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Widespread Flooding In Stephentown And New Lebanon

July 31, 2009 Leave a Comment 

Main Roads Closed – A State Of Emergency Declared by David Flint An estimated three to five inches of rainfall on Wednesday caused widespread flooding and road closures in northern Columbia County and southern Rensselaer County. A state of emergency was declared Wednesday evening in the towns of Stephentown, Nassau and New Lebanon, with travel […]

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Lohnes Pleads Not Guilty; Case Will Go To Trial

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by Bea Peterson Michael Lohnes was arraigned before a Grand Jury on Thursday, July 23, on a four count indictment. The charges were burglary in the third degree, aggravated assault on an animal, cruelty to animals and criminal mischief. He pled not guilty. According to Rensselaer County District Attorney Richard McNally, his case will now […]

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Stephentown Powwow Will Honor Veterans

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by David Flint The theme this year of the 4th Annual Rock Rattle and Drum Powwow and Spirit On The Mountain Music Festival, to be held at Gardner’s Field in Stephentown on August 7, 8 and 9, is “America – Fly Like an Eagle, Forever Free – Honoring our Veterans, Healing Our Warriors.” Besides being […]

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The NLCS Alumni Annual Reunion Is Well Attended Thanks To The Generosity Of One Man

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by David Flint Richard Burns, New Lebanon Central High School Class of 1949, was dismayed a few years back at the low turnouts for the annual Alumni Reunion Dinners. In 2005 he said that of all those who had graduated over the years only 57 showed up for the Reunion. “You could hear an echo […]

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Rensselaer County Legislature – July Meeting

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A Split Personality by Kieron Kramer The Rensselaer County Legislature sometimes acts like one big family regardless of political party and sometimes not. This split personality was apparent when the Legislature held its regular meeting on July 14.

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Candidates For County Legislature Emerge At Hoosick Democratic BBQ

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Petersburgh Planning Board Asks For Right Of Way On Rabbit College Road Subdivision

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by Erin Hogan The Petersburgh Planning Board met on Monday, July 27, to resolve a minor subdivision of a property on Rabbit College Road owned by Geraldine Smith. The lot in North Petersburgh is 62 and a half acres with a subdivision of one lot of 50.75 acres and the other of 11.75 acres to […]

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Hoosick Bridge Construction In The Rain

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Project Linus Helps Seriously Ill Children

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by Bea Peterson Last year the Hoosac Villagers, a crafts group that meets monthly from September to May, decided to make blankets for Project Linus. Project Linus has hundreds of chapters and thousands of volunteers across the United States. They all work together to help provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to […]

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HFCS PTA Announces Slate Of Officers for 2009-2010

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At a recent meeting of the HFCS PTA, nominations were accepted and officer positions filled for the 2009-2010 school year.

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