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On a wet, and rainy (is that really a word) Tuesday, Aug. 11, the Old Men of the Mountain met at Mrs.

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The special election comes just a few months before a large general election but several years after stalled plans to fix a leaking roof and a weathered highway garage.

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EAST BERNE — Mary Claire Bolton Liszanckie, a nurse and a mother of six, grandmother of 13, and great-grandmother of 17, died on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. She was 90.

She “went home to be with the Lord,” her family wrote in a tribute. “She was ‘Mom’ and ‘Mrs. L’ to many over the years,” they also wrote. 

BERNE — Fred C. Wukits, a veteran who worked as a manufacturing engineer, was a deeply religious man who enjoyed flying and woodworking.

Formerly of Berne, he died peacefully in his home in Grand Forks, North Dakota, on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, after a long illness. He was 83.

KNOX — For the second consecutive race, Democratic Supervisor Michael Hammond is being opposed by a resident saying he has been in the post too long.

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BERNE — Move over, American Pharaoh. Local runners are now racing for their own triple crown.

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BERNE — Vernon G. Schanz Jr., a farmer who loved the outdoors, died peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was 91.

Mr. Schanz was born in Berne on July 17, 1924, the son of the late Vernon and Mildred Josephine (née Proper) Schanz.

He graduated from the Berne-Knox-Westerlo schools in 1942.

Jenn Geckler, Knox Historical Association

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Dawn Jordan, Berne Summerfest Committee, Berne Town Counci

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The Old Men of the Mountain decided to gather at the Middleburgh Diner, in Middleburgh, on Tuesday, Aug.

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