Public hearing set on putting highway super duties under DPW
The Bethlehem Town Board has set a public hearing on a proposal to abolish the position of highway superintendent.
Town selects local attorney Michael Katzer to fill vacancy
The Bethlehem Town Board has appointed a new town justice to replace Justice Mark Jordan, who died suddenly last month.
Nursing home discussion creeps forwards as word of second bidder emerges
Debate within the Albany County Legislature on the future of the Albany County Nursing Home seems to be slowing down, and that has Albany County Executive Dan McCoy frustrated.
Proposed Legends Preserve has been before town for eight years
Several Glenmont residents who went before the Bethlehem Planning Board on Tuesday, Feb. 5, disapproved of a plan to build a new housing subdivision off of Jolley Road.
George Phillips is suing the Town of Glenville for accumulated sick, personal and vacation time, along with alleged unpaid salary and longevity, he says he accumulated before his abrupt departure from Town Hall.
Residents bemoan lack of progress at community forum
Three years after Selkirk residents got a visit from then-Bethlehem Supervisor Sam Messina, many of the same issues were the subjects of a recent community forum held by Supervisor John Clarkson.
Bethlehem Neighbors for Peace continue work with renewed focus
On Monday, Jan. 28, members of the Bethlehem Neighbors for Peace organization marked their 10th anniversary by meeting at Delmar’s Four Corners and holding a short vigil.
Town and school district seek safety improvements
Bethlehem officials recently met with parents and staff of Elsmere Elementary School to discuss how to make the walk to school safer for students.
Board sets public hearing on proposal, looks at restructuring fees
Staying within the state’s two percent property tax cap isn’t getting any easier, according to Scotia Mayor Kris Kastberg, and the village wants to keep all its budgeting options open by setting the stage to exceed it.
Former Councilwoman Nicola DiLeva returns to board, Godlewski questions process
Matthew Martin has left the Rotterdam Town Board to fill a vacancy in the Schenectady County Legislature and former councilwoman Nicola DiLeva was appointed to fill his seat.
State grant to pay $3M, town to chip in $2.6M
The Bethlehem Town Board has approved a plan to bond $2.6 million for sewer improvements in North Bethlehem.
Clarkson lays out vision in State of the Town
Bethlehem Supervisor John Clarkson hopes to focus the second year of his term on sustainable development, civic improvements and economic expansion.
Supervisor delivers State of the Town and outlines initiatives for 2013
Koetzle delivered his State of the Town address at a Town Board meeting Wednesday, Jan. 16, and simultaneously detailed his 2013 Strategic Plan, which focuses on streamlining town operations, continuing economic development, improving town infrastructure and budgeting effectively.
DOT program meant to provide safe routes to walk to school
The Town of Bethlehem has received a federal grant to fund the installation of sidewalks throughout portions of the town where students lack a safe place to walk to and from school.
Town budget, politics play central roles in Clarkson’s brief political life
As he prepares to deliver his second State of the Town address, Bethlehem Supervisor John Clarkson feels he has managed to accomplish the goals he laid out after taking office one year ago, despite a difficult budget season.
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