Berne

KNOX — While 5-year-old Kenneth White’s aunt and legal guardian was away for 30 minutes to visit his school Thursday afternoon, he was strangled in his home, police say.

Marcia Pangburn, who was arrested for resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration last summer, said she felt the hearing, where he attorney asked questions for most of the three hours, did not go well for her.

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Albany County's emergency medical services coordinator, Brian Wood, said the third town that needed to bear the cost, Westerlo, of the program didn't agree to spend the money.

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EAST BERNE — Stephen Alan Furman had a sense of humor and purpose.

His children were “the light of his life,” his family wrote in a tribute.

BERNE — Ellen D. Yarmchuk, formerly of Berne, died on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at her home, in Rogersville, Tennessee. She was 92.

Mrs. Yarmchuk was born on Nov. 21, 1921, in Troy, to the late William and Julia (née Satterlee) Dobbs.

BERNE — Always cooking and gardening, Sarah Deitz was an active woman who was comfortable making pies and logging wood.

Mrs. Deitz died on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 at Tranquility Hospice in Marietta, Georgia. She was 93.

For several years, local residents, private supporters, and school officials have been interested in siting an observatory for community and student education. With Berne's purchase of hilltop land for recreation, the idea is again being considered.

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The hearing will review evidence, testimony and Pangburn's statements as she was arrested late at night visiting a Berne cemetery, to determine whether the evidence should be suppressed.

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Democrats, who outnumber Republicans in Berne nearly 3 to 1, will need to surmount 17 votes held by the Republican Randy Bashwinger as absentee ballots are counted for the election of a new highway superintendent.

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The town tax rate is set to decrease for the second year in a row while the spending plan raises salaries and wages for employees and officials.

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