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Town Board, Planning Board, and Zoning Board
Agenda & Meeting Minutes




2017 Final Assessment Roll




USDA Rural Development is Looking for Local Contractors




NSF Awards Bennington College Grant to
Expand Study of PFOA




Thursday Dinners To-Go Now Offered by Hoosick Kitchen Catering


Orders must be placed by Monday for Thursday pickup between 4:00pm and 7:00pm at The Hoosick Kitchen in The HAYC3 Armory, 80 Church Street, Hoosick Falls, NY.

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June in Review
Last month, we welcomed Peter Gabriel to the site to speak on his analysis of American militia in the Battle of Bennington as part of our Path Through History Program. It was a beautiful day and he was accompanied by musicians Matthew Shelley and Elise Lunder. ...

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National Grid Rate Increase Request







Local Flood Information


facebook.com/HoosickCommunity


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2018

Reassessment Project Flyer






Hoosick Falls Data Collection Update
Environmental Investigations at John Street & River Road
June 2017




Town Board, Planning Board, and Zoning Board
Agenda & Meeting Minutes





Hoosick Falls Kiwanis
Annual Golf Scramble

SATURDAY July 15th

DUTCH HAVEN GOLF COURSE
(Rain or Shin )


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NYS Department of Health

PFOA in Drinking Water in the Village of Hoosick Falls and Town of Hoosick


Obtain a copy of the
Cancer Incidence Investigation






New Business Listing

The Sand Bar & Restaurant





May was a busy month at the battlefield. I Love My Park Day was a success thanks to our volunteers and the flowers we planted remain un-chewed as of this writing!

Our May speakers did a great job. One, Park Ranger Eric Schnitzer, intends to offer an encore presentation of his program on Germans in the Revolutionary War later this year. We also debuted an in-school program ...


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Senior Center Menu & Calendar




HFCS PTA

The next business meeting will take place on Monday, June 12, 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: oconnorj@hoosickfallscsd.org




Maker's Market




Departmental Cash Collections and Sales Tax Allocations


Attached is a Report of Examination for the Town of Hoosick prepared by the Office of the State Comptroller. A copy of the report has also been mailed to the person responsible for filing such report and making it available for public inspection.

The examination was made, and report prepared, in accordance with Article 5, Section 1 of the State Constitution, and the authority granted to the State Comptroller by Article 3 of the General Municipal Law (GML).

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CiviCure Acquires Historic Wood Block Building


After years of fundraising and friend raising, CiviCure (Civic and Cultural Restoration) purchased the Wood Block Building, 1-5 Main Street in the Village of Hoosick Falls on Friday, April 28.

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Welcome the colors and beauty of spring.

Community members of all ages invited to participate. Hoosick’s first-ever “Bloom Launch” features fifty blue spheres on which local community artists will paint colorful blooms of their own creation. Finished spheres will be displayed in both The Perry Room of the HAYC3 Armory and throughout the Hoosick community.

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HFCS PTA Receives Stewart's Holiday Match Grant to Support Elementary Science Curriculum


The Hoosick Falls Central School PTA recently received a $1,000 grant through Stewart's Holiday Match program, an organization that recognizes and supports children’s programs throughout the communities it serves.

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New Business Listing




Celebrating Our Stories: Paintings in Words and Wool, Honoring Grandma Moses

Celebrating Our Stories: Paintings in Words and Wool Honoring Grandma Moses


Celebrating Our Stories: Paintings in Words and Wool, Honoring Grandma Moses is an art and oral history program on Saturday, May 13 that is free and open to all.

Anna Mary Robertson "Grandma" Moses (1860-1961) rose to world-renown as a self-taught artist when she resided in Hoosick, New York.

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The next business meeting of the HFCS PTA
Monday, May 8 - Elementary School Library - 6:30pm.


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.

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





Open to All: Runners, Wheelchair Racers, and Walkers
Distances: 5K/Walk 1Mi.
Date: May 20, 2017      Start Time: 9:00 AM

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We have a lot of great events coming up at the Battlefield. Let's dive in!

For starters, we are having a spring hike tomorrow, "Mapping the Battle of Bennington" Saturday April 15 at 1:00 PM. The group will meet at the main parking area off of NYS RT-67. As we walk the 1-mile Battle Loop Trail we will be looking at the landscape through a variety of historical and modern maps.


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Please notice a new special link in the right column that has recently been set up for the
Town Wide Revaluation Project





Personal Crime Prevention Strategies

Library on Thursday, April 13th – 6:30 p.m.

Officer Danbury, Hoosick Falls Police Department, will give a presentation on educating the community in personal crime prevention strategies to reduce the likelihood of crime while out and about or at home.

