August 30, 2015

Schultz sets Biscuits single season record in 8-2 win


Schultz Dominates BayBears, Magic Number to Three

The right-hander struck out five-straight at one point and also became the 
Biscuits single-season record holder for most strikeouts with 161.

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August 29, 2015

Village-Wide Garage Sale and Potluck Picnic

September 19 the Annual Village-Wide Garage sale begins at 9:00 a.m. and runs throughout the day.

The Potluck picnic begins at 5:00 p.m. at the Castleton Elementary School. Bring a lawn chair, cold drinks and a dessert to share. Hamburbers and hotdogs will be provided by the Castleton Kiwanis.

There will be live music and games. A family fun day in the Village!

August 19, 2015

Batgirl dies at 78

Yvonne Craig, the actress best known for her role as Batgirl in the 1960’s “Batman” TV series, died on Monday. She was 78.
Craig passed away at her home in Pacific Palisades surrounded by her family, according to her spokesman.

August 18, 2015

Nassau town officials are pushing back


Nassau town officials are pushing back against a planned natural gas pipeline project, asking federal regulators for more time to review un-released confidential plan documents filed this month and alerting the Rensselaer County district attorney that company workers are invoking town authority while trespassing on private property.

On Friday, town Supervisor David Fleming wrote to District Attorney Joel Abelove on a potential trespassing claim against pipeline development Kinder Morgan, and last week, wrote to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to urge that a public comment period set to expire Aug. 31 be extended so town officials can review a deluge of new company documents filed last month.

Fleming said Monday that he has gotten a complaint that survey workers from Kinder Morgan, which wants to build a portion of the 30-inch natural gas Northeast Energy Direct pipeline through southern Rensselaer County, were on private property last week off Reno Road and told the owner that the town had authorized it.

The revised route follows a National Grid power line right of way northeast from Schodack, south of Burden Lake and to near the intersection of routes 43 and 66 at the hamlet of Alps.

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August 16, 2015

Update on Project Red


Update on Project Red
No new clues and same old concerns. Plenty of questions of "Who are they?"

Reader's Comment:

Through new technology a method of drilling and fracking proved to extract natural gas and many thought this was good. There were those who felt it was like opening Pandora's box. The NY Governor declared this drilling should not be done in NY and the doubters rested in peace.

Little did they know that discovery of this new energy could cause great harm to the people of NY and other states who resided between the drilling wells and the East coast. This newly discovered energy has become so abundant that there is more than enough for United States consumption. Therefore a plan was conceived to ship it overseas and once again Pandora's box was opened a bit further. Drilling was just a little peek in the box and it appears little to no harm was done. Now with so much natural gas at least a 30 inch pipeline to the east coast is proposed with over 1,400 pounds pressure. Wow! Somebody opened the box a bit further and the once secured residents who live near the proposed pipeline began to realize the problems escaping from the box could affect them. Inquiries were made and the box opened further which proved to be more concern for their safety and well being. A large pumping station would be needed which would house 4 large diesel engines running continuously and it is said they will be heard for about 2 miles.

There is no question a danger to the residents near this vast pipeline will exist and their property values will decrease. The companies who are drilling and pumping such abundance of energy and who opened Pandora's box need to correct the situation they will cause. They could put it back in the box and produce only what is needed in North America which would be transferred by smaller pipelines such as what already exist. I know millions of dollars will not be added to their pockets but the gas has been waiting for centuries and why not use only what we need? This way there may be some available for our generations to come. This my friends is called being conservative.

Ray Lemka Schodack resident

August 14, 2015

Rebuilding Warriors Show @ Uncle Marty's

Come drink and dine on the patio at Uncle Marty's, and help support an organization that provides trained service dogs to veterans in need - no cover charge, all contributions to Rebuilding Warriors are voluntary.