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Two Men Arrested On Gun Charges In Hoosick Falls

September 26, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Steve Bradley A Hoosick Falls man was arrested last Friday at a home on Second Street. Jonathan Austin, 35, address listed as Elm Street, was placed under arrest at 3:30 pm by State Police. Another 24 year old unidentified man was arrested, but details of that arrest were not released. Both  men were taken […]

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Birthday Party In New Lebanon For The Reluctant Reformer

September 26, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint Samuel Tilden, Governor of New York, Presidential Candidate and New Lebanon’s favorite son, was born in that town on February 9, 1814. To celebrate his 200th birthday, just a bit belatedly, the New Lebanon Historical Society hosted a party for the community last Sunday at the Shatford Park Pavilion. The bash included […]

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Hoosick Passes Moratorium On Family Subdivisions

September 26, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson The Town of Hoosick Board held a Public Hearing on Thursday, September 18, to discuss the Town’s Family Subdivision law. The hearing was the result of an issue that recently arose when Brian Boll of Johnson Hill Road appeared before the Planning Board requesting six lots of his 67 acre property be […]

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Grafton Town Board Special Meeting

September 26, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks The Grafton Town Board held a Special Meeting on Monday September 22. They passed a resolution to pay all bills as audited (which they had not been able to do at the regular meeting two weeks earlier) and granted a travel trailer variance to A. McElroy and J. Doyle for their property […]

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New Trails At The Bennington Battlefield

September 26, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson For three days, from September 10 through 12, a group of 40 young adults from the Student Conservation Association (SCA)/AmeriCorps that work throughout the Hudson Valley Region volunteered to build three miles of trails at the Bennington Battlefield in Walloomsac. During the trail building they removed invasive plants, protected critical habitat and […]

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The College Completion Project At HFCS

September 26, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks At the Hoosick Falls School Board meeting on September 18 School District Superintendent Ken Facin talked about the College Completion Project that he has initiated at Hoosick Falls. He said many students don’t even start thinking about college until they are a junior or senior in the high school, which he said […]

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Scouts Attend The Battle Of Plattsburgh War Of 1812 Camporee

September 26, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Andrew Zlotnick The boys of Boy Scout Troop 222 traveled 350 miles round trip last weekend to attend the Twin Rivers Council’s War of 1812 Bicentennial Camporee in Plattsburgh, NY. Twelve Scouts and their leaders set out and traveled up to the North Country in hopes of seeing the Battle re-enactment from the War […]

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Stephentown Summer Camp Combined Fun And Learning

September 26, 2014 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Sue Brissette  This year’s Stephentown Youth Camp, operated by the Stephentown Memorial Library, provided 47 campers with new experiences every day, including science exploration, sports, art, conservation activities and plenty of time to play and make friends.

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Instrument Donations Needed For Berlin Elementary School

September 26, 2014 Leave a Comment 

At Berlin Elementary School over 90% of students in fourth and fifth grade are taking instrumental music lessons. Many students have begun lessons on recorders, an inexpensive plastic flute that helps beginners develop fundamental music skills. However, due to financial hardships, about 25 students cannot begin lessons on traditional band instruments such as flute, clarinet, […]

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Don’t Eat Me!

September 26, 2014 Leave a Comment 

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