Voorheesville

Under a program from National Grid, the villages of Altamont and Voorheesville as well as the town of New Scotland could see significant savings for street lighting.

Residents of Voorheesville were presented with the village’s comprehensive plan at a public hearing on Wednesday, Nov. 29.

National Grid workers, working on their own gas line, accidentally hit a village water line, causing it to crack and forcing the library to close early on Tuesday, Nov. 21.

The Voorheesville Fire Department Auxiliary is holding a bottle drive on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 8 a.m. till noon at the Voorheesville firehouse located at 12 Altamont Rd.

The Voorheesville Board of Education approved new reserve funds that will help the sometimes-difficult process of school budgeting.

The village of Voorheesville took ownership of a popular sledding destination in the winter this month and held a ribbon cutting Tuesday morning.

At the Oct. 16 Voorheesville School Board meeting, an independent audit of the district showed it to be in good shape financially, but the district’s rainy-day savings is over the state-set cap. It was also reported that fundraising for a new playground went better than expected. And residents of Guilderland voiced disapproval over the increase in their school-tax bills.

Voorheesville Village Trustee Florence Reddy resigned before the end of her term and has been replaced by on the board by Sarita Winchell.

The neighborhood surrounding a state DOT garage in Voorheesville was jarred by an early-morning explosion caused by trucks that were on fire.

Sherry Burgoon, president, Friends of the Voorheesville Public Library

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