Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Berlin July 4th Parade A Week Away – Dianne Mosher Named Grand Marshal

June 27, 2014 Leave a Comment 

Parade To Take Alternative Route submitted by Jean Barber The Berlin July 4th Parade will step off from the Berlin Elementary School, School Street, on Friday, July 4, at 11 am and will follow a revised route this year due to local construction on the Elm Street Bridge.

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WCW Building In Hoosick Falls To Go On Market

June 27, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson The closing on the final piece of property connected to the WCW property on Mechanic Street took place on Thursday, June 19. According to Rensselaer County Attorney Stephen A. Pechenik, the County has owned the building for more than a year, having accepted the deed in lieu of foreclosure. “However,” said Pechenik, […]

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Berlin’s Seagroatt’s To Be Bought For Use In Aquaponics Project

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by Alex Brooks A non-profit organization called Clearwater Aquaponics is buying the Seagroatt property in Berlin for the purpose of raising fish and vegetables in a symbiotic system known as aquaponics. The Executive Director of the organization, Joanne Willard, has lived in Berlin for two years. She and Clearwater’s Director of Strategic Development, Malcolm Ashley, […]

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Town Of Hoosick Pool Repairs To Be Rebid

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by Bea Peterson A special meeting was held by the Hoosick Town Board on Monday, June 23, to review the one bid received for pool repairs. According to the minutes of that meeting, Supervisor Mark Surdam, Deputy Supervisor Jeff Wysocki and Councilman Bruce Patire were in attendance. Councilman Dave Sutton was absent. Only One Bid […]

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Electricman – Spare Those Trees!

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by Thaddeus Flint At the Berlin School Board meeting on June 17 it was reported that NYSEG seems determined to turn that long line of trees bordering the Berlin Middle/High School along Route 22 in Cherry Plain into a large pile of wood chips.

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David Sutton’s Last Meeting As School Board Member

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by Alex Brooks The Hoosick Falls School Board meeting this month was David Sutton’s last meeting as a member of the School Board. Many fine words were spoken about his long service on the School Board and the difference he has made. He served on the Board for 13 years and was Board President for […]

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218 Years Of Stephentown History Comes To An End

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by David Flint The Stephentown Baptist Church, now known as the Church at the Crossroads, will be closing its doors next week. The Church is being dissolved and the remaining congregation will disperse to other churches in the area, thus ending 218 years of ministry in Stephentown.

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Grafton Planning Board Action – Business Galore

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by Kieron Kramer The Grafton Planning Board meeting on Monday, June 16, was packed for the first time this year; lots of business was done by the Board which now has four members since Pete Gundrum’s resignation. One item of old business and five new items filled the agenda.

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Joyce Brewer Honored As PTA Founders’ Day Award Winner

June 27, 2014 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Paula Kamperman, HFCS PTA The Hoosick Falls Central School PTA annually seeks nominations to honor community members who make outstanding contributions to the well being of children and youth. This year’s award recipient is Joyce Brewer who has been active in Girl Scouts and the greater community for over 14 years.

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Jr. Girl Scouts Receive Bronze Award

June 27, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson On Monday evening, June 23, seventeen members of Jr. Girl Scout Troop 1259 received Bronze Awards, the highest award a Junior Girl Scout can earn. To achieve this award the girls had to “demonstrate a commitment to helping others, to improving their community and to identify a need in the community. Once […]

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