VOORHEESVILLE — The 2014-15 Voorheesville School District budget was approved by the board of education at a meeting on Monday, April 21. The entire board voted in favor of the budget, which is set at $22,713,608.
Jennifer L. Do was arrested April 8 for allegedly stealing jewelry from her step-grandmother. Chief Deputy Kerry Thompson of the Albany County Sheriff's Office says people should be cautious when allowing people to work in their homes.
Renée Crisafulli is an experienced nursery school teacher, brimming with enthusiasm, and the Voorheesville Community Preschool hopes she'll reverse declining enrollment as the program nears the half-century mark.
A special-use permit to build a house in an industrial zone has neighbors balking; not at the possibility of a house, but at what they see as a property in disarray. They are hoping the New Scotland planning board places conditions on the permit to keep the property tidy.
Voorheesville has turned its school risk behavior task force into a community alliance, bringing more community members together to provide kids with alternative activities, in hopes of keeping them away from use of drugs and alcohol, and other risky behaviors.
In 2008, forensic scientist Garry Veeder committed suicide. After years of ongoing trials, a federal judge has upheld her ruling that a jury should decide if the family's constitutional rights were violated during the alleged investigation.