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RENSSELAERVILLE — Winter is when the "appetite for comfort rises," writes best-selling cook-book author Molly O’Neill. Friday, she’ll help kids decorate Christmas cookes at the library in Rensselaerville, where she has a second home.

GUILDERLAND — The front doors at Guilderland’s five elementary schools will remain unlocked — for now.

GUILDERLAND — Louis Herve Larche was a man who — despite stellar credentials and widespread successes — remained humble.

KNOX—After a homeless sex offender was spotted three days in a row, sleeping in his parked car on Ryan’s Road in Knox, next to Thacher Park, he was arrested by the Albany County Sheriff’s Department.

NEW SCOTLAND — Sue Weisz, the senior outreach liaison who has doubled this year as a town nurse, has resigned after two years on the job, to take a higher-paying position with the Visiting Nurses of Schenectady.

TROY—The New York State Theatre Institute is looking north to Alaska for this year’s holiday offering, King Island Christmas.

BERNE—The Berne Fire District will pay a resident’s court fees for a lawsuit he brought against the district a year ago.

Therapist hopes to buy his building

ALTAMONT — Brian Thornton, the village’s well-known physical therapist, is afraid he may lose the Maple Avenue building he’s used since he set up his practice six years ago.

GUILDERLAND — Michael E. Vacek, a well-known attorney and lobbyist, died Saturday after a weather-related car accident the evening before.

Providing pride,
Signs to help recruit firefighters