New Scotland

After the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863, an unidentified, dead Union soldier was found with an ambrotype photograph in his hands, with the images of three young children.  This image was the last image he saw before he died of his wounds.

The Voorheesville board said it wants firefighters providing EMS services, learned of fewer Claremont II water taps, and discussed gating for the railroad crossing.

Patrick Corrigan, as high school principal, will do extra duty as his old post, associate principal, has been cut.

NEW SCOTLAND — Carolyn Sand loved her family, enjoyed traveling, and liked to place a good bet.

Recovering from a recent illness and heart surgery Mrs. Sand died unexpectedly on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. She was 68.

Richard Decker was assigned to represent Japan in the United Nations Development Program and Benjamin Denn represented Kuwait in the World Health Organization.

The inaugural Hilltown Triple Crown 5K Series has put a new spin on competitive running in the area. Runners can increase their point total from week to week.   

A Slingerlands mother and her son were sentenced to state prison in Albany County Court this week, after they pleaded guilty to stealing cars from area dealerships.

The Voorheesville School Board has asked for more focus to pare a $11.5 million building project proposal.

Clarksville, a hamlet in New Scotland, celebrates its history each year on Heritage Day. The tradition started with Plum Fest, because New Scotland is plumb in the center of Albany County, when each of the hamlets in town was feted.

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