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BCS BOE Adopts Action Plan To Deal With Lead

October 29, 2010 5 Comments 

by David Flint At an emergency meeting of the Berlin School Board on Wednesday evening the Board approved an immediate action plan to deal with the problem of lead paint at Berlin Elementary School. Although there was much disagreement and uncertainty expressed about intermediate and long term solutions, the Board agreed that the plan for […]

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Berlin Saves $450k On Bridge Replacement

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Resourcefulness Pays Off by Kieron Kramer Before the meltdown towards the end of the Berlin regular Town Board meeting on October 14 when the offer to purchase the Berlin Lumber property was raised [reported in last week’s issue of the Eastwick Press] the meeting was a recital of good news for the Town.

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Petersburgh And Berlin Families Visit Their Roots

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by David Flint Two hundred and forty years ago a church on the coast of Rhode Island, concerned about members who had migrated west, sent their pastor, John Burdick, along with Deacon Elisha Stillman, on a mission – to visit the departed members, first in Farmington, Connecticut, and from there “to Little Hoosick and places […]

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Profiles Of The Candidates For The Stephentown Town Council

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by David Flint

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BCSD Superintendent Search

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by David Flint The Berlin School Board has selected Orion Educational Consulting LLC of Rochester to conduct a search for a new Superintendent. Robert Heinkel representing this firm in a presentation to the Board at a special October 6 meeting, said it would be a 3 to 4 month process. The firm does only one […]

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Town Of Hoosick Holds Line On Taxes

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by Bea Peterson The Hoosick Town Board put the finishing touches on the 2011 budget at its workshop meeting on Tuesday, October 26. A public hearing on that budget was scheduled for Thursday, October 28, at 7 pm. Basically, there will be no increases in the Town portion of the next tax bill. Councilman Bob […]

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Grafton Planning Board Action – October 2010

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by Bea Peterson The Grafton Planning Board session on Monday, October 18, began at 6 pm with Public Hearings on an Ed Chilson/Clear Brook LLC four lot subdivision, a Jennifer Contessa two lot subdivision and a Site Plan Review of a meteorological tower to be installed by Gamesa Energy. The Contessa subdivision on Fox Hollow […]

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HFCS BOE Approves Siege Club

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by Alex Brooks The Hoosick Falls School Board monthly meeting began with a presentation from Science Teacher Anthony Malikowski about the HFCS team’s experience building a machine to compete in the recent  pumpkin chunkin’ contest at the Pumpkinpalooza Festival. Their machine, called Grape Shot, won the contest, and the students who participated were so fired […]

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Top Students Are Recognized For Academic Excellence

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Gloria Martinez and Tiffany St. Hilaire, two students from Hoosick Falls, were recently honored at a statewide awards ceremony for gifted children held by The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) on October 9 at Siena University.

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NYS 43rd District Senatorial Candidate Visits Hoosick Falls

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by Bea Peterson Saratoga County Supervisor and small business owner Joanne Yepsen attended the Hoosick Democrats pre-election rally Sunday afternoon, October 21, at the Sand Bar. Yepsen is running for the NYS 43rd District Senate seat now held by Republican Roy McDonald.

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