NEW SCOTLAND — Leading a platoon of 53 men into one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, 2nd Lt. Sanford “Sandy” Berkman and all of the Marines under his command would be wounded or killed while fighting on the Pacific island of Iwo Jima.
The contract between the village and the Voorheesville ambulance squad was approved with a split vote, with the amount in reserves for a roof fund, a new vehicle fund, or a maintenance fund a particular point of contention.
Timothy Albright, a life member of the New Scotland Historical Association, came across documents describing the efforts by his native town and county to spend tax money to help people in poverty in the 19th century.
A schoolhouse suits John Curley as he began and ended his long career in education as a teacher. Now he is the director of the Feura Bush Neighborhood Library, which is housed in a quaint old one-room schoolhouse.
NEW SCOTLAND — Officials have released plans for the future of the John Boyd Thacher and Thompson’s Lake state parks, which among other proposals will combine them under a single name, and run them as one.
NEW SCOTLAND — Citing recent leadership changes, past defections, and a need to solidify the party’s message, the New Scotland Republican Committee has declined to endorse any candidates in this year’s municipal elections so it can regroup, said Albany County Republican Commissioner Rachel L. Bledi.