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Board of Education Approves Five Year Agreement With Hoosick Falls Teachers Association

by Alex Brooks

The Board of Education and the Hoosick Falls Teachers Association (HFTA), who have been negotiating a contract renewal for about a year, have reached an agreement, and it has been approved by a formal vote of both the Board of Education and the Teachers Association. (more…)


Glendouglas Farm Celebrates 250 Years

Glendouglas Farm Celebrates 250 Years

by David Flint

For 250 years the farm on Osgood Road in Stephentown has been in continuous operation run by descendants of the man who started it – Captain William Douglas. Saturday, June 20 was the culmination of a three-day family reunion and celebration by the community of its oldest farm, now known as the Glendouglas Farm. (more…)


Weir-Reynolds Community Pool Ready For The Next 50 Years

Weir-Reynolds Community Pool Ready For The Next 50 Years

by Bea Peterson

At noon on Saturday, June 20, the Weir Reynolds Community Pool reopened with an official ribbon cutting ceremony. Hoosick Town Supervisor Mark Surdam welcomed the large crowd that turned out for the event. He thanked everyone involved in the restoration of the beautiful pool, especially Richard Laberge and other members of The Laberge Group and the William L. Watson Co., that rebuilt the pool. (more…)


Berlin School Board Contemplates Low Bids For Closed Elementary Schools

by Thaddeus Flint

The mothballed elementary schools in the Towns of Grafton and Stephentown appear to be one step closer to being sold to a developer with plans to repurpose the buildings into apartments. The topic was discussed at the June 16 Berlin School Board meeting. (more…)


Storm Rips Through Hoosick On Tuesday

Storm Rips Through Hoosick On Tuesday

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Hoosick Falls School Board Creates And Fills Four New Positions

by Alex Brooks

At its meeting on June 18, the Hoosick Falls School Board enacted the things that they had proposed in their budget. A resolution was passed to approve a Bond for the purchase of school buses in the amount of $115,000.  Four new positions were created, as contemplated in the budget approved by the voters. (more…)


Sensitive Ferns In Petersburgh Woods

Sensitive Ferns In Petersburgh Woods

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Stephentown Historical Society To Hold Strawberry Festival

Strawberry shortcake will star at the Thirty-fourth Annual Strawberry Festival on Sunday, June 28, under the tent at The Berry Patch on Route 22 in Stephentown.  This fund-raiser for the Stephentown Historical Society (more…)


Aesthetic/Genetic: New Exhibit Highlights Group of Hoosick-Based Artists

Aesthetic/Genetic: New Exhibit Highlights Group of Hoosick-Based Artists

by Deb Alter

Everyone knows that Grandma Moses was discovered in Hoosick Falls, but she is not the only important artist who lived in Hoosick.

A current exhibition at the Blue Hill Art and Cultural Center in Pearl River, New York highlights a group of artists with close ties to each other and to Hoosick. Jose de Creeft (1884-1982) his wife, Lorrie Goulet, his daughter, Donna Maria de Creeft, have work in this exhibit, which is entitled “Aesthetic/Genetic: Artist Families and their Circles”. Also featured in the show are de Creeft’s protegé, Gary L. Sussman, his wife, Barbara Jacobs Sussman (the curator of the exhibit), and their son, Spencer Jay Sussman.  (more…)


“Moon Over Buffalo” At The Theater Barn

“Moon Over Buffalo” At The Theater Barn

Theater Barn Announces 2015 Season

The Theater Barn is pleased to announce that its 32nd  Anniversary Season opens on Friday, June 26 at 8 pm.  Following the show the audience is invited to stay for a complementary wine and cheese reception with the cast of the comedy Moon Over Buffalo to kick off its exciting season.  As always, 2015 will feature two area premieres, lots of laughs, great music and an Agatha Christie mystery. (more…)


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Board of Education Approves Five Year Agreement With Hoosick Falls Teachers Association

by Alex Brooks The Board of Education and the Hoosick Falls Teachers Association... 


Glendouglas Farm Celebrates 250 Years

by David Flint For 250 years the farm on Osgood Road in Stephentown has been in continuous... 


Weir-Reynolds Community Pool Ready For The Next 50 Years

by Bea Peterson At noon on Saturday, June 20, the Weir Reynolds Community Pool reopened... 


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Board of Education Approves Five Year Agreement With Hoosick Falls Teachers Association

by Alex Brooks The Board of Education and the Hoosick Falls Teachers Association... 


Berlin School Board Contemplates Low Bids For Closed Elementary Schools

by Thaddeus Flint The mothballed elementary schools in the Towns of Grafton and Stephentown... 


Hoosick Falls School Board Creates And Fills Four New Positions

by Alex Brooks At its meeting on June 18, the Hoosick Falls School Board enacted... 


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