24 Main Street
Hoosick Falls, NY 12090
The official website of the Village of Hoosick Falls, NY—the Grandma Moses Discovery Village. Located on the Hoosic River, among the bucolic foothills of the Green Mountains in the town of Hoosick, in northeast corner of New York's Rensselaer County. Home of the historic Walter A. Wood Mowing and Reaping Machinery Company—once the largest company of its kind in the world. The former factory town is now a picturesque quaint village with scenery that still inspires artists like it did with Grandma Moses in years past.
Inspiring Since 1827
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Hoosick Falls, and the Town of Hoosick is a waypoint community of Lakes to Locks Passage. If you'd like to post your business, an event, or any points-of-interest on the interactive geotourism MapGuide, you can enter them after registering here. Populating the MapGuide will help travelers discover Hoosick. Register and add some info today! Learn more about Lakes to Locks Passage and adding sites to the Geotourism MapGuide.
24 Main Street
Hoosick Falls, NY 12090
For a detailed listing of events and to see the event calendar, please check out the Events Page.
To have your Village events added to the calendar, please contact the webmaster.
The Village Board has voted to purchase new signs for the Village entrances on Rt 22 and Hill Road. Trustee Kevin O'Malley has been working with Flying Cow Designs on the look of the signs. The signs will be hand-carved and painted, and made from a rot and weather resistant closed-cell PVC—which will resemble real wood. They will also feature a reproduction of a Grandma Moses painting. Over 150 votes were cast and design number two has been chosen by a 69%-31% margin. We want to thank all the people who voted.
The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), is an insect which poses a threat to the ash trees in our region. A large population of EAB is established in southern Albany County to the west, and insects have been found in the purple hanging traps situated in Stephentown and Massachusetts. EAB has killed millions of ash trees in the Midwest since its introduction into the United States. It is estimated that 7% of the trees in Rensselaer County's woodlands are vulnerable ashes, with untold numbers in parks, home and commercial landscapes, and along roads. When these trees become infested and start to die, questions will be raised and action will need to be taken. The dead trees will present safety hazards as well as economic and aesthetic losses.read the full story
The newspaper of record for the Village of Hoosick Falls is the Eastwick Press. Public notices will be posted in the paper.
The Hoosick Falls Water Department will be doing their annual hydrant flushing. Please make note of when they will be in your area. Every attempt will be made to avoid disruption of convenient water services. Flushing will take place between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm. Wards 2 & 3 will be flushed on Wednesday, May 7th, Wards 1 & 4 will be flushed on Thursday, May 8th. Thank you for your cooperation.
Emergency: Dial 911
911 is the quickest way to receive help from the Police, Fire Department or Rescue Squad in an emergency. In non-emergency situations, dial the police at 686-7900. If the desk officer is on patrol, your call will be rolled over to 911 automatically and County Dispatch will forward your request to the Village Police.
The Village Board meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm in the Municipal Building.
Regulations for open burning in the village have been adopted and can be viewed here.
The Village of Hoosick Falls 2011 Water Quality Report has been completed and is available here.
From April 19th 2014 until May 31st 2014 there will be no charge for organic yard waste brought to the transfer station by Village residents. Yard waste consists of grass clippings, leaves, brush, and tree branches up to 3" in diameter. Dimentional lumber, concrete and other construction debris are not considered yard waste and will be charged the regular fees.
All USABLE clothing and fabric items such as; clothing, shoes, belts, purses, blankets, sheets, drapes, table linens, and stuffed toys will be accepted. (Please, no rags, fabric scraps, pillows, plastic toys, or non-fabric household items.) Your donations will not be cut up or shreaded, but will be used to help people in need.
The Hoosic River Greenway is a joint project between the Village of Hoosick Falls, the Hoosic River Watershed Assn. (HooRWA), and a committee of volunteers. The mission is to develop a greenway along the east bank of the Hoosic River with hiking and biking trails, river access, and other recreational amenities.
The steering committee is always looking for new members. Meetings are held the last Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm in the Village offices.