Anti-Rent Rebellion documentary comes home

A 64-year-old history buff, teacher, and artist, Bruce Kennedy, has spent the last three weeks filming and documenting family histories, artifacts, and related sites in the Hilltowns and Delaware County.

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Eligible residents will be able to have their assessed property values reduced by a maximum of $12,000 for wartime service, and larger amounts for those with combat service and disabilities. 

Residents during the April town board meeting expressed frustration at town board members' absence at the meeting scheduled in March, which had been postponed from February. Nearly two years ago, the town decided to investigate the gas-drilling process.

Berne neighbors of Charles Tommell Jr. helped him after a tractor trailer carrying his cattle tipped over; Tommell said the driver had had an unblemished record.