Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Fallen Soldier Monument

July 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

The Veterans of Stephentown have announced plans to install a “Fallen Soldier Monument” in the Stephentown Veterans Park located on Route 43. This monument, also known as a “Battle Cross”, has been used most recently to honor those who have fallen in Iraq and Afghanistan, but it also memorializes all those who have fallen in […]

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Leachate From Petersburgh Landfill Has High PFOA Level

July 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks At the Petersburgh Town Board meeting on Monday July 18, Supervisor Webster said there has been some seepage of water out of the closed landfill, which is at the top of Jones Hollow Road near the Berlin town line. This leachate is making its way into surface streams which carry it down […]

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Veterans Hall Open House At The Schaghticoke Fairgrounds

July 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Veterans Hall at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds will hold an Open House on Saturday July 23, 10 am to 2 pm. Veterans Hall Honors All Veterans Past and Present.  This building is located on the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds and is comprised of a group of volunteers who feel passionate about this exhibit.

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Good Times, Chicken And Sunshine Highlight The Annual Grafton Festival

July 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque By all accounts, this year’s Grafton Festival could be described by the old phrase “winner, winner, chicken dinner” which of course was one of the centerpieces of the Festival. 

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Rensselaer County Legislature

July 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Hudson Valley Community College Budget Gets County Lawmakers’ Approval By Doug La Rocque The Rensselaer County Legislature opened its recent meeting with a public hearing on the proposed 111 million dollars spending plan as outlined by College President Dr. Drew Matonak. The President talked about the many changes in the campus and educational curriculum during […]

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FractalFest Draws Few Complaints

July 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint The second music festival held this year in Stephentown has apparently concluded with few complaints and earned to some extent the approval of the Town Board. FractalFest 2016 was held on Neil Gardner’s property July 8-9, mostly in the woods, or as the Fractaltribe organizers, would have it, in “Fractal Forest, NY, […]

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A Free Family Fun Night Planned In Grafton

July 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

A bounce house, cotton candy, face painting and music by the band Whiskey Highway highlight an evening of free family fun Saturday, August 6, at the Grafton VFW Hall on South Rd (County Route 85).

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Berlin Planning Board Holds A Special Meeting

July 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Pressed for an earlier than normal decision of a proposed sub-division, the Berlin Planning Board met in a special session on Monday, July 11.

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Proposed Banquet House In Grafton Stalled Once Again

July 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque An unsigned and undated long form SEQR report, is one of the reasons the Grafton Planning Board had to table the proposal to construct the facility at 40 Dunham Rd. Jane Mc Dermott first brought the site plan review before the Board in May, which held a public hearing on the […]

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This Week At Stephentown Memorial Library…

July 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Summer Hours at SML – Saturday hours will be 9 am – 1 pm for the summer months. You asked for earlier hours and we heard you. We are always trying to be responsive to our patrons. Mahjongg Lessons for Beginners – (Experienced players welcome, too!) Would you like to learn the ancient Chinese game […]

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