Hilltowns

Berne can look forward to having a roof over its salt and sand, Supervisor Kevin Crosier said during the town’s reorganizational meeting on Jan. 1 as he described projects for Berne in 2015.

To continue reading this article, you must have a paid online subscription.

Log in, or check out our Subscription page for more information »

MEDUSA — Edith Fancher Ormsbee, a wife and mother who lived in Medusa for more than half of a century, died on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015 at Cobleskill Regional Hospital. She was 70.

KNOX — Adel R. Agnew, who, with her husband, raised six children on their Craven Road dairy farm, died peacefully on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at Our Lady of Mercy Life Center. She was 94.

BERNE — In 2014, the town was shaped in several ways by the hand of government, which was itself shaped in a close election for highway superintendent.

To continue reading this article, you must have a paid online subscription.

Log in, or check out our Subscription page for more information »

The town lost an exuberant 12-year-old, Emmit Stannard, to brain cancer as well as long-time leader Myra Dorman, but life hummed with a new cycling festival and a gala to mark the fire department's 75th anniversary.

To continue reading this article, you must have a paid online subscription.

Log in, or check out our Subscription page for more information »

KNOX — In its beginning, middle, and end, 2014 brought headline-grabbing events to Knox, while it was marked in public by a drawn-out exchange toward revising the town’s vision to center on commercial zoning.

WESTERLO —  The town had a winding road of indecision in 2014 as it grappled with what to do about high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas and hesitated to approve bids for badly needed repairs to the highway garage.

To continue reading this article, you must have a paid online subscription.

Log in, or check out our Subscription page for more information »

Happy New Year, may it be a healthy and happy one. If we are healthy we are usually happy. And if we are happy we are usually  healthy. 

KNOX — Kenneth D. “Kenny” White, a kindergartner at Berne-Knox-Westerlo, of Thacher Park Road in Knox, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at home.

Born on Aug. 22, 2009 in Schenectady; he was the son of Jayson and Christine VanAlstyne White.

After hearing protests, the Berne-Knox-Westerlo School Board agreed not to wait for a new superintendent to hire a new high school principal but it stopped short of forgoing its traditional selection process.

To continue reading this article, you must have a paid online subscription.

Log in, or check out our Subscription page for more information »

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Hilltowns