Tuesday, Nov. 17, the Old Men of the Mountain met at the Hilltown Café in Rensselaerville.

Nearly a year after the slain body of 5-year-old Kenneth White was found in a roadside snow bank in Knox, his cousin Tiffany VanAlstyne has pleaded guilty to murder.

Director Penny Shaw says there's a melancholy to the Toyland song, "Once you leave its borders you can never return again." But, she said, children can bring you back.

BERNE — John Morwin, 42, of Schenectady, was sentenced on Nov. 10 in Berne Town Court to 30 days in jail and three years of probation for first-offense driving while intoxicated, according to a release by the Albany County District Attorney’s office.

KNOX — Ronald F. Martin, an athlete and sports fan with a good sense of humor, died on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, with his family by his side. He was 76.

Mr. Martin was born in Albany on Dec. 4, 1938, to the late Earl and Elizabeth Martin.

“We are working on getting her the help she needs,” said Sheriff Apple. “Honestly, a mental health issue is usually a factor in these cases.”

Westerlo's tax rate is still unavailable, but is not expected to change much, according to Supervisor Richard Rapp. 

The town's water tank has been repaired, after a random shot caused a disruption.

KNOX — James L. Vecellio, known to his family and friends as Jim, died quietly at his home on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. He was 79.

John Kilcher, Colonie


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