24 Main Street
Hoosick Falls, NY 12090
911 or 518-686-7900
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
911 or 518-686-7900
February 8, 2017—The Village has been notified by DEC, NYSDOH, and Honeywell on the next phase of the investigation of the John Street area. The on-going investigation has determined that VOCs or volatile organic compounds (other than PFOA) have been found and this merits further investigation. The plan is for Honeywell, accompanied by DEC and DOH to begin contacting residents in the John Street area to deliver a letter explaining what is being recommended. The documents are linked below for public review. Representatives will be at the February 14 Village Board meeting to answer questions.
Public water supply continues to be non-detect for PFOA and acceptable for all uses
February 7, 2017—The New York State Departments of Health and Environmental Conservation today announced that the Village of Hoosick Falls' municipal water system has fully transitioned to the new full capacity granular activated carbon filtration system (GAC). The new full capacity system allows for the treatment of a higher volume of water and will ensure residents in the village continue to have access to clean drinking water.
When frigid winter temperatures are forecast, the Village/Town has a Code Blue shelter procedure in place. People in need of shelter from the extreme cold should contact the Hoosick Falls Police Department at 518-686-7900, or come to the police station at the Municipal Building on Main Street and an officer will facilitate arrangements for shelter at one of the community buildings offering warm shelter for the evening.
The newspaper of record for the Village of Hoosick Falls is the Eastwick Press. Public notices will be posted in the paper.
Local Girl Scout Samantha Brewer has created a Volunteer Opportunities booklet as a resource for those looking for information about community organizations in Hoosick. The project was for her Girl Scout Gold Award. This is a great resource for anyone looking for a way to help out the greater Hoosick community. The booklet can be downloaded here. Thank you Samantha!
The Hoosick Barn Quilt Trail is ready! A community-wide celebration of art and rural culture in Hoosick created by members of the community. 31 barn quilts have been hung throughout the Hoosick area, all built, painted and hung thanks to a coordinated community effort. Maps are available at the HAYC3 Armory to drive the route and view the quilts among our pastoral countryside. If you drive the trail, be sure to take a selfie and share it on your social networks using the hashtag #BQSelfie!
A printable version of the map is available to download.
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.
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 monthly at 6:00 pm in the Village offices. The meeting dates are posted on the Village calendar.
During declared snow emergencies, the Snow Emergency Ordinance will be in full effect. No parking on public streets for EVEN house numbers from 9:00am to 12:00 noon. No parking on public streets for ODD house numbers from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The snow emergency takes effect with 3 inches of snow or greater. Residents can park in residential areas marked as no parking zones during the declared snow emergency period. Once the parking zone is cleared, people are asked to move their vehicles from the no-parking zone. Compliance by citizens will ensure the safe and quick removal of snow from the Village streets and municipal parking lots. If you are elderly or handicapped and cannot move your vehicle in a timely manner because of snow conditions, contact the Village offices, police department, or highway superintendant in advance for instructions.
If you take your empty bottles and cans to Nickel Back Redemption at 25 Carey Avenue you can donate the money to the Hoosick Area Church Association (H.A.C.A.) Food Pantry? This money would go toward purchasing food for the pantry, preparing Thanksgiving baskets, and outfitting and supplying backpacks to children at the start of the school year. Every nickel counts!
Carbon Monoxide (CO) is the “invisible” killer. Carbon monoxide is a colorless and odorless gas. Every year more than 100 people in the United States die from unintentional exposure to carbon monoxide associated with consumer products. To read more about CO poisoning, and what you can do at home to prevent it, read the literature below from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
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.