Monday, March 27, 2017

Village Of Hoosick Falls Gets $1.45 Million In Grants

March 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Will Pay For New Village Garage by Alex Brooks At the Village Board meeting on March 15, Mayor Borge announced that he had received word that the Village had been awarded two large grants by the Dormitory Authority of State of New York.

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Hoosick’s Jeff Wysocki Appointed To The Rensselaer County Legislature

March 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

County Executive Jimino Again Slams Unfunded State Mandates In Her State Of The County Address By Doug La Rocque One week after three term legislator Lester Goodermote announced his retirement due to health concerns, the Rensselaer County Legislature last Thursday night appointed Hoosick Town Board member Jeff Wysocki as his replacement in District 5.

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Petersburgh Town Board Action

March 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

A Game Plan For The Water System by Alex Brooks Petersburgh Supervisor Alan Webster said he, Councilman Dennis Smith and Water District Superintendent Ben Krahforst met with people from DEC, The State and County Departments of Health, and the Environmental Facilities Corporation to discuss repairs and improvements needed to the Petersburgh Water system, and how […]

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Hoosick Falls School District Makes Budget Cuts

March 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks At its regular March Board of Education Meeting, the Hoosick Falls School District rolled out the second draft of its proposed budget for next year.

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Grafton Town Board Action

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Still More Questions Than Answers Concerning The Town Of Grafton’s Buildings And Highway Equipment By Doug La Rocque The condition of the vehicles in Grafton’s Town Highway Department fleet are by most accounts a serious concern, now further complicated by the loss of a one-ton plow truck to a mishap during the height of last […]

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Pine Named Wasaren League MVP

March 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

  by Steve Bradley Senior Kelly Pine was named Most Valuable Player of the Wasaren League for the 2016-17 season. Pine led the Panthers to the 2017 sectional semifinals and has been an intregal part of the HFCS girls basketball team since she was an eighth grader.

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A Man And His Dream: John Tweedy’s New Book

March 23, 2017 1 Comment 

By Jackolyn Houghton On Saturday, March 18 an impressive and humble 97 year old John R. Tweedy was able to hold a book signing for his first ever published children’s book.

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New Lebanon Town Board Action

March 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Code Enforcement Is Expensive by Thaddeus Flint New Lebanon is looking at significantly larger legal bills than what was budgeted, as the Town begins to crack down on zoning and coding scofflaws, it was reported at the March Board meeting last Tuesday.

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Two Building Renovation Proposals To Go Before New Lebanon School District Voters In May

March 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque The projects involve both the elementary and junior/senior high schools, totaling $11,855,000. 

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Berlin HS Dramateers Present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”

March 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

This Friday and Saturday, March 24 & 25, the Berlin HS Dramateers will perform Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and book by Doug Wright.

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