Sean Mulkerrin

The Altamont Board of Trustees asked the court that the case brought against it by a group of residents be dismissed. 

Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail pavilion

In nearly two decades of existence, the Voorheesville Community and School Foundation has given away over $200,000 to help fund local projects. Between Sept. 3 and Oct. 1, the group will be accepting applications for its latest initiative, the “Big Ideas” competition.

At its September meeting, the Altamont Board of Trustees has a chance to finally lay to rest a problem that has roiled the village, its residents, and Stewart’s Shops for much of 2019. 

capped landfill on New Scotland’s Upper Flatrock Road

As part of the state’s ambitious climate law that was passed last month, by 2030, the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act states, 70 percent of New York’s electricity has to come from renewable sources, and, by 2040, all electricity in the state is to be generated from 100-percent carbon-free sources. Currently, New York is far from its 2030 goal and has just over a decade to try to almost double the number of renewable energy sources in the state. 

When he was just 12 or 13 years old, magician Jay Mattioli’s mother had business cards printed for him to hand out at local businesses and schools. He estimates that he has performed magic at over a thousand birthday parties.

 KeyBank in Altamont

The former home of the Altamont branch of KeyBank, at 105 Park St., could soon be off the market. 

At the monthly meeting of the Voorheesville School Board, teachers and residents aired grievances over issues of transparency, communication, and planning. The district’s students were again recognized for their work in the classroom. 

 Patroon Land Farm in Knox, New York

Patroon Land Farm in Knox has helped feed hundreds-of-thousands of hungry people. Its mission will endure even though its owner, Pauline Williman, has died. 

After last year, the Altamont Fair's director said that she learned to have back-up plans for her back-up plans.

Looking to become a viable alternative to the Democratic and Republican parties, Libertarians have begun grassroots organizing to grow the party.

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