Tag Archives: Cornell Cooperative Extension

Community Calendar 1/10/13

Thursday January 10 Snowshoe Walk GANSEVOORT A Nature in Winter Snowshoe Walk will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park’s Camp Saratoga, 80 Scout Road in Gansevoort. Learn about animal and plant adaptation to survive the winter. Snowshoe rentals will […]

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Farm Disaster Preparation Certificate Program Feb. 7

Cornell Cooperative Extension will host a Farm Disaster Preparation Certificate workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, at Farm Family, 344 Route 9 W in Glenmont. The six hour training program focuses on pre-disaster education and preparedness, covering topics such as: farm equipment safety on the road; barn fire and structure […]

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Tax prep volunteers sought

The United Way is looking for volunteers to help with income tax preparation. Barbara Sweet, executive director of the Tri-County United Way, made the request for volunteers for the VITA program in Warren, Washington and northern Saratoga counties. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is part of the Live United/Wi$h program, a partnership of business, […]

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Community Calendar 10/18/12

  Thursday October 18   Dinner Reservations TROY Reservations are requested by Thursday, Oct. 18, for dinner that will be served at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County’s annual Silent Auction Fundraiser and Election from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Hilton Garden Inn on Hoosick Street in Troy. Information/dinner reservations: […]

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Iconic evergreen to come down

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This holiday season will be the last for Granville’s traditional Christmas tree. “It’s dead. It’s in really bad shape. The tree has to come down, and it will be taken down next spring,” said village Mayor Brian LaRose. “What we need to do now is replace it, and we’re going to look across the whole […]

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Fair to feature local meat producers

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There’s more to chew on at the Washington County Fair than fried dough and bloomin’ onions. The Ag Center Committee of the Washington County Fair is working with the Washington County 4-H Beef Club, Adirondack Grazers Cooperative and Cornell Cooperative Extension to promote local meat producers in a display at the Ag Center. Local beef, […]

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Kids in the kitchen: students learn nutrition, cooking

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Local youths are learning basic kitchen skills and receiving lessons in healthy nutrition one recipe at a time. Every Friday, Whitehall-area children, ranging in age from four to 12, gather at the Recreation Center and prepare lunch. In the process they learn basic skills such as the proper way to use a kitchen knife, the […]

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Free lunches at Sr./rec. Center

The Whitehall Recreation Center is offering a free lunch program for children and adults throughout the summer. Organizers will prepare and serve lunch to anyone who is interested. “It’s completely free and open to the public,” said Julie Eagan, who works at the rec. center. “We won’t be checking income levels or anything like that. […]

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Garden symposium Saturday

The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga will present the first Garden & Landscape Symposium: “Planting the Seeds of Knowledge for Home Gardeners” on Saturday, April 14. This new day-long symposium, geared for both beginning and experienced gardeners, provides helpful insights from garden experts who live and garden in upstate New York and Vermont. The program […]

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Community Calendar 2/9/12

  Thursday February 9   Health Clinics RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, Castleton Meadows, Castleton; 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, Rupert Firehouse; 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Feb. 15, Dorset Nursing Assn.; 1:15 p.m. Feb. 15, The […]

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Classifieds 07/20/16

Granville to pursue $30K Rail Trail planning grant

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Town Board voted unanimously at its meeting last Thursday to be the lead agency […]

Armstrong won’t leave GOP

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By Dan King Whitehall Supervisor George Armstrong is no fan of Donald Trump, but he no longer plans to leave […]

Whitehall to host All-Class Reunion

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By Dan King Organizers are hoping it will be the event of the summer. The Whitehall High School All-Class Reunion […]

Pember Library sign vandalized

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By Krystle S. Morey A sign outside the Pember Library and Museum was vandalized this past weekend. Letters were swapped […]

‘Pokemon Go’ app takes village by storm

The Veterans Memorial Park is just one of several Pokestops in the village of Granville where players of the new ‘Pokemon Go’ mobile app can go to earn points and gather props to advance in the game.

By Krystle S. Morey Pokemon are running rampant around town – and so are Pokemon hunters. David McFarren, of Whitehall, […]

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Granville school board rescinds Torres appointment

Only three board members showed up to last week's meeting, which is not enough to hold a meeting.

By Krystle S. Morey Granville school officials said Monday night that the school does not have a varsity football coach. […]

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