Altamont kids on school break pitched in this week to make pillowcases for foster children who often arrive at their new home with all their worldly possessions in a garbage bag.

ALTAMONT — The Altamont Stewart’s Shop wants to expand. A local property owner and Stewart’s entered a sales contract that could give the store room to grow, but local residents voiced their opposition to the expansion at Tuesday’s Altamont Village Board meeting.

One abandoned building, a long-empty bank, at the corner of routes 20 and 146, will not need to be added to the town's new registry, as it is set to be removed.

Daniel Broomhall, of Knox, was charged with vehicular manslaughter, a felony, and driving while intoxicated, first-offense, a misdemeanor.

Second-graders at Altamont Elementary School have made signs that are posted along Picard road in New Scotland to alert motorists that salamanders may be crossing the road.