Stewart’s Shops

Stewart’s announced in September 2019 it was suing Voorheesville, claiming the village was targeting the company to keep it from building a new shop in the village. The village, in its first response to the lawsuit, asked that the suit be tossed. 

ew Scotland has nine different water districts

Customers in New Scotland’s Northeast Water District will eventually have to pay for the water they are receiving from Voorheesville. But it has yet to be determined how that will happen. 

Depending on the source, some New Scotland water customers can pay as much as $26 per 1,000 gallons of water while others pay as little as $4.50. Recently, because their own service had to be shut down, the 127 customers in the Northeast Water District have been paying close to double what they normally pay for water.

 Daniela Filmer, the mother of Zachary Barrantes, the 25-year-old mentally-ill man who survived an attempted suicide at Thacher Park on New Year’s Eve, said no single person or institution is at fault for what happened on Dec.31; there had been breakdowns at every turn that night. 

Kathy Fiero

Labor and management came to an agreement in Voorheesville, as the teachers’ union and school district signed a five-year agreement; teachers had been working without a contract for 18 months. 

Mary Hennessy holds a Bible as her father, William, takes the oath of office

Oaths in New Scotland were taken on a century-old Bible and a telephone book for the Jan. 1 re-organizational meeting.