Thursday, October 30, 2014

Hoosick Town Board Action – Hearings On Two Local Laws Scheduled

October 24, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson At the Town of Hoosick Board meeting on Thursday, October 16, the Board scheduled two public hearings to be held on Monday, November 10. The first, which pertains to Local Law #3 of 2014, the new proposed home owner Property Maintenance Law, will be held at 6 pm. The second pertains to [...]

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Hoosick Rising Gets Specific

October 24, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Hoosick Falls Mayor David Borge opened the fourth Hoosick Rising meeting on September 25 by thanking everyone for coming, noting that every session has brought a larger crowd. He pointed out some very positive articles that have been published in recent weeks. “We have to find ways to continue that great press,” [...]

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Hoosick Planning Board Action – Concerns About New Hathaway’s Drive-In Screen

October 24, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Duane Greenawalt, owner of Hathaway’s Drive-In movie theater, approached the Town of Hoosick Planning Board at its regular meeting on Monday, October 20, seeking to erect a second screen at the Drive-In so he can show two movies simultaneously. The new screen will be the same size as the existing one, 35 [...]

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A Great Day For A Cow Plop

October 24, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Sunday, October 12, was a great day for a Cow Plop. The weather was ideal! The antique cars gleamed in the sun. There were plenty of games to play and rides in the barrel train for the kids. Folks waited in a long line for food and soft drinks. The grid squares [...]

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Brown’s Brewing Company In Walloomsac Opened Wednesday

October 17, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson It’s official. The Brown’s Brewing Company in Walloomsac opened with a ceremonial cask tapping, a blessing of the bar by Fr. Tom Zelker and congratulatory words from Hoosick Falls Mayor David Borge and Town Supervisor Mark Surdam on Wednesday afternoon, October 15.

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Sukuskas Wins Conservationist Award

October 17, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson On September 19 Ed Sukuskas was honored by the New York State Conservation Council as the 2014 Volunteer Conservationist of the Year. Accompanied by long time friend P.J. Hyde, Sukuskas traveled to Utica to receive the Award. At the same meeting his good friend and fellow sportsman Howard Cushing, Jr. received the [...]

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Walking In Remembrance And In Hope

October 10, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson People began to gather in front of St. Mark’s Church on Main Street in Hoosick Falls about 5:30 Sunday evening. Some lit luminaries. Others carried candles. Many carried photos of loved ones lost to suicide. They gathered as a reminder that there is help out there for those contemplating the taking of [...]

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Hoosick ZBA Approves Two Projects

October 10, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks On Monday, October 6, the Hoosick Zoning Board met to consider two proposed projects, and approved them both. The first to present was Duane Greenawalt, the owner of Hathaway’s Drive-in movie theatre, who is seeking permission to erect a second screen so that he can show two movies simultaneously.

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HACA Prepares For Holiday Food Distribution

October 10, 2014 Leave a Comment 

$50 Fills A Basket Higher prices, reductions in Food Stamp allocations and fewer cash donations could make for skimpy Holiday food baskets this year, according to HACA Director Dianne Hosterman. The organization has distributed free baskets of Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner ingredients to income eligible Hoosick area residents for the past 35 years.

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A Masquerade Cabaret In Hoosick Falls

October 10, 2014 Leave a Comment 

A Masquerade Cabaret will be held Saturday evening, November 1, at the HAYC3 Armory in Hoosick Falls. The show will begin at 7 pm. Headlining this event will be Hoosick Falls’ own Broadway luminary, Kevin McGuire, with accompanist Richard Cherry. 

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