Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Hoosick Falls School District Commences Litigation Over Dysfunctional Pellet Boiler

June 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Deb Alter and Alex Brooks Because of continuing problems with the wood pellet boiler, The Board passed a resolution authorizing the initiation of litigation against Clark Patterson Lee, P.C., David R. Hart, P.E., C.E.A., Larry D. Werts. P.E., Anthony R. Marchetti, P.E., Bioenergy Project Partners, LLC and David Dungate, the State Education Department, and […]

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Bill Extends Time Limitation On PFOA Litigation

June 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks A bill sponsored by State Senator Kathy Marchione revising statute of limitation law relating to “toxic torts” was passed unanimously by the New York State Senate in the final hours of the session. The bill, sponsored in the assembly by Assemblyman John McDonald, passed the Assembly last winter by a vote of […]

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History On The Hill

June 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Steve Bradley Two “History on the Hill” sessions were held Saturday at the Bennington Battlefield site. Three presentations on specific areas of the battle were given. Peter Schaaphok, president of the Friends of Bennington Battlefield, covered Hessian Hill.

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Village Of Hoosick Falls Board Action

June 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Borge And Hickey Shake Hands, Pledge To Move Forward Together On Water Issue by Deb Alter Emotions were running high at the June 15 Village Board meeting, as the water issue is still at the forefront. Michael Hickey, the Hoosick Falls resident who had originally discovered the PFOA in the Village water, spoke during the […]

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Hoosick Residents To ‘Rock The Block’ Planning Starts June 30 For August Event

June 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

A planning meeting for the “Rock the Block” party will be held on Thursday, June 30 at 7 pm at the Cheney Library. Join with other Hoosick residents to plan this big community event scheduled for Wednesday, August 3.

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Stardusters Open Bandstand Music Season In Wood Park

June 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Hoosick Falls own “Big Band”, known as The Stardusters will present their annual concert in the Wood Memorial Park Bandstand on Wednesday, June 29, at 7:30 pm. This eighteen-member band performs big band style music from all periods. The Stardusters offer the music to anyone doing wedding receptions, anniversaries and other functions. Information about the […]

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Ham Radio Is Alive And Well In Hoosick

June 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Cornerstone Club To Participate In Field Day Exercise Members of the Cornerstone Amateur Radio Club (K2FCR) will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 25 at 623 Johnson Hill Road in Hoosick Falls, New York.

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Michelle Culver Is PTA Founders’ Day Award Winner

June 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Paula Kamperman The Hoosick Falls Central School PTA annually seeks nominations to honor community members who make outstanding contributions to the well-being of children and youth. This year’s award recipient is Michelle Culver, fourth grade teacher at Hoosick Falls Central School.

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Three Students Receive The Honorable Richard P. Whalen Memorial Scholarship

June 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

On Tuesday, June 14, during the Elks Flag Day Program, Voice of a Vet recognized three HFCS students who were selected to receive the Honorable Richard P. Whalen Memorial Scholarship.

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HAYC3 Offers Texas Hold’em

June 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

A Texas Hold’em game will be held on Friday, July 15 at the HAYC3 Armory. Newcomers and experienced players are all welcome. Doors open at 6 pm, with play beginning at 6:30. The buy-in is $40 with an option for one $20 rebuy and $10 for High Hand. The HAYC3 Armory is located at 80 […]

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