New Scotland

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.

Voorheesville Teachers Association President Kathy Fiero expressed disappointment with the school board Monday, and said that the board has a responsibility to know what is going on with state tests.

Voorheesville's Main Street business district has never had a master plan. Now a committee with a hired consultant will share recommendations and listen to residents at a March 31 workshop.

To the Editor:

Voorheesville's deputy clerk treasurer said in the decade she's worked for the village there has never been a contested election.

VOORHEESVILLE — Ruth Vincent, a small woman with a large personality, died in the home she had built, the home where she had lived most of her life.

She died on Tuesday, March 17, 2015.  She was 92.

“She was a teeny, tiny little firecracker of a person,” said her granddaughter, Rhonda Doherty.

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