The Town of Rensselaerville Volunteer Ambulance Squad donated $42,000 to the town, saying it can do without the money in order to relieve taxpayers.

Elected leaders celebrated the purchase of more than 350 acres of land, to become a major addition to Berne's parks department, after the closing on Jan. 30.

WRIGHT — Agnes L. Gaige, who brightened every room with joy and laughter, died on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 at St. Peter’s Hospice Inn in Albany, after a brief terminal illness. She was 84.

Mrs. Gaige was born on Sept. 1, 1930, in the Bronx, the daughter of Katherine (née Buckenberger) and Alfred Holt.

The town board will meet on Feb. 17 with the not-for-profit fire company, made up of volunteers, to discuss possible changes to their contract.

On Tuesday, Feb. 3, the Old Men of the Mountain met at the Chuck Wagon Diner in Princetown.

With the Helderberg landscape buried under yet another huge snowstorm in this seemingly endless winter, many of the unique geological features of our area are hidden beneath the drifts.  Fortun

When Albany County Court Judge Peter Lynch asked both sides whether they approved of video and audio being recorded by the press, James Milstein, Albany County’s public defender, objected.

The next lunch at the Westerlo Reformed Church’s fellowship hall on Route 143 is on Feb. 10 from noon to 2 p.m. The menu will consist of homemade chicken soup, egg salad and grilled cheese sandwiches, homemade assorted pickles, dessert and drinks.

Alexander Pepicelli, a freshman at Berne-Knox-Westerlo, is a finalist in the Words: Acts of Kindness campaign because he volunteers to help his classmate, Alyssa Gaige, at school.

The town responded to a petition filed in Albany County Supreme Court last month by the owner of Hitmans Towing on Route 146 to appeal the conduct of the town's attorney in a zoning case.


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