GREENVILLE — Philip Henry Theiss, a hardworking man and a dedicated volunteer fireman, died on Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, at Hospice Inn in St. Peter's Hospital. He was 82.

“He was a good worker and he instilled that in us,” said his daughter, Deborah Theiss-Mackey.

The Middleburgh Diner in Middleburgh was visited by the Old Men of the Mountain on Tuesday, Nov. 24.

Now 20, VanAlstyne is facing a sentence of 18 years to life, scheduled to appear in court in January.

ALBANY COUNTY — Derek Ellis, 28, of East Berne, died on Sunday, Nov. 29, after the truck he was driving went off the road and crashed.

Ellis’s truck crashed around 12:25 a.m. near the intersection of Albany-Shaker Road and Everett Road, according to the Colonie Police Department.

Keough spent six weeks training with the dog, going from basic obedience, to tracking, and setting up obstacles with explosives.

WESTERLO — Courtney Elizabeth McDermott and Eric Miles Markson were married on Sept. 21, 2015 on the pink sand beach of Stonehole Bay, Bermuda with close family and friends in attendance.

Nancy Frueh, secretary, Knox Historical Society

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.


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