Sunday, April 19, 2015

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Grafton Agrees To New Lease Of Senior Center

by Alex Brooks

After a lengthy executive session, the Grafton Town Board came to an agreement with Rensselaer County on a renewal of the lease of the Grafton Senior Center. The terms are very different from the previous lease, which has been in effect for the first ten years of the building’s existence. (more…)


Cipperly Sentenced To Community Service

by Bea Peterson

On Monday, April 13, Keith Cipperly appeared before Judge Jaime Thomas in Schaghticoke Town Court and was sentenced to 100 hours of community service. He was found guilty of misdemeanor charges of Falsifying Business Records in the second degree and Official Misconduct in that Court on Saturday, January 31. (more…)


Berlin Town Board Action

Berlin Town Board Action

A Quiet Meeting

“It’s getting quieter, and things are thawing out,” reported Jim Winn for Berlin’s Water District 2. It was also a fairly quiet Town Board meeting on Thursday, April 9, with not a whole lot going on. Winn mentioned that two 4-inch water mains had frozen up, one on Mill Street and one at the former Cowee plant, now the Gallivan plant. Both had been fixed.  (more…)


Town Preparing For Pool Opening In June

Town Preparing For Pool Opening In June

by Bea Peterson

At the Hoosick Town Board meeting on Monday, April 13, the Board approved lifeguard appointments for Will Clifford, Katherine Danforth, Sean Dingman, Alyssa Houghton, Kelli Grennan, Kara Laflamme, Michael Matatt, Dana O’Malley, Tyler Rondeau and Lizza Ryan. Town Supervisor Mark Surdam said there are still a few openings left for Lifeguards. He hopes people will apply now so the training can be coordinated.  (more…)


Andy Cooney In Petersburgh

Andy Cooney In Petersburgh

by Bea Peterson

Irish singer Andy Cooney performs in Carnegie Hall, on cruise ships that travel to Bermuda and throughout the Caribbean and on tours throughout Ireland. He sings all over United States and Canada, and now he can add Petersburgh to his travelog. (more…)


Thoughts On The Passing Of Helen Ellett

She was a diminutive woman with a pixieish quality about her, and a knowing twinkle in her eyes. Yet she was a strong, determined, resilient individual. She was possessed of a sharp wit that came through with her pointed observations about local characters and politicians, but she also had the capacity for self-depreciation. At heart she was a country girl, who reveled in the natural world. (more…)


Arts And Artisan Showcase For The Talented Women of Stephentown

Arts And Artisan Showcase For The Talented Women of Stephentown

If you have ever attended a Stephentown pot luck supper, you are well aware of the culinary skills of Stephentown women. However, the talents of Stephentown women extend far beyond the kitchen. (more…)


New Lebanon Students Inducted Into NHS

New Lebanon Students Inducted Into NHS

Eleven New Lebanon High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society during a ceremony in front of family and friends on March 19, 2015, in the Jr/Sr High School Gymnasium. (more…)


McClellan Sworn In As Village Justice

McClellan Sworn In As Village Justice

On Tuesday evening, April 14, the Hoosick Falls Village Board accepted the resignation of Assistant Police Chief Harold McClellan effective March 10. He was later sworn in as Acting Justice for the Village of Hoosick Falls. He is also Acting Justice for the Town of Hoosick. Chief Robert Ashe said it is a great loss to his Department, but a terrific gain for the Town and Village as he is sure McClellan will be an excellent Justice. (Bea Peterson photo) (more…)


Ladies Give Holy Names All They Can Handle

Ladies Give Holy Names All They Can Handle

by Steve Bradley

In an exciting home opener for the HFCS girls lacrosse team, the Ladies gave Holy Names all they could handle.

On an absolutely perfect spring day, the Panthers took a 2 – 1 lead in the first two minutes of the game, and looked like they might cruise to the win. But from then on the teams swapped goals back and forth. (more…)


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Grafton Agrees To New Lease Of Senior Center

by Alex Brooks After a lengthy executive session, the Grafton Town Board came to... 


Cipperly Sentenced To Community Service

by Bea Peterson On Monday, April 13, Keith Cipperly appeared before Judge Jaime Thomas... 


Berlin Town Board Action

A Quiet Meeting “It’s getting quieter, and things are thawing out,” reported... 


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New Lebanon Students Inducted Into NHS

Eleven New Lebanon High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society... 


Ladies Give Holy Names All They Can Handle

by Steve Bradley In an exciting home opener for the HFCS girls lacrosse team, the... 


Boys Lacrosse Grabs Home Opener Win

by Steve Bradley Nick Schrom scored four goals to lead the HFCS Panthers to victory... 


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