New Scotland

VOORHEESVILLEVoorheesville villagers who remember sledding down Tork’s Hill on Route 156 across from the firehouse years ago are excited to learn that it will be open

“Usage is doubling year over year,” said Rick Andras, a radio frequency engineer for Verizon Wireless.

The zoning board held a public hearing for Charles Shufelt's application to run an auto-repair garage — an application that was denied by the town’s building inspector.

Cynthia Elliott wants to replant her family's Scotch Hill Acres tree farm and use the site's enclosed pavilion as an outdoor banquet facility during the off season. 

NEW SCOTLAND — Beverly Jean Nash, a former Voorheesville clerk-treasurer who became a chef and, later, a special education teacher, died on Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, in Lilburn, Georgia. She was 88.

“Beverly was a woman of many talents and gifts, with a voice as beautiful as her spirit,” her family wrote in a tribute.

Residents voted Tuesday to replace Voorheesville's pool filtration system that was installed in 2002. The final cost to the district is expected to be $28,000.

NEW SCOTLAND — Jean Ozard Beals, a longtime first-grade teacher in Voorheesville, died on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, at her home in Beverwyck. She was 100.

She was born in Zanesville, Ohio, daughter of the late Orla R. and Blanche Boyer Rambo.

With a $10,000 grant, the Clayton A. Bouton High School will build its first robotics team and compete in March.

Christine Abelseth, director, The Kids Club Inc., Voorheesville


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