Anne Hayden

VOORHEESVILLE — Timothy Blow is finishing his fifth year on the school board, and has decided to run for re-election this year.

VOORHEESVILLE — Incumbent Timothy Blow will be challenged by two newcomers — Diana Straut and Jason Windsor — in a three-way race for two seats on the Voorheesville School Board.

Lisa Henkel, who served one term, is not seeking re-election.

GUILDERLAND — Amber Tomaso, a teenager managing to care for her baby while going to school and living in a group home, will be recognized on May 16 by the Rotary of Albany Youth Recognition Program.

VOORHEESVILLE — The Voorheesville Public Library’s director says the board is struggling to balance a continuation services while being forced to cut costs.

GUILDERLAND — “Unfunded mandates are killing us,” said Daniel McCoy, Albany County’s executive since January, as he opened a town board meeting on Tuesday night.

By Zach Simeone and Anne Hayden

ALBANY COUNTY — In a collective effort to look for savings, all 19 municipalities in Albany County have agreed to pursue a local-government efficiency grant that would cover a study of how highway departments can share services.

VOORHEESVILLE — The school board adopted, by unanimous vote, a $21.8 million budget proposition on Monday.

VOORHEESVILLE — Over $600,000 in cuts are proposed for Voorheesville schools next year.

co-pilot Jeremy Arnott works to improve Hawkeye safety

Lieutenant Steven Zilberman, United States Navy, was killed when his plane went down near Pakistan on March 31 two years ago.

VOORHEESVILLE — Students, parents, and teachers packed the school cafeteria on Monday to protest a wide variety of cuts proposed for next year.


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