Monday, August 29, 2016

Senate Announces Hoosick Falls Water Quality Hearing To Be Held August 30

August 25, 2016 Leave a Comment 

 Lawmakers Are Expected To Hear From Government Officials And Other Experts Public Also Will Be Given The Opportunity To Tell Their Personal Stories And Offer Comments New York State Senate Health Committee Chairman Kemp Hannon (R-C-I,Nassau) and Senate Environmental Conservation Committee Chairman Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) have announced that the hearing examining PFOA drinking […]

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197th Annual Schaghticoke Fair Opens Wednesday Aug. 31

August 25, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque The approach of Labor Day weekend may signal that the close of summer is near, but not the end of summer fun.

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Fox Hollow Festival Remembrance And Chicken Barbeque

August 25, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Saturday, September 17, 4 – 7 pm. Celebrate the 225th Anniversary of the Town of Petersburgh with an afternoon of chicken barbecue and folk music by musicians who performed at the Fox Hollow Folk Festival.

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Andy Spence Speaks About Petersburgh’s Fox Hollow Music Festival

August 25, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Rensselaer Plateau Alliance invites the community to Andy Spence’s presentation about the Fox Hollow Music Festival, an annual Petersburgh tradition from 1966 to 1980, at the Sand Lake Town Hall on September 8.

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Walter A Wood Tractor Show Slated For October 1

August 18, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Submitted by Kevin O’Malley The 3rd Annual Walter A. Wood Tractor & Agriculture Show in Hoosick Falls, will be held October 1 in Wood Memorial Park in Hoosick Falls. This unique celebration of tractors features antique and rare tractors, and vintage farm equipment.

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Remembrance And Preparedness A Common Theme At The August Meeting Of The Rensselaer County Legislature

August 18, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque The appointment of a new Social Services Commissioner and the public hearing for the new Agricultural Protection Plan highlighted last week’s meeting of the legislature, but so did resolutions like the one that declared September 2016 to be a month of Remembrance.

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Antique Radios The Original Wireless

August 11, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Antique radios: their repair and restoration is the program of the Grafton Historical Society on Wednesday, August 17 at Grafton Town Hall at 7 pm. It will be presented by Keith Parks.

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Tasha Tudor Collection On Display At Stephentown Post Office

August 11, 2016 Leave a Comment 

  submitted by Meredith Rhindress Take a trip back in time at the Stephentown Post Office.  A local resident has loaned her Tasha Tudor collection for exhibit in the Stephentown Historical Society display case there. 

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Theresa Beaudoin Approved As Rensselaer County’s New Social Services Commissioner

August 11, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Following in the footsteps of her father John, Theresa Beaudoin took the reins of the County’s largest department on August 1st. Beaudoin replaces Randy Hall, who has served as commissioner for 8 years.

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A Walk To Commemorate Hiroshima Day And Offer Prayers For Peace

August 11, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque A long line of marchers left the Grafton Town Park Saturday evening August 6 in a walk to the Grafton Peace Pagoda, with the desire to forever renounce war and create a nuclear-free world.

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