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A youth in our community committed suicide on Friday. This is our response on fb. Please share.

The HAYC3 family would like to offer our condolences to the Wade family and offer support of the youth and families of our community. Our doors are open for anyone who would like to gather, and Rick, Pam, and Leah Tinkham have offered to provide pizza and beverages. Coming together in times of sadness, can be a great comfort. Please email contactHAYC3@gmail.com or message us on Facebook, if you would like to use any of our spaces. Wishing peace and hope during this difficult time.





Iron Coffee Co.
Grand Opening
Dec 10th
at 1 PM
With Live Music from
The Maloy Brothers
at 7 PM




4th Annual Holiday Pop-Up Shop


Operation Christmas Cookie Event


Texas Hold’em Tournament


2nd Annual “Giving Tree” for the Holidays


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Legal Notice
Hoosick Fire District Commissioner Election
Hoosick, NY 12089

Please take notice that the Annual Election of the Hoosick Fire District will take place on December 13, 2016 between 6pm and 9pm at the Hoosick Fire Station located at 664 South Street in Hoosick, NY for the purpose of an election of...

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Last month we hosted a number of hikes and tours, though the weather did not always cooperate. Of course, the biggest news was the presentation of the site survey results!

On Friday the Hoosick Falls Jr./Sr. High School Auditorium hosted the final public meeting on the topic.

The consultants who were put to work through an American Battlefield Protection Program grant briefed those in attendance, including Town Supervisor Mark Surdam, on their methods and results.

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Point-of-Entry Treatment (POET)


Homeowner System Guide

 

Maintenance Guide


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Senior Center Menu & Calendar




The next business meeting of the
HFCS PTA will take place on Monday, November 14,
in the Elementary School Library beginning at 6:30pm.

If you’d like to become a member or to learn more about PTA and its programs, please attend this meeting or contact membership chair Jenny O’Connor at: o'connorj@hoosickfallscsd.org




HAYC3 Announces the Winners of the 2016 Halloween Parade

 

 

It was another great night for the annual Halloween Parade.

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If community members have any questions, Department of Health staff can be reached between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm HERE.








On November 4th at 7:00 PM at the Hoosick Falls Jr./Sr. High School our archaeologists and historians will be presenting some of their findings from last year’s survey.


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16th Annual Fall Festival a Big Hit for All!


On Saturday, October 22, the HFCS PTA held its sixteenth annual Fall Festival with HFCS bustling with over 400 attendees with vendors selling their wares, kids doing craft projects, some amazing pumpkin displays, and everyone enjoying baked goods made by many volunteers and food provided by Hoosick Falls School students and Apple Fries.

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OLDIES DANCE - Fundraiser 2016 - Cheney Library
Nov. 5      7 pm - 10 pm
The band "NY Lounge Lizards" will perform
Ticket: $10 per/person
Refreshments are free
Location: St. Mary's Academy




HAYC3 ‘s 66th Basketball Season
to Begin on November 5th

 

Squeaking sneakers, thumping basketballs, the cheers of enthusiastic family and friends shouting their support. These are the sounds of a HAYC3 Basketball Season!

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HAYC3 Annual Halloween Parade
Held in Hoosick Falls

 

Join HAYC3 at Wood Memorial Park on
Sunday, October 30th at 6:00pm
as they host the annual Halloween Parade.

 

Each year this fun-filled family event brings out some great costumes!

 

This annual Hoosick tradition is a great way for kids and adults alike to show off their costumes...

 

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Here's something fun and rewarding that can have a tremendous impact on helping provide services for the those in need in our community.

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Blood Testing

Sat. Oct 29
Hoosick Falls Armory: 9am - 1pm

Sat. Nov 5
Petersburgh Veterans Memorial Hall
9am - 1pm

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September has flown by. We hosted a nature walk during “peak mushroom” season, convened our discussion group at the Bennington Museum and retired our Loyalists & the Battle of Bennington lecture on the grounds of the Tory Redoubt itself.


Normally we like to update you on upcoming events in chronological order, but in this case we do not want to “bury the lead.” A month from now, on November 4th at 7:00 PM at the Hoosick Falls Jr./Sr. High School our archaeologists and historians will be presenting some of their findings from last year’s survey.


Turning our focus to October, on Tuesday, October 18 from 4:00-5:30 PM there will be a Fall Foliage Hike. Come enjoy the colors of fall on Bennington Battlefield’s Battle Loop Trail.

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The next business meeting of the HFCS PTA
will take place on Monday, October 17,
in the Elementary School Library beginning at 6:30pm.


As always, members and non-members are encouraged to join meetings to find out what the PTA is doing for our children and to share ideas for special programs and events to benefit the children and families of our school district. Exciting new initiatives are planned for this year so come and be part of it!


