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Introducing The Cougar

March 30, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint Periodically The Eastwick Press receives reports from readers about sightings of mountain lions in the area. Quite a few of these have come from the Berlin-Stephentown area, and it generates a lot of interest as to whether these big cats are making a comeback, just as the coyote, bear, moose and wild […]

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Trail Busters Busted In Stephentown

March 30, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint If you’re operating a vehicle illegally and in the process of ripping up state land, it’s probably best if you don’t end up having to call 911 to come rescue you. That’s what happened to two guys out for a joy ride in the middle of the night last week.

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Young Shocked By BCS Bond Impasse

March 30, 2012 9 Comments 

by Thaddeus Flint At last week’s Berlin School Board meeting, the Board failed to vote to authorize a bond of $5.1 million for the renovation of its school buildings and for bringing the Berlin School District closer to School Superintendant Dr. Stephen Young’s vision of a 21st century school district. Board President Gina Goodermote and […]

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Work To Begin On Dougherty’s Corner At Last

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by Bea Peterson The very latest word on Wednesday from site owner Alex Koks and builder Craig Kennedy was that work should begin on the long vacant Dougherty’s corner on Thursday, March 29. Koks and Kennedy met with AOW Associates, Inc. of Albany, a construction management service, last Wednesday to iron out the final details.

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Stephentown Senior Citizen Club Veterans Honored By President And Mrs. Barack Obama

March 30, 2012 Leave a Comment 

 submitted by Cathy Lawless At the annual St. Patrick’s Day party of the Stephentown Senior Citizen Club, Veteran Bob Willis presented to Veterans Morgan Lawless and Rufus Pritchett a letter of birthday wishes on their 80th and 90th birthdays respectively.

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Petersburgh To Buy New Fire Truck

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by Alex Brooks The Petersburgh Fire Department was given overwhelming approval by the voters to buy a new fire truck at the vote held on Tuesday evening March 27. Twenty-eight ballots were cast – 26 in favor and 1 against. One was void because the voter was not enrolled.

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Let Me Out Of Here

March 30, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks Grafton resident Bill Middleton has launched a new career at the age of 75 as a writer of children’s books. Three of his books have been published already, and Middleton has written three more which are not yet published.

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Gas Hits $4 In Stephentown

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Hoosick Falls Police Blotter – March 19 to March 24, 2012

March 30, 2012 Leave a Comment 

Monday, March 19 – Investigation of a suspicious person at Stewart’s on River Street Investigation of open burning on Carey Street EMS on River Road Investigation of Criminal Mischief on Classic Street

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Parisi Designs & Co. Open House

March 30, 2012 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Lorri Parisi Parisi Designs & Co., A Floral Framing & Gift Gallery now replaces the long time Upsy Daisy Flowers on 53 Church Street in Hoosick Falls. Owner Lorri Parisi has worked in the floral industry for 30 years and wanted to keep the florist open when she heard it was about to […]

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