New Scotland

The lacrosse season started on a chill day as Voorheesville lost to Lansingburgh.

On March 30, members of the Guilderville girls' swim team post their six new records, broken this past fall, on their new swim board at the Clayton A. Bouton swimming pool in Voorheesville.

Will Smith, Voorheesville's public works superintendent since 1999, resigned in February. He previously served the village as assistant superintendent under new Superintendent Brett Hotaling's father, William.

The Hilton Barn was slowly moved from its original location to a piece of land across from Route 85A on March 29th in New Scotland.

“This is today’s world,” said Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple after the March 24 active shooter drill at Clayton A. Bouton High School in Voorheesville — the largest such drill ever held in Albany County.

Small class sizes affect Voorheesville's entire high school athletic program, according to Athletic Director Joseph Sapienza, as Voorheesville looks to join other districts to fill teams.

The Voorheesville Dionysians will perform “Into the Woods” at the Lydia C. Tobler Performing Arts Center March 18 to March 20.


The state's parks department said this week that no proposal for a Thacher Park ropes course has yet been submitted, but that environmental impact studies have already been done.


The Voorheesville Elementary School now has 46 students, or nearly 10 percent of enrollment, who are eligible for free or reduced-cost lunches.​

The Voorheesville school district will hold a planning meeting with police on Thursday, March 10, from 1 to 3 p.m.



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