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NEW SCOTLAND — Beverly Jean Nash, a former Voorheesville clerk-treasurer who became a chef and, later, a special education teacher, died on Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, in Lilburn, Georgia. She was 88.

“Beverly was a woman of many talents and gifts, with a voice as beautiful as her spirit,” her family wrote in a tribute.

Residents voted Tuesday to replace Voorheesville's pool filtration system that was installed in 2002. The final cost to the district is expected to be $28,000.

NEW SCOTLAND — Jean Ozard Beals, a longtime first-grade teacher in Voorheesville, died on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, at her home in Beverwyck. She was 100.

She was born in Zanesville, Ohio, daughter of the late Orla R. and Blanche Boyer Rambo.

With a $10,000 grant, the Clayton A. Bouton High School will build its first robotics team and compete in March.

Christine Abelseth, director, The Kids Club Inc., Voorheesville

“You can’t change from one non-conforming use to another non-conforming use,” said the zoning board attorney, Jeffrey Baker, about the proposed garage.

“We still need RFPs to get the cost," said Albany County Legislator Herbert W. Reilly of requests for proposals to move the large historic barn across the road to new digs. "We need a hard quote."

NEW SCOTLAND — William L. Flansburg, a carpenter and lifelong Voorheesville resident, died on Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Bethlehem. He was 88.

Mr. Flansburg was born on May 23, 1927, to Leroy and Gladys Flansburg in Albany, and served in the United States Navy during World War II.

CLARKSVILLE — Juliette Salisbury, known to her friends as “Julie,” was a sociable woman with a great sense of humor. She died on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, at her home with her family near her side. She was 87.

“She enjoyed her family, and they enjoyed her,” said her daughter, Rose Pritchard. “She had a great sense of humor.”

“It’s all in how you style it,” said Nanette Blake, one of two Voorheesville women bringing a large-scale, family-friendly belly-dance show to Albany Saturday night.     

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