Sean Mulkerrin

Securities and Exchange Commission filings associated with the three commercial mortgage-backed securities holding Crossgates Mall $243.7 million in debt state Pyramid filed a notice of default the week of May 8.

A May 23 public hearing on a proposed 11-lot subdivision off of Altamont’s Western Avenue was kept open until the zoning board’s next meeting, currently set for June 28.

The New Scotland Town Board approved a $529,200 contract with Sanz Construction of Staten Island to renovate the Hilton Barn. Sanz had the lowest base bid, but the town also decided to go with $65,000 in additions. 

Pyramid’s latest tax-break request for Costco has drawn criticism from two long-time vocal opponents of the project.

Enterprise columnist Dennis Sullivan has written a book about Julius Caesar.

On May 9, town attorney James Melita offered his opinion to the committee.

With 593 ballots cast in the Voorheesville School District budget vote on Tuesday, residents approved next year’s $30.1 million spending plan 76 percent to 24 percent.

Transportation of New Scotland’s senior citizens has been at half capacity for the past three years after it was determined repairing one of the town’s two senior buses would be too expensive.

With its new $16.7 million assessment, the Northeastern Industrial Park will pay about $310,000 in Voorheesville Central School District taxes each year, down from $522,000 in annual tax payments. 

Among the items dealt with by the New Scotland Planning Board on May 2 were Meadowdale Winery’s request to move its operation from Guilderland to New Scotland, an application from Indian Ladder Farms to hold a festival this July, a request from Boozy Moo! Ice Cream to move its production facility from Albany to New Salem, a proposed condo project on New Scotland Road, and an already-approved solar project on Altamont Road.


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