IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Library will be CLOSED on Saturday, January 30, due to a water shutoff affecting the building. Normal hours will be in effect for the remainder of Friday, January 29, and Friday programs will proceed as scheduled. The building will have adequate water service through the evening on Friday.
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The Village of Castleton will be temporarily turning off the water on Saturday January 30th at 9:00 am to repair a water main break. This may take several hours to complete. Please check @CastletonMayor on Twitter for updates. ...
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Business negotiates to move its headquarters to Rensselaer County By Larry Rulison Published 6:04 pm, Tuesday, January 26, 2016 firstname.lastname@example.org • 518-454-5504 • @larryrulison
Dan Ratner of Healthy Brands Collective
The company wants to buy the former IBT Hamilton Printing property on Route 9J in the town of Schodack. It would renovate an existing 100,000-square-foot building and build another 40,000-square-foot building. The property is on the market for $1.3 million.
The public is invited to a forum, hosted by the Friends of Schodack Island State Park, on the new campground at Schodack Island State Park. The forum will be held at 7:00 PM on Monday February 1, 2016 at the Schodack Landing Fire House on Fire House Lane in Schodack Landing. The campground is scheduled to open in April and will have 66 campsites. The presentation on the new campground will be preceded by the regular board meeting of the Friends of Schodack Island State Park at 6:00 PM.
Abe Vigoda, of ‘Godfather’ and ‘Barney Miller,’ Dies at 94 Abraham Charles Vigoda was born in New York City on Feb. 24, 1921, to Samuel Vigoda, a tailor, and the former Lena Moses, immigrants from Russia. Abe, one of three brothers, began acting as a teenager and turned professional in 1947, performing almost entirely onstage for the next 20 or more years. Read more from the New York Times...
SCHODACK LANDING - The public is invited to a forum, hosted by the Friends of Schodack Island State Park, on the new campground at Schodack Island State Park. The forum will be held at 7:00 PM on Monday February 1, 2016 at the Schodack Landing Fire House on Fire House Lane in Schodack Landing.
Sheldon Silver's pension is official: $6,600 a month
ALBANY -- He was convicted and tossed from office, but former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is still getting his pension: $6,602 a month. Silver's pension comes to $79,224 a year, according to the final calculation from the state Comptroller's Office.
Silver, D-Manhattan, the speaker from 1994 through January 2015, put in for his retirement on Dec. 1 -- just days after he was convicted on corruption charges in federal court.
For many football fans in the area, the Superbowl just wouldn't be the same with a stop by The Castleton Volunteer Ambulance Superbowl Sub Sale.
The Ambulance company will again be having their sub sandwich sale on
Super Bowl Sunday, February 7, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Twelve-inch subs are available for purchase and include turkey, ham or Italian mix. Cost is $7.00 per sub and will be available for pick-up at the Ambulance Hall on Sunday, Feb. 7. All subs must be pre-ordered so they can be prepared for delivery or drive thru pick-up on February 7.
To place an order, please call 732-2563 or email email@example.com. The profits from the sub sale allow CVAS to provide training and equipment for its members.
~ The Schodack SCENE ~: Ziggy played guitar: David Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arrange...
In the drop down menu of the tab Documents & Filing,
Click on e-Register.
Follow the directions and fill out the form.
This will give you a FERC I.D. and password (you will need to do this even if you have an e-Filing account).
FERC Online will then send you an email confirming your registration.
Go to your email program’s Inbox and open the message from FERC Online. Click on the link to validate your account.
Once you are a registered FERC Online User, log in to FERC Online by entering your registered email address/FERC I.D. and your password.
Once you are registered... to intervene...
1. Go to FERC's website: www.ferc.gov
2. Move your mouse over Documents and Filings and select eFiling
3, Click the orange button that says, "Login FERC online account Click here to proceed"
4. Choose Log In from the left hand column
a. Enter the email and password you registered with
5. Choose e-Filing from the left hand column
6. At the Filing Type screen
a. choose General in the first column under How is your filing to be directed?
b. then choose Intervention in the second column under What kind of filing are you making?
c. then choose (doc-less) Motion to Intervene in the third column underFile Type if you want to cut and paste your intervention comments in or you want to compose on line, or d. Choose Motion to Intervene if you want to upload a document that you have already created with your intervention comments
d. click Next
7. In the “Enter Docket Number:” box
a. Enter CP16-21 and click Search
b. When a listing for “Application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (Northeast Energy Direct Project)” appears, click on the blue plus sign in the right column under Select
c. Click the Next button
8. At the Document-less Intervention Description screen
a. Type in your reasons (you can use the samples above or your own) into the box. Include your name and address. State your opposition to the project.
b. Click the Next button
9. Click As an Individual, then click Next
10. In the “Contact Email:” box
a. Enter your email address
b. Click Add as a Signer
c. Click the Next button
11. At the Submission Description screen, click Next
12. At the Summary screen, click Submit
13. At the confirmation screen you are done! FERC will send you emails first confirming and then accepting your filing.
Once you receive the acceptance email you should forward it to Kinder Morgan at:
GREENPORT—Due to an increase in Columbia County pistol permit sales and information received from NRA safety instructors reporting a large influx of students taking the course in recent months, the Sheriff’s Office will process pistol permits on three Saturdays in January.
Albany's alternative weekly Metroland nostalgic, bittersweet final issue
Paul Grondahl Published 7:19 pm, Tuesday, January 5, 2016
The guerrilla final edition
Metroland staffers put out a guerrilla final issue online on New Year's Eve, "The Last Stand," and went out on their own terms: a clenched fist of protest, a lump in the throat over fun times gone by and a middle finger raised at The Establishment.