek bids for a replacement truck immediately.

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HFCS Budget Keeps Tax Levy Under the Cap

by Alex Brooks

At its meeting on Thursday, April 10, the Hoosick Falls School Board unanimously adopted a $22,487,085 budget for the next school year that maintains existing academic programs and co-curricular opportunities for students. The community will vote on the budget proposal on Tuesday, May 20.

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Sunny Day For Penny Hunt

Sunny Day For Penny Hunt

by Bea Peterson

The Town of Hoosick Lions Club held its 54th Annual Penny Hunt in Wood Park on Saturday, April 12. The weather was absolutely perfect with a beautiful blue sky, bright sunshine and lovely warm temperatures. (more…)


North Petersburgh Aerie Family

North Petersburgh Aerie Family

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Stephentown Fire Department Open House And Recruiting Day

The Stephentown Volunteer Fire Department will hold an open house and recruitment drive at our fire station on Route 43 Saturday, April 26, from 10 am to 2 pm. The event will allow the fire department a chance to highlight the duties and rewards that come with being a volunteer firefighter. (more…)


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Remains Of The Rollover

by Kieron Kramer At around 2 am on Thursday, April 10, a truck carrying a lime product... 


Hoosick Town Board Action – No Pool This Summer

by Bea Peterson During the April 14 Hoosick Town Board meeting the Board approved... 


Town Hall Event On Heroin And Drug Abuse

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