Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Hoosick Korean War Veterans Honored

September 19, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson On Saturday, September 12, the community turned out to take part in a special “Welcome Home!” program for Hoosick veterans who served during the Korean Conflict. That war began in July 1950 and concluded in July 1953. Often called the “forgotten war,” it ended as a standoff, and today, as at the [...]

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Loophole In Hoosick Family Subdivision Law

September 12, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Bronnie Powers brought her concern regarding use of the Planning Board Family Subdivision law to the Town of Hoosick Board meeting on Monday, September 8. She had previously expressed her concern to the Planning Board. During Monday’s meeting the Board agreed to hold a Family Subdivision Community meeting on Thursday, September 18, [...]

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Biggest Ever McGovern Volleyball Tournament

September 12, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson On Saturday, September 6, the Sandbar was packed with folks of all ages. They were gathered to celebrate the lives of four people who were taken from them too soon. It began 15 years ago with Karen McGovern. She was a vibrant and valiant fighter who succumbed to cancer at age 32. [...]

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Thomas G. Restino Honored By Rensselaer County

September 12, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson On Monday morning, September 8, as part of Rensselaer County’s monthly Honor a Deceased Veteran Program, Thomas G. Restino was recognized. Receiving the many honors bestowed on his father was Justice Tom Restino, Jr. The ceremony, which began with Posting of the Colors by Lansingburgh veterans, was held in the Legislative Chambers. [...]

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$673,800 Bid Accepted For Hoosick Town Pool Repairs

September 5, 2014 1 Comment 

Completion Date Set For June 1 by Bea Peterson At a special Town of Hoosick Board meeting on Thursday, August 28, the Board approved the recommendation from Laberge Group to accept the low bid from William L. Watson Co., Inc. of Eden, NY, for rehabilitation of the Weir Reynolds Community Pool at a cost of $673,800. [...]

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HAYC3 And Hoosick Join The Barn Quilt Trail

September 5, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson According to the internet Barn Quilt History, “The concept of barn quilts began with Donna Sue Groves and her wish to honor her mother, Maxine, and her Appalachian heritage by having a painted quilt hung on her barn in Adams County, Ohio. As is often the case, good ideas fall by the [...]

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Liberty Flies! Hoosick Civil War Soldiers Honored

September 5, 2014 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Gail Smith, Voice of a Vet On Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the first week in August, Hoosick Falls history was made when 13 Town of Hoosick men who were killed in action in the Civil War were honored as Voice of a Vet’s Tribute Flag (Liberty) flew over the sites where these [...]

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It’s Time To Enter Your Equipment

September 5, 2014 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Kevin O’Malley  The Tractor and Agriculture Show is an exciting feature at the sixth annual Pumpkinpalooza community-wide event. Antique and vintage tractors, horse drawn farm equipment and implements, as well as contemporary machinery, will be on display in Walter A. Wood Park on Saturday, September 27, from 8 am to 3 pm.

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No One Marches Alone!

September 5, 2014 Leave a Comment 

Ruck March Is On September 20 From Poestenkill To Grafton And Back submitted by Gail Smith The Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that there are 52,000 Veterans living in Rensselaer County and the surrounding five counties. Members of the military, from World War II to the War on Terror, experience a myriad of challenges, including post traumatic stress [...]

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The King Of Dirt Bike Racing At Potter Hill

September 5, 2014 Leave a Comment 

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