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Great Hudson Estuary Fish Count Seine Net Fishing At Schodack Island

July 30, 2015 Leave a Comment 

The Rensselaer Land Trust will sponsor a seine net fishing event to celebrate the Hudson River Estuary Program’s fourth annual Great Hudson Estuary Fish Count on Saturday, August 15.  The event will be held from 11 am. until 1 pm at the main boat launch on the Hudson River at Schodack Island State Park. 

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Special Fly Fishing Workshop For Women

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submitted by Jenny Prazak As part of Trout Unlimited’s Women’s Initiative, the Homewaters Chapter, located in eastern Rensselaer County, kicked off a Women’s Group earlier this year. The group started the season in May with an on-the-water fishing trip on the Little Hoosic River where eight women participated. Some had experience with fishing, but most […]

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Building Inspector And Code Enforcement Official Are Not The Same

July 30, 2015 1 Comment 

To The Editor: At the Petersburgh Town Board Meeting held on July 20, 2015, the Town Supervisor Sigfried Krahforst announced that the Town did not need a Code Enforcement Official (CEO), because a “Building Inspector” can do the exact same work as a CEO.  Additionally, the Town Supervisor stated that he checked the legality of […]

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Vivian Rosamund Smith

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Hoosick Falls -Vivian Rosemond Smith, 79, of Hoosick Falls, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the Bennington Health & Rehabilitation Center. 

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Brian Philip White

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Hoosick Falls – Brian Philip White, 57, passed away at home Wednesday, July 22, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. 

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Making Shingles

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September 19, 1835: I tended to chores and dug potatoes.  Today Peter Surdam had my wagon and horse to go to training to Canaan and Asa Sheldon with him and they do agree to butcher my hogs and beef, for the use of the horse and wagon. Sunday: High wind and blew off my apples […]

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HFCSD Jr/Sr High School Q4 Honor Roll

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NYSDOT Paving Project Tying Up Traffic On Route 22

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by Alex Brooks Complaints have been heard for years about the State not repaving the deteriorated roadway of Route 22, and now drivers held up by the paving project are gnashing their teeth because it is being done. The State paved a section of Route 22 last summer from Stephentown up to Cherry Plain, and […]

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Stephentown Town Board Action

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Stephentown Developing A Comprehensive Plan by David Flint The Stephentown Comprehensive Plan Committee is moving ahead with developing a master plan for the Town. At the Town Board meeting on July 20 Councilman PJ Roder reported that over 1,500 copies of a survey had been sent out to residents. Extra copies are available at the Town […]

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Sacred Heart Church Closed

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by Bea Peterson On June 28 a very special Mass was held at Sacred Heart Church in Berlin. It was a Mass filled with memories for many. The Church was officially closed. The sign across from the Church announcing Mass hours is gone. Just the sign post remains. The Church that withstood the horrendous propane […]

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