Sean Mulkerrin

When Gia Pace was bullied as a schoolgirl, she escaped into the fantasy land of a Renaissance fair; now she helps runs one at Indian Ladder Farms.

Voorheesville Superintendent Brian Hunt, who had already announced his retirement, will be taking medical leave starting June 1.

At a special meeting, the Altamont Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously  overturned a decision made by the village’s building inspector on Stewart’s proposed Altamont Boulevard project. Zoning-board member Kathryn Provencher was part of the unanimous decision, two weeks after Stewart’s Shops had asked that she recuse herself because, the company said, she was biased against the proposed project.

On June 13, Indian Ladder Farms will host the second event in a two-part series on land conservation, which will focus on how farmers have conserved working farmland.

In Voorheesville, incumbents fell and budgets were easily approved on Tuesday, May 21.

NEW SCOTLAND — The lack of public infrastructure in New Scotland has helped maintain a rural charm many residents value, a characteristic long lost in the neighboring suburban towns of Guilderland and Bethlehem.

A request for an interpretation as to what the proposed Stewart’s project on Altamont Boulevard should be designated as — a convenience store or a gasoline service station — was left unanswered by the Altamont Zoning Board at its monthly meeting due to an out-of-left-field request made by Stewart’s.  

The Voorheesville Teachers’ Association, looking for a better way to communicate with the school board, has backed a candidate that it feels will help it in that pursuit.

On May 21, two Voorheesville residents will vie for one seat on the library’s board of trustees, as incumbent Lance Moore is challenged by Belinda Heckler.

Albany County is in the early stages of deciding what to do with the old railroad bridge that runs over New Scotland Road in Slingerlands.

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