Margaret Craven Snowden called conservation easements along the Helderberg escarpments “a miracle,” allowing her to fulfill her decade-long dream of preserving her land. 

VOORHEESVILLE — Susan Balmaceda has lived right near the downtown business district of Voorheesville since she was 2 — fifty-four years ago, she said.

“I used to go down with my friends to play around the old Grove Hotel, even though my mother told me not to,” she said.

The sun shone Saturday on over 100 volunteers who came out for the inaugural Green Clean to tidy up and celebrate Voorheesville.

New Voorheesville Superintendent Brian Hunt is set to take the helm in July. Hunt began his teaching career in Voorheesville, and left in 2001 to become an administrator. When the superintendent's position opened at Voorheesville, he said, "I couldn't pass it up."

Police continue to investigate a crash on Route 32 that sent a teenager to the hospital in serious condition, after the vehicle's driver lost control on a difficult S-curve and hit a tree.

The town was awarded a grant to devise new zoning regulations for the commercial zone in the hamlet of New Scotland at routes 85 and 85A. A committee of residents has been appointed to work with a hired consultant.