Friday, August 29, 2014

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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Brown’s To Open Walloomsac Brewery To Public

August 15, 2014 Leave a Comment 

On Wednesday, August 27, from 6 to 9 pm Brown’s Brewing Company, 50 Factory Hill Road, Hoosick, will host “Wild BBQ”, a special evening featuring a meet and greet with the stars of the hit National Geographic show Building Wild. “Wild BBQ” will also feature a chicken barbecue, live music from local Northern American Rockers [...]

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Big Moose Gets Bigger

August 8, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Call it garish, cluttered, distracting or whatever you like. The best words to describe it are tourist stop and moneymaker. Emil Baker’s Big Moose Deli and Country Store on NY Route 7 in Hoosick has won area newspaper awards for the best deli around and, most recently, made The New York Times [...]

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Can-A-Palooza Almost A Rain-A-Palooza

August 8, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Eagle Scout candidate Reid Crobok is doing several projects for the HACA Food Pantry to earn his Eagle Scout Award. On Tuesday evening, August 5, he and other Boy Scouts from his Troop were set up to collect foodstuff at Can-A-Palooza in Wood Park.

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Blast Off!

August 8, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Hoosick residents Chris Luciano and Doug Everard have opened Blast-Off Restoration in the Farmers Technology Industrial Park at 2112 NY Route 7 near the Pittstown/Brunswick line. They have been setting up their workspace and acquiring equipment for about four months. Then five weeks ago they put a small plain sign out near [...]

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