Hilltowns

KNOX — Thomas R. Filkins, a gentle and friendly man who was a tank mechanic during World War II and a postal carrier for most of his career, relished the role of public servant.

New York State’s Maple Weekend is celebrating its 20th year on March 21 to 22, and March 28 to 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. During both weekends, producers from across the state will welcome families to their farms to see firsthand how real maple syrup is made.

Kristen Reynders said her towing business continues to operate with its trucks parked at various locations, since she pleaded guilty to violating the zoning law in Knox.

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Richard Bader, a lawyer, keeps his New Visions students thinking on their feet, which led to the team being the first of upstate students to win a state competition on the Constitution.

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The town of Berne is inviting nominations for membership to the Board of the Game Farm Road Project.  This will be a working board comprised of seven individuals both eager and interested in the future of the property and its uses.

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For our Girl Scout Silver Award project, the highest award a middle school girl can earn, we recreated children’s books into felt storybooks. We decided to do this because we are trying to encourage kids to enjoy reading.

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For our Girl Scout Silver Award project we, with Mr. Al Gaige’s assistance, built two bookshelves for the Berne-Knox-Westerlo pre-kindergarten students. We did this so that the children could learn how to read, as well as enjoy reading by the time they enter kindergarten.

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On Monday, Feb. 9, it snowed all day. We ended up with 14-inches of snow.

My daughter, Marcia Pangburn, dropped her daughter, Kyra, off at my house because school was closed. Kyra and I enjoyed scrambled eggs and toast for breakfast.

The Home Front Café in Altamont on Tuesday, Feb.

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