Sean Mulkerrin

Visitors to the 2018 Altamont Fair will pay a couple of dollars more for admission, but some new attractions may help ease the sting.

Sydney Worthley is making the rounds on the summer festival-circuit, on Aug. 18, she plays the Hope Rocks Festival, in Saugerties.

Albany County District Attorney David Soares

A study released from the state in July found that the pros of marijuana legalization outweigh the cons; this week, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo appointed a workgroup to draft legalization legislation.

The Voorheesville Central School District, after a forum on Tuesday where the audience wasn’t much larger than the district’s safety committee, continues to try to gauge community thought on hiring a sheriff’s deputy to be stationed in the schools come fall.

Monolith Solar’s new headquarters is currently under construction in the Vista Technology Campus. When complete in October, the $4.9 million project will include a new 16,000-square-foot of office space and 10,000-square-foot research-and-development and manufacturing facility.

Lindsey Parietti  took a circuitous path to her first British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award. It’s a journey that began in Altamont and wended its way through Boston, Egypt, West Africa, to her current home, in the United Kingdom.

“We feel that music is a very powerful tool for evangelization; that sometimes music can move and stir the soul in directions that, maybe, something else hasn’t,” said Peggy McQuade, the pastoral associate for hospitality at Saint Matthew’s Church in Voorheesville.

At its July meeting, the Voorheesville School Board put off voting on hiring a school resource officer for September, choosing instead to give the matter further thought and discussion.

Just 7 years old, Ben Longale has endured and overcome more disease and disorder than any two people 10 times his age.

Chet Boehlke

NEW SCOTLAND – Chet Boehlke should have been dead 15 years ago; well, that’s what his doctor told him at his most recent check up, his wife, Sharon, said. So that makes his accomplishments at the Empire State Games and Adirondack Championship all the more impressive.


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