Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Route 7 At Tibbetts Forest Claims Another Truck

November 21, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Steve Bradley A Missouri registered tractor trailer lost control negotiating a turn and overturned in Tibbetts State Forest Wednesday morning. The accident happened about one-quarter mile east of the Man of Kent pub. The driver of the truck, who appeared to be in his forties, was shaken up and had some lacerations to his [...]

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Hoosick Town Board Action – 2015 Budget Has A Tax Levy Increase of 3.13%

November 21, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson At the Hoosick Town Board meeting on Monday, November 10, the Board approved the 2015 budget of $1,446,110 with a tax increase of 3.13%. “We have kept it under the allowable tax cap,” said Town Supervisor Mark Surdam. “The challenge is the pool, which is the Town’s major expense. We are still [...]

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Hoosick Planning Board Action – Request Denied For Second Screen At Hathaway’s

November 21, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Two Public Hearings were held before the Hoosick Planning Board’s regular meeting on Monday, November 17. Duane Greenawalt addressed the Board first regarding his plan to put a second movie screen in Hathaway’s Drive In in North Hoosick.

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Hoosick Township Historical Society Christmas Booklet Is On Sale

November 21, 2014 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Philip Leonard The Hoosick Township Historical Society is releasing its Christmas booklet for this year.  The booklet is called “Hometown Heroes of Hoosick Falls” by Alex Brooks and Philip Leonard.

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Accident And Fuel Spill On Route 22 Across From HFCS

November 14, 2014 Leave a Comment 

A Tough Way To Start The Day  by Steve Bradley At 8 o’clock Wednesday morning, a local woman driving a sport utility vehicle pulled out of the old Falls Motel parking lot across Rt. 22 from HFCS and drove into the path of an oncoming southbound tractor trailer.

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Rensselaer County Legislature – Eastwick Residents Commended And Memorialized

November 14, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer The Rensselaer County Legislature held its November regular meeting on Wednesday evening instead of the usual Tuesday because of the Veterans Day Holiday. Three resolutions commending Eastwick residents for their achievements were presented as was a resolution in memory of Berlin’s Maurice L. “Kipper” Maxon. Most town supervisors, who are in the [...]

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Large Crowd Honors Hoosick Veterans

November 14, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson The temperature was 60 degrees as the Immaculate Conception Church bells rang 33 times to honor those soldiers from Hoosick killed during World War II. The Village fire siren blew, and the American Legion Post 40 ceremony began in Wood Park at 11 am on Tuesday, November 11.

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Liberty Returns To Hoosick

November 14, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson At 3 pm on Veterans Day the Patriot Riders returned the Voice of a Vet’s Tribute Flag, Liberty, to Hoosick Falls where it was flown in Wood Park.

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Hubbard Hall’s Production of Spelling Bee Is Charming

November 14, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks Hubbard Hall has opened a new production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee which will be running through November 30, Fridays at 8 pm, Saturdays at 2 and 8 and Sundays at 2 pm. This is a fun show, depicting the efforts of six smart, ambitious, young misfits to figure [...]

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Masquerade Cabaret A Huge Success

November 7, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Close to 300 people filled the gymnasium at the Hoosac School on Saturday evening, November 1, for the Masquerade Cabaret to benefit the Isabel McGuire scholarship fund. Beloved HFCS math teacher, Honor Society mentor, school sports and arts supporter and community enthusiast, Isabel succumbed to cancer this past year.

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