Weekly Archives

GUILDERLAND — Christine Hayes is making her first run for school board because, she said, “I want to give back to the community and be a voice for the students.”

VOORHEESVILLE — St. Matthew's Catholic Church will begin its 50th anniversary celebration next weekend, kicking off a year of activities marking its presence in the village.

VOORHEESVILLE — The Voorheesville Public Library’s director says the board is struggling to balance a continuation services while being forced to cut costs.

ALBANY COUNTY — As struggles continue in the wake of last summer’s tropical storms, local leaders reacted with relief and gratitude yesterday after Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the state would cover the local share of response and recovery costs.

GUILDERLAND — The board of the Guilderland Public Library has adopted at $3.4 million budget proposition that stays under the state-set levy cap, meaning it would pass on May 15 with a simple majority of votes.

The public library has never seen a budget defeat.

VOORHESVILLE –– A Voorheesville handyman accused of stealing items from his clients’ homes did so while illegally collecting welfare funds by not reporting his jobs, reported the Albany County sheriff.

WESTERLO — The Hannacroix Rural Cemetery, like many historic country graveyards, is strapped for cash.

The Altamont Enterprise placed third this year among single flag — that is, independently owned — newspapers in the New York Press Association’s annual awards contest. We took home 13 awards, seven of them for first place, including the award for Community Leadership.

NEW SCOTLAND –– The town board unanimously voted to dismiss planning board member Elizabeth Stewart last week, citing her lack of attendance at meetings.


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