Please note that we do not publish on July 6. However, comments will be updated on the website periodically during our vacation. [Read more…] about To Our Friends And Neighbors – Happy Fourth Of July!
Archives for June 2012
by Bea Peterson
It’s official. On Wednesday, June 20, the NYS Assembly approved a bill put forth by NYS Assemblyman Tony Jordan for the State to authorize the transfer of the Hoosick Falls Armory to the Hoosick Area Youth Center and Community Coalition (HAYC3) for the sum of $1. On Thursday, June 21, the NYS Senate approved a similar bill submitted by Senator Roy McDonald.
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submitted by Randy Kneer
On Monday, June 25, the Dickinson Hill Fire Tower at Grafton Lakes State Park was opened to the public with a celebration and a ribbon cutting. Rose Harvey, Commissioner of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, was at the Fire Tower ceremony to meet and celebrate with all those who have stepped forward to support the restoration of the tower and help ensure its future. [Read more…] about Grafton’s Dickinson Hill Fire Tower Is Open To The Public
submitted by Jean Barber
The Berlin 4th of July Parade Committee is pleased to announce that Rev. Matthew Olson, pastor of the Berlin Seventh Day Baptist Church, has been chosen to serve as Grand Marshal for this year’s Independence Day parade to be held on Wednesday, July 4, at 11 am.
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by David Flint
It was in June of 1942 when Franklyn and Eleanor ran off to South Carolina to get married. Family members in New Jersey, especially Franklyn’s father were, to put it mildly, skeptical. Eleanor wasn’t even 18 yet. “It’ll never last,” they said.
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submitted by Janice Tate
Nearly 160 Alumni and guests attended the 2012 Annual Walter A. Wood High School (Hoosick Falls) Alumni Reunion on Saturday, June 9, at the Pittstown Volunteer Emergency Corps. Co-chairperson Janice Tate welcomed the group and led the Pledge of Allegiance, and Rev. Paul Mason, Class of 1955, delivered the Invocation.
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The summer concert band that began as the Van Surdam Band, now known as the Hoosick Falls Community Band, will begin summer band concerts in Wood Memorial Park on Wednesday, July 4, at 7:30 pm.
Concerts are held each Wednesday evening through July and the four weeks in August from 7:30 to 9 pm. In the event of rain the concert for that evening is cancelled.
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