New Scotland

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.

Madeleine Roussin will be starring as Clara in the  Albany Berkshire Ballet’s afternoon production of “The Nutcracker,” on Saturday at The Egg.

Opening up the season undefeated, 4-0, the Voorheesville Blackbirds boys’ basketball team showed its strength on Tuesday evening at home against Cobleskill-Richmondville.

An 18-year-old high school student won an award at a research conference for his study of cancer cells. 

NEW SCOTLAND — The 27th Voorheesville Community Christmas Festival will be held on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 7 p.m.

The event is held at the First United Methodist Church of Voorheesville at 68 Maple Ave.

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