New Scotland

Altamont resident and Voorheesville alumna Makayla-Courtney McGeeney published a collection of diary entries and blog posts.

Inspiring future scientists, Clayton A. Bouton High School students in Ted Simon’s Advanced Placement physics class held a festival on June 7 to launch their weather balloon and get kids excited about science and technology. A balloon with a payload is to reach 100,000 feet as video cameras film the journey and the curvature of the Earth.

VOORHEESVILLE — The First United Methodist Church of Voorheesville at 68 Maple Ave. will hold a Vacation Bible Camp called “Beach Party.”

The camp will run from Monday, June 29, through Thursday, July 2, meeting from 9 a.m. to noon each day.  Children ages 4 years old through fourth grade are eligible to attend.

Organizers of the Fourth Annual Summer Solstice Festival are expecting a record turnout on June 20, from noon to 4 p.m., on the Albany County Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail in Bethlehem and Voorheesville.

New Scotland Councilman Daniel Mackay starts a new job next week as executive director for the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation.

Dianne Luci, trustee, First United Methodist Church of Voorheesville

The Voorheesville native whose parents were both music teachers, the 35-year-old won a Boston/New England Emmy for live audio engineering on a talent show.

The planning board here approved a request by DJK Holdings to use 15.6 acres at 1120 Delaware Turnpike as a nursery for plants.

After facing possible felony charges, the teens arrested in April for making a mess of the high school, causing a teacher to fall and seek medical care, were charged with non-criminal disorderly conduct.

Pastor Mae Boyer of Restoration Hill Ministry hopes to run church services and programs for at-risk youth at the former convent and restaurant on New Scotland Road.

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