VOORHEESVILLE — The school board here appointed local parent Doreen Saia to the board on Monday to fill the spot vacated by Kristine Gravino in September.

Also, the board heard a presentation by Voorheesville Elementary School Principal Thomas Reardon about the VES spirit program for students.

New school board member

Saia told the board that she is an Albany attorney with two children in Voorheesville schools. Her husband is an engineer, she said.

“We built our house on the mountain in 2000,” Saia said.

Local performers will take the stage next week to bring to life the events of the anti-rent struggle that took place in our region nearly 175 years ago.

Three weeks after their arrest, the Stannard sisters are concerned about the welfare of the 45 cats that lived with them in their camper. The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society euthanized 30 of them and put the others up for adoption.

NEW SCOTLAND — Nearly a year after four companies vied to build transmission lines across the state — including in New Scotland, Bethlehem, and Guilderland — to increase electricity for the New York City metro area, projects are in the works downstate to increase energy production by 10 times the am

NEW SCOTLAND — Peter Henner, at 62, wants to make the most of what is left of his life.

Like Janus, he is looking in two directions — at his past life and at his future — in order to set the best course.

A neighbor's appeal of a previously-issued building permit for a box container falls short but inspires the town to investigate new zoning codes.