Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Second Screen Planned For Hoosick Drive In

March 27, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson After eight Zoning Board and Planning Board meetings and a Public Hearing, Duane Greenawalt, owner of Hathaway’s Drive In on Route 67 in Hoosick finally received approval from the ZBA to put up a second screen. “The approval is contingent on my putting trees behind the screen to hide it from the [...]

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Resounding Opposition In Stephentown To Kinder Morgan Pipeline

March 27, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint A Town Board public hearing on the proposed Kinder Morgan proposed Northeast Direct Pipeline drew a maximum crowd to the Stephentown Fire Hall Monday evening. When 256 people had entered the hall, the doors were closed. About a dozen more were allowed to enter later as the same number exited early. About [...]

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Tribute Flag Liberty Going To Hawaii

March 27, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson The upcoming trip to Hawaii for students at Hoosick Falls Central School is exciting. Some of them have never been in a plane. Others have never been out of the continental United States. Others have barely traveled at all. They are anxious to see everything there is to see and everything there [...]

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BEHOLD! New Lebanon Names Caitlin Coad To New Position as Folklorist And Program Director

March 27, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Museum of Contemporary Rural American Life Documents the Experiences of Small-Town America  BEHOLD! New Lebanon, the new living museum that introduces visitors to contemporary rural American life, has named Caitlin Coad to the position of folklorist and program director. In her position, a new one for the organization, Coad will work with more than 50 [...]

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Local Poets To Read At New Lebanon Library

March 27, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Local poets Trina Porte and Howard Kogan will perform selected readings of their work at on Saturday, April 4, at 1 pm at the New Lebanon Library. The readings will be followed by an Open Mic session during which audience members will be encouraged to share their own poetry. Light refreshments will follow.

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Pottery Class At Petersburgh Library

March 27, 2015 Leave a Comment 

The Petersburgh Public Library will be offering a two-part pottery program for vacationing school children (ages 8 and up) on Monday April 6 and Thursday April 9. Taught by Troy potter and instructor Bianca Dupuis, the program is called “Pinch Pots” and will introduce several methods of hand-building with clay.

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Erie Canal History At Stephentown Heritage Center

March 27, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Tom Ragosta, Watervliet City Historian, will give an illustrated talk on the Erie Canal on Monday, April 6 at 7:30 pm at the Stephentown Historical Society’s Heritage Center, Garfield Road (County Route 26),  Stephentown.  The building is handicapped accessible.  

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The Courtney Carelli And Ryan Gardner Memorial Scholarship Spring 2015 Recipients

March 27, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Berlin Central High School students who are enrolled in Hudson Valley Community College “College in the High School” classes are able to apply for this scholarship in memory of Courtney Carelli and Ryan Gardner.  Courtney Carelli and Ryan Gardner attended both Berlin High School and Hudson Valley Community College.   

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Acclaimed Author Lydia Davis To Speak At The New Lebanon Library

March 27, 2015 Leave a Comment 

MacArthur fellow and 2013 Man Booker prize winner Lydia Davis will speak at the New Lebanon Library on Tuesday, March 31, at 7 pm. Light refreshments will be served,

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Stephentown Town Board To Hold Public Hearing About NED Pipeline March 23

March 19, 2015 Leave a Comment 

This statement was submitted by Stop NY Fracked Gas Pipeline, a group organized to block the proposed NED pipeline. On Monday, March 23 at 7 pm., the Stephentown Town Board will hold a public hearing at the Stephentown Volunteer Fire Hall, 35 Grange Hall Road, about the Northeast Energy Direct (NED) pipeline project, a large, [...]

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