Monday, August 3, 2015

Cantering Cowpokes Float Wins!

July 30, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Cantering Cowpokes 4-H Club won 1st place for the Prettiest Float in the 4th of July parade with our “Something’s Fishy” float and accompanying fish, mermaids, turtle, and sea horses. Along with our cash prize, we also won a red, white, and blue ribbon to add to our scrapbook. Even though we were very wet, [...]

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County Health Department Warns Of Tick Borne Disease: Reported Cases of Anaplasmosis Have Sharply Increased In Rensselaer County

July 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

The Rensselaer County Health Department is urging residents to take precautions to prevent exposure to tick borne diseases including Lyme, Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis. The warning stems from a significant increase in the number of cases of Anaplasmosis found in Rensselaer County in 2015 particularly in the Hoosick Falls/Petersburgh region.

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New Legislation On Abandoned Buildings Hoosick, Rensselaer County, Other Agencies Work Together To Solve Difficult Problem Of Worthless Real Estate

July 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Deb Alter Senator Kathy Marchione, Chair of the Senate’s Local Government Committee, has announced that her bi-partisan legislation to help local communities address the growing challenge of abandoned buildings has been unanimously passed by the New York State Senate. Hoosick Falls is one of the communities that could benefit from this legislation. It still [...]

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The Full Tilt Boogie Music Festival In Pownal, Vermont Will Rock The Region On August 22

July 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Green Mountain Live! has announced Jiminy Peak, Bromley Mountain, and Popular Ski Resorts will sponsor The Full Tilt Boogie Music Festival, to be held on August 22 in Pownal, Vermont.

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Jimino: County Kicks Off Summer Food Program

July 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino recently announced the start of the County’s Summer Food Program, which is a collaborative effort by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the New York State Education Department, and Rensselaer County that provides the opportunity for children under the age of eighteen to receive nutritious meals when school [...]

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Rensselaer County Legislature Hears From SNYFGP At Monthly Meeting

July 16, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Rensselaer County Legislature Hears From SNYFGP At Monthly Meeting At the monthly Rensselaer County Legislature public comment meeting on Tuesday, July 8, 2015, approximately 20 Rensselaer County citizens spoke concerning their opposition to the proposed NED high-pressure fracked gas pipeline being planned to traverse Albany, Rensselaer, and Schoharie Counties, on its way to the Massachusetts [...]

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4-H Teen Council Scholarships

July 16, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County is pleased to announce the 2015 4-H Teen Council Scholarship Recipients.  The 4-H Teen Council Scholarship is a very special award.   There is an extensive application which includes the candidates’ 4-H experiences and accomplishments on local, county, state, and national levels and how these experiences relate to their [...]

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TVSC U19 Boys Wrap Season In Second Place With Winning Record

July 16, 2015 Leave a Comment 

submitted by A. Willis The Taconic Valley Soccer Club’s U19 Boys, coached by Aaron and Shawn Willis, have wrapped up their spring season with an overall record of five wins, four ties, and three losses. This was a

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Vehicles Collide In Tibbets Forest

July 2, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Steve Bradley At 6:30 pm last Saturday evening, a small Chevrolet left the eastbound lane and collided with a westbound Kia Optima. The original contact occurred about one-quarter mile west of the Route 22 / 7 intersection (Stewarts) and just east of the parking area along Route 7. The Chevy continued on the north [...]

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Berlin July 4th Annual Independence Day Parade

July 2, 2015 Leave a Comment 

For a celebration all about community spirit and tradition, join the festivities as the Berlin July 4th Parade Committee hosts the annual Independence Day Parade, with the theme, “Tall Tales”. The parade is set for Saturday, July 4 at 11 am.

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