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Building Disappears In Hoosick Falls

February 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Traffic was diverted from Classic Street in Hoosick Falls most of Friday, February 18, as the building at Number 48 was torn down. Tractor trailer trucks were allowed through in one lane. All other traffic, from John, Main and lower High Streets had to use upper Classic Street and Wilder Avenue .

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HFCS Draft Budget Trims $1 Million And Eliminates 12 Teaching Positions

February 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks The Hoosick Falls School District presented a first draft of its budget for the 2011-12 school year at its regular monthly meeting last week. It’s a difficult year because stimulus funds are phasing out and State aid is being cut significantly at the same time.

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Downed Tree May Cause Flooding In Stephentown

February 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint In an otherwise pretty much cut and dried Town Board meeting Monday, the bills told the story of the heavy toll the severe weather conditions this winter are taking on taxpayers’ money. The Stephentown Town Board audited and approved claims in the amount of $58,581 from the General Account and $22,547 from […]

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Deadline Approaches For Names For Veterans Wall

February 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Hoosick Veterans Memorial Wall Co-Chairmen Phil Leonard and Marilyn Douglas, assisted at times by other Committee members, have been extremely busy reviewing names submitted for the plaques to be placed on the new wall in Wood Park.

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Dave Green Appointed To Petersburgh Town Board

February 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks The Petersburgh Town Board appointed Dave Green to complete the unexpired term of Councilman Ray Broadwell. Green has been a Councilman for many years in the past and is currently the Deputy Supervisor, so he brings a lot of experience to the job. Heating Problems

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Water Warning During Cold Weather

February 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

submitted by the Stephentown Fire Dept. Cold weather has been upon us in this New Year and now Spring is not that far away. The Stephentown Fire Department is warning people of the dangers of unstable ice and open water on streams, rivers, ponds and lakes.  The heavy snow pack has insulated the ice and […]

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Hoosick Planning Board Action – Quackenbush Resigns

February 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson At the Tuesday, February 22, meeting of the Town of Hoosick Planning Board Jim Dunigan announced that Town Supervisor Keith Cipperly had received a letter of resignation from Planning Board Chairman Everett Quackenbush effective immediately. Quackenbush is resigning for “personal reasons.” Dunigan will once again be Chairman. The Board approved the reappointment […]

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West Sand Lake Resident To Be New York Army Guard’s Senior Enlisted Soldier

February 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

Command Sgt. Major Frank Wicks Will Advise Adjutant General On All Matters Concerning Soldiers New York Army National Guard Command Sgt. Major Frank Wicks, a West Sand Lake resident, has been picked as the next New York National Guard State Command Sergeant Major by Major General Patrick Murphy, the Adjutant General of New York. Wicks, […]

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Local Civil War Veteran Gets His Stone

February 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Megan Phyfe Barrett Myers Noble Myers and Roxanna Cummings gave birth to their third of five children on April 12, 1827, in Pownal, Bennington County, Vermont, whom they named Charles Henry Myers. On January 5, 1850, Reverend Elder Tinkham, a Baptist minister, married Charles to Mary Ann Varnum, daughter of Rensselaer Varnum and […]

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Volunteers Needed For Food Pantry

February 25, 2011 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson The Hoosick Area Church Association (HACA) Food Pantry, located at 26 John Street in Hoosick Falls is in need of volunteers. A volunteer is needed the third Wednesday evening of the month for stocking shelves, registering clients and filling grocery bags. Volunteers will be needed for the summer to bag groceries and […]

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