Thursday, September 18, 2014

Motocross Track Redux?

September 5, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint “It’s been all fun.” That’s Lebanon Valley Speedway owner Howard Commander talking to a Times Union reporter on the occasion of his receiving a DIRTcar Hall of Fame award last month for his 50 years of dedication to the sport of racing. But just before the “all fun” wrap-up, Commander made a [...]

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Route 22 Repaving Begins This Week

August 22, 2014 1 Comment 

by David Flint Stephentown residents will be glad to see work finally starting this week to fix up Route 22 into a more drivable highway. Motorists, however, can expect some serious traffic delays for a number of weeks.

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Stephentown Town Board Action – Bracing For Music

August 22, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint Stephentown is bracing for the annual Bella Terra Music Festival to be held at Gardner’s Field from Thursday, August 21, through Sunday, August 24. The Town Board is optimistic that things will run smoothly and safely and that measures to alleviate the noise, as promised by Festival organizers, will result in fewer [...]

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The Doctors Of Early Stephentown

August 8, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint In a presentation to the Stephentown Historical Society on Monday evening entitled “Early Physicians of Stephentown, New York,” Town Historian Pat Flint came up with some 28 doctors that practiced in the area during the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Stephentown Town Board Action – A Midummer Night’s Meeting

July 25, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint Midsummer is not a time for long Board meetings. The regular meeting of the Stephentown Town Board for July was quite short. The Board paid bills amounting to $18,755.26 from the General Account and $72,526.18 from the Highway Account. Aside from that there were no resolutions passed. According to Town Clerk Stephanie [...]

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218 Years Of Stephentown History Comes To An End

June 27, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint The Stephentown Baptist Church, now known as the Church at the Crossroads, will be closing its doors next week. The Church is being dissolved and the remaining congregation will disperse to other churches in the area, thus ending 218 years of ministry in Stephentown.

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Stephentown Town Board Action – A Fresh Coat Of Paint

June 20, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint The Stephentown Town Hall will soon get a fresh coat of paint. The interior of the building has not been painted since it was built. The Town Board at their meeting Monday authorized the letting of a contract to Patrick’s Quality Painting, a company located in Stephentown.

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The Great Stone Barn Project Presented To The Stephentown Historical Society

June 6, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint David Stocks, President of the Shaker Museum | Mt. Lebanon, gave an update on Monday evening to members and guests of the Stephentown Historical Society on what is happening with the Great Stone Barn project. This architectural and agricultural wonder, Stocks said, was built in 1860 for the North Family of the [...]

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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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Stephentown Town Board Action – Transfer Station Fees Rising

May 23, 2014 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint Fees at the Stephentown Transfer Station will be going up soon, but the good news is the price of those pink trash bags will stay the same – for now. In an effort to reduce the cost of operating the facility, the Town Board voted on Monday to raise annual permit fees [...]

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