VOORHEESVILLE — In the midst of their daily lessons at Voorheesville Elementary School Wednesday morning, some students got a surprise visitor.
Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat who represents the 20th District, stopped into several classes and made sure the Voorheesville kids knew he has their interests in mind.

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.

The roughly $2 million budget proposed for next year is down slightly from this year, with a $20,000 in savings on court salaries since the village court has been consolidated with the town's.

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.

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