Thursday, February 11, 2016

The Governor Steps In

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State Action Plan Lists PFOA As A Hazardous Substance; Declares Saint-Gobain Plant A State Superfund Site by Deb Alter Hoosick Rising held their monthly meeting on January 26 in the middle of a week when the water contamination issue was leading the news every evening and the prospect of an economic rebirth in Hoosick Falls seemed […]

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Cari Naftali Of New Lebanon Volunteers To Help With Refugee Crisis In Greece

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by Thaddeus Flint Three days before Christmas, Cari Naftali of New Lebanon was updating her blog from Skala Sikaminias, a tiny fishing town on the island of Lesbos, Greece. “Every day here I cry. Usually about the children and the babies,” she wrote. ”Today it was also a grandmother who sat silently alone, the pain […]

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Berlin Water Pipes Need Replacement

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by Doug La Rocque An isolated water pressure problem was one of the topics of discussion at the Berlin Town Board’s workshop meeting on January 28.  Water District 2 Superintendent Winn and Board members traded ideas on how this could be addressed, and the discussion turned to the age of the water mains in the […]

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Petersburgh Library Open House

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The Petersburgh Public Library will have an open house on Saturday, February 6 from 10 until noon.  Please join us and admire the new handicapped accessible ramp which has been completed. 

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North Hoosick Solar Farm and Landscaping Hotly Debated; Approved With Contingencies

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by Deb Alter The solar farm on the Bugbee property on Route 22 in North Hoosick was a big part of the  conversation at the Town of Hoosick Public Workshop on solar farms held on January 27. The meeting room was crowded, with strong feelings on both sides of the issue.

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Berlin Planning Board Action

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A Proposed Sub Division On  Dyken Pond Road In Berlin By Doug La Rocque At the Berlin Planning Board’s first meeting of the new year on Thursday, January 28, Board members once again took up a proposal by Albert Hoffman to subdivide his 90 plus acres of land at 68 Dyken Pond Road, giving 2.43 […]

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Lumber Jack’s Coffee And Snacks Offers Fresh-Brewed And Original-Recipe Coffees On Route 7 In Hoosick

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by Deb Alter What do you get when you combine a young couple’s dream of being entrepreneurs, a shop for sale, and their love of coffee? Lumber Jack’s Coffee and Snacks on Route 7 in Hoosick, a unique little drive-through tucked between the hills of New York and Vermont that serves great coffee and espresso […]

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New Lebanon Town Board Action

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New Accountant Saves Town Money by Thaddeus Flint A special meeting of the New Lebanon Town Board has saved the Town some money.

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Lions Help With New Castle Playground

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Bill Hazen, President of the Hoosick Lions Club, presents a check for $2000 to Wendy Larson of the Kiwanis Club.

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The Life of Grandma Moses Is Topic Of Stephentown Historical Society Talk

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Deana Mallory, Director of Public Programs for the Bennington Museum, will give an illustrated talk on the life of Grandma Moses on Sunday, February 7, at 2 pm at the Stephentown Historical Society’s Heritage Center, Garfield Road (County Route 26), Stephentown, New York.  The program is free and the building is handicapped accessible.  For directions, […]

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