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State Soccer Champions!

November 23, 2011 Leave a Comment 

Lady Panthers Are Co-Champs After Tough 0-0 Marathon by Bea Peterson After sailing to victory in the NYS Class C semi-final match on Saturday against Tully High School the Hoosick Falls girls soccer team, ranked #2 in the State, faced a formidable foe on Sunday. On Saturday Long Island’s Friends Academy, ranked #4, knocked off […]

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Panther Football Falls In Semi-Final Heartbreaker

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by Ryan Mosher The Hoosick Falls football team’s great 2011 season came to a sudden halt on Saturday at Dietz Stadium in Kingston, NY. The Panthers took on Dobbs Ferry in the State semifinal game, with a ticket to the State Championship at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse on the line.

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Fly Like An Eagle

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Beacon Power To Sell Stephentown Plant

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by David Flint Beacon Power will put the Stephentown frequency regulation plant up for sale. The company, which filed for bankruptcy three weeks ago, reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) to conduct the sale of the facility by January 30, 2012.

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Stephentown Town Board Action – 2012 Budget Set At 2% Tax Levy Increase

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by David Flint The Stephentown Town Board adopted a budget for 2012 on Monday evening that calls for exactly a 2% increase in the tax levy. The budget includes projected expenditures of $583,345 from the General Fund, $663,645 from the Highway Fund and $137,000 from the Fire District, for a total of $1,383,990. This is […]

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Young In Grafton

November 23, 2011 6 Comments 

by Thaddeus Flint One of the first of many problems the Berlin School District’s new Superintendent, Dr. Stephen Young, wanted to address when he started work this fall was communication. “We have to sell BCS to the community, each community,” said Young in an interview with the Eastwick Press on September 30. At that time […]

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HFCS Implements Teacher Evaluation System

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by Alex Brooks Hoosick Falls Schools Superintendent Ken Facin said at the School Board meeting this month that the District has a signed agreement with the Hoosick Falls teachers union on how the new teacher evaluations will be done. A State requirement for an annual performance review of teachers in public schools is being phased […]

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Petersburgh Stolen Blind

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by Alex Brooks Petersburgh Town Highway Superintendent Ray Harrison told the Town Board that someone has been stealing the Town blind of its emergency road markers. Four large “Road Closed” signs have been taken. It costs $340 each to replace them, and, in addition to that, hazardous roads are suddenly unmarked when someone takes away […]

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Grafton Planning Board Action – A Full House

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by Kieron Kramer The agenda for the Grafton Planning Board meeting on Monday, November 21, was packed with four new subdivision applications to be considered and one application to be approved. Perhaps the extreme activity at this meeting was prompted just by the desire to tidy up these projects in the current fiscal year. Perhaps […]

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