Wood Frogs Mean Spring Is Here
On Friday and Saturday last weekend when the night temperature was 40 and the day temperature was up to 50 degrees, the wood frogs (Rana sylvatica) began their annual breeding frenzy in temporary (vernal) pools in our woods. [Read more…] about Outdoors With Trix
This Bud’s For You.
Red Maple (Acer rubum) trees carry their scarlet buds all winter and are one of the first trees to flower in the spring. [Read more…] about Outdoors With Trix
Another sunny day this past weekend brought a beautiful view of the Berkshire mountains from Petersburgh’s Potter Hill Road.
Snow. Rain. Ice. Snow. Rain. Ice. [Read more…] about Outdoors With Trix
Tree Clubmoss [Read more…] about Outdoors With Trix Niernberger
Vic DiSanto demonstrates dog sledding with two of his Siberian Huskies, Mountie and Snowplow, at Grafton State Park’s Winter Fest on Saturday. [Read more…] about Outdoors With Trix
In 2018, which is the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act that protects more than 1,025 species, several national conservation organizations are celebrating birds and why birds matter. [Read more…] about Outdoors With Trix Niernberger
Abandoned farm equipment off Route 22 in Hoosick.
All Clear Sounded Saturday Morning By Doug La Rocque By 1 am Saturday morning, January 12, the last of the three propane laden tank cars that derailed Wednesday evening, had been removed without incident, and the remainder of the area residents evacuated, were allowed home You must be logged in to view this article.
War Of Words Over Highway Issues Grows By Doug La Rocque While no one was accused of being a liar, as was the case at the December Town Board meeting, the verbal exchange of accusations between the board, Highway Superintendent Herb Hasbrouck, Highway Department employees and many members of the community lasted well more than […]
Board Scoping Proposed Capital Project by Alex Brooks The Hoosick Falls School Board reviewed detailed scoping documents for a capital project at a special meeting held January 9. You must be logged in to view this article.
Senior Trip Update At the last regular meeting of the Berlin Central School Board of Education, many concerns were raised about the upcoming Senior Class trip to Virginia Beach, VA, chief of which was a lack of certified lifeguards for any planned swimming in either the ocean or a pool at the house the group […]
By Doug La Rocque Hoosick Falls Central School Superintendent Ken Facin told the School Board members gathered for its regular meeting on Thursday night, August 23, that the District has entered into a contract with the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Department to employee a full-time School Resource Officer (SRO), for a three-year period. You must be […]
Last Meeting For Laurin And Gormley By Alex Brooks The Hoosick Falls School Board meeting held on June14 was the last for School Board President Greg Laurin and School Board member Laurie Gormley, who have both put in many years of School Board service.