The middle-school faculty re-examined and revised its approach to math and the Common Core after state assessment scores years ago came in low, according to Voorheesville Curriculum Director Karen Conroy. This year, about a third of students in most grades tested received scores at the highest level.

At 82, the longest-serving pizzamaker in the area is retiring.

Superintendent Brian Hunt said that 61 percent of the project's funding may be reimbursed; the final cost to the district is estimated at $28,000.

The district will supply residents with Bethlehem water, but some remain on wells by choice, while a small number have design issues still to be resolved.

Alana Fiero, crude oil trains, Voorheesville

A local resident and college student tells the story of increased train traffic — and potential danger from crude oil trains — in her hometown in a video she produced with Environmental Advocates.

Enrollment data for Voorheesville suggests that the student population, which peaked at 1,300 in 2000, will level off by 2020 at 1,100 students, according to Superintendent Brian Hunt.