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Troy Record, The (Newspaper) - January 14, 1977, Troy, New York 2The Times January Hoosick Falls workers answer mayor By DARLENE WARD last soring at a oublic hearinc held on a Staff Writer HOOSICK FALLS Bad com munications between village employes and members reached their peak last and will end Tuesday H workers vote in favor of according to employe Thomas Bass and William field representative for the Civil Service Employes Association both said Thursday that the main benefit of joining CSEA will be the establishment of a communications channel between Jhe village board and If workers vote Tuesday to join and contract negotiations Lochner said the board is required to bargain in good This he the board must give reasons for any refusals to comply with employe There will be a meaningful The employer cant say take it or leave Lochner Bass said the drive to unionize began Arrests cut area drugs flow last spring at a public hearing held on a village Ten employes went to the hearing to request a pay more detailed job and new equip ment for the Department of Public We were Bass It was the first time we were teWif we didnt like our jobs we could find another If the village board had been respon sible to this joining CSEA never would have he Bass added attempts to link the nion movement with the hiring of former trustee Edwin Schneider to the Depart ment of Public Works were He was hired long after we started dis cussions on joining Bass admitted he has not made any in dividual attempts since the public hear ing to communicate with the It seemed he In answer to a statement by Mayor Donald Bogardus made at a press con EAST GREENBUSH A major nar cotics which resulted in the arrests of seven persons Thursday mor halted some of the major drug suppliers in the Capital District according to the State Police BCI at East Seven persons were arrested day morning after search warrants were issued in the Towns of Sand Schodack and North ac cording to Michael Keane of the State Police BCI at East The seizure included and coo with a street value of about according to ARRESTED WERE JAMES of Route Rensselaer RD two counts of criminal possession of a controlled sub sixth criminal posses sion of a controlled third criminal possession of stolen second degree and criminal possession of a fourth STANLEY of 240 Hudson criminal posses sion of a controlled fifth s JOHN of Route Averill criminal possession of a controlled fifth degree and two counts of criminal poflbession of a controlled seventh CATHERINE of Route Averili criminal possession of a controlled fifth criminal possession of a controlled sixth degree and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled seventh ALAN 870 Mercer possession of a controlled fifth degree and criminal possession of a controlled seventh COLLEEN of 220 Pershing Troy criminal possession of a controlled fifth degree and three counts of criminal possession of a controlled sub seventh DANIEL of 220 Pershing Troy two counts of criminal possession of a controlled sub sixth degree and criminal possession of a controlled seventh All of those arrested were arraigned Thursday before East Greenbush Town Justice Patrick Maney and were remanded to Rensselaer County Jail in lieu of according to East Green bush State The were the result of a lengthy investigation by East Green bush and Brunswick State Police BCI in conjunction with the State Police at Loudonville Narcotics Unit and the State Police at Albany Narcotics En forcement Keane said halted some of the major drug suppliers in these townships North Sand Lake and Schotiack and in the TriCity He said the investigation is continuing and more arrests may be Hotline Thli column oppoart ewy Wednesday and If you peed Help or can glvs write in of Tht your address and bt kepf confidential if Well answer when research hoi LINE Hswky If this it Mt where mifkt I have a mold made Melrote I WMU like tone larfermitJoe atett a ttivtr large rise two dollar bill wfta a plctwe Genrfe Tib 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performed the lait Bicentennial Minute on TV Donna Latham I recently came aeroti two Kewpie doUs OK abett three iachet the other recllaiaf two aad a half Inchei The 4eUs are marked with a and a I luderi raad thete dtlif are ctikotan aad may have military I weald aiprtdate aay iaftmarioo ahott meat yum ctfld Cebeef FEEDBACK like 10 add the foUowmf SMMOS of two local doll hoeattaJa it oar arevion oae member lilt Tricia 319 Belgrade Troy aad The Peacock Averill Park 174 Patricia Wiper of the latter locartoa aaki w to meatioa that the maot tec the tajwed doll before afrttiaf to repair Kay in Latham informi us that Cotonie stocks Holly Hobble washcloths and towels in response to Thaak of Cohoesr for etteriaf to lead of Troy yew owa copy of the aoacha patten abt Prfrt indicate tlut tte book ii CAN ANYONE HELP hit bow whore I eta a MU of a This isnt another plug for the Magazine Action Line at Publishers Clearinf but we appreciate the thoufhtfulntss of Rote Meiillo their Customer Service Director in sending us a copy of the Ten Calorie Diet we printed originally sought by of Sometimes were amazed at the wide geographical scope of our readership ference Tuesday Bass said his Charles did not dis tribute union Bogardus had said