Saturday, December 3, 2016

Stephentown Town Board Action

December 1, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Board Discussion Turns To Emergency Preparedness Town Budget Passed Amid Comments About Tax Cap Being Impractical by Thaddeus Flint “Wow, what a snowstorm!” said Stephentown Supervisor Larry Eckhardt at the Monday, November 21 Town Board meeting.

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Community Tree Lighting

November 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

All are invited to Stephentown’s fifth annual Community Tree Lighting and Carol Sing-Along to be held at 6 pm on Sunday, December 11 at the Veterans Park. Caroling will be led by Town Supervisor Larry Eckhardt and Edie Beach. Refreshments and socializing will follow at the Town Hall on Grange Hall Road. The event is […]

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Berlin District Has 51 Taps Above The 15 ppb Threshold

November 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Thaddeus Flint Water from the High School/Middle School and the Elementary School in the Berlin School District has tested positive for lead, it was reported at the Tuesday, November 15 School Board meeting. According the District’s Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds, Cyril Grant, 17 of 39 samples from the Elementary School and 34 of […]

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Berlin Middle School Dramateers Present Willy Wonka, Jr.

November 17, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Friday and Saturday November 18 and 19 the Berlin MS Dramateers will present their production of Willy Wonka, Jr. The students in grades 6 through 8, led by teachers Karen Day and Leslie Eliashuk, have spent countless hours preparing dance numbers, building and painting sets, learning their lines and their songs, and so much more.

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Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner

November 17, 2016 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Gail Heinsohn On Saturday, November 19, the New Lebanon Jr./Sr. High School Food Club invites everyone to its annual free community Thanksgiving dinner. The dinner is free to attend. It runs from 4:30 to 6 pm. in the cafeteria of the high school, at 14665 Route 22 in New Lebanon. Take-outs are also […]

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A Year-End Miscellany Of Business For The Board

November 17, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by Thaddeus Flint With the exception of a new spirit of cooperation between the New Lebanon Town Board and its fire department, and the resignation of the Town’s representative to the Columbia County Office for the Aging, it was a quick and relatively uneventful Town Board meeting on Tuesday, November 8.

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Boy Scouts And Cub Scouts Serve Veterans At Veterans Day Dinner

November 11, 2016 Leave a Comment 

The Boy Scouts of Troop 222 and Cub Scouts of Pack 911 did an outstanding job helping to set up, serving guests and cleaning up at the Stephentown Veterans spaghetti dinner at the Fire Hall following ceremonies on Saturday, November 5 at Veterans Park. 

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John Faso Downs Zephyr Teachout To Keep 19th Congressional District In Republican Control

November 11, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque It was one of the most hotly contested races in the nation in the battle for control of the U.S. House of Representatives, and one of the most expensive. 

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Missing Minnesota Woman’s Car Found Saturday In Berlin

November 11, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque New York State Police were called to the Southeast Hollow Road area in Berlin on Saturday November 5 where they found 36-year-old Kristina Arthur’s 2008 red Chevy Impala abandoned. 

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One Veteran’s Story – An Unusual Part of Army Operations in World War II

November 11, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Written by Henry ‘Hank’ Gallucci I am a veteran of World War II and served my country from 1942 to 1945. I was a corporal in the U.S. Army 603rd Engineer Camouflage Battalion. It was one of three units that formed the 23rd Headquarters  Special Troops—‘Special’ in impersonating other U.S. troops, with inflatable rubber guns, […]

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