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County Legislator Stan Brownell Charged With DWI

September 26, 2008 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Rensselaer County Legislator Stanley Brownell has pleaded not guilty to a DWI charge incurred on August 10 in Springfield, VT. According to Brownell’s attorney Daniel McManus, Vermont law states a first time offender has a right to refuse a breath test. Brownell refused it. “He is innocent until proven guilty,” said his […]

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Experimental Paving Project On Route 43

September 26, 2008 Leave a Comment 

  Another First For Stephentown by David Flint The second phase of paving on Route 43 from Stephentown to the Massachusetts line began last Thursday with the laying down of an experimental new type of blacktop called warm mix asphalt (WMA). Stephentown was the first site in eastern New York State selected for the use […]

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Fire At Hoosac Meadows

September 26, 2008 Leave a Comment 

  by Bea Peterson The Hoosick Fire Department received the call of a structure fire at Hoosac Meadows Way at 10:02 Tuesday night. “The first engine was at the scene in five or six minutes,” said Hoosick Fire Chief William Rifenburgh. Smoke from the kitchen fire was visible to Route 22, he added.  The family […]

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Closing Of Grafton And Stephentown Elementary Schools Still Raises Hackles

September 26, 2008 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint Sparks flew at last week’s Berlin School Board meeting regarding the Board’s decision three months ago to close the Grafton and Stephentown elementary schools. Tyler Sawyer, former Supervisor of the Town of Grafton, appeared before the Board to ask about their reaction to a letter he had forwarded to them from Robert […]

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JLS Foundation Finalists Attend Networking Day In New York

September 26, 2008 Leave a Comment 

    Five students from the Class of 2009 at Hoosick Falls Central School recently attended a networking day in New York City where they met with four professionals who shared stories about their careers, offered advice on how to be successful and pledged to stay in contact with the students to help them plan […]

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Letter To The Editor – Berlin Food Closet Finds Support In The Community

September 26, 2008 Leave a Comment 

To The Editor: The Berlin Community Food Closet would like to extend a heartfelt “thank you” to all who responded to our recent plea for help. When an article appeared in The Eastwick Press a few weeks ago we had little money available to purchase food or help with utility bills this winter. Many individuals […]

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Letter To The Editor – A Flawed Plan For Berlin Elementary School?

September 26, 2008 Leave a Comment 

Dear Editor: As a resident and taxpayer of the Berlin School District I am deeply troubled by what I’ve been witnessing at the BOE Buildings workshop meetings. I was invited to tour the Berlin Elementary School with the BOE and the Architects Monday night, September 8, and what I saw was disastrous, and I don’t […]

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Letter To The Editor – State And County Officials Ignore Rural Area

September 26, 2008 Leave a Comment 

To The Editor:   Since 2003 we have been addressing Senators, Governors, County Legislators, politicians (and prospective politicians), regarding a transportation problem with United Family Services, Department of Aging, for transportation to and from Stephentown.  My husband’s health required multiple doctors and treatments in the Albany area. The van service has been very sporadic. Since May […]

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Marion Lohnes Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

September 26, 2008 1 Comment 

On September 17 Marion Lohnes received the 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award. A ceremony in which over 200 people attended was held at the Temple Beth Emeth in Albany, NY. The ceremony honored 40 seniors who were at least 85 years of age or older and recognized their activities and accomplishments over their lifetime, such as […]

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Register To Vote!

September 26, 2008 Leave a Comment 

Town of Hoosick Supervisor Marilyn Douglas reminds everyone that there is still time to register to vote for the upcoming November election and that the times and dates set by the Rensselaer County Board of Elections  are as follows: • October 8 – 5:30 pm to 9 pm – Voter registration in person at the […]

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