New Scotland

Janice Winters

VOORHEESVILLE — Janice Winters was a homemaker in every sense of the word. She grew vegetables that she canned for her family to eat. She sewed clothes for her children to wear. She even mowed the lawn of her family’s yard.

“Her kids were her life,” said her daughter, Heidi Gran.

This May, voters residing in the Voorheesville Central School District will decide on a $25.4 million school budget for next year.

New Scotland with a solar developer

NEW SCOTLAND — Capitalizing on the state’s recent changes and updates to its solar incentive programs, New Scotland has entered into an agreement with a solar developer that, if fully executed, will have the town collecting a monthly check for doing little more than signing the contract — and providing the land for a solar farm.

Voorheesville Superintendent Brian Hunt

Despite concerns about a small pool of candidates, Voorheesville had 19 people apply to be the school district’s next superintendent.

The Voorheesville School and Community Foundation is accepting applications for the Marlene Windelspecht Prentiss Scholarship to be awarded to one or more graduating seniors from Clayton A. Bouton High School.

On April 29, Voorheesville will be part of a national initiative to try to get kids off their phones and electronic devices, and into the real world.

The budget and board election votes for both the Voorheesville Public Library and Voorheesville Central School District are set for May 21.

The Voorheesville School Board has put off until next week its vote on the 2019-20 school budget.

As Voorheesville moves to codify its comprehensive plan into law, residents and business representatives voiced their concerns at a public hearing on the proposed update to the village’s zoning code.

The budget and board election votes for both the Voorheesville Public Library and Voorheesville Central School District are set for May 21.

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