New Scotland

Patricia Conway, president, Voorheesville Community & School Foundation

Enrollment data for Voorheesville suggests that the student population, which peaked at 1,300 in 2000, will level off by 2020 at 1,100 students, according to Superintendent Brian Hunt.

The town remains in negotiations with two Hilton-barn heirs for land across the road from the historical barn the town hopes to save but is slated to be razed.

Glenn Schultz, Voorheesville

Sherry Burgoon, president, Friends of the Voorheesville Library

Both candidates support county nursing home services, approve of Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy’s goal to restrict crude-oil tanker movement through the county, and urge caution for expanded pipeline and electric transmission lines, with the safety of local residents as a primary goal.

Republicans running for town council are seeking write-in votes for the Conservative line in the primary, while also running on the Reform Party line.

Timothy J. Albright, Meadowdale

Dietrich Gehrig's hobby hops farm in New Scotland has grown to 60 acres.

Residents of the Heldervale water district in Slingerlands asked town officials to re-examine their water rates, and to exercise care with older asbestos pipes if the Creekside housing development receives final approval. 


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