Wednesday, September 3, 2014

HAYC3 To Unveil The Hoosick Barn Quilt Trail

August 29, 2014 Leave a Comment 

submitted by HAYC3 HAYC3 today announced the unveiling event for the Hoosick Barn Quilt Trail. A community-wide celebration of art, music and rural culture in Hoosick premiering the Barn Quilt art installation created by members of the community will start at 10 am on Saturday, August 30, at the HAYC3 Armory on Church Street in [...]

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Wild BBQ At Brown’s Brewery Sold Out

August 29, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson As a television producer, Hoosick native George Verschooer has to have big ideas, and he was in the midst of big ideas on Wednesday evening, August 27, at Brown’s Brewery in North Hoosick. “What Garry and Kelly Brown have done here is outstanding,” he said. He also noted that pulling off the [...]

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Oversized Loads On Route 7

August 29, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Expect to see a convoy heading east at some point along Route 7 every Tuesday and Wednesday until the end of September. The convoy will consist of NYS Police, support vehicles and a 204 foot long vehicle consisting of a tractor, jeep and trailer hauling a preformed concrete bridge beam that is [...]

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Korean War Vets Event Finalized

August 29, 2014 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Gail Smith After many months in the planning stages, local veterans organizations, Voice of a Vet, American Legion Post 40 and Heroes at Home, are pleased to announce that details of the Korean War Veterans Welcome Home on September 13 have been finalized.

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Battle For Bennington At Walloomsac

August 22, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson History came to life in Walloomsac on Saturday and Sunday, August 16 and 17, as re-enactors camped and fought to relive the Revolutionary war battles that took place on those very grounds 237 years ago. Hundred of visitors wandered through the campsite near the Barnett House on Caretakers Road that housed the [...]

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Hoosick Planning Board Action – Family Subdivision Dilemma

August 22, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Five members of the Town of Hoosick Planning Board were in attendance for the August 18 meeting. They were Chairman Jim Dunigan, Bill Hanselman, Everett Quackenbush and new members Adria Deil and Gary Kjelgaard. Daryl Cipperly and new member Penny Acree were absent. Hoosick Town Supervisor Mark Surdam was on hand to [...]

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Motorcyclist Injured Near State Line

August 15, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Steve Bradley A motorcyclist was injured Monday afternoon 200 yards west of the Vermont border on Route 67 in Walloomsac Monday afternoon. A car the cyclist was following quickly slowed in front of him, and the cyclist had to veer off the side of the road, where he came in contact with the galvanized [...]

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Hoosick Town Board Action – Info Panels In Place For Battle Site

August 15, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson A letter from Andrew Alberti of Lakes to Locks Passage was read at the Town of Hoosick Board meeting on Monday evening, August 11. Alberti thanked Town Supervisor Mark Surdam, Councilman Dave Sutton and Highway Superintendent Bill Shiland and his son Bill for volunteering their time to install the Lakes to Locks [...]

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Reynolds Foundation Gives $12,000 To Community Organizations

August 15, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson On Monday, August 4, Reynolds Foundation Board Members Norma Brenenstuhl, Robert Becker, James Monahan, Armand Rousseau and William Shiland presented checks amounting to $12,000 to the Town of Hoosick Community Band, the Town of Hoosick Historical Society, the Hoosick Area Church Association Food Pantry, the Hoosick Falls Girl Scout Service Program, the [...]

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History Comes Alive In Hoosick

August 15, 2014 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Liz Wagner & Ingrid Schaapok Nationally renowned living history organization The Brigade of the American Revolution will host the commemoration of the Battle of Bennington on August 16 and 17 at the New York State Historic Site on Route 67 in Walloomsac, NY. All programs are free.

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