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Petersburgh Fire Department Installation

April 30, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks The Petersburgh Fire Department held its annual installation banquet at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Petersburgh on Saturday, April 24. After a delicious buffet of roast beef and turkey catered by Fresco’s Restaurant of New Lebanon, Battalion 5-0 Commander Cyril Grant swore in the officers. Bill Seel will be Chief again this […]

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Petersburgh Shaving Mill Operation Has Day In Court

April 30, 2010 2 Comments 

by Alex Brooks At the Town court session on April 27, Petersburgh Town Justice Paul Montgomery heard arguments from both sides on the question of whether or not Brian O’Donovan’s shaving mill operation at the back of his gravel pit on Church Hollow Road is exempt from Site Plan review.

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Masons Honor Girl Scouts

April 30, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Van Rensselaer Star Lodge No. 400 celebrated its Annual Ladies Appreciation and Awards Night on Saturday, April 17, at the Grange Hall in Hoosick. Lodge Master Bruce Hansen welcomed members and guests and the invocation was given by Jason Dzembo, Hudson-Champlain Regional Assistant Grand Lecturer. Everyone enjoyed a roast beef dinner with […]

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BCS Board Hears About The Budget

April 30, 2010 11 Comments 

by Phillip Zema At the Berlin BOE meeting on April 27, Heinz Noeding, once again, voiced a number of concerns to Berlin’s administration and School Board.  He was upset that the “budget drafts [were] not documented on the school district’s website, unlike every other district in the county.”  Accordingly, Noeding felt the community was not […]

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Hoosick School Board Action – Positions Eliminated

April 30, 2010 2 Comments 

by Alex Brooks At its April 22 meeting, the Hoosick Falls School Board voted to abolish the positions of two Special Education teachers, two Elementary Education teachers, two Reading teachers, one Home and Careers teacher, and ten Teaching Assistants. The vote on this motion was 6-0, with Rye Mausert abstaining. These staff reductions had previously […]

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Baseball And Softball Season Opens In Hoosick Falls

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by Erin Hogan It was a beautiful Saturday in gorgeous Hoosick Falls as the baseball and softball teams lined up for their annual parade. The Parade went from Wood Park to the baseball fields at the Water Works Road. Maggie McAuliffe, the President of the baseball club introduced the teams that are split up into […]

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April Is The Cruelest Month

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Three Earn Black Belts In Stephentown

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by Erin Hogan The mood in the room was long-awaited excitement as Cassandra Beattie, brown belt, Patricia Court, brown belt and Jess Court, black sash, took a seat in front of Sensei Fish and Third Degree Black belts Timothy Etman and Alex Bassallo (both of Grafton). These three students were going to finally receive their […]

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School Spirit Day At BES

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Deanna Nash Is BCS Valedictorian For 2010

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by David Flint Deanna Nash of Grafton has been chosen to be the Valedictorian for Berlin High School’s Class of 2010. Nash is both a scholar and an athlete. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Secretary of the Student Council and currently Class President. She has been a mainstay in varsity soccer, […]

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