Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Berlin Boys Basketball Season Comes To An End In The Opening Round Of Sectionals

February 24, 2017 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Back in Class C this year, Berlin still drew a home game last Friday night against a school of similar size and geographic makeup in Berne-Knox-Westerlo, a school located in the Albany County hill towns along the Schoharie County border.

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Village Board Will Consider Revised Agreement On PFOA Expense Reimbursement

February 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Special Meeting On February 23 At 6 pm by Alex Brooks The Village of Hoosick Falls announced on Tuesday February 21 that it has reached a new, revised agreement with Saint Gobain and Honeywell to reimburse the Village for expenses it incurred dealing with the PFOA crisis over the last two years or so.

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Petersburgh Town Board Will Consider Agreement With Taconic On PFOA Expense Reimbursement

February 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Special Meeting On February 28 At 7 pm by Alex Brooks Petersburgh Town Supervisor Alan Webster has announced that the Town has reached an agreement with Taconic to have them reimburse the Town for costs incurred by the Town during 2016 responding to the discovery of PFOA in its water supply and in private wells.

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State Officials Update Petersburgh Residents On PFOA Issues

February 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

by Doug LaRocque Tim Vickerson of the NYS Department of Health opened the meeting, held Tuesday February 21, with an update on the Town’s water system. 

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Petersburgh Town Board Action

February 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Five Year Plans For All Departments! by Alex Brooks Petersburgh Supervisor Alan Webster began the February 20 meeting of the Petersburgh Town Board by saying he wanted to see development of 5 year plans in all Departments.

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Hoosick Falls “CyberPanthers” High School Robotics Team Wins

February 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Brian Bushner The robotics club at Hoosick Falls High School has been busy this year building – what else – a robot, and brought their creation to the first competition of the year. The club competes as a team and calls themselves the CyberPanthers.

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Panther Girls Defeat Schuylerville To Advance, 56 – 30

February 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

by Steve Bradley The Class B, number 4 seeded Panthers hosted the #13 Schuylerville Black Horses Tuesday evening in the Panther Den. Kelly Pine led the way with 29 points, including 11 in the third quarter.

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The Renaissance Of Hops And Farmstead Brewing

February 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Join us for the fourth lecture in our series “Global Issues, Local Solutions: A lecture series on the regional farm and food system”.

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Did You Know?

February 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Ice Harvesting In Berlin by Sharon Klein From 1800 until about 1920, nearly every community in the northeastern United States had its local ice harvesters and Berlin was no exception.

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HFCS Wrestler Gabe Fisher Going To States

February 23, 2017 Leave a Comment 

by Steve Bradley In last week’s paper, The Eastwick Press noted two wrestlers, Matthew LaPorte and Jake Pine, qualified for state competition.

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