H. Rose Schneider

A Slingerlands resident was arrested in New Scotland after an investigation revealed he had collected over $6,000 in unemployment benefits while still working.

Emma Cunningham smiles

The program allows the students to explore their career goals and work with an individual business or organization.

Robert Johnson gave up being the town’s zoning board chairman to become one of its judges.  His empty seat on the zoning board led to a “domino effect” of new appointments.

Sydney Salerno, a Voorheesville student, will be competing in the Miss New York Teen USA pageant this coming weekend, from Jan. 13 to Jan. 15. The teenager has kept a busy schedule in preparation for the pageant, and she’s excited to see what’s in store this weekend.

View of clouds over Albany from the Helderberg escarpment

The “blueprint” for conservation looks at the importance of linking parks and protected areas, as well as highlighting landmarks such as the Helderbergs, and the Albany Pine Bush.

The Appellate Court has decided that the town of New Scotland is not responsible for the injury of a resident who caught his thumb in the tailgate of a town dump truck delivering wood chips.

The Voorheesville Board of Education approved a provision to allow the school nurse to administer the drug Naloxone, also known by its brand name Narcan, to students and staff. Naloxone prevents death from an opioid overdose.

A bill that would enlist the financial help of the state to provide legal services for the poor is currently awaiting the final step of being signed or vetoed by the governor.

Westerlo fire

A fire in Westerlo that occurred two days before Christmas has the family living in town without a home, although fire departments were able to save their pets and presents. A community response, including an account to donate to, has sprung up in response.

At the site of the former bar Pixie’s, the pizzeria and tavern serves the Feura Bush hamlet and surrounding areas.

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