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Town leaders disagree over a proposed water-well law, with some contending that it would harm farmers and long-time residents, and others citing an obligation to provide safe water to taxpayers.

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Diners enjoyed an early meal of steaming Thanksgiving standards at the American Legion post in Voorheesville on Nov. 23.

After months of neighbors' petitions and planning board delays,  Lauren Bachner had her kennel and dog-day care approved last week in a split vote.

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In the Christmas classic, It’s A Wonderful Life, performed by the Classic Theater Guild on Dec. 20, George Bailey's angel, Clarence, saves him from jumping off a bridge by showing him what his town would be like if he hadn’t lived. 

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Voorheesville Middle School will put on Wonderland, this weekend at the performing arts center.

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NEW SCOTLAND — The zoning board of appeals on Tuesday unanimously granted a temporary use variance for the construction of just a foundation of a building on land that has not yet received approval from Albany County Department of Health, effectively closing a public hearing held open for two months.

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VOORHEESVILLE — The school board here appointed local parent Doreen Saia to the board on Monday to fill the spot vacated by Kristine Gravino in September.

Also, the board heard a presentation by Voorheesville Elementary School Principal Thomas Reardon about the VES spirit program for students.

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KING WILLIAM, Virginia — George “Skip” Henry Winters III, formerly of Voorheesville, died on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. He was 59.

Mr. Winters graduated from Voorheesville Central Schools in 1974.

Local performers will take the stage next week to bring to life the events of the anti-rent struggle that took place in our region nearly 175 years ago.

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