Sean Mulkerrin

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.

A drunk driver, police say, took out power to New Scotland Town Hall on Friday night, causing the town office to close on Monday.

After a lifetime as a painter, Irena Frinta, at 95 years old, has added author to her résumé.

After half-century as a pastor in the Reformed Church in America, the last 27 at the Unionville Reformed Church in Delmar, Pastor Thomas Kendall has stepped down and is now considered a pastor emeritus.

Voorheesville Mayor Robert Conway

The proposal is increased 29-percent from this year’s budget, which is due largely to a sidewalk capital project.

The Altamont Village Board approved to list for sale the village’s interest in the Doctor Crounse House, and adopted a draft of the restrictive covenant that would require a buyer to preserve the home’s historical features.

Michael Merwin, a 22-year veteran of the Navy, recently had his beef-jerky company certified as a service-disabled veteran-owned business.

At its March meeting, the New Scotland Town Board approved rate hikes in six of its 10 special-use districts.

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Neither the Senate nor the Assembly will support the governor’s 2-percent cap on annual growth in Board of Cooperative Educational Services, building, and transportation aid for schools.

Pushback from New Scotland residents over the proposed hamlet rezoning plan was significant enough that changes to the plan call for another public hearing.  


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