ALTAMONT — Two creative men from Altamont have gathered ghost stories from village residents and surrounding areas into a book. Neither is a stranger to imagination and yet they have labeled these stories as true.

Dan Barker, Village archivist Altamont

Each of the people at the rededication ceremony had a singular reason for being there.

Voorheesville and New Scotland were just awarded a $10,000 grant from the Preservation League of New York State to fund a cultural resource survey for the village and the hamlets of New Salem and New Scotland.

The Frederick Crounse House is set to be demolished next month. 

A whole-building condemnation would ease the regulations, somewhat, related to the demolition of Crounse House. 



Town justices of the peace in the 1890s and early 1900s had an easy time hearing the relatively few cases that arose here each year.


Jim Meade, Los Angeles


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