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Stephentown Town Board Remains Neutral On Gas Pipeline

Stephentown Town Board Remains Neutral On Gas Pipeline

by David Flint

The Stephentown Town Board is not at this time taking any position regarding Kinder Morgan’s proposed gas pipeline, but they are listening to citizens’ concerns and plan to stay involved. A group of Town residents associated with the Stop New York Fracked Gas Pipeline (SNYFGP) organization attended the Town Board meeting Monday evening. (more…)


Hoosick Falls School Board Will Buy Cameras For Buses

by Alex Brooks

The Hoosick Falls School Board voted unanimously at its January meeting last week to purchase cameras for all the District’s school buses. The cameras will record both video and audio, which will allow the District to review and evaluate any incidents that happen on its school buses. (more…)


County Legislature Commends The Hoosick Falls High School Football Team Upon A Championship Season

County Legislature Commends The Hoosick Falls High School Football Team Upon A Championship Season

by Kieron Kramer

At the Rensselaer County Legislative meeting on January 13, District 5 Legislator, and Vice Chairman of the Legislature, Stan Brownell presented Hoosick Falls Central School Head Football Coach Ron Jones with copies of the resolution, suitably engrossed, commending the HFCS Football Team on a Championship Season. In his introduction Chairman of the Legislature Martin Reid emphasized, “Another Championship Season.” The resolution was passed at the December 9 meeting of the Legislature. (more…)


NHFD 2015 Installation Banquet

NHFD 2015 Installation Banquet

by Bea Peterson

The North Hoosick Fire Department held its annual Installation of Officers Banquet at the Fire House on Saturday, January 10. A delicious meal was catered by Jean’s Place. Master of Ceremonies was Leo Surdam III from the Hoosick Fire Department. The Invocation and Benediction were said by Rev. Michael Benoit.

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BCSD Board Discusses Unsafe Bus Stop

by Thaddeus Flint

The January meeting of the Berlin Central School District’s Board of Education was a quick one, the only real discussion being how to resolve one family’s belief that their school bus stop is unsafe.

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Town Of Berlin Organizational Meeting 2015

provided by Berlin Town Clerk Anne Maxon, compiled by Kieron Kramer

The Berlin Town Board met on January 8, 2015, at 7 pm for the Organizational Meeting. Members present were Town Supervisor Rob Jaeger, Councilwoman Tara Fisher, Councilman Stephen Riccardi and Councilman John Winn. Councilman Dean Maxon was absent.

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3D Printing Process Benefits Berlin Central School Students

3D Printing Process Benefits Berlin Central School Students

submitted by Erin Clary, Communications Specialist, Berlin Central School District 

The manufacturing industry uses 3D printers to create everything from jet engine parts to live cartilage and prosthetics. During the month of January, Berlin Middle School and High School students will also have the opportunity to manufacture their own design and create items (perhaps somewhat less advanced) using a 3D printer.

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Apartment And Commercial Space In The Monahan Building And Parson’s Corner Now Leasing

Apartment And Commercial Space In The Monahan Building And Parson’s Corner Now Leasing

by Bea Peterson

Alex Buell of Sequence Development was kept busy on Saturday morning, January 17, as a steady stream of people of all ages came to the Open House in the Monahan building on John Street. One woman wanted to see how the apartments looked today as she and her sons had lived in the entire second floor 20 years ago.

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Folks Flocked To The St. Patrick’s Day Parade Fundraiser At Brown’s Brewery

Folks Flocked To The St. Patrick’s Day Parade Fundraiser At Brown’s Brewery

by Bea Peterson

A capacity crowd filled Brown’s Brewery in Walloomsac on Sunday afternoon, January 18, for the first of the season events to raise funds for the Hoosick Falls 23rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  (more…)


Girl Scouts Collect 500 Pounds Of Food For Local Food Pantries

Girl Scouts Collect 500 Pounds Of Food For Local Food Pantries

submitted by Sue Brissette

Girl Scout Service Unit 154, comprising seven local girl scout troops,  worked with community organizations throughout the month of December to collect food for food pantries in Berlin, Grafton, Petersburgh and Stephentown and at the Berlin Elementary School.  Their efforts resulted in 500 pounds of donated food and several generous donations of cash. (more…)


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Stephentown Town Board Remains Neutral On Gas Pipeline

by David Flint The Stephentown Town Board is not at this time taking any position... 


County Legislature Commends The Hoosick Falls High School Football Team Upon A Championship Season

by Kieron Kramer At the Rensselaer County Legislative meeting on January 13, District... 


NHFD 2015 Installation Banquet

by Bea Peterson The North Hoosick Fire Department held its annual Installation of... 


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Hoosick Falls School Board Will Buy Cameras For Buses

by Alex Brooks The Hoosick Falls School Board voted unanimously at its January meeting... 


BCSD Board Discusses Unsafe Bus Stop

by Thaddeus Flint The January meeting of the Berlin Central School District’s Board... 


3D Printing Process Benefits Berlin Central School Students

submitted by Erin Clary, Communications Specialist, Berlin Central School District  The... 


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