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U.S. Congressman Gibson Visits Stephentown

February 28, 2014 Leave a Comment 

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Petersburgh Will Hold A Public Hearing If There Are Garbage Changes

February 28, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks The Petersburgh Town Board meeting began with a lengthy speech from Petersburgh resident Tom Berry, which didn’t add much to what he had said in a letter to this newspaper two weeks ago about the agreement between Berlin and Petersburgh concerning use of the Berlin Transfer Station. He feels the current agreement […]

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Monahan And Kittel Recognized At Hoosick Rescue Squad Banquet

February 28, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Pharmacist Jim Monahan was made an Honorary Member of the Hoosick Rescue Squad at its Recognition Banquet on Sunday, February 23, and Squad member Rita Kittel was recipient of the first Joan Rogers Service Award.

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HFCS Board Grants Veterans Tax Exemptions

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by Alex Brooks At the February 12 meeting of the Hoosick Falls School Board, a resolution was presented to grant tax exemptions from school taxes to war veterans as enabled by a State law passed in December of 2013, and it was passed by a vote of 6-0. It granted the maximum exemptions allowed by […]

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Cabin Fever Hoosick Style

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by Bea Peterson National Geographic Television Channel’s weekly show “Building Wild” starring Hoosick’s Pat Bakaitis and television celebrity Paulie DiMeo as the Cabin Kings continues to highlight the local area. In the February 11 show, which was the building of a cabin for Patrick and Ryan Sweeney in Berlin, Paulie noted that he wanted some […]

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Pipes Break In Petersburgh Pump House; Flood Is Difficult To Control

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by Alex Brooks On Saturday, February 22, pipes in the Petersburgh Water District pump house broke. The damage proved to be difficult to repair. After shutting off the system to clean out a chlorination line in the pump house that had become plugged, Water District Superintendent Ben Krahforst completed the job and re-opened the valves […]

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BCS Superintendent Of Schools Rebuts Fiscal Stress Rating

February 28, 2014 1 Comment 

by Thaddeus Flint A January report by the New York State’s Comptroller Office which showed the Berlin School District as being “susceptible to fiscal stress” does not “necessarily reflect what is actuality in terms of school districts,” said the Berlin Central School District’s Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Stephen Young, at the February Board meeting Tuesday […]

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Ayla Senecal Wins Bronze At The Empire State Games

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by Kieron Kramer Ayla Senecal is a freshman at HFCS and skates and trains year round at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial rink in nearby North Adams, MA. Her mother, Sara Senecal, wrote in an email, “Ayla misses out on hanging out with friends and doing normal teenage things because of all of her traveling and […]

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Kay ten Kraft – The Glue That Holds

February 28, 2014 1 Comment 

by David Flint Kay was the glue that held this group together,” said Laurie Kimmelstiel. Apparently the glue was strong enough that the group, the Heritage Spinners and Knitters, is still thriving after the tragic death of Kay ten Kraft last June.

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Helen Ellett Honored By County

February 28, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson The Valentine’s Day Birthday Celebration scheduled for February 14 at the Grafton Senior Center had to be postponed because of a snowstorm that made traveling almost impossible. The celebration was held on Friday, February 21, however, with balloons, a great dinner, birthday cake and table favors in honor of anyone celebrating a […]

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