Voorheesville

Nearly 75 percent of Voorheesville School District voters approved a $26 million budget for 2020-21, while there will be a lot of new school board members to oversee it. 

VOORHEESVILLE — The 12th season of the Voorheesville Farmers’ Market located at 68 Maple Ave. in Voorheesville will open Wednesday, June 17, with the hours of 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.

As the COVID-19 pandemic begins to starve municipal budgets of sales-tax revenue, mobile carriers are also looking for their pound of flesh.

The village of Voorheesville’s budget for next year is down but residents will see an increase in their water bills.

Voorheesville’s proposed budget for 2020-21 is down $325,000 from this year.

The second season for the Berne-Knox-Westerlo girls’ and Voorheesville boys’ basketball teams started with a bang this week for play in the Section II, Class C bracket.

VOORHEESVILLE — Frederick “Fritz” Raymond John Herzog, a father of five and grandfather of seven, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. He was 85.

He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1952 to 1956. He retired from the New York State Department of Transportation.

In back-to-back court filings, Stewart’s Shops states that its lawsuit against the village of Voorheesville should not be dismissed because the village’s adoption of a new zoning code was “far from an ordinary municipal comprehensive planning and zoning enactment process.” Voorheesville responded, again, that the case should be dismissed because Stewart’s latest argument does nothing to alter “the conclusion that the Village lawfully changed its zoning code for the district in which the subject property is located.”

Stewart’s Shops

Stewart’s announced in September 2019 it was suing Voorheesville, claiming the village was targeting the company to keep it from building a new shop in the village. The village, in its first response to the lawsuit, asked that the suit be tossed. 

Depending on the source, some New Scotland water customers can pay as much as $26 per 1,000 gallons of water while others pay as little as $4.50. Recently, because their own service had to be shut down, the 127 customers in the Northeast Water District have been paying close to double what they normally pay for water.

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