New Scotland

VOORHEESVILLE — Fifty-one students at Clayton A. Bouton High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams.

With just the month of October left, the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy is racing to raise another $90,000 to buy the former Bender melon farm in New Scotland.

Voorheesville volleyball captains

Voorheesville’s high school was recognized with one of the most prestigious awards in education. 

Borrego Solar Systems is seeking to install 20 acres of solar panels on a vacant 27-acre site along Altamont Road in New Scotland. The New Scotland Zoning Board set an Oct. 27 public hearing for the project. 

John Griffin, New Scotland

NEW SCOTLAND — Voorheesville sixth-grade parents were notified on Thursday afternoon that children would be learning from home for a second straight day.

Nine months after Jeanne Picard Fish was declared “incapacitated” and placed in a nursing home, her property — close to 90 acres with an historic barn and house at the foot of the Helderbergs — is about to be sold for $660,000 in a way that will protect 80 percent of the land from future development.

Voorheesville has its first positive case of COVID-19 of the school year. 

In the early 1980s, the former Feura Bush school was sold and six local boys were without a place to play.

Patty Miller, Karen Klevanosky, Friends of Library


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