Thursday, July 28, 2016

Hoosick Rocks The Block With A Feast And Music

July 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

 Bring A Dish And Join The Party It’s summertime, and that means it’s time to let loose a little. And Hoosick is a community with tremendous strength and spirit, and Hoosick residents have organized a

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Coffee Roaster Coming To Parsons Corner

July 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks This picture of the Iron Coffee logo superimposed on the new Parson’s Corner building was circulating on social media on Tuesday, and Hoosick Falls Mayor

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An Evening With The Paranormal In Grafton

July 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Please don’t label them “ghostbusters,” said Gary Robusto of the Tri-City New York Paranormal Society. “We are investigators.” That is what he and his teams have been

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750 Thousand Dollar Grant To Purchase New Pagers For Rensselaer County Emergency Service Providers

July 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque On July 13, State Senator Kathy Marchione, Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino and leaders of the Rensselaer Fire and EMS Community gathered at the new Defreestville Fire Station to formally announce the awarding of the $750,000 NYS grant for

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Marchione’s Statute Of Limitations Bill Regarding Claims Against Toxic Polluters Is Signed By Governor Cuomo

July 28, 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 signed by Governor Cuomo on July 21. The intent of this bill is simple – to preserve the right of people who have been sick

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Cumberland Farms Describes Plans To Take Over Elks Property

July 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

High PFOA Levels Found In Leachate From Hoosick Falls Landfill by Alex Brooks The Village Board meeting on July 12 began with an engineer who is working on expansion of the Cumberland Farms in Hoosick Falls giving a presentation. Cumberland Farms is buying the neighboring property, formerly the Elks lodge, in order to expand its […]

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Walter Wood High School Reunion Is Well-Attended

July 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Janice Tate The 35th Annual Walter A. Wood Alumni Reunion was held at the Pittstown Rescue Squad on Saturday, June 11. Approximately 150 members and guests from the 50-year and over graduating classes attended. A turkey dinner was served and Ronald Seifert was Master of Ceremonies. Invocation was given by Malcolm Brownell. Janice […]

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Rock A Cake For Rock the Block

July 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Hoosick community members are invited to Rock a Cake for the Rock the Block community party taking place on Wednesday, August 3. A free and open event, Rock the Block will take place on Main Street at 6:30 pm and feature a free chicken barbecue (while supplies last), chalk art drawing (starting at 4 pm), […]

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Tractor Show Planned For Oct. 1

July 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

The 2016 Walter A. Wood Tractor and Agriculture Show is looking for vendors, tractors, hit and miss engines, horse drawn farm equipment, agricultural products and livestock. Preparations are under way for the annual The 2016 Walter A. Wood Tractor and Agriculture Show in Wood Park in Hoosick Falls, with the application period now open for […]

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HFCS Hosts PFOA Session With Senator Gillibrand

July 15, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Alex Brooks The Hoosick Falls Central School hosted a visit from U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand which was billed as a listening session. A series of Hoosick Falls and Petersburgh residents told stories of the impact on their lives of learning that the water they had been drinking for years is contaminated with PFOA and […]

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