Sean Mulkerrin

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.  

female athletes

Concerns raised over the number of sports offered to girls in Voorheesville has the district looking to make additions.

Kind Performing Arts keeps growing. The dance studio has moved to a space in Voorheesville that is double the size of its previous studio.

One resident of the Bethlehem Central School District wants the district to hold onto Clarksville Elementary in New Scotland.


After performing “Mary Poppins” last year, the Dionysians, Voorheesville’s drama club, have left proper English society for the jungles of Africa; this year, the drama club will perform “Tarzan.”

All Voorheesville candidates for village board were unopposed and sent back to office on Tuesday, March 20.

A 23-year-old Voorheesville man was charged with raping his ex-girlfriend. He and his roommate were also arrested on weapons charges.

Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail

The Capital District Transportation Committee has a plan to connect the multi-use trails of Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, and Saratoga counties into a single network. A report found that, on nine of the trails, there were 1.6 million visits in 2016.


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