Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Rensselaer County Legislature

August 17, 2017 Leave a Comment 

The District 5 Report From Legislators Brownell And Wysocki Highlights of the August 8, legislative meeting: At our August meeting we passed a resolution in support of changes to the 2018 Farm Bill as recommended by members of the New York State Congressional Delegation to improve protections for dairy farmers.

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15-Year Old Captures 32nd Annual “Run For The Roses”

August 17, 2017 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Spencer Daley of Troy was first across the finish line this past Sunday, August 13 in the yearly 5K run at Grafton Lakes State Park, in a time of 19:39, edging out Rob Van Der Kar of Averill Park by a mere two seconds.

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Smyth Announces For Rensselaer County Executive

August 10, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Congressman Paul Tonko Introduces Candidate At The Event Andrea Smyth kicked off her campaign as the Democratic candidate for Rensselaer County Executive on Thursday, August 3 at 1 pm with an announcement at the Rensselaer Riverfront Park waterfront, on Broadway in the City of Rensselaer.

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The Conservation Fund Buys 23,000 Acres Of Forestland In New York, Vermont And Massachusetts

August 4, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Purchase Provides Time For Implementation Of Permanent Conservation Strategies That Support Local Timber Economy And Recreational Access The Conservation Fund announced August 1 its purchase of 23,053 acres of working forestland in New York, Vermont and Massachusetts.

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Hoosick Democrats Hold Barbecue At Polish Hall

August 4, 2017 Leave a Comment 

  The Hoosick Democrats’ Barbecue at the Polish Hall on Thursday July 27 was well-attended.

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Seniors And County Officials Gather At Grafton Lakes For The Annual R.O.U.S.E. Picnic

August 4, 2017 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Officers of Rensselaer Organizations United for Senior Endeavors (ROUSE), the senior community and Rensselaer County dignitaries enjoyed some beautiful weather for the organization’s annual picnic on Wednesday, July 26.

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Ingrid Gundrum Pulls Out Of County Legislative Race Hoosick Fall’s Bruce Patire  To Replace Her On Ballot

July 27, 2017 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Grafton Town Supervisor Ingrid Gundrum officially announced Tuesday, July 24, that she has decided against a run for the District 5 Rensselaer County Legislative seat, in favor of remaining Town Supervisor. 

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Senator Kathy Marchione’s Legislation Designating Kinderhook Creek As Part Of The Inland Waterway System Signed Into State Law

July 27, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Senator Kathy Marchione (R,C,I,Reform-Halfmoon), Chair of the Senate Local Government Committee, recently announced that Governor Cuomo has signed into State Law her legislation (Senate Bill S.1125) designating the Kinderhook Creek as part of the Inland Waterway System.

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Hickey And Smith File Papers To Run For County Legislature

July 27, 2017 Leave a Comment 

Recently candidates Dennis Smith and Michael Hickey submitted their petitions to the Rensselaer County Board of Elections in Troy.

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Rensselaer County Legislature

July 22, 2017 Leave a Comment 

The District 5 Report From Legislators Brownell And Wysocki The July Legislative Meeting As legislative representatives of District 5, including the towns of Hoosick, Petersburgh, Grafton, Berlin and Stephentown, we are happy to provide our constituents with a report on actions at the July 11 legislative meeting and a reminder of some of the actions […]

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