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Grafton Planning Board Wraps Up Business For 2016

December 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Following a public hearing at which there were no speakers, the Board voted unanimously to declare a negative environmental impact on the proposed 2 lot minor subdivision by William Proctor at 585 Madonna Lake Road.  They then approved the proposal as well.

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2016 Rosekrans Memorial Award

December 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Rensselaer County Cornell Cooperative Extension has announced that this year’s Rosekrans Award will be given to Patrick Michel. He was nominated and elected by the Rensselaer County 4-H Cattle Clubs. 

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Girl Scout Troop Follows Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala’s Call To Improve The World

December 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Sue Brissette Ambassador Girl Scout Troop 1752, representing all communities in the Berlin School District, recently held a charitable giving drive and collected hundreds of coats, winter accessories and toys for the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants  Center in Albany.

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HFCS Bowlers Win One, Lose One

December 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

submitted by James Lynch The Hoosick Falls bowling team bounced back in their return home as they defeated Corinth on Thursday, taking all 4 points in the match. 

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St. Mary’s Second And Third Graders Visit New Skete

December 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

The second and third graders from St. Mary’s Academy in Hoosick Falls visited the nuns and monks of New Skete in anticipation of their cheesecake sale later in the school year. Br. Gregory gave them a tour of the church and the puppy kennel and Fr. Christopher showed them how well Shiloh, the puppy they’ve […]

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Did You Know?

December 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Diphtheria Epidemic in Grafton submitted by Anne Kiely On December 3, 1888, Jerusha Gardner, age 6, daughter of Lewis and  Francelia Snyder Gardner, died from  diphtheria.

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Hoosick Falls Officials Finalizing $850,000 Agreement With Saint-Gobain And Honeywell

December 22, 2016 1 Comment 

Village Board Set To Approve Agreement At December 28 Public Meeting submitted by Hoosick Falls Mayor David Borge Village of Hoosick Falls officials, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics and Honeywell International are in the process of finalizing an agreement whereby the Village has sought reimbursement from the companies for costs it has incurred related to the PFOA water […]

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Canadian-American Air Defense Personnel Based in Rome, NY Will Keep Tabs On Santa On Christmas Eve

December 22, 2016 Leave a Comment 

New York Air National Guardsmen and Royal Canadian Air Force personnel from the Eastern Air Defense Sector will play a key role Christmas Eve as the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) tracks Santa Claus and his reindeer.

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Luke Hoag Delivers $88K Worth Of Santa Letters

December 22, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Steve and Stephany Bradley Luke Hoag looks like your typical nine year old boy. Cheerful and blessed with the gift of gab, Luke’s quick, easy smile lets him easily fit in anywhere.

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Petersburgh Town Board Action

December 22, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Highway Superintendent Cottrell Responds To Complaints by Alex Brooks The Petersburgh Town Board meeting on Monday December 19 began with a discussion between Highway Superintendent Rob Cottrell and the Board about complaints about slow clearance of snow on Saturday December 17.

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