Thursday, March 26, 2015

Stephentown Town Board To Hold Public Hearing About NED Pipeline March 23

March 19, 2015 Leave a Comment 

This statement was submitted by Stop NY Fracked Gas Pipeline, a group organized to block the proposed NED pipeline. On Monday, March 23 at 7 pm., the Stephentown Town Board will hold a public hearing at the Stephentown Volunteer Fire Hall, 35 Grange Hall Road, about the Northeast Energy Direct (NED) pipeline project, a large, [...]

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Stephentown Town Board Debates Gas Pipeline Issues

March 19, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Public Hearing On Pipeline Will Be Held On March 23 By David Flint Discussion of Kinder Morgan’s proposed fracked gas pipeline again took up much of the Town Board meeting. Sandy Nathan, a leader of the opposition movement, provided the Board with copies of resolutions from Schoharie County and the Town of Davenport in Delaware [...]

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With Help 300 Enjoy Stephentown Volunteer Fire Department Corned Beef Dinner

March 12, 2015 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Chuck Riccardi and Mark Mazzeo With generous donations and support from the community the Stephentown Volunteer Fire Department held its 17th Annual Corned Beef Dinner this past Saturday, March 6. 

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Legislature Seeks Public Forum In County On Proposed Pipeline Project

March 5, 2015 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Rich Crist Rensselaer County Legislators Alex Shannon and Judith Breselor said they would like applicants for a major gas pipeline proposed to be routed through southern Rensselaer County to schedule a public forum on the project in the County.

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Dave Ruch Brings History To Life At Stephentown Heritage Center

March 5, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Musician and historian Dave Ruch captivated his audience at the Stephentown Historical Society’s Heritage Center Monday evening. Whether he was playing guitar, mandolin, jaws harp, bones or spoons or singing, he brought history to life with his tales and songs of a long ago New York.

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Pipeline Opponents Urge Stephentown Board To Take A Stand Against It

February 26, 2015 2 Comments 

By Thaddeus Flint The high pressure fracked-gas pipeline that the Kinder Morgan company wants to put through Stephentown was once again the major focus of discussion at the February Stephentown Board meeting on Monday. “This isn’t a public hearing,” pointed out Town Supervisor Larry Eckhardt. But it might as well have been.

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Stephentown Historical Society Sponsors Program By Historian/Musician Dave Ruch

February 19, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Dave Ruch, musician and historian extraordinaire, will present an evening of historical songs of New York on Monday, March 2, 7:30 pm, at the Stephentown Historical Society’s Heritage Center, Garfield Road (County Route 26), Stephentown, New York.  Ruch’s lively presentations of songs and ditties from all corners of the Empire State include the stories behind [...]

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Black River Pond Dam Poses Risk

February 12, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Thaddeus Flint Could the Dam at Cherry Plain State Park pose a risk to the proposed high pressure gas pipeline that might one day run through Stephentown? Some residents believe yes. And whether or not the pipeline ever gets built, residents living along the Black River would still like to know what might happen [...]

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Anti-Pipeline Meeting In Stephentown Is Well Attended

February 12, 2015 Leave a Comment 

submitted By Bill Trusiewicz Said to have been the most well attended meeting ever held in Stephentown, the Fireman’s Hall was filled with 180 folks Thursday night (February 5), many of whom voiced their distress and anger at the proposed Kinder-Morgan/Tennessee-Gas high-pressure fracked gas pipeline slated to pass through their properties and their towns.

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Public Forums Scheduled on Major Gas Pipeline in Southern Rensselaer County

February 6, 2015 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Rich Crist Members of the Rensselaer County Legislature are helping inform residents about upcoming public forums on a major gas pipeline proposed to be routed through southern Rensselaer County.

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