New Scotland

The Voorheesville school district will hold a planning meeting with police on Thursday, March 10, from 1 to 3 p.m.


The planning board heard Cynthia Elliott's report on decibel studies and a re-invented driveway, and discussed the extension of term limits for both themselves and zoning board members.


Frank L. Smith is known locally as the founder of a popular tavern in Voorheesville, but, when he was in the Army, his unit traveled near Chateau Thierry, France.

Timothy J. Albright, Meadowdale

Residents have until April 18 to file petitions to run, with a minimum of 25 signatures.

Heather Dolin, new to the zoning board, is continuing her family's legacy of serving the town, while newcomer and new father Daniel Leinung has begun his own service on the planning board.

Grateful veterans get the lowest exemption, as district administrators worry about re-allocating taxes to other residents. 

The town board proposed an amendment to allow a procedure for making exceptions to the term-limit rules for planning and zoning board members and appointed Laura Ten Eyck to the town board.

A potato effigy of an employee was hung and allowed to remain, according to a former town employee, but officials say every letter of the law has been followed. 

The Albany County Department of Public Works found large trees and brush close to the border of the rail trail in Slingerlands, but determined that the debris was on private property.


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