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Hoosick Falls Police Key Topic In Village Dissolution Hearing

October 26, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson The hot topic at the second public hearing on the Village of Hoosick Falls Dissolution Study, held at the Senior Center on Thursday, October 18, was the Police Department. At the opening of the meeting Paul Bishop from the Center for Governmental Research, the company performing the study, reviewed the three options […]

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Grafton Gun Range Shot Down

October 26, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer Even before the public hearings that were to precede the Grafton Planning Board on Thursday, the Town’s hired guns, Engineer Russ Reeves and attorney for the Town Sal Ferlazzo, did a complete about face on the issue of the site plan application for Les McDermott’s shooting range at the end of Old […]

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HFCS Capital Project In The Works

October 26, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks Hoosick Falls School Superintendent Ken Facin spoke to the School Board about improvements to the school building embodied in the Capital Project which is now in the planning stages. The administration is working with the architectural firm Clark Patterson Lee on the project. The architects made a presentation to the Board at […]

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Hoosick Resident Brigadier General James Kenney Memorial Highway Dedicated

October 26, 2012 Leave a Comment 

from Rich Crist Members of the Rensselaer County Legislature joined with family, friends and veterans today in dedicating a portion of State Route 7 near the Tomhannock Reservoir in memory of Brigadier General James Kenney. Kenney served the nation’s military for over 40 years, beginning in the World War II era and continuing through the […]

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Stephentown Preliminary Budget Holds To Tax Cap

October 26, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint At a public hearing on Monday evening the Stephentown Town Board went through its tentative budget for 2013 and came up with enough adjustments to end up with a preliminary budget that stays within the 2% State mandated cap on tax increases. The Board is not finished with this budget, however, as […]

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Panthers Ground Blackbirds 69 – 14 In First Round Sectional Play

October 26, 2012 Leave a Comment 

by Steve Bradley The Panther football team traveled Route 67 to Stillwater last Saturday evening to take on the Voorheesville Blackbirds. This was a first round Section II playoff game. The game began with the Panthers kicking off to the ‘Birds, which they fumbled on the return. Thirty seconds later Josh Brogue received a pass […]

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Kids Raise $1,700 In Walk-A-Thon

October 26, 2012 Leave a Comment 

The Berlin Elementary School PTO had its first annual Walk-A-Thon on Sunday October 14.  The Walk-A-Thon was done to benefit Clothe A Child and the students’ yearly field trips.

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The Cheney Library Festival Of Wreathes

October 26, 2012 Leave a Comment 

The Cheney Library Festival of Wreathes is on November 3. Forty wreathes will be auctioned. A preview hour begins in the Immaculate Conception Church hall on Main Street at 6:30 and the auction will start at 7:30 pm. Refreshments will be served, and festive music will fill the room as you browse among holiday and […]

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Fire Prevention Program At The Berlin Elementary School

October 26, 2012 Leave a Comment 

On Friday, October 12, various members of the local emergency squads and departments, Berlin, Grafton, Petersburgh and Stephentown, visited Berlin Elementary School for Fire Prevention Week.  The theme this year was “Have Two Ways Out.”

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HFCS PTA Fall Festival – Fun For All!

October 26, 2012 Leave a Comment 

On Saturday, October 20, the HFCS PTA held its twelfth annual Fall Festival and is pleased to report it was a grand success. HFCS was bustling with over 400 attendees and bursting with spirit with vendors selling their wares, kids doing craft projects, young and young-at-heart dancing the “cake walk,” a ghoulishly fun Haunted Hall  […]

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