Friday, July 21, 2017

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Welcome Back, Readers Of The Eastwick Press!

by Doug La Rocque

Since the Publisher and Editor of The Eastwick Press announced early last month that the June 23 issue of the paper would be his last, there has been an outpouring of thanks to Alex Brooks for his more than 20 years of service to the community, and a desire to find a way to keep the paper going. (more…)

Hoosick Falls And Surrounding Area Continue To Recover From Last Week’s Floods

Hoosick Falls And Surrounding Area Continue To Recover From Last Week’s Floods

Village Ballfields Are Vandalized

By Doug La Rocque

The heavy rainfall on July First caused extensive flood damage in the Village of Hoosick Falls, the Town of Hoosick and surrounding communities. (more…)

“Heroes And Legends” Is The Theme Of This Year’s 4th Of July Parade In Berlin

“Heroes And Legends” Is The Theme Of This Year’s 4th Of July Parade In Berlin

By Doug La Rocque

With another great day provided by Mother Nature, hundreds again lined the parade route to watch the annual Berlin 4th of July parade, and once again the parade committee and the participants met all expectations. (more…)

Oak-Mitsui Building Being Demolished

Oak-Mitsui Building Being Demolished

by Steve Bradley

The 126 year old Oak-Mitsui plant on First Street is coming down. (more…)

Rensselaer County Legislature

Rensselaer County Legislature

Rensselaer County Legislature Honors Grafton’s Goyer Family For Its Many Years Of Fire Service To The Town

By Doug La Rocque
Just prior to its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 11, the County lawmakers took time to honor four members of the Goyer family for a combined 185 years of service with the Grafton Fire Department.
(more…)

Hoosick Town Board Action

It’s Mostly About The Flooding At Town Of Hoosick Meeting

by Alex Brooks
Prior to the regular Hoosick Town Board meeting on Monday, July 10, the Hoosick Board heard a presentation from Bradley Grant of Barton And Loguidice, the Project Manager for the joint Town/Village study of the flooding that has afflicted Hall Street in the Village for many years (or many decades).  (more…)

Grafton Town Board Action

Discord And Disconnect Over The Grafton Highway Department And Town Roads

By Doug La Rocque
During the public comment section of the Grafton Town Board meeting on July 10, Highway Department employee Jay Goyer read a letter he said was from Town Supervisor Ingrid Gundrum and one she confirmed she sent. (more…)

Hoosick Man Dies  When Tractor Flips Over On Him

By Doug La Rocque

A news release from the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office says 45 year old Peter Martin of 1254 Pine Valley Road was crushed to death on Tuesday, July 4, in an accident at his home. (more…)

Berlin School District Board of Education

Berlin School District Board of Education

Sports Issues Dominate The Evening

By Doug La Rocque
The Board’s annual organizational meeting on Thursday July 6 saw Board President Frank Zwack re-elected to that post, with Katie Snyder taking over as Vice President. (more…)

Hoosick Falls CSD Board

Board Implements New Administrative Structure

by Alex Brooks
At the Hoosick Falls School Board’s re-organizational meeting on July 6, the first order of business was to elect a President and Vice-President of the Board for the upcoming year. (more…)

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