The newest manager of the Altamont Fair, Amy Anderson, had a direct part in its tradition at an early age, crowned Miss Altamont Fair in 1985, when she was 17.

The filmmaking brothers from Altamont, Frank and Zach Appio, will compete against their RPI professor in the competition.

Dogs that few want to adopt — most of them are pit bulls — get training from county jail inmates, which helps the inmates as well as the dogs.

Following a longstanding tradition, Farnsworth Middle school students participated last weekend in the Future City Competition. This year, the team came in third with a city named Akara Aka.

ALTAMONT — Jonathan P. Francis, originally from Knox, who is well known to law enforcement, was arrested in October on a felony charge of witness tampering.

Francis was arrested on Oct. 27, 2014, according to the Altamont Police Department report, for an incident that had occurred a month prior, on Sept. 27, 2014.

We are shaped by people, often by family we know intimately, but also sometimes by authors or leaders or artists or athletes who are distant but present in our lives. Mario Cuomo was like that for me.