Jo E. Prout

VOORHEESVILLE — The school board here appointed local parent Doreen Saia to the board on Monday to fill the spot vacated by Kristine Gravino in September.

Also, the board heard a presentation by Voorheesville Elementary School Principal Thomas Reardon about the VES spirit program for students.

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Author James Dunn found a family connection to the famous O’Connell kidnapping of the 1930s while doing a genealogy search. His 12-year study of the kidnapping — during which he obtained declassified Federal Bureau of Investigation documents — led Dunn to write a novelized account of the kidnapping.

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Local performers will take the stage next week to bring to life the events of the anti-rent struggle that took place in our region nearly 175 years ago.

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NEW SCOTLAND — Nearly a year after four companies vied to build transmission lines across the state — including in New Scotland, Bethlehem, and Guilderland — to increase electricity for the New York City metro area, projects are in the works downstate to increase energy production by 10 times the am

Local school leaders are in the throes of figuring out how to put new graduation options into place for current high school seniors. They see both advantages and drawbacks to the plan adopted this month by the state’s Board of Regents, which governs education in New York.

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A neighbor's appeal of a previously-issued building permit for a box container falls short but inspires the town to investigate new zoning codes.

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ALTAMONT — Non-residents who have not paid their village water bills are set to receive termination-of-service letters, after the village board approved the shut-off orders at a board meeting Tuesday.

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VOORHEESVILLE — Trustee David Cardona resigned from the village board this week, citing personal changes and a move out of town.

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When the director of the Altamont Free Library was choosing whether to take the job in the village 10 years ago, she thought of her choice as between working in a cubicle or reading to children.

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Of all the bugs Jesse Hyler has encountered in his work through All Star Pest Solutions, he says none have infested his own home.

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