H. Rose Schneider

Stephen Wilson, who has kept bees for about 40 years, was given a Beekeeper of the Year Award in part because of his efforts to raise funds to protect honeybees and place a faculty member in Cornell’s entomology department.

GUILDERLAND — The holiday season is fast approaching, and Earl MacIntosh has been preparing for its arrival.

Voorheesville’s high school’s robotics club gave a presentation on their most recent endeavors at the Monday night school board meeting.

As construction continues on a visitors’ center at Thacher Park, neighbors have grown concerned that the lights at the site — lit for the safety of construction workers at night — could become a regular feature on the otherwise unilluminated Helderberg escarpment.

With just over a thousand votes, Laura Ten Eyck kept her seat on the New Scotland Town Board, defeating her fellow female farmer, Ally Moreau.

shooting at Helderberg Rod and Gun Club.

As concerns over lead in public water have increased, concerns over lead contamination have gone unnoticed at public and private gun ranges.

A cocktail reception to raise funds for the visitor’s center at John Boyd Thacher State Park will be held on Nov. 3.

A lack of volunteers had led Voorheesville's ambulance to announce its closure, but members continue to respond as a secondary service, and the organization is seeking a way to keep running.

The board is looking at ways to balance the budget without depleting savings or exceeding the tax cap. The final meeting to discuss the proposed budget is next Wednesday.

Voorheesville Central School District released findings last Thursday of 38 water outlets testing above the minimum level of lead out of the 125 sinks and water fountains in the middle school and high school.

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