If you’d like to become a member or to learn more about PTA and its programs, please attend this meeting or contact membership chair Jenny O’Connor at: o'connorj@hoosickfallscsd.org




HFCS PTA FALL FESTIVAL CELEBRATES ITS 16TH YEAR

Activities and Fun for Everyone

HFCS PTA is proud to announce its featured raffle items for the Sixteenth annual Fall Festival being held on Saturday, October 22, 2016, from 9:00am–3:00pm, at Hoosick Falls Central School.

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Senior Center Menu & Calendar




Proposal for Analysis of Fish from Petersburgh, Hoosick Falls and
Newburgh for Perfluorinated Compounds Including PFOA and PFOS


Summary: DEC fish contaminant monitoring staff and DOH fish consumption advisory staff recommend that fish from waters contaminated by perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) at Petersburgh and Hoosick Falls and from waters contaminated by perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) at Newburgh be collected and analyzed to provide an initial assessment of the potential bioaccumulation and risk posed by these and other perfluorinated compounds (PFCs).

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Registration Now Open for Vendor Space of 2016 HFCS Fall Festival


Are you known for your great craftwork or have a unique item to sell? Now is your chance to display and sell your wares at this popular annual family event!

Available on a first come first served basis, vendor spaces can be reserved for this year's event Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 9:00am to 3:00pm Vendor setup is Friday, 6:00pm to 8:00pm and Saturday, 7:30am to 9:00am.

Vendors interested in reserving space should contact Nicole Hathaway (518-451-0888) or at hathawaynicole3@yahoo.com. For general questions about the Fall Festival please contact Susan Senecal (518-378-6056), also check out their Facebook page.








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Cheney Library’s Hoosick History Race
October 1st, 1 p.m.

Come join us at the Cheney Library on Saturday, October 1st at 1 pm for an afternoon of clues and camaraderie. The adventure begins when you and your team receive a set of riddles that will lead you on a driving adventure through Hoosick and Hoosick history. Bring your camera or iphone for photos. Be one of the first 3 teams to complete your mission and receive a prize! Refreshments will be served post-race. Pre-registration is encouraged. Would you like more info? Call or stop by the Library.




Cheney Library Book Sale


First Saturday of each month


9am - 1pm


Oct 1st      Nov 5th      Dec 3rd



A new Resources Page




Under our Water Info Page
you can NOW find a NEW page
Proposed Municipal Water &
Sewer Expansion Project




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Bennington Battlefield September Updates

August has come and gone. We hosted more movie screenings, including The Scarlet Coat and the Devil’s Disciple. Our monthly book discussion was held at the agreeable location of Brown’s Walloomsac Taproom and we rang in General Stark’s 288th


Of course the major undertaking of the month was the annual commemoration of the battle.

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A brochure on a new program in Rensselaer County called "NY Connects" - a long term services and support system for older people and people of all ages with disabilities.

 

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Bells Across America 2016

Constitution Day, September 17, the day on which the Constitution of the United States of America was signed in 1787, marks the beginning of Constitution Week observed annually from September 17 to 23.

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HFCS PTA

Kicks off 2016-2017 Year

 

The Hoosick Falls Central School Parent Teacher Association (PTA), a group of involved, caring, and committed moms, dads, grandmas, grandpas, teachers, administrators, and alumni, is underway with the new school year.

PTA has been active all summer preparing for the year, and they’re helping to ease students and teachers back to school at the open houses and other activities.

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Most people know August for the anniversary of the Battle of Bennington, but it is also the birth month of General John Stark.

On Sunday, August 28th at 1:00 PM visitors may gather at the Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site for a tour followed by celebratory cake in honor of the General’s 288th. The gathering will begin and end at the hilltop parking area of the site, located on Route 67 near North Hoosick, NY. Call site assistant David Pitlyk at 518-860-9094 for more information. The program is free and open to the public.




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Memorial Service for the 15th Anniversary of 9/11

Sunday Septeber 11, 2016 - 4 pm


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On Tuesday, August 9 at 8:00 PM visitors can watch a movie set during the Revolutionary War for free as part of a “Movies under the Stars” series on the grounds of the caretaker’s house at Bennington Battlefield (30 Caretakers Rd., Hoosick Falls, NY 12090). Please note a licensing agreement prevents advertisement of the movie by name. This is an outdoor screening and chairs will be provided, but visitors are encouraged to dress warmly. Light refreshments will be provided. Call David Pitlyk, Historic Site Assistant at 518-860-9094 with any questions.




July was another month of firsts at the battlefield. In addition to the usual tours and meetings, we welcomed participants in Fort Ticonderoga's Teacher Institute that included teachers from 9 different states. We were also fortunate to land an internationally acclaimed scholar, Andrew O'Shaughnessey, to speak at the high school on British leadership during the Revolutionary War.

