Thursday, October 23, 2014

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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Hoosick Pool Work Begins

October 3, 2014 Leave a Comment 

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The Official Opening Of Brown’s New Walloomsac Brewery

October 3, 2014 Leave a Comment 

Brown’s Brewing Company will celebrate the official opening of its new Walloomsac Brewery on October 11 with Porktoberfest, a festive Fall afternoon featuring a Hoosick Pig Roast and a live performance by Diva and the Dirty Boys.

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Hoosick Passes Moratorium On Family Subdivisions

September 26, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson The Town of Hoosick Board held a Public Hearing on Thursday, September 18, to discuss the Town’s Family Subdivision law. The hearing was the result of an issue that recently arose when Brian Boll of Johnson Hill Road appeared before the Planning Board requesting six lots of his 67 acre property be [...]

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New Trails At The Bennington Battlefield

September 26, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson For three days, from September 10 through 12, a group of 40 young adults from the Student Conservation Association (SCA)/AmeriCorps that work throughout the Hudson Valley Region volunteered to build three miles of trails at the Bennington Battlefield in Walloomsac. During the trail building they removed invasive plants, protected critical habitat and [...]

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