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Water Shortage Ongoing In Hoosick Falls

August 31, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Hoosick Falls Water Superintendent Jim Hurlburt said Wednesday, “The one and a half inches of rain we have had in the last two weeks hasn’t made a bit of difference.” Luckily the rain did soak into the ground to relieve the stress on lawns. The Hoosic River looks lower as well. It’s […]

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Traffic Detours In Stephentown

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by David Flint Work has begun on the Route 22 bridge over the East Creek in Stephentown. All traffic will have to detour over Grange Hall Road and Route 43 for the duration of the project.

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The Berlin Fire Company Goes Green

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by David Flint The Berlin Fire House has gone hi-tech. Last week an 80 panel solar array was installed on the building’s large south facing roof. “It was a no-brainer. We won’t walk away with the farm, but we are saving a considerable amount of money,” said Bruce Hake, President of the Berlin Fire Company.

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Patire Closes Up Shop

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by Bea Peterson “The time was right,” said Bruce Patire on Monday, August 20, as he sat in his office in the now closed Patire Chevrolet-Oldsmobile Buick, Inc. “The impetus was when Tinkham Real Estate became part of Prudential Commercial and they approached me. They have a tremendous network.” He noted that spring and fall […]

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HFCS State Of The Schools Report

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by Alex Brooks The Hoosick Falls School Board has released its “State of the Schools Report” for the 2011-12 school year. The results were mixed, with some solid improvement in SAT results but some weakness in seventh and eighth grade assessments in ELA and Math. The District’s rank on the Capital District Business Review ranking […]

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Watersheds In Focus At BCS

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from the USDA Forest Service Putting America’s Watersheds in FOCUS, a seven city educational tour, is coming to Berlin and Troy, on September 7 and 8.  The centerpiece of the tour is the Wyland Clean Water Mobile Learning Experience, a 1,000 square foot interactive exhibit on wheels, solely dedicated to demonstrating the many ways water […]

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SMA Class Of ’52 Enjoys Reunion

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by Steve Bradley The St. Mary’s Academy Class of 1952 celebrated its sixty year reunion on July 28.

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Berlin Youth 2 Youth Looking For Sponsors

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by Jordan Cahill Berlin youth involved in the organization Youth 2 Youth Berlin hosted an event called Messy Games on Saturday, August 18, at the Berlin Middle/High School. Thirty-five teens from the surrounding community participated in this day full of fun events which all had the intention of getting them messy! The TRACs coalition sponsored […]

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ERC Warehouse Closed

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by Bea Peterson There is a cardboard sign in the window of the ERC Warehouse on Route 22 in Hoosick. The sign reads “Sorry we are closed.

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Hoosick Falls Police Blotter August 4 to August 20, 2012

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Saturday, August 4 – 3 pm – Report of people shooting a gun at the Water Works – 10:08 pm – Noise Complaint on Church Street Sunday, August 5 –  8:3 am – Investigation of an Assault on Easy Street -1:35 pm – Car Blocking on River Street – 10:32 pm – Investigation of a […]

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