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Eastwick Editor Kieron Kramer

Eastwick Editor Kieron Kramer

The former Editor of The Eastwick Press, Kieron Kramer, passed away last Thursday evening, August 20. He had been ill since the beginning of the year. (more…)


Home Of Deputy Rensselaer County EMS Coordinator Damaged In Grafton Fire

Home Of Deputy Rensselaer County EMS Coordinator Damaged In Grafton Fire

by Doug La Rocque

The home of Howard and Donna Baldwin at 2295 Route 2 in Grafton suffered serious fire, smoke and water damage Monday afternoon when flames broke out in an upstairs bedroom. (more…)


Solar Farm Moratorium Nixed

Committee Formed To Research Options 

And Make Suggestions

 Deb Alter

The Hoosick Town Board held an public hearing on Monday, August 24 to discuss the rise of solar farms in the Town. Supervisor Mark Surdam began by making clear that they were only talking about solar farms, not residential solar systems. Originally, a temporary moratorium on solar farms was suggested, but that option is now off the table. (more…)


Shaker Museum / Mount Lebanon To Hold Peace Weekend

The Shaker Museum|Mount Lebanon will host a weekend of events and programs to commemorate over 200 years of Shaker pacifism, Saturday, August 29 through Monday, August 31. The Mount Lebanon Peace Weekend will consist of readings, a brunch and facilitated discussion about Shaker pacifist history, a panel of speakers currently active in the peace movement, and a special walking tour. (more…)


New Business Growing In Hoosick Falls

New Business Growing In Hoosick Falls

by Deb Alter 

Little Sprouts Baby Bump and Beyond, a children’s boutique offering pre-loved clothing, toys, furniture, baby gear, books, and more, opened on Saturday, August 1. The owner is Renee Parker (née Koronas), a graduate of Hoosick Falls High School (Class of ’02) and the mother of two children, aged four and eight and a half months. She has a degree in business and marketing from HVCC. (more…)


PARIS : Through The Eye Of Ann Lindsay

PARIS : Through The Eye Of Ann Lindsay

An exhibition of photographs of Paris by award winning artist Ann Lindsay is currently hanging at the Petersburgh Public Library. (more…)


A Soft Summer Night Of Music  And Memories In Grafton

A Soft Summer Night Of Music And Memories In Grafton

By Doug La Rocque

An appreciative audience filled the room at the Everett Wager Senior Center in Grafton last Wednesday to enjoy the acoustic sounds of the Lost Radio Rounders. The duo of Tom Lindsay and Michael Eck kept their listeners entertained with ballads about such tragedies as the love triangle involving Tom Dooley and death on the Streets of Laredo, to sea shanties from the Canadian Maritimes and Mexico. There were even songs about groundhogs and rattlesnakes, as well as classics like Frankie and Johnnie, 16 Tons and the Sloop John B. (more…)


PVMCC Seeking Grant Funding To Make Veterans Hall ADA Compliant

by Alex Brooks

Although the Town of Petersburgh may be stymied by the cost of making the entry door of the Veterans Hall compliant with ADA standards of accessibility, the Petersburgh Veterans Memorial Community Center Inc (PVMCC) has been seeking a solution. (more…)


HFCS Bus Routes To Stay The Same Despite River Street Bridge Delays

HFCS Bus Routes To Stay The Same Despite River Street Bridge Delays

The River Street Bridge has been under construction since early summer and was originally expected to be completed before the school year begins. Since school starts on September 8, and the bridge will not be finished, the Hoosick Falls Central School District has built in a four minute delay on that bus route to compensate. (more…)


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Eastwick Editor Kieron Kramer

The former Editor of The Eastwick Press, Kieron Kramer, passed away last Thursday... 


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