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Congressman Gibson Visits Berlin

May 25, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint Congressman Chris Gibson on a visit to Berlin on Wednesday was impressed with what’s going on at Green Renewable, the company that occupies the former W.J. Cowee plant. Noting that the company uses smart, clean and renewable energy and has increased the number of jobs from nine to 32 in just the […]

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Tear Down That Wall

May 25, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson and Alex Brooks The former Oak Building on lower John Street is coming down. From the street the boarded up building looks as it has for some time. From the rear is an entirely different story. Hoses are trained on the friable structure to keep dust to a minimum while a backhoe […]

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Hoosick Planning Board Meeting – Family Dollar Moving Forward

May 25, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Clark R. Wilkinson, President of Paragon Civil Engineering, P.C., addressed the Town of Hoosick Planning Board on Monday, May 21, regarding plans for a Family Dollar Store to be located on 2.15 acres of the northwest corner of the former Baker’s Nursery property closest to Barbecue Recreation. The 8,000 square foot building […]

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Stephentown Town Board Meeting – School And Roads

May 25, 2012 Leave a Comment 

Stephentown To Hold Hearings On Taking Over The Former Elementary School by David Flint The Stephentown Town Board expects to hold public hearings, probably some time in July, regarding the possibility of the Town taking over ownership for $1 of the former elementary school building and the 6½ acres of land that comes with it.

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HFCS Is Ranked One Of The Best

May 25, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks This year, for the first time, the Hoosick Falls Jr./Sr. High School has made the US News & World Report rankings of the best public high schools in America. HFCS received a Silver Medal and was ranked number 1,680 among the 21,776 schools evaluated, putting it in the top 8% of the […]

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Petersburgh Town Board Meeting – Town Hall Renovations

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by Alex Brooks Supervisor Krahforst said the renovations to the Town Hall which he has undertaken have exceeded the sums budgeted and there is no more money in this fiscal year for work on the Town Hall. Councilman David Alderman said the digging to install the new light had caused one part of the walkway […]

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Grafton Planning Board Meeting – Quorum Call

May 25, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer The Grafton Planning Board meeting on Monday, May 21, began 14 minutes late while Planning Board Chairman Tom Withcuskey rounded up a quorum. Luckily, there were no public hearings and no new business on the agenda. During the meeting, two items of old business were voted on and approved. One was the […]

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Memorial Day Rites 2012

May 25, 2012 Leave a Comment 

compiled by Bea Peterson This year Memorial Day Rites will start at 8 am sharp in Wood Park with a flag raising ceremony under the direction of American Legion Post #40 Commander Walter C. Zwinge. Immediately afterwards wreaths will be placed at the new Veterans Memorial Wall. A short service will follow, and the Color […]

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Lions Club 27th Annual 5k Road Race

May 25, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Conditions for the 27th Annual Hoosick Lions Club 5k Road Race on Saturday, May 19, appeared ideal. Temperatures were in the low 50s; the sun was shining, and there was no humidity. As usual, the race began at the corner of High and Munsell Streets.

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The HFCS 2012 Prom – Whispers Of The Sea

May 25, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson The weather was absolutely perfect for the 2012 Hoosick Falls Central School Prom on Saturday, May 19. The Grand March took place at the school at 4:30 pm. At 6 the beautifully dressed Prom goers left by bus for a dinner and dancing cruise on the Hudson River aboard the Captain JP […]

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