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To the Editor:

A grassroots effort is underway to provide the residents and taxpayers in the Town of Rensselaerville with a newsletter after more than a year since the town board abolished the original, official monthly newsletter.

The Voorheesville high school stage featured a fund-raiser for the New Scotland Food Pantry on Jan. 31. A total of $1,770 was raised for the pantry. 

Amid fears of the LeVie Barn's demolition, an opportunity arises for it to be moved to a new location.

Lawrence Eaton of New Scotland was arrested this week for possessing and growing over 50 marijuana plants.

Saint Valentine was a roman priest who was beheaded in 170 A.D. on or around Feb. 14. His crime had been performing marnux ceremonies for young men who were supposed to remain single in order to make better soldiers!

Janna Shillinglaw's New Scotland website may have to close down.

NEW SCOTLAND — The Voorheesville Community Preschool, located in the First United Methodist Church at 68 Maple Ave. in Voorheesville, will have an open house on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Classes begin in September and run through the end of May. The preschool follows the Voorheesville School District’s calendar.

These local students have recently earned degrees:

Matthew Clarkson, of Slingerlands received a bachelor of arts  degree in English from the State University of New York College at New Paltz;

Old Songs spring group instruction classes will be held for six consecutive weeks beginning March 4, offering students an opportunity to learn new songs and techniques on their instrument, or to begin a new instrument, within a small group setting.

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