Tyler Murphy

The Voorheesville School Board has asked for more focus to pare a $11.5 million building project proposal.

Invasive species can be found throughout Thacher Park and Thompsons Lake, but education campaigns and volunteers have helped to stem their impact on biodiversity.

Though the Altamont Fair has long been a place to showcase agricultural achievements, more and more it’s also where people share their intimate connections to the living world with others.

NEW SCOTLAND — Leading a platoon of 53 men into one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, 2nd Lt. Sanford “Sandy” Berkman and all of the Marines under his command would be wounded or killed while fighting on the Pacific island of Iwo Jima. 

"Keep very busy, and maintain a good sense of humor."

The contractor agreed to some additions and stipulations, aimed at addressing concerns that development at the rural site might alter water drainage and negatively impact neighbors.

VOORHEESVILLE — No one has filed a petition to be on the ballot for the Voorheesville Public Library Board of Trustees this year.

Library Director Gail Sacco said none of the incumbents were seeking another term and no petitions were filed by the deadline April 22.

VOORHEESVILLE — When school district voters go to the polls May 21 they will be able to cast votes for two open and unchallenged seats on the board as incumbents C. James Coffin and Cheryl Dozier each seek another four-year term.

Both candidates have careers in education.

VOORHEESVILLE — The Voorheesville Board of Education adopted a $22,562,392 budget last week, 3.17 percent larger than last year’s, which would raise the tax levy in the district by 3.23 percent.

NEW SCOTLAND –– To gauge public feedback, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is holding an open house this weekend at the Thompson’s Lake Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center.


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