Altamont

ALTAMONT — A small group of Altamont residents is suing the village’s board of trustees as well as Stewart’s Shops, seeking to overturn a zoning change approved by the village board, in a split vote, las

 Stewart’s Shops was before the Altamont Zoning Board of Appeals

Stewart’s Shops continues to move forward in its attempt to build a new store at 1001 Altamont Blvd. Last week, the company presented to the Altamont Zoning Board of Appeals its proposal for five area variances; the board in turn set a public hearing for May 14.

The villages of Altamont and Voorheesville continue to propose and adopt budgets that keep the municipalities below the state-set levy limit.

On Tuesday morning, One Tree Love preschool took a visit down to the Yarn Shop in Altamont to learn about where and how yarn is made.

The villages of Altamont and Voorheesville continue to propose and adopt budgets that keep the municipalities below the state-set levy limit.

Stewart’s is moving forward in its attempt to build a new store at its current site at 1001 Altamont Blvd. The company will be before the Altamont Zoning Board of Appeals on April 9, seeking variances to construct the new shop.

At its monthly meeting, the Altamont Village Board voted, 3 to 2, to not hold a public hearing for the rezone of 120 Park Street.

The Altamont Village Board asked the planning board for its recommendation about an application the village board received from JNT Development, seeking to rezone 120 Park Street to allow for apartments to be built on the site.

Running on the Altamont First line, Nicholas Fahrenkopf was the top vote-getter with 210. His running mate, Michelle Ganance, garnered  193 votes. Fahrenkopf had been on the board since 2015; Ganance was appointed just this past year. They ran on their records.

Daniel Barker, Altamont’s new historian, would like to scan historic documents and make local oral history available on the village’s website.

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