New Scotland

VOORHEESVILLE — Tax-Aide, run by the American Association of Retired Persons, will once again be preparing income tax returns at St. Matthew’s Parish Center in Voorheesville beginning in February 2014.

To the Editor:

Last week’s Enterprise had a story about a dog being shot while it was killing a duck. The lady who owned the dog is saying she would like to change the law about shooting animals.

Like Kiwanis clubs across the country, New Scotland's is struggling to maintain membership, leading to a loss in programs.

These local students have been named to the dean’s list or received a similar honor from their college or university for the fall 2013 semester:

Caitlin Abelseth of Voorheesville, and a member of the class of 2015 at Providence College in Rhode Island;

These local students have been named to the president’s list at Hudson Valley Community College for the fall 2013 term, with a grade-point average between 3.5 and 4.0:

Maria Commisso of Altamont, in the diagnostic medical sonography academic program;

Town board members have plans for 2014  that include repairing storm-damaged roads, developing the local economy, making long-term plans for land use, and saving a historic barn.

On Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, the Old Men of the Mountain met at Mrs. K’s Restaurant in Middleburgh for their traditional Christmas Party.

Citizens made progress in 2013 towards getting a Quiet Zone to silence train whistles and a feuding village board made peace with its ambulance squad as they worked on a contract at year's end.

The odor of marijuana led police to search the car, where marijuana, crack cocaine, and scales were found.

While politics were static in 2013 — the incumbents faced no challengers in town elections — the future of Thacher State Park drew regional interest as did the disposition of an unprecedented negligent-homicide case

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