Voorheesville

The village board adopted a $2.3 million budget, which will keep tax rates flat, and also expressed interest in working to get a green grant.

Lisa Ramundo is the first women to serve as the commissioner of the Albany County Department of Public Works. A former engineer for New York’s Department of Transportation and in the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, she credits her recent appointment to experience overseeing the construction of roads, bridges, and other structures.

A lawyer representing the owners said, “Smitty’s is going to close. Period. What is going in there...will not drastically affect village lives.” 

A visioning session for the Village of Voorheesville was held at St. Matthew’s Church in the village. A series of exercises allowed visitors to formulate their ideas into statements, which the village will use to help form a comprehensive plan.

This is a paid advertisement published in the April 6, 2017 issue of The Altamont Enterprise.

Voorheesville teacher Tim Mattison says, in the months his second-graders spend watching trout grow, they learn to appreciate wildlife and commitment to a project

Trustee Richard Straut, newly elected to his appointed post, plans to continue the work he has started  — on water, sidewalks, and helping to develop a comprehensive plan for the village.

Petitions are due on April 17 for candidates seeking seats on Voorheesville school and library boards. Two incumbents have announced they are running — C. James Coffin for the school board and Janna Shillinglaw for the library board.

Few voters cast ballots in uncontested elections in Voorheesville and Altamont.

The Voorheesville Dionysians are producing a “Mary Poppins” musical that is, as director Robert Whiteman put it “entertaining on the surface” but rife with complex relationships to explore beneath.

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