Friday, August 1, 2014

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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County Economy On Rebound – New Bacon Business Opens

June 13, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson “This has been a team effort,” said U.S. Congressman Chris Gibson on Monday at the opening of the new Rock Maple Farm production and storage site at 2112 Route 7 near the Pittstown/Brunswick line. “It is the very best of what federal, state, county and town governments can do working together.

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Thomas G. Restino Sr. Honored By The County Legislature

June 6, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Bea Peterson On December 17, 2013 the Rensselaer County Legislative Body concluded its evening’s deliberations with deep sadness in memory of the Honorable Thomas G. Restino. On Wednesday evening, June 4, members of the Legislature met with the Restino family to unveil a plaque on the Rensselaer County Memorial Wall with a photo of [...]

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Route 7 Paving In Rensselaer County Is Under Way

June 6, 2014 Leave a Comment 

 from the NYS DOT Motorists are advised that paving is under way on sections of Route 7 in the Rensselaer County towns of Pittstown and Hoosick.

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William C. Jennings Of Stephentown Appointed To HVCC Board Of Trustees

June 6, 2014 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Deborah Gardner, HVCC New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo appointed Catherine I. Conroy of Troy and Dr. William C. Jennings of Stephentown to the Hudson Valley Community College Board of Trustees. The new members succeed Dr. Robert H. Hill II and Kenneth B. Colloton whose terms of service to the college were [...]

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Rensselaer County Legislature Action – May 2014

May 16, 2014 Leave a Comment 

In Memoriam by Kieron Kramer Among the seven resolutions passed at the Rensselaer County Legislature’s meeting on Tuesday, May 13, was one memorializing Berlin’s Joan deLeon, who died on April 4 of this year.

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The Patriot Flight Is This Saturday

May 9, 2014 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Tyler Sawyer The Patriot Flight, Inc. is a local organization that flies local WW II and Korean War Veterans free of charge to visit the respective war memorials in Washington, D.C. The cost for the Guardians who accompany the Veterans is covered by the Guardians themselves.  The cost is $350 per Guardian. The [...]

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Berlin’s Elm Street Bridge Replacement Ready To Go

April 11, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Kieron Kramer Four resolutions relating to the project for the replacement of the bridge on County Road 38, Elm Street in Berlin, over the Little Hoosic River were passed unanimously at the regular meeting of the Rensselaer County Legislature on Tuesday. The bridge replacement is eligible for funding that calls for the apportionment of [...]

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Hoffman Found Guilty In Baker Death

April 11, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by Thaddeus Flint The jury in the trial of Brendan Hoffman, the 22 year old Stephentown man accused of manslaughter and homicide charges, as well as leaving the scene of a 2012 accident, found Hoffman guilty on 12 counts last Friday. The guilty charges include vehicular manslaughter and homicide. Three counts of aggravated vehicular homicide [...]

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