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.

One law would permit a store similar to Westerlo’s The Original Applebees, now closed, and the other would change the minimum acreage requirements for farm uses from five to seven acres.

VOORHEESVILLE — “We are united for Albany Public Schools,” proclaimed the red T-shirts worn by many in the crowd of 80 facing the Voorheesville School Board on Monday night.

Racing through the muddy trails at Thacher Park, middle-school-age boys compete in the New York Interscholastic Cycling League event on May 2.

Voorheesville Elementary presents Lion King, Jr. at the Performance Arts Center at Clayton A. Bouton High School in Voorheesville.

Voters will elect a trustee and decide on the library’s $1.16 million budget on May 17 from 2 to 9 p.m. at the Voorheesville Middle School foyer.

In addition to negotiating for Smith's Tavern, Stewart's Shops is entering "normal business-to-business" discussions with the corporate owner of the Voorheesville Mobil station.

NEW SCOTLAND — Four women are running for two seats on the Voorheesville School Board this May.

The Voorheesville boys' baseball team beat Watervliet at home on April 15 at Swift Park.


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