Volunteer squads and town leaders generally agree to a plan to put a paid emergency medical technician on call in the Hilltowns, but some worry about squashing volunteer spirit and logistical considerations.
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Phyllis Rosenblum grew up with nine siblings on a small farm and learned the value of self-sufficiency; she wants to pass that on to prisoners in the county jail and has started a garden for them to tend. We endorse the project.
Jennifer L. Do was arrested April 8 for allegedly stealing jewelry from her step-grandmother. Chief Deputy Kerry Thompson of the Albany County Sheriff's Office says people should be cautious when allowing people to work in their homes.
Residents had questions about pollution, the tax base, and the potential for the sheriff's office to buy a piece of the East Berne property, the potential location of intermunicipal training facilities and a new firehouse.