Archives for October 2013
by David Flint
Another Arrest In Holloway Incident
On Monday the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office announced that Sheriff’s Investigators had arrested one more individual for the criminal behavior involved in the incident that took place at retired NFL player Brian Holloway’s property in Stephentown. [Read more…] about Stephentown Town Board Action – Crime Story
by Alex Brooks
On Monday, October 21, the Petersburgh Town Board held public hearings about overriding the 2% tax cap and about the Preliminary Town Budget, which currently contains a tax levy increase of 9.6%.
[Read more…] about Petersburgh Town Board Action – Large Tax Increase Debated
by Kieron Kramer
To the neutral observer, the public comment period of the Grafton Town Board meeting on Monday, October 21, resembled mud wrestling more than a responsible expression of residents’ concerns. There was so much mud flying that it was hard to tell who was who, everyone was covered – Democrats and Republicans, Town Clerk supporters and detractors, Supervisor supporters and detractors. [Read more…] about Grafton Town Board Action – Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Calling all HF kids! Whether your costume is creepy, spooky, silly, whimsical, amusing, artistic, clever, creative, unique, adorable, charming, pretty, dapper or elegant, come show it off at the Hoosick Falls Halloween parade on Wednesday, October 30, at 6 pm starting at Wood Park. [Read more…] about Halloween Fun For Kids And Pets
HAYC3’s Community Coalition has received recognition from the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) with the award of a major U.S. grant. HAYC3 was named as one of only nineteen community coalitions in the entire nation to receive a Drug Free Communities (DFC) Mentoring Coalition Grant. One of the notable and exciting aspects about the grant is that HAYC3 is the only rural coalition awarded this grant. All of the others were urban communities. [Read more…] about HAYC3 Receives National Recognition
by Steve Bradley
The Panther football team took to the road and trekked up to Corinth last Friday. With a win, the Panthers would be Northern Division champions. With a Panther loss, the Corinth Tomahawks and Hoosick Falls would tie with identical 5 – 1 league records.
[Read more…] about Panthers Disarm Tomahawks, 49 – 0, To Win Northern Division Title
by David Flint
The boys, and girl, of the Webelos of Stephentown Cub Scout Pack 911 cleaned the historic Tifft Cemetery. They were led by Cub Scout Leader Samantha Bink and supervised by several members of the Stephentown Historical Society (SHS) Cemetery Committee. [Read more…] about Stephentown Webelos Clean Up Historic Tifft Cemetery
by Bea Peterson
The Hoosick Planning Board met on Monday, October 21.
[Read more…] about Hoosick Planning Board Action – October 2013
This Halloween the Key Club of HFCS will be waging a battle against local hunger. After dusk on October 31 members of our high school Key Club will be going door to door in the HFCS School District to collect spare change for donation to the Hoosick Area Food Pantry. One hundred percent of the money collected will be given directly to the Food Pantry.
[Read more…] about Hunger Is Scary!