The Express Newspaper May 19, 2016

Assemblywoman Woerner on State Budget

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced that the state’s final budget will lower taxes for middle-class families, encourage economic development, provide a record increase in aid to our public schools and fully eliminate the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA) this year, as well as support agriculture and environmental conservation.

Read the entire article in the 04/07 Express.

Hoosic Valley Baseball Champions Recognized – by C. Barton

On Wednesday July 29th at 6pm the Hoosic Valley Booster Club sponsored a community celebration to honor the Hoosic Valley Boys Varsity Baseball team on winning the title of New York State Class C Champions for the second consecutive year. The community gathered at the Joe Bruno Stadium to celebrate together the victory of this years win. The event was sponsored and organized by the Hoosic Valley Booster Club. Bonnie Speanburg, President of the Booster Club facilitated the recognition program. She thanked the community for supporting the team and the ongoing efforts of the Booster Club. “We did this last year for the championship team and it worked out so well that we wanted to do it again," says Speanburg. On the morning of the event there were 203 guests registered to attend. There were two ticket price options to attend the event, both included admission to the Valley Cats game.   

Read the entire article in the August 6th edition.

Hoosic Valley State Champions – Second Year in a Row…

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The Hoosic Valley baseball team is state champions once again! In the first game of the state tournament went on two defeat Southold with a score of 2-0 in ten innings. Senior pitcher John Rooney capped off an incredible year on the mound by going the distance despite having to long three extra innings. He finished with 12 strikeouts.

Read the entire article in the June 18th edition.

Grafton Lakes Winter Festival – by C. Barton

Grafton Lake- In its 30th year the Grafton Lakes State Park Winter Fest was held on January 24th 2015 from 10am to 4pm at the park. The event was co-sponsored by the Friends of Grafton Lakes State Park.  A long list of local event sponsors and volunteers made this festival possible.

Read the entire article in the Jan. 29th issue.

Stillwater Gets Second Shot at FEMA Aid – by H. Wessell

OWN OF STILLWATER, August 6 - A meeting of the Town of Stillwater officials and a bevy of state and federal officials related to disaster recovery, as well as aides to congressional representatives, gathered at the Town Hall on Wednesday to revive the effort to get enough funding for a large culvert seriously undermined by Hurricane Sandy.

Read the entire article in the August 14th issue of the Express.

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