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Once Again A Controversial BCS BOE Meeting

May 28, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Phillip Zema The 2010-2011 budget failed by a vote of 710-542, and the BOE is once again placed in a difficult position – either develop a budget more attractive to the community or bear the consequences of a contingency budget – one where invaluable extracurricular activities are compromised.

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Mark Hackett Receives Award For Rescuing Father

May 28, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks On Wednesday, May 26, The Petersburgh Ambulance squad presented an award to twelve year old Mark A. Hackett for the cool head, bravery and self-possession he showed in getting help when his father, Mark E. Hackett, cut himself with a chain saw last December.

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Battlefield Now An Eyesore

May 28, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Hoosick Town Historian Phil Leonard drove to the Bennington Battlefield Wednesday. He was heartsick. “It’s despicable what they have let happen in such a short time,” he said. “Even if they open the Park again, it won’t be the same. The grass is already 10 inches high!” The gate across the Battlefield […]

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Leadership Advisory Committee Takes Action

May 28, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Phillip Zema Shortly after the BOE meeting adjourned last Wednesdsay, Tom Morelli, began organizing the leadership advisory committee. Because a second budget proposal is due May 26, the Committee’s first priority is to develop a more viable budget. But a number of peripheral objectives are also on the committee’s agenda, such as establishing a […]

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HFCS Be Smart, Be Safe Lesson Aired On Channel 13

May 28, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson HFCS Senior Girls received a powerful lesson on life in the outside world Wednesday, May 19, from Physical Education teacher Lisa Ferrannini and Health teacher Colleen Corcoran. Elaine Houston of Channel 13 television observed the session and put together a piece on it that aired Thursday evening, May 20, as part of […]

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1944 Willys Jeep Exhibit At The Memorial Day

May 28, 2010 Leave a Comment 

The Hoosick Falls Veterans Memorial Wall Committee is proud to announce the exhibit of an original World War II Willys Jeep.  The Jeep along with trailer, armament and full gear will be on display at Wood Park on Monday, Memorial Day.  Jim McCormick, owner of the exhibit, will be on hand to tell the story […]

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2010 Memorial Day Rites In Hoosick Falls

May 28, 2010 Leave a Comment 

Memorial Day Rites in the Village of Hoosick Falls will begin with the raising of the American Flag by Walter Zwing, Commander of American Legion Post #40, on May 31 at the Maple Grove Cemetery, followed by the flag raising at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

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Sunday Ceremony At The Hoosick Rural Cemetery

May 28, 2010 Leave a Comment 

The public is invited to gather at the Hoosick Rural Cemetery on Sunday, May 30, at 7 pm to honor the more than 100 veterans buried there. A brief ceremony will include a prayer and the playing of taps.

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Saige Iris Myers Celebrates Memorial Weekend And Her First Birthday

May 28, 2010 3 Comments 

submitted by Megan Myers Saige Iris Myers, daughter of Zachary Patrick and Megan Phyfe Myers, turned one year old on Wednesday, May 26. In light of memorial weekend and her first birthday, she visited her great, great, great, great, great, great (6) grandfather John LeBarron, Junior’s headstone where he is buried at the River Road […]

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Comings And Goings At HFCS

May 28, 2010 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks The Hoosick Falls School Board approved tenure for 16 of its younger teachers and accepted resignations  from six senior staff at its meeting on May 18.

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