Sean Mulkerrin

The Voorheesville Board of Trustees at its June meeting adopted a proposed comprehensive plan for the village.

SLINGERLANDS – Birds may have a difficult time obtaining a permit to build a nest on the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy’s latest acquisition of 35 acres at the corner of Fisher Boulevard and Route 85 in Slingerlands.

That’s because of the unusual steps taken in order to conserve the land.

Before the village board’s planned adoption at the end of the month, Voorheesville residents had one last chance to offer public comment on the village-wide comprehensive plan.

Robert Baron, the former coach of Voorheesville girls’ varsity basketball, in the latest filing of his lawsuit against the Voorheesville Central School District includes his deposition, a new cause of action for defamation, and allegations of player bullying.

ALTAMONT – A few years ago, Bernard Melewski held a fundraiser at his home on Black Creek Farm, and a friend of his, John Sheehan, showed up with some wine.

“The short story is: My winemaking friend said, ‘You have a farm and now farm wineries are legal in New York, what do you think about collaborating?’” Melewski said.

Bruce Decker

Hikers in John Boyd Thacher State Park on Saturday found human remains and items that belonged to Bruce L. Decker, who had been missing in the park since February.

Stewart’s Shops plans to put the former Smitty’s Tavern on the market in as soon as a week, possibly.

Brad Utter, a senior historian and curator from the The New York State Museum, was at the Clarksville Historical Society this past Wednesday to discuss both phases of the museum’s exhibit, “Enterprising Waters: New York’s Erie Canal.”

Saturday had been the first time Indian Ladder Trail had been open to the public in almost a year. Hikers found human remains there.

Voorheesville’s schools will have a sheriff’s deputy on site and full-time for the rest of the school year after social-media postings made this past weekend.


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