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Seems Positive — Officials of Company Coming to Select a Building Site — Farmers Jubilant at Prospect of New Market.

The village board asked residents for their thoughts on saving the 19th-Century home of Altamont's first doctor.

A standing-room-only crowd attended an Albany County Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail information session Tuesday at the Cornell Cooperative Extension office in Voorheesville and learned that the entire rail trail would be paved and open in 2017.
 

The home of Frederick CrounseAltamont’s first doctor, at 759 Route 146, the village’s main street, has sat empty for about three decades.

 

Bill Donato has restored the cemetery Bill Bennett uncovered on land he purchased in Dunnsville.

NEW SCOTLAND — “The Battle of the Normanskill through African-American Eyes” will be presented by Aaron Mair, for the Nov. 1 program of the New Scotland Historical Association, from 2 to 4 p.m.

It is interesting to think that, back in time, the town of Guilderland didn't have defined roads.  In fact, in 1812, the recently named commissioners of the town highway department were just beginn

Dougherty’s hope is that the exhibition will “encourage people to investigate further all the astonishing windows in our three churches, as well as the legacy of remembrance they represent for each donor.”

NEW SCOTLAND — Shakers stressed aspects of community and unity; however, individuals that made up these villages had personalities, idiosyncrasies, and life experiences that made up dynamics within each Shaker family and sometimes led to surprising interactions, close friendships, or even divisions within the community.

CLARKSVILLE — Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. at the Clarksville Community Church to meet Solomon Northrup, the central figure of the movie “12 Years A Slave.” 

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