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DEC Clean-Up Of Shingle Hollow Brook

February 22, 2013 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson On Wednesday, February 13, an enormous black cloud filled the sky along Route 7, about one mile west the Routes 7 and 22 intersection. A fuel truck had crashed through guardrails, destroyed a utility pole and plunged down an embankment, bursting into flames. The driver, Shawn Disley of Agawam, MA, was first […]

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Brendan Hoffman Indicted In Christopher Baker Death

February 22, 2013 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint The driver in the accident that killed Christopher Baker on June 28 last year has been indicted on charges of Vehicular Homicide and other related offenses. A Grand Jury in Rensselaer County Court on Friday, February 8, handed down an 11-count indictment against Brendan Hoffman of Stephentown. The indictment came two days […]

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County Legislators Renew Call For Route 7 Safety Review

February 22, 2013 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Rich Crist, Majority Legislative Liaison Following another serious incident with a tanker truck, members of the Rensselaer County Legislature are renewing the calls for a safety review on a section of State Route 7 in the Town of Hoosick. Last week, a tanker truck left the road, slid down an embankment and burst […]

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Berlin Town Board Action – Berlin Receives $30k Grant

February 22, 2013 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer Near the end of the Berlin Town Board meeting on Thursday, February 14, Town Justice Joe Rechen announced, on his behalf and on behalf of Town Justice Don Sweet, that Berlin will receive $30,000 from the Office of Court Administration for renovations to the Justice Court area of the new municipal facility […]

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Accident On Route 7

February 22, 2013 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson According to Trooper Mark Cepiel of the NYS Police Troop G Public Information Office, at 4:07 pm on Tuesday, February 19, a 2012 Acura driven by William Farnan, Jr. of Franklin Lake, NJ, pulled into the path of a 2007 Freightliner tractor trailer heading east on Route 7.

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The Hoosick Rescue Squad Recognition Banquet

February 22, 2013 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson The Town of Hoosick Rescue Squad held its annual Recognition Banquet on Sunday, February 17, at the Hoosick Falls Country Club where a delicious dinner was served by Jeff Babson.

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Stephentown Town Board Action – Town Appoints Attorney

February 22, 2013 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint The Town of Stephentown has paid out a considerable amount for legal advice and representation over the years but has not, at least in recent years, had an appointed Town Attorney. Town Supervisor Larry Eckhardt said at the Town Board meeting Monday that in his 13 years on the Board that position […]

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HFCS Grapples With Budget

February 22, 2013 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks The Hoosick Falls School District has presented a first draft of its budget for next year. The $21,688,253 budget shows total spending and total revenues both increasing by $704,171, which is 3.4%. The budget shows an increase in State Aid for operating expenses of $475,546, from $8,173,179 to $8,648,725, which is an […]

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Helen Ellett Celebrates Her 99th Birthday

February 22, 2013 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Linda Laveway – granddaughter Helen Ellett of Grafton celebrated her 99th birthday in style – with many wonderful friends. On Friday, February 15, Helen celebrated 99 memorable years with her many good friends at the Everett Wagar Senior Center. A guest appearance by County Executive Kathy Jimino added in making this a very […]

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Special Meeting Of The New Lebanon Town Board

February 22, 2013 Leave a Comment 

The New Lebanon Town Board will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, February 26, at 7 pm at the New Lebanon Town Hall at 14755 Route 22. The record of the fiscal activities of the Town Board  will become public record with the filing of the Annual Updated Document (AUD). Approving the AUD is the […]

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