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Spring Stroll and Stained Glass
Saturday May 20, 2017 9am - 12 Noon

Come and Stroll Along Hoosick Falls' Main Street

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New Business Listing






Senior Center Menu & Calendar





Session 1 – July 10 to July 14
Session 2 – July 17 to July 21
Session 3 – July 24 to July 28
Session 4 – July 31 to August 4
Session 5 – August 7 to August 11
Session 6 – August 14 to August 18

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Next HFCS PTA meeting
Monday, April 10
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







As winter bears down upon us, we have provided you with another companion to the still forthcoming (we promise!)
American Battlefield Protection Program Report.

This time, we have photographed artifacts that were recovered during surveys conducted in 2015 and 2016. It is worth stressing two things as you consider this document.


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The Division of Local Government Services would like to make you aware of cybercriminal activities that we have become aware of in New York State. This contains information on particular scams and how to report your concerns if you feel you have been targeted.

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Town Board, Planning Board, and Zoning Board
Agenda & Meeting Minutes




The HFCS PTA business meeting will take place on Monday, March 13, 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.

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 Offers Texas Hold’em Tournament

HAYC3 is offering Texas Hold’em on the first and third Friday of each month. The next dates are March 3rd and 17th, 2017. 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.




Thursday Dinners To-Go Now Offered by Hoosick Kitchen Catering


No time to cook? Want a home-cooked meal for two in the comfort of your own home? No problem, Hoosick Kitchen Catering has you covered.


Hoosick Kitchen Catering now offers ready-to-eat meals to take home and enjoy. Orders must be placed by Monday for Thursday pickup between 4:00pm and 7:00pm at The Hoosick Kitchen in The HAYC3 Armory, 80 Church Street, Hoosick Falls, NY.

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Community Clean-Up Day
IN PARTNER SHIP WITH SAINT-GOBAIN
Saturday, May 6, 9am-1pm
Hoosick Falls, NY

HAYC3 invites you to participate in “Love Your Village,” an annual clean-up devoted to a spring-cleaning of Hoosick Falls. If you know of a location that needs help, please learn more.




Throwback Dance!
Get ready to disco down, do the Lindy & maybe even Boogaloo at the HAYC3 Throwback Dance Party.

Featuring music from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s, the Throwback Dance will let you relive some of your best dance moves and worst fashion choices from your past all in one evening.

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2.09.17 STATE DEPARTMENTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION AND HEALTH DIRECT HONEYWELL TO TEST FOR VOLITILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS NEAR FORMER HOOSICK FALLS FACILITY




Town Board, Planning Board, and Zoning Board
Agenda & Meeting Minutes




As we await our May 1st reopening, we have some news to share for the month of February.

We mentioned in the last newsletter that there would be a reenactment for the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Bennington.

A Website has been created with information on the basic schedule of events and rules for participants.

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Dear Mayor Borge:
Based on analytical results of testing on water samples collected from the recently installed full-capacity granular activated carbon (GAC) treatment system and from the clearwell at the Village of Hoosick Falls Water Treatment Facility, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has determined that the full-capacity system is operating in accordance with the approved design and producing water with non-detectable levels of PFOA. (continued...)

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Open to All: Runners, Wheelchair Racers, and Walkers
Distances: 5K/Walk 1Mi.
Date: May 20, 2017      Start Time: 9:00 AM

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B—I—N—G—O

“Shout Out Loud Fun!”

The HFCS PTA is pleased to host its annual “fun-for-the-whole-family” Family Fun Bingo on Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 9:00 to 11:30am in the Hoosick Falls Junior-Senior High School Cafeteria.

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The next business meeting of the HFCS PTA will take place on Monday, February 13, in the Elementary School Library beginning at 6:30pm.




Winter   2017   Newsletter - Friends of the Bennington Battlefield




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HAYC3 Offers Texas Hold’em Tournament


Hoosick Falls, NY --HAYC3 is offering Texas Hold’em on the first and third Friday of each month. The next dates are January 20th and February 3rd.


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HAYC3 AND THE HOOSICK COMMUNITY WORK TOGETHER TO HOST THE “FEED YOUR SOUL, FEED YOUR NEIGHBOR” EVENT TO RAISE FUNDS IN SUPPORT OF THOSE IN NEED

Hoosick Falls, NY—HAYC3’s second annual Feed Your Soul, Feed Your Neighbor event will take place on Friday, January 27 from 6:00pm-8:00pm, at the HAYC3 Armory in Hoosick Falls.

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HFCSD Seeking Community Input
on Capital Project

On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 at 11:30 a.m., the president and vice president of the HFCSD Board of Education will available at Iron Coffee Co. to speak with community members.

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Sportsmen and Sportswomen Beware – Opportunistic Websites




It has been some time since the last update, but just because the site is closed for the winter doesn't mean that there is no news to share!

The review process of the ABPP report continues and we do not yet have a version suitable for public release, but in the meantime we would like to announce that we are sharing a cache of primary sources related to the battle on our website! To view them, simply click here and then click on the "Education" tab.

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Table of Contents of 25 page Report





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