New Scotland

VOORHEESVILLE — A 9-year-old Voorheesville Elementary School student has been collecting cans to help his aunt, who is battling cancer. He has collected around 10,000 returnable items over the course a month.

A long-time board member, C. James Coffin, and a newcomer, Robert Samson, are guaranteed seats on the Voorheesville School Board as no one else is in the running.

On April 8, kids of all ages came to the New Salem Fire Department for the annual Easter egg hunt with their families and a visit by the Easter Bunny.

Lisa Ramundo is the first women to serve as the commissioner of the Albany County Department of Public Works. A former engineer for New York’s Department of Transportation and in the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, she credits her recent appointment to experience overseeing the construction of roads, bridges, and other structures.

When the state budget was finalized, a week after deadline, the Voorheesville schools came out $55,000 ahead of what the governor had proposed in aid, allowing the addition of two part-time teachers.

A lawyer representing the owners said, “Smitty’s is going to close. Period. What is going in there...will not drastically affect village lives.” 

On Wednesday, April 12, Voorheesville's Jennifer Gregg signed her letter of Intent to play Division 1 hockey at RPI.

A visioning session for the Village of Voorheesville was held at St. Matthew’s Church in the village. A series of exercises allowed visitors to formulate their ideas into statements, which the village will use to help form a comprehensive plan.

It’s the start of a new season for the Voorheesville boys’ lacrosse team with a new attitude under a new coach.

This is a paid advertisement published in the April 6, 2017 issue of The Altamont Enterprise.


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