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.

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


On Sunday, Oct. 18, the village held a program in Village Hall to kick off the 125th Anniversary of the founding of Altamont. 

Travis Stevens, Knox

ALTAMONT — Village Trustee Cathy Glass, who joined the Altamont board this spring, has resigned due to unforeseen health issues within her family, Glass told The Enterprise.

ALTAMONT — After months of packed village meetings as Stewart’s proposed an expansion that would have required a zoning change, its bid failed Tuesday night with a tied village board vote, 2 to 2.

A zoning change requires a majority vote.

Dougherty’s hope is that the exhibition will “encourage people to investigate further all the astonishing windows in our three churches, as well as the legacy of remembrance they represent for each donor.”

ALTAMONT — Stephen F. Hout has been named manager of the Capital Region Market's Altamont branch of KeyBank, at 105 Park Street.

“He is responsible for maximizing branch productivity, maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction, and managing the employees within the branch,” according to a release from KeyBank.

Jim Gaughan, mayor, Village of Altamont  

ALTAMONT — The simple phrases uttered to family and friends who do motocross summed up James Pearce’s nature:

“He always had a smile,” his father, Stephen Pearce, said. “He was always, ‘lighten up and let’s go.’”


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