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Columbia County DA Declines To Prosecute SAFE Act Violation

May 31, 2013 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint In New Lebanon Town Court on May 23 the Columbia County District Attorney Paul Czajka declined to prosecute a charge of violating New York’s new Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, known as the SAFE Act. Czajka told Judge Jessica Byrne he was not making any “blanket policy” but having reviewed the […]

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Tops Friendly Markets Grand Re-Opening

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by Bea Peterson The former Grand Union in Hoosick Falls reopened on Tuesday, May 28, as Tops Friendly Markets. Tops, with markets in upstate New York, northern Pennsylvania and western Vermont, purchased 21 Grand Union stores in July 2012. The company has been making changes in each store to gradually transform them into Tops Markets. […]

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Two Stephentown Vets Nominated For Hall Of Fame

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by David Flint At a ceremony at the Half Moon Town Hall on May 14 State Senator Kathleen Marchione recognized the service of 14 veterans from around the 43rd State Senate District. The occasion was to announce the Senator’s choice for induction into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame. Nominated to represent […]

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Hoosick Falls Remembers The Fallen On Memorial Day

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by Bea Peterson The weather on Memorial Day was perfect. Perfect for marching or watching a parade. Perfect for remembering. The route of the Center building, which is dedicated to veterans of World War II. There the parade pauses to remember.

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Memorial Day Parade In Berlin

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Hoosick Remembers

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by Bea Peterson On Sunday evening, May 26, the rain finally stopped and sunlight brightened the sky. Cemetery trustees and event organizers Janice Cipperly and Carol MacDonald welcomed everyone to the fifth annual memorial event.

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BCS Watching The Grass Grow

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by Thaddeus Flint Residents in the Berlin School District might notice this month that their abandoned schools in Stephentown and Grafton are looking, well, a bit more abandoned. The quick assumption might be that someone isn’t doing their job or that there is no money to mow the lawns at those buildings. Those assumptions, however, […]

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Grafton Planning Board Action – Land For Kids

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by Kieron Kramer The Grafton Planning Board met on Monday, May 20, and accepted the applications for two subdivisions, both on Edelmann Lane near the town line with Pittstown. One was the major subdivision of property owned by Clark Edelmann and his sister MaryLou MacNaughton into five parcels. The other was a three lot minor […]

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Petersburgh Planning Board Action – Used Car Lot Approved

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by Alex Brooks After a public hearing in which no one made any comments, the Planning Board granted approval for a used car lot at 572 Rabbit College Road to Josh Smith. The approval was for a sales area not to exceed 7 vehicles on a lot described as “less than a tenth of an […]

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HFCS Retirements And Tenure

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by Alex Brooks At the HFCS Board meeting on May 21 Schools Superintendent Ken Facin had words of praise, and a corsage, for each of the teachers and staff who are retiring from the District at the end of the year.

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