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…)
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…)
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…)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…)
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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