Sunday, February 14, 2016

Temporary Filter Ready For Testing

February 11, 2016 Leave a Comment 

The installation of the temporary GAC filters is nearing completion. After the tanks are filled with carbon on Friday, February 12, the mechanical part of the process will be complete.

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Debate About Solar Installations Continues in Hoosick

February 11, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Deb Alter A Town of Hoosick Public Workshop was held on January 27 so that community members could voice their opinions on the impact commercial solar farms will have on the town’s landscape and on nearby property values, and whether the Town should opt out of the tax break given under current state law.

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Lady Panthers Win League Title, Boys Are Co-Champs In 3-Way Tie

February 11, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Steve Bradley The 13-1 HFCS varsity girls sealed the deal for their second consecutive  Wasaren League crown last Friday when they defeated Tamarac on their home court. By not losing a game since a one point loss to Hoosic Valley on January 15, the Ladies cemented their hold on first place. Had the Panthers […]

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Hoosick Town Board Action

February 11, 2016 Leave a Comment 

PFOA Becomes A Town Issue As PFOA Is Detected  In Private Wells Just Outside The Village by Deb Alter The  Town has been working with the NY State Department of Health (DOH) to get private wells tested for PFOA. Results from the samples taken in November are in and are available on both the Town […]

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Cheney Library Programs

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Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls will begin an 8 week Spring Story Time on February 23 at 10 am in the Story Room, and story times will be every Tuesday at 10 am. The theme this Spring will be On Your Mark, Get Set … Read.

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Village Board: Five Candidates Vie For Three Seats in Hoosick Falls Election

February 11, 2016 Leave a Comment 

There are five people running for the three open seats in the upcoming Hoosick Falls Village Board election.

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HACA Free Tax Service Now Open

February 11, 2016 Leave a Comment 

The Hoosick Area Church Association (HACA), for the twelfth year, is offering free assistance to the public in preparing income tax returns through the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance or VITA program. FREE tax preparation services from IRS-certified volunteer preparers. No cost, no catch!  Refund in as little as 10 to 14 days with direct […]

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Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation Chosen For Quality Of Care Study

February 11, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Submitted by Christa Caron, Activity Director The Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls is pleased to announce that we’ve been chosen to participate in The Foundation for Quality Care’s Long Term Care Customer Satisfaction Survey & Quality Improvement Project.

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The Governor Steps In

February 4, 2016 Leave a Comment 

State Action Plan Lists PFOA As A Hazardous Substance; Declares Saint-Gobain Plant A State Superfund Site by Deb Alter Hoosick Rising held their monthly meeting on January 26 in the middle of a week when the water contamination issue was leading the news every evening and the prospect of an economic rebirth in Hoosick Falls seemed […]

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North Hoosick Solar Farm and Landscaping Hotly Debated; Approved With Contingencies

February 4, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Deb Alter The solar farm on the Bugbee property on Route 22 in North Hoosick was a big part of the  conversation at the Town of Hoosick Public Workshop on solar farms held on January 27. The meeting room was crowded, with strong feelings on both sides of the issue.

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