Voorheesville

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.

After assuring residents that it would seek all options to help lower the costs of a proposed $3.6 million sewer system, the village of Voorheesville began to make good on that promise this week when the state announced that the village had received a $400,000 grant. 

The Mountainview Evangelical Free Church in Voorheesville began as a Bible-study group 40 years ago. Thirty years ago, the study group got its own church, and, in September, amid dwindling membership, the church shut down. 

Contemporary Christian artist Dave Pettigrew will be at at Saint Matthew’s Church on Nov. 10, for a concert to benefit local addiction and recovery agencies.

112 Maple Ave. in Voorheesville.

Stewart’s Shops has announced that, for the first time in company history, it is suing a municipality because of what it claims is a “targeted effort to prevent Stewart’s” from building a new shop on property it owns at 112 Maple Ave. in the village. 

175 Voorheesville properties newly installed sewer system map

Confusion about Voorheesville’s proposed sewer project had residents seeking answers from the village board at its monthly meeting. 

Voorheesville recently had a study performed to assess the feasibility of placing sewer lines in and around Main Street and Voorheesville Avenue. With the study in hand, the village is now looking for grants to help defray the project’s $3.6 million cost.

Voorheesville

VOORHEESVILLE — The two women who keep Voorheesville running like a well-oiled machine, received the bureaucratic equivalent of rave reviews for their handling of the village’s billing, collection, and enforcement of water and sewer charges, according to a recently released state audit.

Keith Edwards

Among the charges against Keith R. Edwards were two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, meaning two children were present.

Glenn Durban

VOORHEESVILLE — Glenn Durban died at his home in Voorheesville on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. He was 101.

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