Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Grafton Town Board Action

August 17, 2017 Leave a Comment 

After Several Years Of Debate, Changes To Grafton’s Camping Law Are Near By Doug La Rocque Spearheaded by David Buckley, a local law that would allow the use of camping trailers on private land, outside of an approved campground, was given its first reading at the August 14 Monday night Grafton Town Board meeting. 

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15-Year Old Captures 32nd Annual “Run For The Roses”

August 17, 2017 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Spencer Daley of Troy was first across the finish line this past Sunday, August 13 in the yearly 5K run at Grafton Lakes State Park, in a time of 19:39, edging out Rob Van Der Kar of Averill Park by a mere two seconds.

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Tipsy Beer Truck Lands In A Ditch In Grafton

August 17, 2017 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque The driver of this DeCrescente Distributors truck told the investigating Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Deputy, he was attempting to pull off to the side of Route 2, when the pavement on the shoulder of the road gave way under his rear wheels, causing the trailer to slide down into the ditch. 

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The Fashionistas Try Photography

August 17, 2017 Leave a Comment 

The Fashionistas 4-H club got some tips on taking great pictures for our photography project from expert photographer Vanessa Lewis.

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A Walking Tour Of The Historic Grafton Green

August 17, 2017 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque The number of participants that gathered in the Town Park this past Saturday, August 12, was large enough that event organizers split into two separate groups to highlight the history of the park, building by building as they went along. Everyone was provided with a booklet that detailed the park since […]

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Doree Cox Memorial Bench Placed In Poestenkill Community Forest

August 17, 2017 Leave a Comment 

The life of Doree Cox was celebrated and honored by friends and family at the Poestenkill Forest this month.

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Grafton Accident Sends Two Victims To Area Hospitals

August 4, 2017 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque New York State Police said the driver of a Jeep Grand Cherokee was attempting to exit the parking lot of the Grafton Town Store on Route 2 when it was struck by a westbound Dodge Pickup on Monday, July 31. 

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Bird Program Held In Petersburgh

August 4, 2017 Leave a Comment 

The Petersburgh Library sponsored a program on Birds on July 24. Josh Pulito, Natural Resources Educator from Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center, taught children all about birds including their adaptations, behavior and habitat.

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Remembering The Grafton Town Green As It Was Long Ago

July 27, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Take a tour of the historic Grafton Town Green with the Grafton Historical Society on Saturday, August 12 at 1 pm. 

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A League Title For Area Girls’  12 And Under Softball Team

July 27, 2017 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque With girls from Brunswick, Grafton and Hoosick Falls on the squad, the Brunswick Blitz won the 2017 Hudson Mohawk Division 1 title. 

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