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Court Clerk Sues New Lebanon For $139k

February 24, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Thaddeus Flint A former Court Clerk with the Town of New Lebanon has initiated a lawsuit against the Town, the Town Board, Town Board Member Douglas Clark and two Town Justices and is demanding $139,000 as a settlement for what she believes was “unlawful termination from employment.” Diane Reynolds-Brown was a Court Clerk with […]

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Hoosick Rescue Squad Volunteers Answer The Call

February 24, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson In a time when the country is woefully lacking in volunteers, the Town of Hoosick Volunteer Rescue Squad managed to respond to 687 calls in 2011. That is 1.88 calls a day! With just two dozen members and extra volunteer drivers, they were called away on Sundays and holidays, at dinner time […]

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Stephentown To Present Plan To Take Over Elementary School

February 24, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint The Stephentown Town Board has accepted the offer from the Berlin School Board to present a proposal for assuming ownership of the now vacant Stephentown Elementary School property. The School Board last month voted to request both the Stephentown Board and the Grafton Fire District to submit tentative plans by March 6 […]

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HFCS To Appeal Disqualification Of Bowling Team From State Tournament

February 24, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson On Friday, February 17, the Times Union reported that the Hoosick Falls Bowling Team had been stripped of its Section II Class C-D Bowling Championship and its place in the March State Tournament because it did not complete the paperwork required when seventh or eighth grade students compete in a varsity sport.

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Petersburgh Town Board Action – To Secede Or Not To Secede

February 24, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks At the Petersburgh Town Board Meeting this week, Kurt Klein presented a petition signed by about 75 Petersburgh residents asking to have a referendum on whether the Town should secede from the Berlin School District. He said he had not been able to talk with everyone by any means but he had […]

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Demolition Of The Union Free School Building Begins; Bell Tower To Be Saved

February 24, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Thaddeus Flint With the word out that the historic Union Free School building in New Lebanon is to be demolished this week, many from the Town and the surrounding areas have been coming by to take one last look at the structure which has been a part of the Town’s personality for 99 years.

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HFCS Presents First Draft Of Budget

February 24, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks The first draft of the Hoosick Falls School District budget was presented last week. Superintendent Ken Facin called the situation “challenging,” but he set a goal of developing a budget that does not exceed a 2% tax levy increase, with minimal impact on staffing and student programming. He said, “We have some […]

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Rensselaer County Legislature – HFCS Girls Rule

February 24, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer While their parents, relatives and friends filled the gallery of the Legislative Chamber during the presentation period of the Rensselaer County Legislature’s regular meeting on Tuesday, February 14, the Hoosick Falls State Class C Co-Championship Girls Soccer Team entered the well of the Legislature with their coach to receive copies of the […]

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Berlin Town Board Action – The Rest Of The Story

February 24, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer The Berlin Town Board held its regular meeting on February 9. In last week’s issue of the Eastwick Press much of the meeting was reported. This is the rest of the story.

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Village of Hoosick Falls Board Meeting – The Rest Of The Story

February 24, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson The Village of Hoosick Falls Board met on Tuesday, February 14. Last week’s Eastwick Press briefly discussed the presentation by the HAYC3 Youth Impact, Jr. team encouraging the Board and those attending the meeting to  shop locally and the Boards announcement to hire CGR (Center for Government Research) to do a Dissolution […]

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