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Petersburgh Planning Board Takes Two Matters To Court

January 29, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks Brian O’Donovan came before the Petersburgh Planning Board on December 28 with an application for site plan review for a shaving mill he operates next to his gravel mining operation on Church Hollow Road. At that meeting the Planning Board indicated that it had two concerns about the operation – the access […]

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Hoosick Veterans Memorial Wall To Be Updated

January 29, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Ed O’Malley was a WW II Army veteran from Hoosick Falls. More than once he told people he wished veterans of his era had a bronze plaque in Wood Park like the WW I veterans have. It’s too late for Ed and many of his comrades to see such plaques. Age is […]

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Berlin ZBA Discusses Cherry Plain Cell Tower Proposal

January 29, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Phillip M. Zema On January 21 at the Berlin Town Hall, an engineer, Chris Ciolfi from Mariner Tower and Berlin Zoning Board of Appeals members discussed Mariner Tower’s application to construct a 150 foot cellular telephone tower in Cherry Plain. While a Verizon cell tower already exists in downtown Berlin, many area residents still […]

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Town Of Hoosick Rescue Squad Installs Officers For 2010

January 29, 2010 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Bill Gaillard On Sunday, January 17, the Town of Hoosick Rescue Squad held its annual installation dinner and awarded service certificates. Alan Bornt, 25 year Chief of the North Hoosick Fire Department, the Installation Officer, placed into office the following Squad Officers: President – Bill Gaillard, Vice President – Deb Lohnes, Secretary – […]

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HFCS Raises Senior Exemption Income Limits

January 29, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks At its meeting on January 21, the Hoosick Falls School Board approved new, higher income limits for the Senior Citizen exemptions from school property tax. This will allow more seniors to qualify for the exemptions.

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New Lebanon Officials Support Zoning Re-Write

January 29, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Phillip Zema Part of New Lebanon’s comprehensive plan is to preserve the luster of its small town atmosphere. Accordingly, Town officials are hoping to establish new zoning laws, which are designed to help preserve natural resources, farmland and scenic views. Before the zoning re-write could pass, however, a public hearing was necessary.

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National Substance Abuse Expert To Speak At TRACs Breakfast Meeting

January 29, 2010 Leave a Comment 

The local community TRACs (Together Reducing Alcohol and drugs in our Communities) Coalition is hosting a continental breakfast and a presentation on substance use among teens and preteens in our communities on February 4, at the Seventh Day Baptist Church in Berlin from 7 to 8:30 am.

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Hoosick Falls Joint Fire District Organizational Meeting

January 29, 2010 Leave a Comment 

The Hoosick Falls Joint Fire District held its organizational meeting on January 18 at 7 pm at the Hoosick Falls Fire Station located at 2 Griffin Avenue, Hoosick Falls. William Gaillard was re-elected as Fire District Chairman.

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Boy Scout Troop #222 Goes Rock Climbing

January 29, 2010 Leave a Comment 

Local Boy Scout Troop #222 spent hours rock climbing, exploring the caves and riding the zip line at the Albany Indoor Rock Gym last week. This weekend the Scouts go to Camp Rotary to compete in the Klondike Derby which is a fun competition testing their skills in winter survival, snowshoeing and sled racing. 

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Tiger Cubs – Onward and Upward

January 29, 2010 Leave a Comment 

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