ALTAMONT — Those close to Reverend Robert Luidens — who will soon be retiring as pastor of the Altamont Reformed Church after 31 years — will tell you about his dedication to visiting people confined to a hospital or a nursing home or their own home.

GUILDERLAND — An Altamont man was arrested last week for selling alcohol to a minor.

“You never rezone to benefit an individual,” Weston said. “You have to rezone to conform to the comprehensive plan.”

The home of Frederick CrounseAltamont’s first doctor, at 759 Route 146, the village’s main street, has sat empty for about three decades.


“Ideally, the land would not be used for development at all,” said Hawver. “But, what they’ve proposed is a reasonable compromise.”