New Scotland

Timothy J. Albright, New Scotland

The owner of a New Scotland farm stand was cited and shut down by the town in May for violations of the zoning code. The owner says that her activities predate the zoning code and are therefore exempt from the laws.

Under the current Voorheesville back-to-school plan, kindergarten through sixth grade classes would meet in-person everyday, while seventh- through twelfth-graders would come into school one day a week.

The ice cream truck makes a daily stop on Voorheesville Avenue in the village and the neighborhood kids are ready for their sweet treats.

While the fiscal health of other area municipalities may be in question, New Scotland’s is “very sound.”

Michelle Moczulski

BETHLEHEM —  Michelle Moczulski, who graduated from Bethlehem Central High School in June and plans to study environmental science at Villanova University in the fall, has won a $2,000 scholarship from the Friends of Five Rivers.

A developer of solar arrays has pulled out, but New Scotland will “continue to look for opportunities to do something” with two landfills on Upper Flatrock Road.

With guidelines from New York State in hand, Voorheesville now has just two weeks to come up with its own reopening plan to submit back to the state.

Karen A Boyea

SLINGERLANDS — Karen Ann Wengert Boyea, of Slingerlands, died unexpectedly on Monday, May 25, 2020, as did her husband of 47 years, Basil A. Boyea, “whom she loved, cherished, and guided through the last years of their lives,” her family wrote in a tribute.

The farm-stand owner’s application for a special-use permit will not be heard by the planning board on July 7 as she had expected.

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