Friday, May 22, 2015

Malnourished Horses Taken From Owners In Berlin

May 14, 2015 1 Comment 

submitted by Yvonne Keefe, RCSO On May 1, the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office received a tip regarding the welfare of two horses located at 23 South Main St. in the Town of Berlin. Deputies trained in animal cruelty responded to the location and observed a female Bay horse and female Chestnut horse.

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Cipperly Sentenced To Community Service

April 16, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson On Monday, April 13, Keith Cipperly appeared before Judge Jaime Thomas in Schaghticoke Town Court and was sentenced to 100 hours of community service. He was found guilty of misdemeanor charges of Falsifying Business Records in the second degree and Official Misconduct in that Court on Saturday, January 31.

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RLT Seeks Volunteers For Tomhannock Reservoir Cleanup

April 16, 2015 Leave a Comment 

April is Earth Month and the Rensselaer Land Trust needs your help. Volunteers are needed for their 8th annual cleanup of the shores of the Tomhannock Reservoir. This makes for a fun family, friends, or club volunteer activity.

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HACA VITA Volunteers Can Finally Relax At The End Of A Busy Tax Season

April 16, 2015 Leave a Comment 

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Legislators Approve Resolutions Opposing Pipeline Project As Now Proposed “Not a Good Deal” For County

April 16, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Members of the Rensselaer County Legislature approved three resolutions at the April 14 legislative meeting stating opposition to a pipeline proposed to be routed through areas of southern Rensselaer County.

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Legislature Asks State To Enact State Stolen Valor Law To Protect Veterans

April 16, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Members of the Rensselaer County Legislature approved a request at the April 14 legislative meeting urging state leaders to adopt new and stronger laws to deter individuals from falsely portraying veterans and military personnel for a financial benefit or gain.

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Hoosick Rising Group Gaining Momentum

April 9, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Deb Alter The most recent Hoosick Rising meeting took place in the Hoosac School Auditorium on Tuesday, March 31, featuring presentations and discussions on various initiatives undertaken by the Hoosick Rising group. 

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Stephentown Historical Society Hears About The Erie Canal

April 9, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint “Low bridge, everybody down!” Not just a song, those bridges on the Erie Canal really were that low, built low to save on cost. The canal boats just barely squeaked through underneath, and if you were sitting on deck, it was worth your life to heed the call of the Steersman.

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Legislators File Resolutions Opposing Pipeline Project

April 9, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Members of the Rensselaer County Legislature today announced opposition to a pipeline proposed to be routed through areas of southern Rensselaer County, saying the planned project as now introduced has the potential to damage quality of life, the environment and fiscal well-being of residents and property owners.

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Phyllis Chapman Portrays Lillian Gish at Poestenkill Historical Society

April 9, 2015 Leave a Comment 

The Poestenkill Historical Society welcomes back Phyllis Chapman as she portrays Lillian Gish.  You may remember Phyllis from her last visit here, appearing as the Unsinkable Molly Brown.   Lillian Diana Gish was an American stage, screen and television actress, director and writer whose film acting career spanned 75 years, from 1912 to 1987. 

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