Public comments on a report on the natural-gas extraction process were mostly about the potential harm it could bring and how such information was missing from Westerlo's draft report. One was in favor of the process.
The kick-off assembly for the two-week Parents As Reading Partners program at Berne-Knox-Westerlo featured costumes, quilts, and stuffed animals to bring reading to a new level for students. A grant from Target awarded last year will help fund a carnival at the end of the year.
Matthew C. Woelfersheim also intentionally started a fire in an unoccupied building on Carman Road in Guilderland on Sept. 30, 2013; the fire spread to a neighboring property and damaged a garage and vehicle, according to police.