VOORHEESVILLE — After months of discussion, two public forums, and an online survey of parents, students, and community members of the Voorheesville Central School District, Superintendent Brian Hunt at September’s school board meeting recommended, and the board approved, by a vote of 6 to 1, a school resource officer for the 2018-19 s

NEW SCOTLAND — The New Scotland Democratic Committee will have three new members, while the top vote-getter in the most recent town board election lost his seat, according to unofficial primary results from the Albany Board of Election.

NEW SCOTLAND — A process that began over a decade ago, paused, and recommenced in May 2017, came to a quiet conclusion on Wednesday night as the town board unanimously approved an update to New Scotland’s comprehensive plan.

New Scotland first adopted a comprehensive plan in 1960 and updated it 35 years later in 1995.

VOORHEESVILLE — Encore! Books, at the Voorheesville Public Library, is the brainchild Sherry Burgoon, but it’s her sister, Patty Miller, who has made it a success.

Two Clarksville residents were arrested at a State Police occupant-safety checkpoint, after the 3-year-old girl who was riding in the back of the car handed a trooper a pouch containing marijuana and related paraphernalia.

The anti-incumbent mood that has been tossing out 10-term Congressmen, has come to New Scotland and its Democratic committee.

With each passing year, fewer and fewer all-volunteer ambulance squads remain in the area, replaced with full-time paid employees.

Albany County received millions in government funds to upgrade its communication system. Now volunteer fire departments worry how they’ll be able to pay for the required new radios.

New state-set equalization rates for Guilderland residents in the Voorheesville school district mean district residents in New Scotland and Berne will pay more.

Voorheesville’s school board continues to debate the possibility of adding a school resource officer for the new school year.