Thursday, February 23, 2017

Combined New Lebanon-Berlin Swim Team Holding Its Own In Berkshire County Swim League Meets

December 22, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Once again the two Taconic Valley schools have merged to field a competitive girls swim team, while the boys lack enough participants but have still put forth some strong individual efforts. 

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Berlin – New Lebanon Wrestling Team Posts Its Second Win Of The Season

December 15, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque The wrestling program started to make a comeback at Berlin Central last year but ran into several roadblocks.

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Berlin’s SAFE NY Awarded A $3 Million State Grant

December 15, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque The largest grant in the local area, $3 million, was awarded to the SAFE Holdings NY facility on Route 22 in Berlin.

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Berlin Town Board Action

December 15, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Berlin Seeking A New Town Justice By Doug La Rocque Town Justice Christina Vanko informed the Town back in November that she was resigning due to health reasons. The resignation took effect immediately.

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Grafton House Suffers Heavy Damage In Sunday Night Fire

December 15, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Fire companies from all around Eastern Rensselaer County joined Grafton firefighters to battle a very smoky and very hot blaze on the east side of the Town on Sunday night December 11. 

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Holiday Craft Fair At Grafton Lakes Park

December 15, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Organizers of the first Holiday Craft Fair hope this will become an annual tradition at the park. 

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Agricultural Stewardship Association Receives $2.4 Million Grant From New York State To Protect 1,543 Acres In Local Area

December 8, 2016 Leave a Comment 

On November 29, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that $2.4 million in funding through the state Farmland Protection Program has been awarded to the Agricultural Stewardship Association (ASA).

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The Mountaineers Basketball Season Is Off And Running

December 8, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque The Berlin Boys basketball team started out their home opener last week on a great note, but that note was part of a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem by Cheerleader Christina Reger. 

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Daughters Of The American Revolution Hold Important Meeting

December 8, 2016 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Lois Sheaff On Friday, December 2, the Ondawa-Cambridge Chapter, NSDAR met for a busy afternoon.  Following the opening ritual, Regent Jeanne Massey, accompanied by Chaplain Lois Sheaff, installed a new member into the Chapter, Suzanne Elaine Brady.

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Petersburgh Composer Honored At Crane School Of Music At SUNY Potsdam

December 1, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks Petersburgh Composer Barton McLean’s musical career was celebrated during a recent six day residency at his alma mater, the Crane School of Music, which is at SUNY Potsdam.

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