the board requested a final vote by employes because he had learned super visors distributed union thereby urging employes to join Lochner said CSEA primarily opposed the boards desire for a vote as a leverage in but also wish ed to avoid the expense an election would involve to both CSEA and the Public Employment Relations Board PERB and the village board all must have election observers present at Tuesdays vote he Lochner also answered a charge by Bogardus that employes joining CSEA would cost the village Bogardus said had already been paid to Richard Farley representing the village in negotiations with CSEA to Farley receives per hour for meetings and per hour for Lochner said it was the boards own decision to hire an attorney as its professional Any board member could have been their and not cost them an he The employes also arent after a big salary Lochner Theyre Theyd have to pay their fair Bass concurred with Lochners and added union dues would be paid out of employes own When contract negotiations Lochner said they would be from The CSEA negotiations which Lochner said would most likely consist of at least himself and would first incorporate all current benefits enjoyed by village employes into a formal spelled out in black and well try to move ahead in terms of and safety taking into account the ability of the village to he Since CSEA generally does not come into villages the size of Hoosick and only did so by the request of the employes in this Lochner said he would be undertaking comparative studies of other villages this size in the area in order to gain perspective on Hoosick Falls employes During Lochner said he could not really demand that the village purchase the new equipment employes feel is he could in sist the village comply with state safe ty Although CSEA cannot prevent Lochner said he can negotiate the terms and time of any Lochner said if contract negotiations last beyond the preparation of next years a thought expressed by Bogardus it will be the fault of There is they should last that Jong until Lochner Were not going for a major Lochner We just want some recognition for the job we Bass Moosick Falls Historian talks about Revolution By Edith Beaumont Staff Correspondent HOOSICK FALLS Robert Milligan Revolutionary War historian who spoke members of the Hoosick Township Historical Society about the common soldier of the telling it like it really as he demonstrated the tangible things the soldier handled and how those objects effected his who is assistant curator of the Division of Historic Service for New York State and a member of the Brigade of the American said he was representing the American continental soldier as he gave his The continental soldier was one who enlisted for up to nine months or a year as opposed to a militia man who could receive a pension for serving as little as six he ex Wearing a uniform of blue wool coat with white which he said represented what was worn by a New England private in he noted that after one could tell what part of the country an American soldier was from by the color of the facing of his un Virtually no original uniforms from the war exist he and those which are used in parades and such havebeen that era patterned from descriptions given in He asked his audience to ignore his beard which lessened the authenticity of his noting that the soldiers were clean shaven by Displaying the various equipment used fay the he emphasized that only the rich soldier would be as well equipped as he showing and demonstrating the tools and cooking utensils that were used by soldiers in the Mulligan was carrying a long smooth bore flintlock British which he said was of Few soldiers were killed by which were used for psychological purposes he noted as he displayed the one he was He also related that few soldiers used guns with rifted barrels and those who did were fron tiersmen from the The American soldier in 1775 and 76 were the best fed soldiers in the world according to regulations of the rations they were to be he adding that as the war the supplies didnt reach the fast moving army and at times the soldiers had little or nothing to This was described by one veteran in his memoirs who said that every bone in his body ached except his jaw One fifth of Washingtons men were sick a given the said ih discussing the health of the This wasdue to unsanitary conditions in camp which resulted in typhoid fever and Because of the soldiers pay of per month which was paid in continental was reduced in buying power by 400 per he noted explain ing that the soldiers werent kept in their ranks because of the pay they were getting but because of the discipline which was enforced by the use of the cat of nine Mulligan was asked about the Brigade of the American Revolution of which he has been a member since The renowned Brigade is scheduled to be the attraction at the commemora tion of the 200th anniversary of the Bat tle of Bennington which is being spon sored by the Hoosick Bicentennial com mittee 13 and 14 at the battlefield park in Mulligan noted that the organization is made up of men who share as a hobby an interest in the authenticity of the life of the Revolutionary War They DRESSED AS A SOLDIER in the Revolutionary Robert Mulligan a flintlock musket to Christina Stevens and appear at historical celebrations