Photos: History very much alive

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Perfect for Lilliput: Dennis Fancher of Westerlo places hay into his model of a stationary baler.

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Tin man: Bill Valosin of Stillwater demonstrates tinsmithing during Clarksville Heritage Day on Saturday.

Clarksville, a hamlet in New Scotland, celebrates its history each year on Heritage Day. The tradition started with Plum Fest, because New Scotland is plumb in the center of Albany County, when each of the hamlets in town was feted.

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The new executive director of the Tech Valley Center of Gravity feels she has come full circle, using her years of experience to let innovation proceed.

The director of transportation and facilities for the Voorheesville district told the school board about safety and health problems with the bus garage and outlined a proposal to build a new one.

Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple has a vision of bringing support services closer to the rural Hilltowns, housing them in the former Clarksville Elementary School at the base of the Helderbergs. 

A Voorheesville mother raised concerns that  90 percent of Voorheesville sixth-graders have averages of 85 or higher and yet, on standardized tests, only 20 to 30 percent score in the top.

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