New Scotland

NEW SCOTLAND — On Sunday, Nov. 3, from 2 to 4 p.m., the New Scotland Historical Association will be hosting the program, “Coping with Life’s Necessaries: The Down and Dirty Story of Life Without Plumbing,” at the Wyman Osterhout Community Center in New Salem.

Lance Moore, whose family has been involved with theater for many generations, is part of a real-life drama as he rescued a historic inn in Freehold to open a restaurant, and now awaits regular local patrons.

Hundreds came out on Sunday, Sept. 22, to pick Cortland, McIntosh, and Macoun apples.

Wayne LaChappelle says he enjoys the small-town atmosphere as he works in the newly created post of commissioner of public works for New Scotland, and he doesn't fault the councilman who voted against his appointment, calling it "checks and balances."

Carpentry was a constant in the life of Francis J. Conde Sr.

He earned his living in the trade, as a member of Local #117 in Albany. It brought him to his wife, and it was a skill he wanted to pass on to his children.

The Voorheesville Fire Department declined to take over ambulance duties — a relief for contentions between the village board and the ambulance squad, which says Mayor Conway's statement about the situation in the village newsletter was incorrect.

NEW SCOTLAND — On Wednesday, Oct. 2, the Clarksville Historical Society presents “Civil War Camp Music” with Uncle Billy’s Balladeers.

The interactive theater performance, featuring songs and poems of the Civil War, starts at 7 p.m. at the Clarksville Community Church on Delaware Turnpike in Clarksville.

A 44-year-old East Greenbush man fell to his death while illegally scaling the rock face at the John Boyd Thacher State Park on Sept. 13.

NEW SCOTLAND — Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University will again be offered at the First United Methodist Church at 68 Maple Ave. in Voorheesville, beginning on Sunday, Sept. 22, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and continuing on Sundays for nine weeks.

NEW SCOTLAND — The New Scotland Historical Association is pleased to have Barbara Baciewicz and Sharon Kielty, long-time volunteer interpreters at Historic Cherry Hill, come to our program on Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the Wyman Osterhout Community Center in New Salem, to reenact the crime of the Cherry Hill Murder of 1827.

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