Saturday, April 30, 2016

Dunn, Broderick And Hartley On Native Americans

April 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Rensselaer Plateau Alliance invites the community to a three-part presentation about Native Americans in Rensselaer County at the Sand Lake Town Hall on Thursday, May 5. 

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Kinder Morgan Suspends Work On Northeast Direct Gas Pipeline

April 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Thaddeus Flint “The NED is dead.” That was the word last week from Stop NY Fracked Gas Pipeline (SNYFGP) co-founders Robert Connors and Becky Meier after Kinder Morgan announced that the Northeast Direct Pipeline had been “suspended.”

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The Careless Toss Of A Cigarette May Be The Cause Of A Large Fire In The Woods Along The Grafton-Pittstown Line

April 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

More Than 100 Firefighters Respond  To A Blaze In The Grafton Woods By Doug La Rocque It took more than 100 firefighters from 14 different Rensselaer County departments nearly six hours to extinguish a woods and brush fire burning on state land off Edelmann Lane, mostly in the Town of Grafton near the Pittstown line.  […]

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Grand Opening Event Welcomes New Businesses

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Open Houses Draw a Crowd by Deb Alter The northern end of Church Street in Hoosick Falls was all abuzz with activity on Monday evening, April 18. Lots of community members and local officials, as well as Hoosick Local Development Corporation (HLDC) committee members were downtown to welcome Xentrix Hair Saloon, Little […]

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A 19.56 Million Dollar Budget Proposal To Go Before The Berlin School District Voters In May

April 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque After several meetings to discuss and make changes to the 2016-17 School Budget proposal set forth by Superintendent Dr. Stephen Young, the full board last Tuesday night gave its unanimous approval to the spending plan that calls for a 0.59% increase in taxes. 

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Three Candidates Running For Three Seats In Berlin School Board Election

April 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks There will be three candidates on the ballot in the Berlin Central School Board election, running for three open seats. Incumbents Rachel Finney and Jeffrey Paine will be running for re-election. Current School Board member Liz Miller declined to run for re-election, and Sherry Bowman-Kluck will be on the ballot running for […]

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Hoosick Property Values: Too Soon To Tell

April 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Deb Alter Opinions differ on the effect of the water crisis on property values in Hoosick and Hoosick Falls. Local real estate agents, banks, and the Town Assessor have differing perspectives on the question of whether property values are depressed because of the water crisis.

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Walloomsac Accident Wrecks Three Vehicles

April 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Steve Bradley A three car accident in Walloomsac that could have been much worse ended with no serious injuries. The accident happened at noon Sunday in front of Sonny’s Motors on Route 67.

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ASA Seeks Pre-Applications For Farmland Protection Grants

April 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

The Agricultural Stewardship Association (ASA) is accepting pre-applications from farmers in Washington and Rensselaer counties that wish to apply to the state farmland protection program.  Pre-applications are due by Friday, May 13 to ASA’s office.

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​Earth Day Cleanup

April 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

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