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Postponed Board Meeting Angers Community Members

By Jackolyn Houghton
The Hoosick Falls Village Board had called a special Board meeting for Thursday, February 23 to discuss a revised agreement between the Village and the two companies responsible for PFOA contamination in the Village, Saint-Gobain and Honeywell. (more…)


Two Cars Derail In Hoosick

Two Cars Derail In Hoosick

Two small covered hopper railroad cars fell off the tracks at the old Hoosick depot in Hoosick on Saturday. A small amount of cargo was lost out of the cars onto the tracks. The train moving the cargo appeared to be going very slow from the small amount of damage caused to the track. (more…)


Village Board Will Consider Revised Agreement On PFOA Expense Reimbursement

Special Meeting On February 23 At 6 pm

by Alex Brooks

The Village of Hoosick Falls announced on Tuesday February 21 that it has reached a new, revised agreement with Saint Gobain and Honeywell to reimburse the Village for expenses it incurred dealing with the PFOA crisis over the last two years or so. (more…)


Petersburgh Town Board Will Consider Agreement With Taconic On PFOA Expense Reimbursement

Special Meeting On February 28 At 7 pm

by Alex Brooks

Petersburgh Town Supervisor Alan Webster has announced that the Town has reached an agreement with Taconic to have them reimburse the Town for costs incurred by the Town during 2016 responding to the discovery of PFOA in its water supply and in private wells. (more…)


Village of Hoosick Falls Hires Economic Development Coordinator

by Alex Brooks

At its February 14 meeting, the Board of Trustees of the Village of Hoosick Falls accepted the recommendation of the search committee and agreed to hire Brighid Buzzell to be the coordinator of the Village’s economic development efforts. (more…)


State Officials Update Petersburgh Residents On PFOA Issues

State Officials Update Petersburgh Residents On PFOA Issues

by Doug LaRocque

Tim Vickerson of the NYS Department of Health opened the meeting, held Tuesday February 21, with an update on the Town’s water system.  (more…)


Petersburgh Town Board Action

Five Year Plans For All Departments!

by Alex Brooks

Petersburgh Supervisor Alan Webster began the February 20 meeting of the Petersburgh Town Board by saying he wanted to see development of 5 year plans in all Departments. (more…)


Stephentown Town Board Action

Stephentown Town Board Action

The Promise Of Faster Internet Speeds

by David Flint

Stephentowners struggling with slow and intermittent internet service may take some cautious hope from Town Councilman Gerry Robinson’s latest report. (more…)


Hoosick Falls “CyberPanthers” High School Robotics Team Wins

submitted by Brian Bushner

The robotics club at Hoosick Falls High School has been busy this year building – what else – a robot, and brought their creation to the first competition of the year. The club competes as a team and calls themselves the CyberPanthers. (more…)


Panther Girls Defeat Schuylerville To Advance, 56 – 30

Panther Girls Defeat Schuylerville To Advance, 56 – 30

by Steve Bradley

The Class B, number 4 seeded Panthers hosted the #13 Schuylerville Black Horses Tuesday evening in the Panther Den. Kelly Pine led the way with 29 points, including 11 in the third quarter. (more…)


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