Altamont

The mayor thanked many people at a farewell gathering for his retirement from office. He said he was leaving Altamont in a good spot.

Peter Blackman, owner of Altamont’s fine-dining restaurant, has made the fare and prices more accessible since it bought it in June. The eatery now has a new name as well.

This is a paid advertisement published in the April 6, 2017 issue of The Altamont Enterprise.

NEW SCOTLAND — On March 26, Troopers in New Scotland received a complaint that Denise A. Danz, 48, of Altamont had unlawfully entered the garage of a residence, according to a release from the State Police.

Altamont’s $2 million budget includes 2-percent raises for village workers with longevity bonuses — all with the same tax rate of $2.73 per $1,000 of assessed valuation.

ALTAMONT — Raymond J. Martin, a devoted family man who loved history and designed armories, died peacefully on Thursday, March 30, 2017. He was 89.

He was born in Albany, on Dec. 14, 1927 and grew up on Orange Street in the city. His mother worked as a telephone operator and his father was a railroad worker.

Few voters cast ballots in uncontested elections in Voorheesville and Altamont.

Passers-by noted smoke coming from the rubble that remained after a fire on Wednesday morning leveled the vacant buildings on the lot.

Dan Dymes felt helpless in the wee hours of Wednesday morning as his Agway delivery truck was stuck in the snow and he watched the Prospect Terrace fire next door getting closer. In the end, he was grateful, although his truck was damaged and his mulch pallets unsellable, that no one was hurt.

Derek Toussaint, Altamont’s new barber, says of his trade, “It’s an art and a craft. It’s important. People want to look good.”

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