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Voorheesville Village Trustee Florence Reddy resigned before the end of her term and has been replaced by on the board by Sarita Winchell.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

VOORHEESVILLE — The First United Methodist Church in Voorheesville invites all to come for a free lunch on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, from noon to 1 p.m.

There are no take-outs; diners will eat their lunches in the church hall.

For more information, call (518) 765-2895.

On Saturday put on by the Voorheesville Library was part of their summer reading program with the theme of “Build a Better World.” 

Last month, the village board authorized payment of $6,200 in fines to the federal Environmental Protection Agency for violations of the Clean Water Act.

Smith's Tavern

Voorheesville adopted a moratorium on development at the end of June so that its first-ever comprehensive land-use plan can be completed. 

Jaynie Parmenter spent many years in the world of local youth theater but never imagined she would perform on Broadway right after graduating from high school.


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