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On Saturday, Aug 20th the Hoosick Falls Kiwanis Club will hold its Golf Tournament at the Dutch Haen Golf Course.

Tournament proceeds will benefit the Kiwanis Community Service account with a special portion of this event assisting the new slide for the Town Pool.


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Bennington Battlefield, located on Route 67 in Walloomsac, NY will host an outdoor screening of a Revolutionary War themed film at 9:00 PM on July 27th.

You can watch a movie under the stars on the grounds of the caretaker's house at Bennington Battlefield. The exact title of the film will have to remain a mystery until the showing, but it is a classic movie about the Revolutionary War experience.

The event will be preceded by comments to provide historical context. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.

Contact David Pitlyk, Historic Site Assistant at 518-860-9094 with any questions. We hope to make this the first of a summer series so stay tuned for next month's updates.




Dr. Andrew O’Shaughnessy, author of the award-winning The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire, will speak at the Hoosick Falls Junior/Senior High School July 17 at 2 p.m., located at 21187 NY-11, Hoosick Falls.



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518 Area Code Relief

... instituted a proceeding to investigate and evaluate options for making additional numbers available. Get Factsheet







Honeywell to begin local investigation at John St and River Road sites. Nearby property owners may receive the Attached Letter and or receive a visit from a Honeywell representative.







Bennington Battlefield
July Updates



In July, a walking tour of the site will be held on the 20th at 4:00 PM. Visitors can learn how the Battle of Bennington unfolded by visiting three points of interest in the first engagement of the battle and one off-site cemetery.


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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
2016 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT APPLICATION


The Town of Hoosick will be holding a Public Hearing on July 11, 2016 at 6:00 pm, at the Town Hall, located at 80 Church Street, Hoosick Falls, NY.

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Michelle Culver Honored
as
PTA Founders’ Day Award Winner


The Hoosick Falls Central School PTA annually seeks nominations to honor community members who make outstanding contributions to the well-being of children and youth.

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Three students awarded HFCS PTA Scholarships


Topping off a very successful year hosting popular family events and fundraising, the HFCS PTA awarded three scholarships to graduating seniors at its recent year-end meeting. The PTA recognizes the expanding performing and visual arts programs at HFCS...

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Castle Park





Drinking Water Health Advisories
for PFOA and PFOS (LINK)


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Swimming Pool
2016 Pool Price List and Schedule




A Huge Thank You to our Spring 2016



Love Your Village Clean-Up Volunteers!

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING
POOLS AND HOT TUBS IN THE HOOSICK FALLS AREA
May 9, 2016

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HAYC3 Holds Annual Village-Wide Tag Sale


The Annual Village-Wide Tag Sale will be held on Saturday, May 28rd from 9am-1pm. Pick up a map with all tag sale locations on the day at the HAYC3 Armory. Placement on the map is free.


To download a form, visit the website:     www.hayc3.org
For more information,
please call HAYC3 at 518.686.9050.




The equipment that we ordered is here.


Bill has it stored at the rink. Kiwanis is looking for volunteers.

Wendy Larson is the contact person wenlar121@yahoo.com or 686-0339

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2016 Tentative Roll




SPRING STROLL & STAINED GLASS
Saturday May 21, 2016 9am-12noon
Come and stroll along Hoosick Fall's main street, usa

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May 19th

Hoosick Falls Central School

$15

6:30PM


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Voice of a Vet
Town of Hoosick Tribute Flag
Adopt a Serviceman Program
Saturday, May 21
1-3 pm
Hoosick Falls Community Alliance Church and Maple Grove Cemetery




HAYC3 Offers Texas Hold’em Tournament


HAYC3 is offering Texas Hold’em on the first and third Friday of each month. The next dates are May 6th and 20th. Newcomers and experienced players are all welcome. Doors open at 6 p.m., with play beginning at 6:30.

The buy-in is $40.00 with an option for one $20.00 rebuy and $10 for High Hand.

The HAYC3 Armory is located at 80 Church Street on the corner of Elm Street in historic downtown Hoosick Falls, N.Y. For more information, call 518-686-9050 or visit the HAYC3 website: www.hayc3.org.




HAYC3
and
St. Gobain
Partner for the 5th Annual
Love Your Village
Clean Up Day.



Join the 300+ community members on May 7th, 2016 between 9am-12pm and volunteer to help do some spring-cleaning in Hoosick Falls with HAYC3.


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HAYC3 to Sponsor
6th Annual Community Walk
for Suicide Prevention


This year’s walk will take place on Sunday, May 1, 2016 and steps off at 6:00pm from the north end entrance of the Hoosic River Greenway.

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Town of Hoosick
Informational Meeting

The Hoosick Town Board has announced there will be a Presentational meeting given by Brighten Energies regarding community solar and pilot programs for solar farms.

