In its 200th year, the town of Westerlo is celebrating with its sister city in Belgium and delving into its history.

Benjamin Rauf, the grandson of a Westerlo dairy farmer, is accused of murdering a classmate from the Temple University law school.

Friday was a busy day in Berne as two public works projects brought officials to the Helderberg Hilltown — one project was completed and another is about to begin.

Deborah Busch has been outspoken during her first four years in the legislature and became the minority whip in the Democrat-dominated legislature.

In a town of 3,400, 500 voters turned out Sept. 1 and overwhelmingly voted down a proposal to repair and replace town buildings.