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A Perfect Pumpkinpalooza Day

September 27, 2013 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Saturday was a gloriously beautiful pre-autumn day. It was perfect for the fifth annual HAYC3 community Pumpkinpalooza. This year there were more events, more volunteers and more participants than ever before. It was certainly a day filled with activities the whole family could enjoy.

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Supermarket Proposed For New Lebanon

September 27, 2013 Leave a Comment 

by Thaddeus Flint “If you build it, they will come.” That was how developer Paul Calcagno described a proposed new supermarket to the New Lebanon Planning Board on Wednesday, September 18.

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Never Ending? – Eagle Bridge Reduced to One Alternating Lane

September 27, 2013 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson According to a press release from Byron Viggiani of the NYS DOT, motorists are advised that the Route 67 bridge over the Hoosic River, locally known as the Eagle Bridge, in the hamlet of Eagle Bridge, Town of Hoosick, has been reduced to one alternating lane of traffic.

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HFCS Students Invite Candidates To Forum: Republicans Decline

September 27, 2013 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson At the start of the school season HFCS Government teacher Sara Kreiger contacted the Town of Hoosick Democratic and Republican committees to ask their Town Supervisor and Town Council candidates to participate in a forum where students would ask the candidates student created questions. The public would be invited to attend, but […]

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The Stephentown Firemen’s Muster

September 27, 2013 1 Comment 

by David Flint The annual Firemen’s Muster hosted by the Stephentown Volunteer Fire Department began with Water Polo last Saturday evening. At 4 pm it was Junior Water Polo or the Kids competition. There were three age groups. With the youngest group especially, all suited up in adult turnout gear, it was a heroic effort […]

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A Wood Pellet Boiler System Would Save HFCS Money

September 27, 2013 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks Hoosick Falls Superintendent of Schools Ken Facin presented to the Board an opportunity to switch the District’s heating plant to a new one fueled by wood pellets on advantageous terms. He said a company called BioEnergy Project Partners LLC (BPP) has secured grant funding from the NY State Energy Research and Development […]

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Charges Dismissed In Alcohol Sting

September 27, 2013 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint Charges against the Beer Diviner and an employee of Cumberland Farms for selling alcohol to a minor were all dismissed in Stephentown Court last week.

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Grafton Man Is New Chief Of County Corrections

September 27, 2013 Leave a Comment 

submitted by the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Department Sheriff Jack Mahar welcomed Edward Bly of Grafton as the new Chief of Corrections for the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office.  Along with the swearing in of the new Chief, two other officers have been promoted. 

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Everybody Gets Along In BCS Board Meetings

September 27, 2013 Leave a Comment 

by Thaddeus Flint Berlin School Board meetings aren’t what they used to be, which was long, rambling and argumentative. Now they are over in little less than an hour. There is no arguing, and everyone seems to get along. Tuesday’s meeting was just such an example of the new meeting style. The only real discussion […]

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Knuckleheads Reopens

September 27, 2013 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint A new restaurant that appeared in Stephentown last June, then closed after two weeks, has reopened. Knuckleheads restaurant, the red building on Route 22 near the intersection with Route 43, opened again on Thursday, September 26.

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