New Scotland

NEW SCOTLAND — A year after a private fundraising campaign was launched to raise $1 million for a Thacher Park Center, more than half the goal has been reached, according to the Open Space Institute.

One of the reasons we became a journalist was because we believe that by telling people’s stories truthfully others can learn to understand the common humanity we share.

The 38-year-old, Erika Barkman, from Voorheesville, fell 50 to 60 feet, police said.

At the Wyman Osterhout Community Center in New Salem, used for events and as a polling place, the front entrance has dangerous steps that have been cordoned off.

On April 10, the room was crammed from wall-to-wall with clothing of all kinds — even high-end brand names. Karie Jean’s Closet was open for business

Library Trustee Bryan Richmond won another five-year term on the Voorheesville Public Library Board of Trustees with 429 votes, defeating Alan Kowlowitz, who garnered 298.

New Scotland held its annual spring clean up on May 6.

On May 5, Indian Ladder Farms opened a new bar that serves local beer on 10 taps in New Scotland

Residents from Guilderland, Bethlehem, and Albany have joined Voorheesville villagers in mourning the anticipated loss of Smith’s Tavern in the heart of the village along the Vly Creek, and across from the elementary school. The iconic pizzeria may soon be sold to Stewart’s Shops.

“I’m trying to retire,” Smith’s Tavern co-owner Jon McClelland told The Enterprise. “I thought we had it sold to a group.”

The sale did not go through, he said.

Albany County Sheriff's Office Investigator Eric Burns was injured on April 5, 2012 when a rock hit his face as he was rappelling down the Helderberg Escarpment to reach and remove loose rocks.

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