Friday, February 5, 2016

The Life of Grandma Moses Is Topic Of Stephentown Historical Society Talk

February 4, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Deana Mallory, Director of Public Programs for the Bennington Museum, will give an illustrated talk on the life of Grandma Moses on Sunday, February 7, at 2 pm at the Stephentown Historical Society’s Heritage Center, Garfield Road (County Route 26), Stephentown, New York.  The program is free and the building is handicapped accessible.  For directions, […]

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Girl Scouts Collect 500 Pounds Of Food For Local Food Pantries

February 4, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Girl Scout Service Unit 154 has been collecting food donations throughout December and January on behalf of the communities’ local food pantries as well as the Berlin Elementary School’s weekend and holiday pantry.  Troops contacted community organizations and asked for donations at meetings and placed boxes in public places across the four towns.

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Tireless Advocate Tackles Tiny Pest, Earns Excellence In IPM Award

January 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Dale Ila-Riggs, president of the New York Berry Growers Association, knew well the danger when SWD (aka spotted wing drosophila) blew into New York in 2012. This tiny new pest ravished millions of dollars worth of raspberries and blueberries. Now, for her leadership and resolve on behalf of an industry worth $15 million and growing, […]

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Stephentown Seniors Club Swears In New Officers

January 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino,

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Hoosick FCU Annual Meeting

January 28, 2016 Leave a Comment 

The Hoosick Falls Credit Union Annual Meeting will be on Wednesday evening, February 24 from 6:30 until 8:00 pm.

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Rieger And Griswold Honored At Year-End Meeting

January 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

At their Reconciliation Meeting on December 28 the Stephentown Town Board honored and presented plaques to two long-time public servants.

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Stephentown Town Board Action

January 21, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Motocross Track Issue Has Not Gone Away by David Flint At Stephentown’s first regular Town Board meeting of the year, Monday, January 18, newly elected Councilman Gerry Robinson reported that he had completed 2½ days of training for newly elected officials sponsored by the NYS Association of Towns. Robinson said the training, presented by staff […]

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Stephentown Installs New Fire Chief

January 14, 2016 Leave a Comment 

by David Flint The Stephentown Volunteer Fire Department held its annual Installation Dinner on Saturday, January 9 and installed a new Fire Chief and a new President.

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Scrabble Challenge To Benefit Literacy Volunteers Of Rensselaer County

January 14, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Scrabble enthusiasts are invited to support Literacy Volunteers by joining the Scrabble Challenge on Sunday, February 7, from 2 – 5 pm at St. Michael’s Church, 175 Williams Road, Troy.

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Students Named To  Dean’s List At Hudson Valley Community College

January 14, 2016 Leave a Comment 

  More than 1,000 students were named to the Fall 2015 Dean’s List at Hudson Valley Community College. Those honored at the college include:

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