Photos: History very much alive

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Perfect for Lilliput: Dennis Fancher of Westerlo places hay into his model of a stationary baler.

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Tin man: Bill Valosin of Stillwater demonstrates tinsmithing during Clarksville Heritage Day on Saturday.

Clarksville, a hamlet in New Scotland, celebrates its history each year on Heritage Day. The tradition started with Plum Fest, because New Scotland is plumb in the center of Albany County, when each of the hamlets in town was feted.

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“Voorheesville is dependent on the tax levy for the majority of its revenue,” said Superintendent Brian Hunt at a school board meeting last week. 

An emergency $10,000 repair to the Voorheesville pool done over the December vacation was not part of the $75,000, voter-approved project, according to a school administrator.

A standing-room-only crowd attended an Albany County Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail information session Tuesday at the Cornell Cooperative Extension office in Voorheesville and learned that the entire rail trail would be paved and open in 2017.