New Scotland

To the Editor:

New Scotland Kiwanis Town Wide Volunteer Day, co-sponsored by the town of New Scotland and the New Scotland Kiwanis Club, will be held on Saturday, May 2, with two shifts from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4 p.m., with a barbecue at the town hall from noon to 1 p.m. for all volunteers.

The Elliott House Thrift Shop on Route 81 in Norton Hill is now open for the 2015 season. The shop is located in the former Powell store, next to the United Methodist Church.

It is open on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Through lifestyle changes, a free program may help seniors stop the disease before it starts.

New property owners want to build two four-unit buildings on land where a previous owner's request was denied.

Due to a power outage, the Voorheesville school district brought lunches from the elementary school to feed its middle and high school students before releasing them at 1 p.m. last week.

VOORHEESVILLE — On Saturday, April 18, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., the village of Voorheesville will be hosting a recycling collection event in the firehouse parking lot at 12 Altamont Road.

NEW SCOTLAND —  “Victory Turned Into Mourning” — a farewell to Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant at the New York State Capitol — will be the program presented by Stuart Lehman at the New Scotland Historical Association to Tuesday, April 7.

VOORHEESVILLE — Homemade take-out meals, including a desert, are served each Monday by the Voorheesville Methodist Church at 68 Maple Ave.

“You are relieved from planning, cooking, and cleanup,” says organizer Nancy Farley.

These are the menus:

— March 30:  Spaghetti pie, a new offering;

The Voorheesville Public Library has two openings on its board of trustees as it begins to redesign its programs and services.

The Voorheesville Central School District filed its $22.8 million draft budget with the state this month. Voters will decide on the budget and three propositions in May.


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