Knox

KNOX — Dedication to family didn’t deter Virginia Amundson’s travels and curiosity. It fueled it. She had a quick humor and extended her love to her deceased mother and to children who weren’t her own.

About 30 people at the February town board meeting spoke in support of Hitmans Towing, a business that has been cited for operating a business in a residential district. Several speakers wanted the board to change the zoning ordinance to accommodate the business.

For nearly a quarter of a century, we've made the practical request that Knox post agendas of town meetings; in the Internet age, this is a simple and essential task

After several years of entering, Robert Price won first place in the chili contest on Jan. 25 at the annual day of sledding, hot dogs, chili, and neighbors in the Knox Town Park.

Knox Supervisor Michael Hammond defended his practice of compiling his own schedule of business during meetings, saying he makes it available to the town clerk the day before and often gets requests and correspondence in a narrow space of time.

KNOX — The 18th Annual Winterfest, sponsored by the Knox Youth Council, will be held this year on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Knox Town Park.

The public is welcome and encouraged to bring sleds and tubes for sledding, and snowshoes or cross-country skis for use on the trails.

Knox's first official business district is one step closer to reality as the planning board finalized a map, stretching the length of the hamlet along Route 156.

With few changes from November's elections, New Year's Day in Knox saw the town board reappoint current committee members and officials.

Throughout the year, the town's close supervisor race was run amid designs to zone areas in the town for businesses and a long wait for postal services to return to the hamlet.

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