Thursday, July 31, 2014

Hoosick Planning Board – Brimmer Farm Project Stalled

July 25, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson The Town of Hoosick Planning Board had a full agenda on Monday, July 21. However, four of those on the agenda didn’t appear, and the one large project, the Brimmer Farm Subdivision for South Street couldn’t be dealt with because there was not a quorum. The meeting was over in less than [...]

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Bill Gaillard Recognized For 30 Years Of Service As An EMT

July 25, 2014 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Bill Gaillard Bill Gaillard, President, Training Officer and 47 year member of the Town of Hoosick Rescue Squad was recently recognized by the Board of Directors of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for achieving 30 years as a National Registered EMT. This distinction is an honor held by few EMTs

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Fire At The Country Club

July 18, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Shortly after noon on Wednesday, July 14, firefighters were called to the Hoosick Falls Country Club where there was a fire in the stove area.

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Hoosick Town Board Action – Pool And Playground

July 18, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson At the Monday, July 14, meeting of the Hoosick Town Board, Town Supervisor Mark Surdam said the new pool bid package will be advertised this week. Bids will be opened on Friday, August 15. The Board hopes to receive more than one bid this time. Councilman Dave Sutton suggested that possible bidders [...]

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Rensselaer County Legislature – The Hoosick P.O.

July 18, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer The Rensselaer County Legislature considered 27 resolutions at its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 8. Only four of the resolutions related directly to the communities in the Eastwick area. Perhaps the most important, at least to the people who live in and around Hoosick four corners, the intersection of NY Rt. 7 [...]

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Jen Steller And Katdoll Take Third At ILR Gathering

July 3, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Jen Stellar has had llamas in her life since she was four. “They’re wonderful pack animals,” she said. “They’re fun to be around, and they will do anything for you.” Jen began showing her llamas in 4-H. In a couple of years she started showing them as an independent for the family’s [...]

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Town Of Hoosick Pool Repairs To Be Rebid

June 27, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson A special meeting was held by the Hoosick Town Board on Monday, June 23, to review the one bid received for pool repairs. According to the minutes of that meeting, Supervisor Mark Surdam, Deputy Supervisor Jeff Wysocki and Councilman Bruce Patire were in attendance. Councilman Dave Sutton was absent. Only One Bid [...]

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Jr. Girl Scouts Receive Bronze Award

June 27, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson On Monday evening, June 23, seventeen members of Jr. Girl Scout Troop 1259 received Bronze Awards, the highest award a Junior Girl Scout can earn. To achieve this award the girls had to “demonstrate a commitment to helping others, to improving their community and to identify a need in the community. Once [...]

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Flag Day 2014 In Hoosick Falls

June 20, 2014 Leave a Comment 

Ceremony Draws Crowd by Bea Peterson The Annual Elks Club Flag Day Ceremony held at the American Legion building on Main Street in Hoosick Falls was very well attended this year. Between the participants, band members and the general audience, there were at least 200 people sitting and standing across the lawn.

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Heroin And Drug Abuse Follow-Up

June 20, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson The heroin and drug abuse follow-up meeting at the HAYC3 Armory in Hoosick Falls on June 7 was not nearly as well attended as the first meeting, but it was informative and helpful. About 50 people attended the session. No small number for sure. What those who came, including a contingent from [...]

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