All and all, I am a positive person; I know that people are generally good. I sometimes need little reminders but have gone through life knowing there was a God, knowing that people are pretty good, and knowing that I should surround myself with good people.
Over the past thirty-plus years, I would guess I have driven the stretch of State Route 146 between Altamont and Route 20 in Guilderland over 30,000 times. Most often, I was driving during non-rush hours and could enjoy the drive.
A small country community named Knowersville was developing around the railroad station following the Civil War. With rail access, it was becoming a summer retreat for families from New York and Albany.
There were several hotels by the railway and a resort hotel on the hill beyond named Kushaqua.
Yesterday, while doing errands in the village (i.e. bank, post office, etc.) I saw George Pratt with his string of range horses in tow (took up a lot of space). They are lovely animals, and as friendly as their owner.
For the third year in a row, the Helderberg Hilltowns Association welcomes you to our Discover the Hilltowns: Farm and Artisans Tour. The self-guided driving tour takes place on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 14 and 15.
The Knox Fire Company has held a memorial service each year since the 9-11 tragedy in 2001. This year’s service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 7 pm, behind the Knox firehouse in the hamlet of Knox.