Lisa Nicole Viers

Last week, funds totaling $1.4 million were announced from a press conference at Indian Ladder Farms. Sixty-eight different grants were given to land trusts across the state, with two local organizations receiving funds.

The Voorheesville Public Library has proposed a budget that is almost $13,000 less than the previous year, while continuing to invest in new materials and building improvements.

VOORHEESVILLE — Each year, Clarkson University asks its seniors to nominate high school teachers who affected their lives and were all-around outstanding educators.

GUILDERLAND — Nestled just off Route 20 in Guilderland, rows of statues wind around a building and overflow behind it into a scape of small fishing boys, jesters, cats, and busts of ancient Greek deities.

VOORHEESVILLE — The 2014-15 Voorheesville School District budget was approved by the board of education at a meeting on Monday, April 21. The entire board voted in favor of the budget, which is set at $22,713,608.

Congressman Paul Tonko visited Voorheesville elementary school April 23 and spoke to kids about finding themselves.

NEW SCOTLAND —John Boyd Thacher State Park will get $3.8 million for its new visitors’ center, the governor’s office announced on Tuesday. The Helderberg park is to receive almost half of $8.7 million allocated to Capital Region parks.

Jennifer L. Do was arrested April 8 for allegedly stealing jewelry from her step-grandmother. Chief Deputy Kerry Thompson of the Albany County Sheriff's Office says people should be cautious when allowing people to work in their homes.

A special-use permit to build a house in an industrial zone has neighbors balking; not at the possibility of a house, but at what they see as a property in disarray. They are hoping the New Scotland planning board places conditions on the permit to keep the property tidy.

Voorheesville has turned its school risk behavior task force into a community alliance, bringing more community members together to provide kids with alternative activities, in hopes of keeping them away from use of drugs and alcohol, and other risky behaviors.


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