New Scotland

FEURA BUSH — Karin Ruth Demis wove a large family together with as much care as she wove her unique textiles.

“She was always very supportive of everything we did,” said her daughter Barbara Lewis. “She was very caring. She loved her big family.”

Janna Shillinglaw, Voorheesville Community And School Foundation

This past week, the Guilderland and Voorheesville Girls tennis squads returned to their home courts to face local foes. Voorheesville lost to Academy of the Holy Names on Friday evening 6 to 1 while Guilderland lost to Niskayuna 5 to 4.

New Scotland’s tentative $8.5 million budget for 2021 is up about 4 percent compared to this year. To make up the spending increase, the town will have to tap its rainy-day fund and increase taxes. 

VOORHEESVILLE — Fifty-one students at Clayton A. Bouton High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams.

With just the month of October left, the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy is racing to raise another $90,000 to buy the former Bender melon farm in New Scotland.

Voorheesville volleyball captains

Voorheesville’s high school was recognized with one of the most prestigious awards in education. 

Borrego Solar Systems is seeking to install 20 acres of solar panels on a vacant 27-acre site along Altamont Road in New Scotland. The New Scotland Zoning Board set an Oct. 27 public hearing for the project. 

John Griffin, New Scotland

NEW SCOTLAND — Voorheesville sixth-grade parents were notified on Thursday afternoon that children would be learning from home for a second straight day.


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