Sunday, June 26, 2016

Stephentown Historical Society To Hold Strawberry Festival June 26

June 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Strawberry shortcake will star at the Thirty-fifth Annual Strawberry Festival on Sunday, June 26, under tents at Gardner’s Ice Cream and Coffee Shop, 15879 NY Route 22 in Stephentown.

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Stephentown Town Board Action

June 23, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Disc Jam Festival Works Out Well by David Flint “After all the angst…,” as Town Supervisor Larry Eckhardt put it, a music festival was finally held in Stephentown that caused almost no complaints and received high praise from the Town Board. After years of being deluged with gripes and protests about loud noise from festivals […]

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Community Walk On Corkscrew Rail Trail

June 16, 2016 Leave a Comment 

The Corkscrew Rail Trail Association will celebrate the first anniversary of the Corkscrew Rail Trail by sponsoring  a community walk along the trail on Father’s Day,  Sunday June 19  from  1-3  pm. 

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Tooling Around Stephentown In A Stanley Steamer

June 9, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Chris Coon of Sharon, CT and Bob Adler of Stephentown cruise along Garfield Road in Coon’s 1912 Stanley steam powered Motorcar.

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Local Students Named To Dean’s List And President’s List at Hudson Valley Community College

June 9, 2016 Leave a Comment 

More than 1,1000 students were recently named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2016 term at Hudson Valley Community College. Each fall and spring term, the college’s Deans’ List honors those students who have a term grade point average between 3.0 and 3.5.

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Stephentown Memorial Library Upcoming Events

June 9, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Web School at SML – Computer Classes – Mondays at 5:30 pm.  RSVP to reserve a space – 518-733-5750. Taught by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County. June 20: Make Word Work for You – Learn some tips and tricks for avoiding pesky problems, and leave with some new ideas about how Word can work […]

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Congressman Gibson Announces Passage Of Legislation Updating EPA Toxic Chemical Regulations

June 2, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Congressman Chris Gibson (NY-19) announced the passage in the House yesterday of HR 2576, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which modernizes the Toxic Substances Control Act to institute more rigorous oversight of thousands of chemicals that are used commercially.

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Learn About Steam Automobiles At The Stephentown Historical Society

June 2, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Chris Coon will talk about the history of steam automobiles at the Stephentown Historical Society on Monday, June 6.  He will also display his 1912 Stanley Steamer, weather permitting.  The gathering begins at 7:30 pm, at the Stephentown Heritage Center, 4 Staples Road (at the corner of Garfield Road), in  Stephentown, New York.  

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Tenth Anniversary Gala At The Grafton Senior Center Is A Sold-Out Affair

June 2, 2016 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Area seniors, Rensselaer County Department of Aging personnel and County Executive Kathy Jimino all gathered at the Everett Wagar Senior Center on the afternoon of Wednesday May 25 to celebrate the 10th year of the Center’s establishment. 

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Berkshire Students Celebrate Successful 18Th Annual Plant Sale

June 2, 2016 Leave a Comment 

Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth raised over $37,000 at its 18th annual Plant Sale on the organization’s residential campus in Canaan, NY, all proceeds going directly to support students in its Workforce Development Program.

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