Thursday, January 29, 2015

Stephentown Town Board Remains Neutral On Gas Pipeline

January 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint The Stephentown Town Board is not at this time taking any position regarding Kinder Morgan’s proposed gas pipeline, but they are listening to citizens’ concerns and plan to stay involved. A group of Town residents associated with the Stop New York Fracked Gas Pipeline (SNYFGP) organization attended the Town Board meeting Monday [...]

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County Legislature Commends The Hoosick Falls High School Football Team Upon A Championship Season

January 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer At the Rensselaer County Legislative meeting on January 13, District 5 Legislator, and Vice Chairman of the Legislature, Stan Brownell presented Hoosick Falls Central School Head Football Coach Ron Jones with copies of the resolution, suitably engrossed, commending the HFCS Football Team on a Championship Season. In his introduction Chairman of the [...]

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NHFD 2015 Installation Banquet

January 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson The North Hoosick Fire Department held its annual Installation of Officers Banquet at the Fire House on Saturday, January 10. A delicious meal was catered by Jean’s Place. Master of Ceremonies was Leo Surdam III from the Hoosick Fire Department. The Invocation and Benediction were said by Rev. Michael Benoit.

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Town Of Berlin Organizational Meeting 2015

January 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

provided by Berlin Town Clerk Anne Maxon, compiled by Kieron Kramer The Berlin Town Board met on January 8, 2015, at 7 pm for the Organizational Meeting. Members present were Town Supervisor Rob Jaeger, Councilwoman Tara Fisher, Councilman Stephen Riccardi and Councilman John Winn. Councilman Dean Maxon was absent.

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Apartment And Commercial Space In The Monahan Building And Parson’s Corner Now Leasing

January 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Alex Buell of Sequence Development was kept busy on Saturday morning, January 17, as a steady stream of people of all ages came to the Open House in the Monahan building on John Street. One woman wanted to see how the apartments looked today as she and her sons had lived in [...]

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Folks Flocked To The St. Patrick’s Day Parade Fundraiser At Brown’s Brewery

January 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson A capacity crowd filled Brown’s Brewery in Walloomsac on Sunday afternoon, January 18, for the first of the season events to raise funds for the Hoosick Falls 23rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. 

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Girl Scouts Collect 500 Pounds Of Food For Local Food Pantries

January 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Sue Brissette Girl Scout Service Unit 154, comprising seven local girl scout troops,  worked with community organizations throughout the month of December to collect food for food pantries in Berlin, Grafton, Petersburgh and Stephentown and at the Berlin Elementary School.  Their efforts resulted in 500 pounds of donated food and several generous donations [...]

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Snow & Shadows

January 16, 2015 Leave a Comment 

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Meeting In Nassau On High Pressure Gas Pipeline

January 16, 2015 1 Comment 

by Thaddeus Flint A high pressure gas pipeline proposed to pass through the towns of Schodack, Nassau and Stephentown drew a large crowd of concerned residents to St. Mary’s Church in Nassau last Saturday where the group Stop NY Fracked Gas Pipeline (SNYFGP) was holding its first public meeting since the pipeline’s route shifted north [...]

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Village Of Hoosick Falls Board Action – Proactive Concerning Water System Contaminate

January 16, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson During the Hoosick Falls Village Board meeting on Tuesday, January 13, Mayor David Borge stated the Board is taking the concerns regarding perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in the Village water supply very seriously. “The Board is being proactive,” he said. “We realize this is an unregulated contaminant. We have been in touch with [...]

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