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Fatal Accident On Route 7

October 31, 2008 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson   A fatal accident on Route 7 near the Hoosick-Pittstown line closed the road from 8:30 Wednesday morning, October 29, until two o’clock in the afternoon while the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Department investigated the cause of the crash. According to Sgt. Shane Holcomb of the Sheriff’s Department, Brian McGovern of Schaghticoke, NY, […]

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Alden Goodermote Appointed Stephentown Highway Super

October 31, 2008 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint   At a special meeting Wednesday evening, the Stephentown Town Board appointed Alden Goodermote to the position of Highway Superintendent.

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Berlin School Board Rejects $12M Capital Plan

October 31, 2008 1 Comment 

by David Flint   On a split 4-3 vote the Berlin School Board rejected a proposal to put before the taxpayers a $12.6 million plan to renovate and add on to the Berlin Elementary School.

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Petersburgh Holds Line On 2009 Budget

October 31, 2008 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks The Petersburgh Town Board met October 23 to discuss the Town’s 2009 budget. Trying to keep the tax levy from going up will be challenging this year because the Town will be making the first payment on the Memorial Hall renovations in 2009, and it is also beginning to make annual payments […]

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Draft Land Use Law Ready For Review

October 31, 2008 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson   Members of the Town of Hoosick Zoning Commission met at 8:30 Wednesday morning, October 29, to compile the information they had gathered at meetings held at Buskirk, North Hoosick, Hoosick and West Hoosick on the first draft of a Land Use Law.

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Stephentown Boy Scouts Undertake Cemetery Cleanup

October 31, 2008 1 Comment 

by Sandra Hamer   It’s official – the term “community service” is alive and well with Stephentown Boy Scouts.  Thanks to TJ Mullen and members of West Sand Lake Boy Scout Troop #525, the Stephentown Center Baptist Cemetery on Calvin Cole Road has been cleared of an estimated 20 years of trees, weeds, brush and […]

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A Small Bridge To The Past

October 31, 2008 1 Comment 

by Judith Radford   Who would have known there was so much history buried nearby and covered over by many years of neglect? A little research on the part of some Lake Elizabeth residents in Grafton have unearthed a small cemetery. The property, known in Grafton’s historical files as Lake Elizabeth Cemetery #27, is located […]

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Dan Bulson Named Fighting Tiger Athlete Of The Week

October 31, 2008 1 Comment 

The SUNY Cobleskill Athletic Department announced today that sophomore Dan Bulson,  of Cropseyville and Berlin High School, a member of the men’s cross country team, has been named the athletic program’s Fighting Tiger Athlete of the Week.

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It’s A Family Affair

October 31, 2008 2 Comments 

Avid sports fan Paul Sykes of Stephentown was especially interested in following Berlin’s varsity soccer team this past season. Aside from the fact that the team played excellent ball with a lot of heart, it turns out Paul has both a grandson and a great-grandson on this team!

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Stephentown Historical Society To Hear About Native American Cuisine

October 31, 2008 Leave a Comment 

Lisa Little Wolf will tell the Stephentown Historical Society about Native American cuisine on Monday, November 3.

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