Voorheesville

NEW SCOTLAND — Nominating petitions are available for the position of trustee for the Voorheesville Public Library Board to fill the vacancy caused by the expiration of the term of Janna Shillinglaw.

A 14-member comprehensive land-use committee, developing the village’s first master plan, is is to have its work completed within 10 months.


    

In Altamont, Kerry Dineen, submitted the sole petition for mayor. She will be the village’s first female mayor and will serve for four years.

A Voorheesville mother raised concerns that  90 percent of Voorheesville sixth-graders have averages of 85 or higher and yet, on standardized tests, only 20 to 30 percent score in the top.

A commission charged with mapping Voorheesville’s future has surveyed business owners and will hold a session to hear their ideas on Feb. 16. Another session is scheduled for Jan. 26 to hear from cultural groups.

The Voorheesville Elementary School’s talent show will reveal a design for a new playground. The current one is now past its “lifespan,” organizers say, and is in disrepair

The town of Bethlehem and the village of Voorheesville have considered, if not already implemented, water-rate increases.

VOORHEESVILLE — Robert S. Andrews, a mild-mannered gentleman who loved to sing and play the piano, died on Jan. 9, 2017. He was 92.

“He was very kind, a gentleman,” said his wife, Marilyn Andrews.

Playing with high intensity for the entire game, the Storm — made up of players from five schools: Guilderland, Mohonasen, Scotia-Glenville, Voorheesville, and Schalmont — beat the Queensbury Spartans, 3 to 2, Friday night before Christmas break.

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