Jo E. Prout

Will Smith, Voorheesville's public works superintendent since 1999, resigned in February. He previously served the village as assistant superintendent under new Superintendent Brett Hotaling's father, William.

The new First Robotics team at Voorheesville's high school achieved the highest rookie seed in the qualifying rounds of the Tech Valley First regional championship on March 18 and 19 in Troy.

 
 

Susan Leath, Bethlehem's town historian, has a new book, “Historic Tales of Bethlehem, New York,” that includes church histories, tales of local farms, and segments on the defunct ice industry and blacksmithing.

 

 

Small class sizes affect Voorheesville's entire high school athletic program, according to Athletic Director Joseph Sapienza, as Voorheesville looks to join other districts to fill teams.

The Voorheesville Dionysians will perform “Into the Woods” at the Lydia C. Tobler Performing Arts Center March 18 to March 20.

 

The state's parks department said this week that no proposal for a Thacher Park ropes course has yet been submitted, but that environmental impact studies have already been done.

 

The Voorheesville Elementary School now has 46 students, or nearly 10 percent of enrollment, who are eligible for free or reduced-cost lunches.​

The planning board heard Cynthia Elliott's report on decibel studies and a re-invented driveway, and discussed the extension of term limits for both themselves and zoning board members.

 

Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy, in his state of the county address Tuesday, highlighted new initiatives like a mental health court and non-prescription access to the anti-opioid drug naloxone.

Residents have until April 18 to file petitions to run, with a minimum of 25 signatures.

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