Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail pavilion

In nearly two decades of existence, the Voorheesville Community and School Foundation has given away over $200,000 to help fund local projects. Between Sept. 3 and Oct. 1, the group will be accepting applications for its latest initiative, the “Big Ideas” competition.

The results of state testing in math and English were announced recently.

Berne-Knox-Westerlo Secondary School

Many of the renovations to the secondary school are set to be completed by the beginning of the school year, while the construction at the elementary school will take place in phases in different sections of the building over the course of a year.

One difficulty school administrators often face when a child is murdered outside of school is that there is often a period of time when police are not forthcoming about what has happened and who has been harmed.