Sunday, August 2, 2015

Stephentown Town Board Action

July 30, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Stephentown Developing A Comprehensive Plan by David Flint The Stephentown Comprehensive Plan Committee is moving ahead with developing a master plan for the Town. At the Town Board meeting on July 20 Councilman PJ Roder reported that over 1,500 copies of a survey had been sent out to residents. Extra copies are available at the Town [...]

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What’s Happening At Stephentown Memorial Library

July 30, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Heroic Hijinks – Friday, August 7 at 10 am.  Superhero Fun! Heroic Hijinks is a music and movement program that will have your 3 to 7 year olds vanquishing villains, flying around a super-sized parachute, and leaping over buildings in a single bound. For extra fun and lasting memories, have your kids dress in costume [...]

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Road Trip: Stephentown Vets Explore The State Museum In Albany

July 30, 2015 Leave a Comment 

The Veterans of the Stephentown Area enjoyed a field trip on Wednesday, July 22 to the State Museum where they toured current exhibits including “The Shakers – America’s Quiet Revolutionaries” and the “Best of SUNY Art”.

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Stephentown Volunteer Fire Department Hosts Water Polo

July 30, 2015 Leave a Comment 

The Stephentown Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting water polo competition on Saturday August 1, starting at 5 pm at our Muster Field, Grange Hall Road, next to the Town Garage.

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County Health Department Warns Of Tick Borne Disease: Reported Cases of Anaplasmosis Have Sharply Increased In Rensselaer County

July 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

The Rensselaer County Health Department is urging residents to take precautions to prevent exposure to tick borne diseases including Lyme, Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis. The warning stems from a significant increase in the number of cases of Anaplasmosis found in Rensselaer County in 2015 particularly in the Hoosick Falls/Petersburgh region.

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Stephentown Food Pantry: Produce Donations Needed

July 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

The Stephentown Food Pantry could use some donations of garden vegetables on Saturday mornings.  If you have a surplus from your garden and you could take some fresh produce to the Stephentown Federated Church around or slightly before 9 am on a Saturday, it would be appreciated very much.

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Many Express Opposition To The NED Pipeline At FERC Scoping Meeting In Rensselaer County

July 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

submitted by Sandra Nathan of SNYFGP The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) hosted scoping meetings in Rensselaer County on July 14 and 15. The meetings’ purpose was to gather information on the scope of adverse environmental impacts that the Northeast Energy Direct (NED) pipeline project may have on water, air, farms, historic preservation, wildlife, trees, [...]

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Fractalfest Invites Stephentown Residents

July 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

On the weekend of July 31-August 2, Worcester-based organization Fractaltribe will be presenting its annual project Fractalfest at Gardner’s Farm in Stephentown. Fractaltribe is a community of artists, musicians, and craftsmen dedicated to creating meaningful experiences and immersive atmospheres; celebrations which foster creative expression in a healthy and supportive environment.

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Stephentown Memorial Library Events

July 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Free Breakfast & Lunch for kids – through July 31.  We are pleased to have been chosen as a feeding site for this federally funded program.  We will be serving a healthy breakfast and lunch each weekday. Breakfast will be from 8:30 -9:30 am and Lunch will be from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm in [...]

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Gibson Critical Of Pipeline Project

July 23, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Thaddeus Flint As a potential decision looms on  Northeast Energy Direct project, the high pressure gas pipeline that would run through parts of Schodack, Nassau, and Stephentown on its way east,  US Congressman Chris Gibson has voiced “significant concerns” with the project, saying “I do not support the proposal in its current form.”

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