Berne

Terrice Bassler spent years traveling the globe; now, she makes pottery in her studios in Berne and Newfoundland, Canada.

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Republicans and Democrats in Berne have chosen their candidates for an election in November that will determine who will fill the last year of Bonnie Conklin's term, a councilwoman who resigned at the end of 2013.

Walking along the bridge next to a recently demolished building in the Berne hamlet, one can see the contrasting faces of stone walls from two different eras.

BERNE — The town’s process of spending money got an approving look from the state comptroller’s office this month.

Loneliness and depression are realities for some elderly people, and caregivers can be strained for others. A church hall in Berne is planned as a place where people who need help can go for social interaction and care.

A corner building in the hamlet, known to plague some drivers, was torn down on July 22, part of an improvement project over two years at the intersection.

CLINTON — Robert Keith Harvey, a dairy farmer who oversaw the transportation of local schoolchildren at Berne-Knox, died on Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

Mr. Harvey of Clinton, North Carolina, died at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in North Carolina. He was 83.

EAST BERNE — Margaret E. Gilbert was a Gold Star Mother — her only son had died in Vietnam — who dressed all in white with dignity, gracing many local Memorial Day ceremonies over the years.

BERNE — Two neighbors — a man who raises cattle and a woman who keeps horses — were the only bidders for a 42.5-acre property foreclosed on by Albany County, which lies between them.

The parcel was slated for conservation and had a minimum bid set at $68,000.

The verdict in a DWI trial this week —a first for the Berne judge — turned on whether the drunk driver of a go-cart was driving on a public road or thrown there.

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