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The Town of Claverack, incorporated in 1788, sits in the middle of beautiful Columbia County, with easy access to Albany, Boston and New York City. There are just over 6000 residents spread out over almost 50 miles of the town, which makes us the second most populated township in the County. Included in the township of Claverack is the Village of Philmont, which has its own municipal structure ( and was incorporated in 1892. We are proud of our rural, academic and industrial history and cherish the small town and rural atmosphere that is fundamental to our community.

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KISS: Senior Shredding is Back!!!

Posted by on Nov 14, 2017 in Announcements, Public Notices | 0 comments

4th quarter 2017 KISS PROGRAM (Senior Shredding) is back, from December 4th through December 15th, 2017.  Shredding bins will be available at the Town Office (91 Church Street, Mellenville, NY 12544) Monday – Friday 9a – 3p.  Click here for further details on what you can shred.  This program is courtesy of County Clerk Holly Tanner’s office.

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Stroke Survivor & Caregiver Monthly Support Group

Posted by on Nov 3, 2017 in Announcements | 0 comments

The Pines at Catskill and CMH (Columbia Memorial Hospital) Are please to present:   Catskill monthly support group flyer Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Monthly Support Group Held every 2nd Wednesday at 3:00 P.M. At The Pines at Catskill Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation 154 Jefferson Heights Catskill, New York 12414 Learn more about the following topics in a relaxed and caring environment Overview of strokes Signs, symptoms and types Adaptive equipment and their uses Coping skills – caregiver burn-out Open forum – sharing ideas, thoughts...

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Columbia County Planning Board Applicant Needed

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in Announcements, Public Notices | 0 comments

The Town Board is looking for applicants to fill one Region #3 Columbia County Planning Board seat.  This 3 year term from January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2020. Please send a letter of interest to Town Clerk Mary J. Hoose, PO Box V, Mellenville, NY 12544 or email her at

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