New Scotland

Doreen Saia, the new president of the Voorheesville Central School Board, is looking forward to collaborating with the school board, and administration, to sustain the success the district has had.

The Voorheesville girls’ volleyball team might have lost some key players from last year’s sectional final team but came back reloaded and is poised to return to sectional play this year as the team beat Watervliet last Thursday, easily winning three straight sets.

Craig Shufelt

The New Scotland Republican Party will field only one challenger for town offices this fall. One Republican Committee member lays some partial blame on national politics.

VOORHEESVILLE — The First United Methodist Church in Voorheesville invites all to come for a free lunch on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, from noon to 1 p.m.

There are no take-outs; diners will eat their lunches in the church hall.

For more information, call (518) 765-2895.

Last Saturday, Voorheesville High School was the scene for the second leg, the Voorheesville 5K, of the Hilltown Triple Crown.

A car collided with a motorcyclist who had not stopped at an intersection at Route 443 in Clarksville, police say; the crash was minutes away from where emergency responders and police were stationed.

A New Scotland teen was arrested for assaulting her uncle with a candlestick at her residence at a former New Scotland convent turned church and apartment complex.

Albany County Sheriff

Three assault weapons and high-capacity magazines containing ammunition were found in the trunk of a car stopped for a traffic violation in Voorheesville, according to Albany County Sheriff Chief Deputy William Rice.

On Saturday put on by the Voorheesville Library was part of their summer reading program with the theme of “Build a Better World.” 

VOORHEESVILLE — William M. Gipp Jr., who was known to his friends and family as Bill, was remembered this week as “stern but loving” by his son Wayne Gipp. Mr. Gipp died on Monday, July 31, 2017. He was 97.


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