Sean Mulkerrin

The Voorheesville Central School District remains without a permanent replacement for superintendent, after the school board’s preferred candidate refused the job for health reasons.

The Albany County Paid Sick Leave Act was defeated on Monday night, as one-third of the Democrats in the county legislature joined every Republican in a  21-to-17 vote.

Crounse house

Dormant and deteriorating for decades, the Crounse House was, again, close to be demolished before a group of citizens stepped in to ask for one more shot to save the house

Stewart’s Shops Feura Bush

Stewart’s Shops is looking revamp its store with gas pumps in Feura Bush, and with its variance requests approved, the company appears to be on its way to updating its shop at 1360 Indian Fields Road.

Patricia Snyder

Two-term New Scotland Councilwoman Patricia Snyder will not run for a third term in the fall. With incumbent William Hennessy up for re-election, two seats on the town board are open.

When Gia Pace was bullied as a schoolgirl, she escaped into the fantasy land of a Renaissance fair; now she helps runs one at Indian Ladder Farms.

Voorheesville Superintendent Brian Hunt, who had already announced his retirement, will be taking medical leave starting June 1.

At a special meeting, the Altamont Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously  overturned a decision made by the village’s building inspector on Stewart’s proposed Altamont Boulevard project. Zoning-board member Kathryn Provencher was part of the unanimous decision, two weeks after Stewart’s Shops had asked that she recuse herself because, the company said, she was biased against the proposed project.

On June 13, Indian Ladder Farms will host the second event in a two-part series on land conservation, which will focus on how farmers have conserved working farmland.

In Voorheesville, incumbents fell and budgets were easily approved on Tuesday, May 21.


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