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“We’re going to make BKW a wildly exciting and successful place for all of us,” said Audrey Roettgers, appointed at the end of July.

Many of the candidates are incumbents — Kenneth Runion for supervisor, Paul Pastore and Patricia Slavick for town board, and Denise Randall for town justice.

The 71st Annual Punkintown Fair, held on July 26 in New Salem, is the volunteer fire department’s three-day fund-raiser that includes rides, games, and animals.


Leon Rothenberg won a Tony Award this year for sound design for The Nance

The village would recoup about $8,000 into its general fund if the village court is dissolved.

Work will not occur from Aug. 12 to 16 to accommodate visitors to the Altamont Fair. For up-to-date travel information, call 511 or visit

Deadline to enter is Aug. 3. Contestants must be residents of Albany, Schenectady, or Greene counties. 

The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission is catching birds in mist nets so they can be banded, released, and tracked.

Participants in the event camp in tents, in Tawasentha Park, for one to four nights, from Aug. 8 to 12, to demonstrate their commitment to eliminating poverty and substandard housing, and raise money for Habitat for Humanity.