Voorheesville

“During that time, you’re on your own,” said Captain Daniel McNally of the Guilderland Police.

He was referring to the minutes between a 9-1-1 call and the arrival of police. The national average is said to be three minutes, he said, “but I would argue it’s more than that.”

An emergency $10,000 repair to the Voorheesville pool done over the December vacation was not part of the $75,000, voter-approved project, according to a school administrator.

Blackbirds lose first conference game on Jan. 8 to Lansingburgh.

“To reach 100,000 feet with our balloon is our ultimate goal,” said former high school senior Alexandra Cunningham last March when Project Icarus was just getting underway.

The village office in Voorheesville can now distribute parking permits for people with disabilities to village residents, according to Clerk-Treasurer Linda Pasquali.

VOORHEESVILLE — A small percentage of Voorheesville residents turned out on Wednesday to vote on the question of whether to raise the Length of Service Award Program funds credited each year to qualifying volunteer firefighters. An overwhelming majority of those voters agreed to raise that amount.

Because of the state tax freeze, villagers will not see their taxes rise over the next few years as a result of any increase to firefighters' pensions, according to the Voorheesville village clerk.

VOORHEESVILLEVoorheesville villagers who remember sledding down Tork’s Hill on Route 156 across from the firehouse years ago are excited to learn that it will be open

Residents voted Tuesday to replace Voorheesville's pool filtration system that was installed in 2002. The final cost to the district is expected to be $28,000.

Ranked third in New York State, the Voorheesville girls’ soccer team got to the Class B sectional final for the second straight year. In a crushing loss, 4 to 1, the Birds couldn’t beat the first-ranked team, Schalmont — the same team Voorheesville last year in the semifinals.

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