Sean Mulkerrin

The New Scotland Planning Board dropped its appeal to the zoning board over the building inspector’s determination as to what constitutes a flashing sign, after the town board’s passing of a new law rendered the appeal moot.

Feura Bush Park is being renamed for Charles Houghtaling, a New Scotland civic and business leader.

At the Oct. 16 Voorheesville School Board meeting, an independent audit of the district showed it to be in good shape financially, but the district’s rainy-day savings is over the state-set cap. It was also reported that fundraising for a new playground went better than expected. And residents of Guilderland voiced disapproval over the increase in their school-tax bills.

On Nov. 7, New York voters will have a once-in-a-generation decision to make: Should there be a constitutional convention to revise or amend the state’s government document?

A Schenectady man is in serious condition following a motorcycle crash on New Salem Road in New Scotland.

The New Scotland Town Board settled months of back-and-forth among the various boards as to what constitutes a flashing sign.

The town board was alerted by the county that sales-tax revenue, a significant portion of New Scotland’s budget, may be at risk, due to competition from the internet and nearby counties that are seeing their own retail-shopping center development.

With official voting results in, Democrats Adam Greenberg and Daniel Leinung will be on the Conservative Party line for the fall election.

Daniel McCoy’s 2018 proposed budget for Albany County is up $25 million from last year, but stays under the state-set levy limit and doesn’t increase taxes.

The Altamont Village Board approved Wayde Bush as a new planning board member, following Kevin Clancy’s resignation.

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