Two sisters are battling together as one faces cancer; the community is invited to support the cause.

Brenda VanAlstyne's attorney, Jeffrey Berkun, argued during the family court trial last week that the county hadn't proven any connection between her daughter's mental health and alleged violence in the home.

At 70, Richard Stark, who wears all hats for the cemetery, looked for help from younger residents, worried he may have to close the association.

Visitors to the Hilltowns for the past two weekends have sopped up the season as the muddy month of March is also when the sap runs and syrup producers start their boilers.