Sean Mulkerrin

A cost-saving measure by Voorheesville brought on a federal audit and fines last year.

A firefighter was sent to the hospital and muddy conditions made it more difficult to fight a fire on Delaware Avenue on Tuesday, May 1.  

Denise Maurer, a Master Gardener with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County, uses everyday items to create art and teaches others to do the same.

Five years ago, Doug Arthur had been away from drawing for a while when one night he bolted out of a dead sleep with the idea that he was going to do a book.

After 50 years as collaborators, Herb Weisburgh and Ed Munger are debuting their first musical, “Love in Firenze,” at The Addy at Proctors on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

A dramatic increase in Voorheesville’s adopted budget is due to a one-time expense, and Albany County Comptroller Michael Conners came to the the village board’s monthly meeting to talk about what could happen to a municipality’s budget if sales-tax revenues decrease.

Lisa Fasulo of Altamont has opened her newest business, Michelangelo’s Paint Place, on Western Avenue in Guilderland.

After three residents took out petitions to run for the Voorheesville Public Library Board of Trustees, just a single one was returned with the required 25 signatures.

VOORHEESVILLE — The Voorheesville Library Board of Trustees will vote to adopt a budget for next year at its April 23 meeting. The proposed $1.18 million spending plan is up about $8,000, less than 1 percent, from this year.

If adopted by the board, residents would then vote on May 15 to approve the budget.

The board of education adopted a $24.7 million budget for next year, and, on May 15, residents in the Voorheesville Central School District will vote to whether or not to accept it as well deciding on a $7.7 million capital project, a new capital reserve fund, and two seats on the board of education.


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