Monday, December 18, 2017

Cheney Library Offers Shopping Opportunity For Kids!

November 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Calling all kids! Come and shop for your parents, brothers and sisters, grandparents, aunts and uncles. The elves have been bringing lots of gifts to Cheney Library. As soon as you pick them out they will be wrapped and a gift tag put on ready for giving. The Holiday Shop is for all children and […]

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Community Tree Lighting

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All are invited to Stephentown’s fifth annual Community Tree Lighting and Carol Sing-Along to be held at 6 pm on Sunday, December 11 at the Veterans Park. Caroling will be led by Town Supervisor Larry Eckhardt and Edie Beach. Refreshments and socializing will follow at the Town Hall on Grange Hall Road. The event is […]

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Hoosick Falls Student Wins HOBY Award

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submitted by Brian Bushner Hoosick Falls High School Sophomore Lillian Hickey will represent her school at next year’s HOBY state leadership seminar. HOBY, the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Foundation, hosts weekend seminars for high school sophomores across the country each spring. The students are chosen by their high schools for their leadership abilities.

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Operation Christmas Cookie At The HAYC3 Armory

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This year Operation Christmas Cookie is starting its ninth year of sending packages of homemade cookies to troops overseas during the holiday! Operation Christmas Cookie is coordinated by Boy Scout Pack 6064 and Daisy Troop 1227. It was originally begun in 2007 by Suzanne Fitzpatrick whose son was then stationed in Kandahar.

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Petersburgh Town Board Hires B&L For Another $30K

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State Will Pay Another 6 Months Of Water Bills by Alex Brooks Supervisor Webster said the services of Barton & Loguidice (B&L) have been essential to progress the Town has made in dealing with the PFOA issue, and as they get deeper into the process of implementing the recently signed Consent Order, they will be […]

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Hoosick Falls District Has 22 Taps Above The 15 ppb Threshold

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HFCS release The Hoosick Falls Central School took a total of 270 water samples on September 24 building-wide from classroom sinks, drinking fountains, and other taps, to be tested for lead levels in the water. The samples were collected by BOCES under the supervision of Paul Baker, the HFCSD Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds.

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Elementary School In New Lebanon Has 19 Taps Above The 15 ppb Threshold

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by Alex Brooks At its School Board meeting on November 16, New Lebanon Central School District announced that it has received results of lead testing for the Walter B Howard Elementary School. Of the 98 water outlets tested, 19 tested above the 15 parts per billion threshold established by NY State.

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Berlin District Has 51 Taps Above The 15 ppb Threshold

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by Thaddeus Flint Water from the High School/Middle School and the Elementary School in the Berlin School District has tested positive for lead, it was reported at the Tuesday, November 15 School Board meeting. According the District’s Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds, Cyril Grant, 17 of 39 samples from the Elementary School and 34 of […]

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Grafton Town Board Gives Final Approval To 2017 Budget

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By Doug La Rocque By unanimous vote, the Town Board moved the preliminary budget to the final spending plan with a 3% tax increase, or $1.31 per thousand of assessed valuation. The budget calls for $1.2 million in spending, with increases in Buildings, Youth Programs, Supervisor’s Secretary and Employee benefits, offset by revenue increases in […]

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Rensselaer County Legislative Action

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By Doug La Rocque At its November 8 meeting, the Rensselaer County Legislature took action on a variety of topics. One of the most notable was a resolution that requested State review of potential abuse of Medicaid-funded ambulance transport. The legislation states the County has learned from various emergency service providers of “chronic callers,” who […]

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