From 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 19, a referendum will be held in the firehouse at 2198 Berne-Altamont Road for voters to allow the sale of a tanker.

ALBANY — The designs and connections for solar panels on county-owned buildings need to be known by firefighters who may be in danger otherwise, according to a resolution passed unanimously by the county legislature Monday night.

Terrice Bassler spent years traveling the globe; now, she makes pottery in her studios in Berne and Newfoundland, Canada.

Gary Kolanchick started his career as a doctor practicing with Margery Smith on her family's farm — with cows looking in the window — and said he'd return to those days in a minute.

Solar panels proliferating locally reflect a larger effort to reduce their financial costs and government subsidies. Rural municipalities are surveying their options in earnest.

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