Friday, October 31, 2014

Dave’s Is Back On The Market

October 24, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint Dave’s Market is back on the real estate market. Last month it appeared that a buyer had been found for the former Stephentown food market, liquor store and gas station. Rudy Lynch, Associate Broker at Carrow Real Estate Services in Albany said several weeks ago that the parcel was under contract.

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Petersburgh Town Board Action – Highway Superintendent Ray Harrison Resigns

October 24, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks The Petersburgh Town Board accepted the resignation of Highway Superintendent Ray Harrison at its October 20 meeting. His last day working for the Town will be October 31. He has taken a job working for the County highway crew, and he will start there at the beginning of November.

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Hoosick Town Board Action – Hearings On Two Local Laws Scheduled

October 24, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson At the Town of Hoosick Board meeting on Thursday, October 16, the Board scheduled two public hearings to be held on Monday, November 10. The first, which pertains to Local Law #3 of 2014, the new proposed home owner Property Maintenance Law, will be held at 6 pm. The second pertains to [...]

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Grafton Town Board Action – Butter Wouldn’t Melt

October 24, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer Perhaps it was the big bowl of candy, with plenty of root beer barrels, that appeared at the front table for the first time at this Grafton Town Board meeting on Monday, October 20, or the presence of nice kids in the audience trying to contribute to their community but, whatever, butter [...]

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Hoosick Rising Gets Specific

October 24, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Hoosick Falls Mayor David Borge opened the fourth Hoosick Rising meeting on September 25 by thanking everyone for coming, noting that every session has brought a larger crowd. He pointed out some very positive articles that have been published in recent weeks. “We have to find ways to continue that great press,” [...]

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Stephentown Town Board Action – Business As Usual

October 24, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint There were no reports of murdered pigs. The Supervisor had no run-ins with bears. There were no accusations of malfeasance, misfeasance or nonfeasance. It was just business as usual at the Stephentown Town Board on Monday evening, October 20. “We’re just boring here in Stephentown,” said one member of the Board, greeting [...]

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Hoosick Planning Board Action – Concerns About New Hathaway’s Drive-In Screen

October 24, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Duane Greenawalt, owner of Hathaway’s Drive-In movie theater, approached the Town of Hoosick Planning Board at its regular meeting on Monday, October 20, seeking to erect a second screen at the Drive-In so he can show two movies simultaneously. The new screen will be the same size as the existing one, 35 [...]

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Old SMA Building To Become Apartments

October 24, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson The Hoosick Falls Zoning and Planning Boards met on Friday, October 17, for a final hearing on Troy contractor Jasen Von Guinness’ plan to turn the old St. Mary’s Building into seven apartments.

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A Great Day For A Cow Plop

October 24, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Sunday, October 12, was a great day for a Cow Plop. The weather was ideal! The antique cars gleamed in the sun. There were plenty of games to play and rides in the barrel train for the kids. Folks waited in a long line for food and soft drinks. The grid squares [...]

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Brown’s Brewing Company In Walloomsac Opened Wednesday

October 17, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson It’s official. The Brown’s Brewing Company in Walloomsac opened with a ceremonial cask tapping, a blessing of the bar by Fr. Tom Zelker and congratulatory words from Hoosick Falls Mayor David Borge and Town Supervisor Mark Surdam on Wednesday afternoon, October 15.

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