On Dec. 15, the New Salem Volunteer Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary hosted its sixth Annual Teddy Bear Tea with Mrs. Claus. Tea sandwiches, Christmas cookies, tea, and hot chocolate, all prepared by the auxiliary, were enjoyed with the 35 children and 35 adults in attendance.
The town of Knox held a comprehensive plan update workshop that was open to all residents of Knox on Nov. 26. The goals of the workshop were to review draft questions for a public survey that were developed from an Aug. 20 workshop, and to propose additional questions.
Like many concerned residents in Guilderland and especially those with children in the school district, I have been following the cyberbullying story, telling of how four Guilderland high school teens have been arrested.
I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to all of those who braved the weather on Saturday and came to the reception at the Berne Town Hall to wish me well on my upcoming retirement from my position of Berne town clerk.
This may not be a very popular opinion but, after just reading an article about a boy being hit in Middleburgh, I felt a more compelling need to write this letter beyond me just being frustrated with people walking out in front of vehicles approaching crosswalks or vehicles stopping traffic dead to allow people to cross.