The meeting will take place at the Town of Hoosick Town Offices, 80 Church St., Hoosick Falls, NY at 6:00 PM on Tuesday May 3, 2016. Everyone is welcome to attend this Presentation.




Notice
The Town of Hoosick Planning Board meeting for April 18th has been canceled.

If anyone needs information, please call the chairman Jim Dunigan at 518-728-1222




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Town of Hoosick Land Use District Map





Mayor Borge:
Please find our April 6 response to your Feb. 2 letter you sent EPA.


Feb. 2 letter

April 6 response






HFCS PTA Moves April Meeting Date

The Hoosick Falls Central School Parent Teacher Association's regularly scheduled monthly meeting, previously scheduled for Thursday, April 21, has been moved to Wednesday, April 20, at 5:30pm in the Elementary Library. All members are encouraged to attend.




Hoosick Falls Update:
EPA Results Show Ballfields & Athletic Field OK to Use

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Hoosick Falls Update:
EPA Expands Sampling Program in Areas Near McCaffrey Street Facility

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HFCS PTA Receives Stewart's Holiday Match Grant for Elementary Music Program


The Hoosick Falls Central School PTA recently received a $1,300 grant through Stewarts' Holiday Match program, an organization that recognizes and supports children’s programs throughout the communities it serves.

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A Reminder to Visit recent DEC Announcements





TOWN OF HOOSICK
PLANNING BOARD NOTICE
PLANNING BOARD MEETING FOR MARCH HAS BEEN CANCELED.
PER CHAIRMAN JAMES DUNIGAN
POSTED: MARCH 17, 2016 SS




Session 1 – July 11 to July 15
Session 2 – July 18 to July 22
Session 3 – July 25 to July 29
Session 4 – August 1 to August 5
Session 5 – August 8 to August 12
Session 6 – August 15 to August 19

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Water Valves

Homes that have had new POET systems installed should not drink or cook with the water until given the all clear by DEC. They need to use the free bottled water that is available at Tops.

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Local development corporation

The Hoosick Local Development Corporation works to promote, assist, develop and attract new business and industries to the Town of Hoosick. The board offers assistance to new and existing businesses alike by offering guidance, counseling and low interest loans.




All future
water related information
can be found in one spot
look for this
water faucet link.




New York State Announces Progress Regarding Water Filtration Systems in Town of Hoosick and Village of Hoosick Falls (26 Feb 2016)

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HOOSICK FALLS CARBON TREATMENT
SYSTEM NOW OPERATIONAL


The newly-installed carbon filtration system at the municipal water treatment plant is fully operational and Village officials have begun pumping water through the system and into the Village’s water distribution system, announced Village Mayor David Borge.

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All future
water related information
can be found in one spot
look for this
water faucet link.




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For Immediate Release: 2/16/2016

GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO

State of New York | Executive Chamber
Andrew M. Cuomo | Governor


GOVERNOR CUOMO DEPLOYS DFS MOBILE COMMAND CENTER TO HOOSICK FALLS TO HELP PROPERTY OWNERS

Mobile Command Center to Provide Information on Insurance and Mortgage Issues to Hoosick Falls Area Residents Affected by Water Contamination

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Hoosick Falls Update:


EPA Soil Sampling at Ballfields


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The Hoosick Falls Soccer Club is open for registration.


There is an "Early Bird Special" of $45.00 if registering and paid by March 1, 2016.
Registration will be open through April 1, 2016 for ages pre-school to sixth grade.

For more information, visit: hoosickfallssoccer.siplay.com
or contact Laura at:
peasag17@aol.com or (518) 994-4971.




Office of the Commissioner

Status of State and Federal Superfund Investigations







DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
AVAILABLE AT THE HAYC3 ARMORY WEEKLY
TO SUPPORT THE HOOSICK COMMUNITY.


The Department of Health will provide staffing to answer community members questions about PFOA (e.g., blood testing, water testing).


They will be available on Tuesdays and Thursday from 2pm to 8pm and on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm starting immediately.


They will be stationed in The Perry Room in the HAYC3 Armory located at 80 Church Street in Hoosick Falls, NY. This program will be ongoing until further notice.




Hoosick Falls Well Water Sample Results*
1/26/2016

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HAYC3 partners with many groups in the Hoosick Area for the benefit of community causes, and we are particularly proud to host Feed Your Soul, Feed Your Neighbor on Friday, January 22, 6:00pm-8:00pm, at the HAYC3 Armory in Hoosick Falls.




N O T I C E
TOWN OF HOOSICK PLANNING BOARD
MEETING DATE CHANGES


THE REGULAR MEETING DATE OF
JAN. 18TH and FEB.15TH

HAS BEEN CHANGED TO
MONDAY JANUARY 25TH 7:30 PM
MONDAY FEBRUARY 22ND 7:30 PM
DUE TO HOLIDAYS




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