Monday, February 8, 2016

Lumber Jack’s Coffee And Snacks Offers Fresh-Brewed And Original-Recipe Coffees On Route 7 In Hoosick

February 4, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Deb Alter What do you get when you combine a young couple’s dream of being entrepreneurs, a shop for sale, and their love of coffee? Lumber Jack’s Coffee and Snacks on Route 7 in Hoosick, a unique little drive-through tucked between the hills of New York and Vermont that serves great coffee and espresso […]

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Legislature Generates Nearly $200,000 In Savings in 2015

February 4, 2016 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Rich Crist The Rensselaer County Legislature recorded a savings of $194,000 in 2015, thanks to various efficiencies and cost-saving measures employed during the year, Chair of the Legislature Stan Brownell announced today.

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Jimino Urges State To Pay For Indigent Legal Representation

January 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Chris Meyer Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M.  Jimino (at podium) is pictured during a recent press conference where she joined State and other County officials, along with representatives of the New York State Bar Association at a press conference in support of legislation that would require the State to assume the cost of […]

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Jimino: Rensselaer County Offers Pet Vaccination Clinics

January 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced the 2016 schedule of the County’s Rabies Vaccination Clinics. The clinics aim to prevent human exposure to the potentially deadly disease by immunizing domestic animals and pets that could potentially carry the virus.

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Rensselaer County Announces Anti-Opioid Program To Help Break The Chain Of Dependency

January 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Program Will Focus On Soon To Be Released County Jail Inmates In an effort to combat the opioid dependency epidemic within our communities, County Executive Kathy Jimino and Sheriff Pat Russo are pleased to announce a new collaboration between the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office, Rensselaer County Mental Health, Hudson-Mohawk Recovery Center and Alkermes Inc. that […]

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Rensselaer County 4-H Selects General Interest State Fair Project Picks

January 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Each year 4-H youth from across Rensselaer County present and exhibit hundreds of projects that they have completed as part of the 4-H program. The projects range from photography to foods, and the youth do an exceptional job of not only completing their projects, but explain to evaluators how they completed their project and what […]

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Marchione Appointed To State Senate Finance Committee And Talks Property Tax Cap Concerns

January 14, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque The Office of Senator Marchione has announced her appointment to the powerful NYS Senate Finance Committee.  In this new role the Senator will take part in reviewing and conducting legislative oversight on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s annual budget proposal, due out March first.  The committee also oversees all legislation that has a […]

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Scrabble Challenge To Benefit Literacy Volunteers Of Rensselaer County

January 14, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Scrabble enthusiasts are invited to support Literacy Volunteers by joining the Scrabble Challenge on Sunday, February 7, from 2 – 5 pm at St. Michael’s Church, 175 Williams Road, Troy.

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Students Named To  Dean’s List At Hudson Valley Community College

January 14, 2016 Leave a Comment 

  More than 1,000 students were named to the Fall 2015 Dean’s List at Hudson Valley Community College. Those honored at the college include:

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Grafton Resident Named New Rensselaer County Undersheriff

January 7, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Since his graduation from Berlin Central Schools in 1983, Grafton’s Ed Bly has been involved with law enforcement.  That path from an Army Milltary Police Officer through the ranks of the NYS Department of Corrections and into service with the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Department, has now culminated with Bly’s appointment by […]

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