The HF4SS team will be scaring people silly in the Warehouse behind Weeb’s Fish Fry (204 Main St. in Hoosick Falls) from 5 to 9 pn on October 28, 29, 30 and 31. Admission is $3 and all proceeds go to support the youth travel softball teams of HF4SS.
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The Berlin Free Town Library presents Toss the Feathers – Irish Traditional Music and Song – in concert on Saturday, November 5 at 7:30 pm. The band is comprised of members Amy Schoch (fiddle and vocals), Dave Smith (banjo, mandolin and bouzouki and vocals) and Liam O’Neill (uilleann pipes, penny whistle and vocals). Together, they blend their instruments and voices to create a distinct harmonic sound firmly rooted in the Irish tradition. Irish traditional music includes many kinds of songs, including drinking songs, ballads, and laments, sung unaccompanied or with accompaniment by a variety of instruments. Traditional dance music includes reels, jigs, hornpipes and polkas. You won’t want to miss Toss the Feathers as they take us on a musical journey of the Emerald Isle.
Joining us for the event are Deborah Green and Joe Doyle, experts of Irish dance. Deborah and Joe will demonstrate Irish traditional dance steps and lead willing participants through easy dances anyone can learn in a few minutes. We invite you to be part of this unique and fun celebration of Irish music and dance.
With this concert the library marks the return of Club 47 – your town library re-imagined as a hip and cool performance venue. For this event the library will feature large format images of Ireland, special lighting and decorations. Doors open at 7 pm, show starts at 7:30 pm. Suggested donation $8 at the door. Sorry, no reserved seating. All attendees will be automatically entered in a raffle to win a DVD of the concert, filmed and recorded by Jim Mattingly of Mattingly Graphics. This is an all ages show, bring the whole family. Refreshments available during intermission. The library is located at 47 South Main St., Berlin, NY. For more information call the library at 518 658-2231 or Dave at 658-2785.
Dana Tarr will present “Wings Over Stephentown: Restoring and Flying a Stinson Flying Station Wagon” to the Stephentown Historical Society meeting on Sunday afternoon, November 6, at 2 pm. [Read more…] about A Restored Airplane Is The Topic At Stephentown Historical Society
by Alex Brooks
A meeting was held on Monday, October 23 with numerous staff from the EPA and state environmental agencies present about the EPA’s nomination of the site of the Saint-Gobain plant in Hoosick Falls to be on the National Priorities List (NPL) under the Superfund legislation. [Read more…] about Meeting Held On Federal Superfund Designation For Saint-Gobain Plant
by Deb Alter
West Hoosick artist Gary Sussman in his studio with his over life-size plaster figure of Pete Seeger just before delivery to the foundry in Rutland, Vermont to be cast into bronze. [Read more…] about Sussman Completes Sculpture Of Pete Seeger
submitted by Denise Jacon Church
A Meet the Candidates event was held in Petersburgh on Thursday, October 6. Candidates for elected positions in the Town of Petersburgh were present as well as two special guests: Zephyr Teachout, United States Congressional candidate, and Shaun Francis, New York State Senate candidate. [Read more…] about Zephyr Teachout And Shaun Francis Attend Petersburgh Meet And Greet
by Steve Bradley
The HFCS girls soocer team won an exciting double overtime match against Cobleskill-Richmondville Friday to qualify for the quarterfinals. [Read more…] about Girls Soccer Season Comes To An End
No Information About The Sale Is Forthcoming
by Thaddeus Flint
Possible plans for the sales of the Stephentown and Grafton Elementary school buildings were raised at the Berlin School Board meeting last Tuesday night, but details were not available about either plan. [Read more…] about Sale of Stephentown Elementary School Is Authorized
Thursday, May 2, 1839: On this day the old widow Moffit died, she was the widow of Hosey Moffit, general. [Read more…] about Shoddy Work
White Creek – Ralph O. Wideawake, 76, passed away on Monday October 17, 2016 at his residence on Shaftsbury Hollow Road. He resided there with his companion Doris Lucas. [Read more…] about Ralph Wideawake