where they give demonstrations geared as an educating process where people are given an opportunity to see and speak to the soldiers and learn about their lifestyle during the rather than the reenactment of The Brigade unit which will be com ing to Walloomsac next summer will in clude 200 men on the plus their wives and children and some 40 Mulligan They will be coming from New New York and James president and of the Hoosick Historical Photo courtesy Edith other eastern and will be arriv ing all night Friday 12 in time for getting up camp at the battlefield park where they will give three demonstrations a day on Saturday and Sunday at 11 and 3 Some of the craft demonstrations will include women baking in dutch making leather making and Mulligan said the group especially likes to appear at celebrations at the original site of the The Battle of Bennington was fought at the battlefield park site in Retirees have By EDITH BEAUMONT HOOSICK FALLS Members of the Eagles Activity Club REAC had a merry time at their annual anniversary celebration held Saturday night in the Eagles clubrooms About 75 members and guests attend ed the which began with a roast beef dinner served by the Eagles aux followed by a program of enter tainment and Highlight of the affair was the naming of the REAC Quenn for Mildred Day of 10 Troy and the Man of the George Cuddiby of 41 Hoosick Emcees for the program were Sadie Daniel who wasv general chairman of and Junior Past Presi dent Harold LaPorte who served in the absence of the Prudjnce Day was cited by Daniel as a kind and generous person and a good She has been a member of the senior citizen group since its The former Mildred Mae she was born in 1893 in Old She was married for 47 years to Senford Percy before his death in In 1963 she married Van Day of Hoosick who died last She has four seven grandchildren and eight great and enjoys making ceramics as a Cuddiby is a native of Hoosick Falls where he was born in He and his celebrated their 55 wedding anniversary He has been a member of REAC for four is an avid bowler and was cited as a good all around sport with an entertaining per He was employed at the age of Poll proves something HOOSICK FALLS How do the taxpayers of Hoosick Falls feel about the village employes intent to join the Civil Service Employes Association In a unscientific survey conducted by The Times 35 village homes selected from the Hoosick Falls telephone book were called in an attempt to learn public At 14 of the homes there was no Thirteen residents said they had no opinion on the proposed Three said either they or their spouse belonged to a un and did not wish to Two were totally unfamiliar with the unionization Two hung up on The Times Record One little boy who answered the phone went to get his mother and never came 15 as a coreman at the old Walter Wood Mowing Reaping Machine Com pany He worked in various vocations over the years until his retire ment 35 years A variety program of arranged by included humorous songs and tales by William Greenwood REAC past president and exotic dance by William Ben koski vocal solos by Kathleen ONeil a bull fight with Louie Merola as the matador and Alec Starl ing as the bullock and a skit with Carl Cunningham posing as Cher of Sony and This was followed by a songfest after which music was provided for dancing by the Driver polishing offered EAST GREENBUSH Drivers with tarnished motoring records can pick up a little polish by attending a driver education course at Columbia High Under the auspices of the National Safety Council and the New York State Department of Motor the East Greenbush School District is offering an eight hour driving course for motorists with at least three points or negative marks on their It will help drivers become more aware of how to avoid accidents and how to avoid getting points on thier Robert coordinator of the driving program for a seven county For a fee of the drivers will analyze receive tips on pass ing and highway and study the effects of liquor on according to who also runs Drinking Driving a non profit agency in East The course will include films and The class will be offered at Columbia High School one weekday a week for three consecutive A class has not begun yet because Duffy is waiting for a minimum of 30 The students will be drawn from Duffy is arranging for local judges to offer conditional discharges to convicted traffic if they will attend a driver education He is also leaving brochures with court clerks to hand out with ticket Duffy also said the motor vehicles department is mailing brochures with warning letters to drivers in danger of losing their Under the state motor vehicle depart ment drivers convicted of violations are given two or three If a certain number is reached within 18 the department holds a hearing on rescinding a drivers license or sends a warning in Coinword contest Coinword Puzzle 1127 has produc ed 18 They become eligi ble by correctly identifying five key words to win the jackpot of A if will be announced Satur Semifinalists Helen Hoosick Falls Audna and Jim Averill Park Green Island Troy Troy Troy The Watervliet Eleanor Cohoes Bertha Clifton Park Ethel Cohoes Harriet Troy Cohoes Dorothy Troy Richard Troy Lillian Cohoes Troy Sophie Latham Cohoes
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