Thursday, September 18, 2014

Thomas G. Restino Honored By Rensselaer County

September 12, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson On Monday morning, September 8, as part of Rensselaer County’s monthly Honor a Deceased Veteran Program, Thomas G. Restino was recognized. Receiving the many honors bestowed on his father was Justice Tom Restino, Jr. The ceremony, which began with Posting of the Colors by Lansingburgh veterans, was held in the Legislative Chambers. [...]

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Eastwick Voters Favor Teachout And Wu

September 12, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint Although Governor Andrew Cuomo survived Tuesday’s Democratic Primary with a 61-35 percent margin statewide, voters in the six Eastwick towns gave the Governor a resounding message of no confidence. 

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Touch Me Not

September 5, 2014 Leave a Comment 

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No One Marches Alone!

September 5, 2014 Leave a Comment 

Ruck March Is On September 20 From Poestenkill To Grafton And Back submitted by Gail Smith The Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that there are 52,000 Veterans living in Rensselaer County and the surrounding five counties. Members of the military, from World War II to the War on Terror, experience a myriad of challenges, including post traumatic stress [...]

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Oversized Loads On Route 7

August 29, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson Expect to see a convoy heading east at some point along Route 7 every Tuesday and Wednesday until the end of September. The convoy will consist of NYS Police, support vehicles and a 204 foot long vehicle consisting of a tractor, jeep and trailer hauling a preformed concrete bridge beam that is [...]

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Route 22 Repaving Begins This Week

August 22, 2014 1 Comment 

by David Flint Stephentown residents will be glad to see work finally starting this week to fix up Route 22 into a more drivable highway. Motorists, however, can expect some serious traffic delays for a number of weeks.

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Rensselaer County Legislature – Commending The Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation On Its 100th Anniversary

August 15, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Rensselaer County Legislature was full of business pertaining to the Eastwick area – from the memorializing of John Greaney of Berlin to the awarding of funds to area youth programs, from the purchase of highway equipment in Stephentown to the commendation to the Center for Nursing and [...]

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Complimentary Dinner For Veterans

August 8, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson On Tuesday evening, August 5, about 50 veterans and their spouses enjoyed a professionally catered dinner, compliments of the Brunswick Elks. Veteran and Brunswick Elks Exalted Ruler Paul Greenberg made it all possible, and in short order.

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Rensselaer County Legislature – The Hoosick P.O.

July 18, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer The Rensselaer County Legislature considered 27 resolutions at its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 8. Only four of the resolutions related directly to the communities in the Eastwick area. Perhaps the most important, at least to the people who live in and around Hoosick four corners, the intersection of NY Rt. 7 [...]

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Rensselaer County Legislature Action – Berlin’s Joan deLeon Remembered

June 13, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer In May the Rensselaer County Legislature passed a resolution memorializing Berlin’s Joan deLeon, who died on April 4 of this year. On June 10 the deLeon family came to the well of the Legislature in prodigious numbers during the presentation period before the Legislature’s regular meeting to participate in the ceremony honoring [...]

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