Sean Mulkerrin

A long discussion of what has always been done versus what actually has to be done consumed a large part of the Dec. 13 New Scotland Town Board Meeting. Members also said goodbye to Councilmember Laura Ten Eyck.

Bender melon farm

At its Dec. 13 meeting, the New Scotland Town Board dealt with a long-running issue.

Under a program from National Grid, the villages of Altamont and Voorheesville as well as the town of New Scotland could see significant savings for street lighting.

Bob Burns, a friend of Robert Baron who resigned as Voorheesville girls’ varsity basketball coach, came to the December school board meeting to defend the coach’s legacy.

The Voorheesville School Board was presented with an updated capital-project plan at its December meeting. The project is estimated to cost about $8 million.

The Voorheesville Diner closed for good on Sunday, Dec. 3.

VOORHEESVILLE — On July 23, 1975, Kiss took the stage of the Convention Hall in Wildwood, New Jersey, and proceeded to blow the doors off the arena.

That night, portions of “Alive!,” the band’s landmark live album, were recorded on the Jersey Shore.

Mark S. Schmidt of Altamont was arrested and charged in an underage-sex sting operation by the Albany County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday.

Residents of Voorheesville were presented with the village’s comprehensive plan at a public hearing on Wednesday, Nov. 29.

Danz Development, LLC recently purchased a nine-acre lot on Route 85 that used to house a convent, a series of restaurants, and a church.


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