New Scotland

A Slingerlands resident was arrested in New Scotland after an investigation revealed he had collected over $6,000 in unemployment benefits while still working.

Robert Johnson gave up being the town’s zoning board chairman to become one of its judges.  His empty seat on the zoning board led to a “domino effect” of new appointments.

Sydney Salerno, a Voorheesville student, will be competing in the Miss New York Teen USA pageant this coming weekend, from Jan. 13 to Jan. 15. The teenager has kept a busy schedule in preparation for the pageant, and she’s excited to see what’s in store this weekend.

The Appellate Court has decided that the town of New Scotland is not responsible for the injury of a resident who caught his thumb in the tailgate of a town dump truck delivering wood chips.

Faced with two controversial planning issues this year that brought crowds to village board meetings, Voorheesville now has a 14-member committee that is working on a comprehensive land-use plan, which the village board hopes will be completed within a year.

At the site of the former bar Pixie’s, the pizzeria and tavern serves the Feura Bush hamlet and surrounding areas.

Last Sunday, Dec. 11, kids and parents joined Mrs. Claus at the New Salem Fire Department for some tea, sandwiches and some fun times.

A town park will be created in New Scotland at the site of the Hilton Barn. The land was given to the the town by the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy after it was donated by private landowners to the group.

VOORHEESVILLE — Cindy Crounse listens to her customers.

A decade ago, a customer of Crounse at her Refined Designs Original Fine Jewelry store in Voorheesville suggested she make a pendant for someone she knew with cystic fibrosis.

The neighbors were sleeping when the empty house at 3 Nancy Lane caught fire so the call came in to late to save it.

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