Hilltowns

WESTERLO — Gerald “Pete” Woodruff, an easy-going man who owned and ran Woodruff’s Store with his wife, died on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 at Albany Medical Center as the result of a massive stroke. He was 84.

Reviving the historic property — used as a community park, a summer hotel, and a christian retreat in Berne — along Route 443 has been complicated by an expensive demolition.

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A memorial placed on Robert Furnia’s lawn in Delanson Saturday is a customary symbol in military ceremony. Dog tags hung from a hard rubber training rifle that balanced a helmet on top and stood between a pair of military boots.

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To the Editor:

Mark your calendars for this year’s Farms and Artisans Tour on Sept. 13 and 14!  It is an opportunity to take a ride through rural Albany County and enjoy the beautiful days of late summer in the countryside.

LEGAL NOTICE

VOORHEESVILLE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

432 New Salem Road

Voorheesville, NY  12186

NOTICE TO PARENTS/

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Started as an online gateway to local foods, FarmieMarket was Sarah Avery Gordon’s way for small, local farmers like her father to reach customers who increasingly shop online.

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A bridge over Fox Creek will be strengthened using federal grant money to prevent the erosion of its foundation, the governor’s office announced last week.

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In order to get toilet water from the Berne hamlet into the Fox Creek below, it has to be cleaned through the sewer district’s treatment facility, which recently started flowing wastewater through its tanks and coarse sand filter.

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In the elementary school, teachers are embracing the math modules set out by the state as guides for curricula. Throughout the district, administrators are hoping hires of teaching assistants and teaching coaches will set BKW on the right track with the Common Core standards.

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Kristin Mack, who found Berne in her search for a rural practice to begin her career as a doctor of osteopathy, said her native community in West Virginia has many similarities with the rural Hilltowns.

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