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Awards and Achievements/Local College Students

Nicole Hoerold among 2015 SUNY New Paltz Honors Program graduates

NEW PALTZ, NY (06/23/2015)(readMedia)-- The SUNY New Paltz Honors Program provides highly motivated students with an atmosphere conducive to independent thinking, creativity, respect and social responsibility, and offers opportunities to engage in deep learning practices and conduct major scholarly research.

Nicole Hoerold of Mechanicville, N.Y. joined the small and distinguished society of New Paltz alumni to wear the Honors sash as a 2015 graduate of the Honors Program.

296 Students Named to Spring Dean's List

HERKIMER, NY (06/18/2015)(readMedia)-- Herkimer College awarded academic honors to 480 students for the spring 2015 semester. Of those students awarded honors, 296 were named to the Dean's List for earning a grade point average between 3.25 and 3.79.

Local students inlcuded:

Toni Celina Cwiertniewski of Waterford,, Business: Fashion Buying & Merchandising major

Nadia Alexandra Nowak of Clifton Park, Business: Sports & Recreation Management major

Kimberlee Kocienski of Schaghticoke, N.Y., Recognized at WPI Athletics Annual Banquet

WORCESTER, MA (06/19/2015)(readMedia)-- Kimberlee Kocienski was one of 29 student-athletes to earn a major award at WPI Athletics' annual banquet.

The WPI athletic department recently honored all of its 20 varsity teams which encompasses nearly 600 student-athletes at its annual awards banquet. During the festivities, twelve student-athletes were presented with major awards. These accolades highlight some of the best varsity student-athletes at WPI. These awards are presented to student athletes who excel both in the classroom and in their respective sports.

Local Students Named to University of Hartford Dean's List

WEST HARTFORD, CT (06/19/2015)(readMedia)-- The University of Hartford is pleased to announce the following local students have been named to the Dean's List for Spring 2015.

Samantha Crisafulli of Clifton Park (12065)

Briana Swota of Clifton Park (12065)

Area Residents Named to Dean’s List at Providence College

PROVIDENCE, RI (06/19/2015)(readMedia)-- The following area residents have been named to the Dean's List at Providence College for the Spring 2015 semester:

Courtney Altenburger of Clifton Park, NY and a member of the class of 2018,

Ian Grey of Clifton Park, NY and a member of the class of 2018,

Deirdre Joyce of Clifton Park, NY and a member of the class of 2015,

Madeline Mylod of Clifton Park, NY and a member of the class of 2016,

Justin Singh of Clifton Park, NY and a member of the class of 2016,

Pratt Institute Honors Students Who Made the Spring 2015 Dean's List

BROOKLYN, NY (06/22/2015)(readMedia)-- Pratt Institute congratulates more than 900 students who made the Dean's List in the Spring 2015 semester. The following students were among those who were recognized:

Emily Burke of Clifton Park, 12065

Heidi Hoffman of Waterford, 12188


Wellspring: Hope for Domestic Violence Survivors – by J. Dugan

Wellspring, formerly Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services of Saratoga County, has been a presence in the community since its humble beginnings as an all-volunteer organization in the 1970’s. Through the years, the organization has incorporated and grown to meet the needs of area residents, educating, empowering and assisting them in getting the help that they need.

The entire article is in the February 26th issue.

Valley Falls FD Awarded Bid – by Christine Barton


Town of Pittstown-A letter of concern went out to town and village residents in early August, urging them to attend the August 11th Town Council meeting to show support for the Valley Falls Fire Department to continue to provide the fire protection services to the Tomhannock District Residents.

According to the information in the letter “the Valley Falls fire department has been providing services to the Tomhannock District for more than 50 years.”  It kept it’s rate flat on town residents for the five years from 2007 to 2011 and then cut its tax rate by 15% in the past 3 years.” The information in the letter titled “Tomhannock District Residents Tell Pittswtown Town Council: Say YES to Valley Falls Fire Department, was confirmed as accurate by Richard Andrew, Mayor of Valley Falls.