Archives for May 2015
by Bea Peterson
American Legion Post #40 of Hoosick Falls has honored the Town and Village’s veterans on Memorial Day for many years. This year was different in that Kevin O’Malley stepped up to aid the aging Legion membership in continuing this great tradition. [Read more…] about Memorial Day In Hoosick Falls
By Gail Smith
You couldn’t ask for a more perfect day for Voice of a Vet’s Tribute Flag Program and Cemetery Walk on May 9. At 10 am, 25 Patriot Guard motorcycles streamed into Hoosick Falls Community Alliance Church parking lot escorting the tribute flag Liberty. When the program began, there were about 140 people gathered to hear about her journey.
The power went out just before the program was to begin, so candles were lit and the program went on by candle light.
by Alex Brooks
At the Petersburgh Town Board meeting on May 18, Petersburgh Supervisor Siegried Krahforst painted a gloomy picture of the state of the Petersburgh Water District’s facilities.
by Thaddeus Flint
News that the former elementary school buildings in Grafton and Stephentown are being considered for future apartment buildings was heard at the May Berlin School Board meeting last Wednesday.
by Deb Alter
Hoosick Falls Central School District is among the safest educational organizations in New York according to the Utica National Insurance Group.
submitted by Biffy Cahill
On Wednesday, May 6, Youth 2 Youth Berlin did a presentation to the Rensselaer County Legislature and Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino, during the legislative open forum. They thanked the legislature for sponsoring a youth’s attendance at the Youth 2 Youth Eastern States Conference in 2014, and delivered a presentation on their efforts to reduce the use of alcohol and drugs by youth in the four communities of the Berlin Central School District. [Read more…] about Youth 2 Youth Berlin Visits the County Legislature
by Bea Peterson
This is the conclusion of the report that began in last week’s paper.
Mary Jane Scott of Snow Street brought samples of dirty water to the meeting and complained that she received no notification that there was a problem with the water that went on for days. She asked for a return to having a Police cruiser drive on the street and announce such a problem. She does not read the Village’s legal paper and does not follow the television public announcements.